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FEM2019- Come and meet us!

October 16, 2019

We are once again exhibitors at the Fennoscandian Exploration and Mining event. This year the event will be held on 29 – 31 October at the Levi Summit Congress & Exhibition Center in Levi, Finland. We warmly welcome you to come and meet us at stand B39, and to take part in our lottery!

Kalliolaw advised the sellers in the sale of Kymdata Oy to CADMATIC OY

September 11, 2019

Kalliolaw advised the shareholders of Kymdata Oy in a transaction where CADMATIC OY purchased all the shares of Kymdata Oy. The strategic acquisition expands CADMATIC's product portfolio and includes the entire share capital of the software company Kymdata as well as IPRs to all Kymdata’s CADS software and its business agreements. The acquisition increases CADMATIC’s estimated turnover to EUR 28 million. See more of the deal here.

We are hiring

September 9, 2019

We are looking for a part-time Junior Trainee to our Helsinki office. Please feel free to apply by 21 September 2019 in accordance with the instructions available at Paragraaffi.

Getting the Deal Through – Mining 2019 – Kalliolaw contributed to the Finland chapter

July 23, 2019

Pekka Holopainen and Panu Skogström were the authors of the Finland chapter of the Getting the Deal Through – Mining 2019 edition. Download the article through the following link: Mining 2019.

Contributing editors: Michael J Bourassa and Alison Lacy, Fasken. For further information please visit here.

Kalliolaw contributed to Lexology Getting the Deal Through – Labour & Employment 2019

June 24, 2019

Pekka Kiviniemi and Tuuli Willgren wrote an article for Lexology Getting the Deal Through – Labour & Employment 2019. The article contains practical information on the rights and obligations related to employment relationships in Finland.

 

Getting the Deal Through is published by Law Business Research Ltd. You can access the article for free from here. For further information please visit www.gettingthedealthrough.com.

Chief Chief Technologies Oy’s Investment Round

May 15, 2019

Kalliolaw advised Chief Chief Technologies Oy (Speechgrinder) in an investment round led by Cherry Ventures Management GmbH. Speechgrinder is a developer of voice technology software and application programming interface.

Kalliolaw Advised Vendep Capital Fund II Ky in its Investment

May 15, 2019

Kalliolaw advised private equity house Vendep Capital Oy and its fund (Vendep Capital Fund II Ky) with its investment in Hostaway Oy. Hostaway is an enterprise solution for managing short-term rentals.

Vendep Capital Fund II Ky’s Led Investment in HappySignals Oy

May 15, 2019

Kalliolaw advised private equity house Vendep Capital Oy and its fund (Vendep Capital Fund II Ky) when it made a seed investment in HappySignals Oy. HappySignals is in the business of analysing employee happiness and lost worktime.

We are hiring

May 7, 2019

We are looking to hire to our Helsinki office one associate lawyer, specialized in commercial contracts as well as dispute resolution and other judicial matters. Please feel free to apply by 20 May 2019 in accordance with the instructions available at Oikotie: https://lnkd.in/dqHEp2W

Kalliolaw contributed to Practical Law – Establishing a Business in Finland

April 2, 2019

Olli Oksman, Panu Skogström and Johanna Salonen wrote an article for Practical Law – Global Guides on establishing a business in Finland. Global Guides is a Q&A guide published by Thomson Reuters. You can access the article for free from here.

Kalliolaw advised Nasta Technologies Oy in its financing round

March 8, 2019

Kalliolaw advised Nasta Technologies Oy in an investment round led by ELF Development A/S.

Pekka Holopainen acknowledged by Who’s Who Legal

February 27, 2019

Pekka Holopainen has been nominated as one of the world’s leading practitioners in Mining Law by Who’s Who Legal.

Kalliolaw successfully advised Dustin Finland Oy in a public procurement case

February 15, 2019

Kalliolaw successfully advised Dustin Finland Oy in a public procurement case before the Finnish Market Court. The dispute concerned the procurement of IT equipment, software and services for public entities in the North Karelia area.

Thomson Reuters invited Kalliolaw to contribute for Finland to the International Trade Global Guide - Update for inclusion in print edition

January 28, 2019

Pekka Holopainen, Tiina Kekäläinen, Olli Oksman and Johanna Salonen authored the Finland chapter of the International Trade Global Guide, a Q&A guide published by Thomson Reuters.

You can access the resource for free from: here and here.

