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Merilampi Attorneys Ltd
As of 1 September 2013, the statutory venue for new civil IPR cases (IPR disputes, IPR petitions and IPR registration appeals) in Finland has been the Market Court. Previously, such cases were processed in civil courts (district courts, courts of appeal and the Supreme Court).
Merilampi Attorneys Ltd
The 100-year-old Arbitration Institute of the Finland Chamber of Commerce is currently in the process of revising its rules.
Borenius Attorneys Ltd
Arbitration is often the preferred method of dispute resolution especially because the arbitration award is final and binding upon the parties when rendered.
Borenius Attorneys Ltd
A wave of reform continues to sweep through major international arbitration institutions.
Borenius Attorneys Ltd
On 21 May 2011, a new law was issued regarding the mediation of civil matters and enforcing the agreement resulting from mediation (394/2011).
Borenius Attorneys Ltd
By its decision 18 February 2011 (S09/3055) the Helsinki Appellate Court confirmed that an owner is entitled to rely on the quality assurance of a well known construction company at an acceptance inspection.
Borenius Attorneys Ltd
The global financial crisis, which started in the United States, spread to Europe during summer and autumn 2008 and finally to Finland in the late autumn.
Van Setten Kuusniemi & Partner Attroneys Ltd
Foreign and national parties to a dispute are treated equally. In general, foreign parties are given a friendly understanding for not being familiar with the procedure at a Finnish court and when compared to the formal habits and detailed procedural rules in Germany, England or France, foreign clientele often experiences the Finnish way of civil proceedings having something comparable to arbitration.
Borenius Attorneys Ltd
The European Court of Justice (the "ECJ") handed out four closely linked judgments on 9 November 2004 concerning the exploitation of horse racing data and fixtures list data in betting coupons.
Roschier
The formal legal requirements for an arbitration agreement to be enforceable under Finnish arbitration law are in substance identical to those of the UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration (the "UNCITRAL Model Law").
Castrén & Snellman
Although the Supreme Court of Finland has issued only one judgment relating to arbitration since 1999, the court is currently considering two such cases and it is expected that judgments in both cases will be issued in the next few months.
Borenius Attorneys Ltd
The claimants had in 1993 sold their shares in a limited liability company to a construction company Puolimatka Oy ("Puolimatka") under a sale and purchase agreement that contained an arbitration clause. After the transaction a dispute arose and a three-member arbitral tribunal was convened for the purpose of resolving the matter.
Roschier
Roschier
Ernst & Young
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