This Q&A covers key matters relating to the regulation of international trade in Finland, including recent trends, trade agreements, trade negotiations, rules relating to the supply of services, imports and exports requirements, trade remedies, and international trade restrictions.

Olli Oksman appointed as Managing Partner at Kalliolaw

December 4, 2018

Olli Oksman has been appointed as the Managing Partner of Kalliolaw. The appointment emphasises Kalliolaw’s objective to ensure that we will respond to the needs of our clients in the best possible manner also in the future. Besides his new role, Oksman continues to be tightly involved in client matters.

Appointment

November 26, 2018

Kalliolaw adds more senior expertise in the area of commercial contracts by appointing Sonja Kurki. Prior to her employment at Kalliolaw, she worked several years as an in-house lawyer for a listed international technology company. Kurki advises our clients in a variety of contractual matters.

Kalliolaw highly ranked in the 2018 edition of IFLR1000

November 9, 2018

Kalliolaw was once again ranked highly in the 2018 edition of IFLR1000 research. Our firm was highly ranked or noticed in all practice areas included in the research (Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, M&A, Project Development). IFLR1000 ranks leading financial and corporate law firms for different regions, markets and practice areas.

 

Please see the rankings: www.iflr1000.com

Kalliolaw advised the sellers in the sale of Oy Pamon AB to Volution Group

October 31, 2018

Kalliolaw advised Oy Pamon AB and its shareholders in a transaction where Volution Group acquired all shares in Oy Pamon AB. Oy Pamon Ab produces high-quality air conditioners and air conditioning cooling units under the trade name of KAIR for industrial facilities, offices, schools, blocks of flats, and terraced and detached houses. Volution Group’s shares are traded on the London Stock Exchange.

Getting the Deal Through – Mining 2018 – Kalliolaw contributed the Finland chapter

August 28, 2018

Pekka Holopainen and Panu Skogström were the authors of the Finland chapter of the Getting the Deal Through – Mining 2018 edition. Download the article through the following link: Mining 2018.

Reproduced with permission from Law Business Research Ltd. This article was first published in Getting the Deal Through: Mining 2018. Published in July 2018; contributing editors: Michael Bourassa and John Turner, Fasken. For further information please visit here.

We are hiring

June 1, 2018

We are looking to hire to our Turku or Helsinki office one associate lawyer, specialized in ICT and commercial contracts as well as privacy and personal data matters. Please feel free to apply by 15 June 2018 in accordance with the instructions available at Oikotie: https://tyopaikat.oikotie.fi/avoimet-tyopaikat/juristi/1142548

Kalliolaw advised the sellers in the sale of Cloud Solutions CS Oy to Telia

April 6, 2018

Kalliolaw advised Cloud Solutions CS Oy and its shareholders in a transaction where Telia Company AB (publ) acquired all shares in Cloud Solutions CS Oy. Cloud Solutions CS Oy is a Finnish IT service provider with core competences in cloud services, cyber and data security, and data center operation. The company’s 35 employees help customers with defining cloud strategy and implementation of IT solutions.

Kalliolaw contributed to Practical Law – Establishing a Business in…

January 26, 2018

Olli Oksman and Tuomas Tiensuu wrote an article for Practical Law – Global Guides on establishing a business in Finland.
Read the article here.

Pekka Holopainen acknowledged by Who’s Who Legal

January 26, 2018

Pekka Holopainen has been nominated as one of the world’s leading practitioners in Mining Law by Who’s Who Legal.

FEM2017 – Kalliolaw participates

October 24, 2017

We are once again participators at the Fennoscandian Exploration and Mining event. This year the event will be held on 31 October – 2 November at the Levi Summit Congress & Exhibition Center in Levi, Finland. We warmly welcome you to come and meet us at stand B39, and to take part in our lottery!

Thomson Reuters invited Kalliolaw to contribute the Finland Chapter of the Practical Law – International Trade and Commercial Transactions Global Guide

July 28, 2017

Pekka Holopainen, Olli Oksman, Johanna Salonen and Tuomas Tiensuu authored the Finland chapters of the International Trade and Commercial Transactions Global Guide, a Q&A guide published by Thomson Reuters. You can access the resources for free from here and here.

The first part of the Q&A covers key matters relating to the regulation of international trade in Finland, including recent trends, trade agreements, trade negotiations, rules relating to the supply of services, imports and exports requirements, trade remedies, and international trade restrictions.

The second part of the Q&A covers key matters relating to sale of goods contracts, including legislative framework, rules on formation, price and payment, delivery, passing of title and risk, enforcement and remedies, exclusion of liability, choice of law and jurisdiction, and arbitration. It also provides an overview of the rules governing storage of goods.

Getting the Deal Through – Mining 2017 – Kalliolaw contributed the Finland chapter

July 19, 2017

Pekka Holopainen and Panu Skogström were the authors of the Finland chapter of the Getting the Deal Through – Mining 2017 edition. Download the article through the following link: Mining 2017

Reproduced with permission from Law Business Research Ltd. This article was first published in Getting the Deal Through: Mining 2017. Published in June 2017; contributing editors: Michael Bourassa and John Turner, Fasken Martineau. For further information please visit here.

Getting the Deal Through – Mergers and Acquisitions 2017 – Kalliolaw contributed the Finland chapter

July 10, 2017

Kalliolaw’s Olli Oksman and Panu Skogström co-authored the Finland chapter of the Mergers and Acquisitions 2017 article. Download: Mergers and Acquisitions 2017

Reproduced with permission from Law Business Research Ltd. Getting the Deal Through: Mergers & Acquisitions 2017, (published in May 2017; contributing editor:  Alan M Klein, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP) For further information please visit here.

Kalliolaw advised FA Solutions Oy and its shareholders in a cross-border transaction

May 4, 2017

Kalliolaw advised FA Solutions Oy and its shareholders in a cross-border transaction under which FA Solutions Oy acquired all shares of a Swedish based company. FA Solutions Oy is the leading provider of asset management software solutions in Northern Europe.

“The transactional advice and documentation provided by Kalliolaw was professional and we can recommend them for similar processes”, commented Hannes Helenius, the Chairman of the Board of FA Solutions Oy.

How to prepare for a financing round?

March 20, 2017

On 26 April 2017 TechCode Finland will host a complimentary breakfast seminar in Helsinki. Kalliolaw’s Partner Olli Oksman will give a presentation on the legal aspects of a financing round. For more information about the event and registration, please visit here.

Pekka Holopainen has been nominated as one of the world’s leading practitioners in Mining Law by Who’s Who Legal.

Panu Skogström appointed as Partner at Kalliolaw

March 10, 2017

Attorney-at-Law, LL.M. Panu Skogström has been appointed as partner at Kalliolaw Asianajotoimisto Oy – Attorneys-at-Law as of 3 March 2017. Skogström specialises in mergers and acquisitions, private equity, financing rounds as well as mining law.

Kalliolaw assisted Nagarro in setting up Finnish operations

February 15, 2017

Kalliolaw assisted Nagarro in the legal aspects of setting up its Finnish office in collaboration with Invest in Finland and Helsinki Business Hub. Nagarro provides technology services for digital disruption to both industry leaders and challengers across 12 countries. For more information, please see the press release on Nagarro’s home page.

Kalliolaw’s Johanna Salonen granted Legal Counsel license

February 14, 2017

LL.M., M.Soc.Sci Johanna Salonen has on 8 February 2017 been granted a license to serve as a licensed legal counsel. This strengthens the already prominent dispute resolution practise of Kalliolaw. Salonen is specialized especially in employment related disputes.

Gaming M&A faces mega-deal slowdown as investors move downstream

February 9, 2017

Kalliolaw’s partner Olli Oksman shares his thoughts on gaming M&A for S&P Global Market Intelligence. For more information, please visit here.

Kalliolaw’s Tiina Kekäläinen coached startup entrepreneurs at Founder Institute’s training session

February 6, 2017

The Founder Institute is the world’s premier startup launch program for talented entrepreneurs. Tiina Kekäläinen was one of the startup mentors at the weekly training and feedback session held on 2 February 2017 in Helsinki. The topic of the session was “Naming and positioning”. See more information on Founder Institute here.

Thomson Reuters invited Kalliolaw to contribute for Finland to the Practical Law – Establishing a business in Finland: overview

January 16, 2017

Olli Oksman, Panu Skogström and Tuomas Tiensuu authored the Finland chapter of the Establishing a business in Finland Global Guide, a Q&A guide published by Thomson Reuters. You can access the resource for free from here.

This Q&A gives an overview of the key issues in establishing a business in Finland, including an introduction to the legal system; the available business vehicles and their applicable formalities; corporate governance structures and requirements; foreign investment incentives and restrictions; currency regulations; and tax and employment issues.

Kalliolaw successfully represented a Finnish public listed company

January 4, 2017

Kalliolaw successfully represented a Finnish public listed company in dispute resolution proceedings against another public listed company.

Kalliolaw represented Dustin in Public Procurement Appeal

November 11, 2016

Kalliolaw successfully represented Dustin Finland Oy (former Businessforum Oy) in a public procurement appeal matter in the Market Court.

Kuljetus Kovalainen acquired by Finnish Postal Service

November 4, 2016

Kalliolaw assisted Kuljetus Kovalainen Oy and its shareholders in an acquisition by Posti Plc (Finnish postal service). Kuljetus Kovalainen is a Finnish transportation company that has turnover of circa EUR 15 million and total personnel of 180. For further information, please visit here.

Kalliolaw advising Futursoft and its shareholders in acquisition by Vitec

September 15, 2016

A leading Finnish software company specializing in automotive and machinery branch information technology Futursoft Oy has been acquired by Vitec Software Group AB (publ), a Nordic software company listed in Nasdaq Stockholm. Kalliolaw advised Futursoft Oy and its shareholders in the transaction.

Thomson Reuters invited Kalliolaw to contribute for Finland to the Practical Law – International Trade and Commercial Transactions Global Guide

September 13, 2016

Pekka Holopainen, Olli Oksman and Tuomas Tiensuu authored the Finland chapter of the International Trade and Commercial Transactions Global Guide, a Q&A guide published by Thomson Reuters. You can access the resource for free from here.

The Q&A covers key matters relating to sale of goods contracts, including rules on formation, price and payment, delivery, passing of title and risk, variation and assignment, enforcement and remedies, exclusion of liability, choice of law and jurisdiction, and arbitration. It also provides an overview of the rules governing storage of goods, imports, trade remedies, exports and international trade restrictions.

Kalliolaw coached startup entrepreneurs of Boost Turku

August 23, 2016

Kalliolaw’s partner Tiina Kekäläinen was coaching startup entrepreneurs of Boost Turku and gave a presentation to the entrepreneurs in a coaching event in August 2016.

For more information on Boost Turku, please visit here.

Gaming M&A at record levels

August 23, 2016

Kalliolaw Partner Olli Oksman shares his thoughts on gaming M&A for S&P Global Market Intelligence (Standard & Poor’s). For more information, please visit here.

Getting the Deal Through – Mining 2016 – Kalliolaw contributed the Finland chapter

August 23, 2016

Pekka Holopainen and Panu Skogström were the authors of the Finland chapter of the Getting the Deal Through – Mining 2016 edition. Download the article through the following link: Finland Mining_2016

Reproduced with permission from Law Business Research Ltd. This article was first published in Getting the Deal Through: Mining 2016. Published in July 2016; contributing editors: Michael Bourassa and John Turner, Fasken Martineau. For further information please visit here.

Getting the Deal Through – Mergers and Acquisitions 2016 – Kalliolaw contributed the Finland chapter

June 22, 2016

Kalliolaw’s Olli Oksman and Panu Skogström co-authored the Finland chapter of the Mergers and Acquisitions 2016 article. Download: Mergers and Acquisitions_2016

Reproduced with permission from Law Business Research Ltd. This article was first published in Getting the Deal Through: Mergers & Acquisitions 2016. Published in May 2016; contributing editor: Alan M Klein, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP. For further information please visit here.

First Quantum Minerals Ltd. sold its nickel-copper-platinum Kevitsa mine in Finland to Boliden Mineral AB for USD 712 million

June 21, 2016

The transaction was closed on 1 June 2016 and it also included FQM Kevitsa Mining Oy’s fully owned subsidiary, FQM FinnEx Oy, being an exploration company. The total consideration on a debt-free basis is USD 712 million in cash, making it as one of the biggest transactions of a private company in Finland during 2016 so far.

The Kevitsa transaction is yet another example of Kalliolaw’s position as the leading law firm in Finland when it comes to M&A and mining industry. Christopher Lemon, the General Counsel of First Quantum Minerals Ltd., thanked Kalliolaw by saying: “Thank you for the great work on the Kevitsa Transaction, Kalliolaw has always been a big supporter of First Quantum and has served us well since we first acquired Kevitsa”.

First Quantum Minerals Ltd. is a Vancouver, British Columbia based mining and metals company and its shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the London Stock Exchange. The Kevitsa nickel-copper-platinum mine is one of the biggest mines in Finland. Boliden Mineral AB is a metals company based in Sweden and its shares are traded on Nasdaq Stockholm.

For more information, please see the press releases on First Quantum Minerals Ltd.’s homepage:

First Quantum Minerals Announces the Sale of Its Kevitsa Mine

First Quantum Announces Completion of the Sale of Kevitsa

Kalliolaw advised Verto Analytics in $16.1 million financing round

June 1, 2016

Kalliolaw represented Verto Analytics in $16.1 million investment round led by EQT Ventures in one of the largest Finnish venture capital investments in recent years. Verto Analytics provides leading digital audience measurement tools. For more information.

For more information please see here.

First Quantum Minerals Ltd. completed a refinancing amounting to USD 2.2 billion

May 21, 2016

We advised First Quantum Minerals Ltd. in the Finnish law aspects of the Term Loan and Revolving Credit Facility (the “Facility“).

This new Facility replaces First Quantum Minerals Ltd.’s existing $3 billion facility.

First Quantum Minerals Ltd. is a Vancouver, British Columbia based mining and metals company and its shares are trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the London Stock Exchange.

Christopher Lemon, the General Counsel of First Quantum Minerals Ltd., thanked Kalliolaw by saying: “Thank you for the great work on the $2B Financing, Kalliolaw has always been a big supporter of First Quantum and has served us well”.

For more information, please see the press release on First Quantum Minerals Ltd.’s homepage:

http://www.first-quantum.com/Media-Centre/Press-Releases/Press-Release-Details/2016/First-Quantum-Announces-Refinancing-With-Improved-Financial-Covenants-and-Amortization-Schedule/default.aspx

Financing Round – Investment from US, May 2016

May 1, 2016

Kalliolaw represented Digital Foodie Oy and its shareholders in a transaction as a result of which Black Dragon Capital, a US private equity fund, became a shareholder of the company. Digital Foodie Oy is known for its e-commerce platform. The investment supports company’s internalization strategy.

Transactions, March 2016

March 1, 2016

We acted as the legal advisor to the shareholder of NRPL Aero OY in the sale of all shares in NRPL Aero OY to Easat Antennas Ltd, a subsidiary of Goodwin PLC. NRPL Aero OY is a Finnish-based manufacturer and supplier of air traffic control equipment and Goodwin PLC is a London Stock Exchange listed company.

Real Estate Transactions, February 2016

February 28, 2016

We advised Rentto Oy in the acquisition of a factory and warehouse real estate site from Nordic Real Estate Partners. The sold real estate is located in Hämeenlinna, Käikälä district and has 35 000 square meters. A logistics centre, being 17 000 square meters and located at the real estate, remains owned by Nordic Real Estate Partners. The acquired properties are leased out to publicly listed Huhtamäki Oyj.

Kalliolaw represented in Aalto Pitch

February 1, 2016

Kalliolaw’s Olli Oksman, Panu Skogström and Tuomas Tiensuu were pleased to meet promising start-up entrepreneurs at Aalto Pitch organized by our partner Aalto Start-Up Center in collaboration with UK Trade & Investment. We congratulate the winner of the pitching competition, Proximi.io!


For more information on events hosted by Aalto Start-Up Center, see here.

Kalliolaw represented in KasvuOpen

October 22, 2015

Kalliolaw’s partners Tiina Kekäläinen and Olli Oksman were coaching in the final of national start-up coaching competition KasvuOpen. The best 80 of the total of 600 participating companies made their way to the final.


For more information on KasvuOpen, see: here.

Getting the Deal Through – Mining 2015 – Kalliolaw contributed the Finland chapter

July 30, 2015

Pekka Holopainen and Panu Skogström of Kalliolaw co-authored the Finland chapter of the Getting the Deal Through – Mining 2015 edition (published by Law Business Research Ltd in July 2015).


Download: Finland_Mining_2015

Getting the Deal Through – Mergers and Acquisitions 2015 – Kalliolaw contributed the Finland chapter

May 30, 2015

Kalliolaw’s Olli Oksman and Panu Skogström co-authored the Finland chapter of the Mergers and Acquisitions 2015 article (published by Law Business Research Ltd on May 2015).


Download: Mergers and Acquisitions_2015

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