Changes in the Working Hours Act


The new Working Hours Act enters into force on the first day of 2020. It contains several significant changes that affect even those companies that have organized work around a collective agreement. The applicable framework in its entirety will, in the end, also still depend on the applicable collective agreement and any local agreements.

Content of reclamation is important


The Supreme Court of Finland ruled in its precedent KKO:2019:88 on whether a reclamation letter sent by a customer to a contractor had interrupted the expiration of a debt. In its letter to the contractor, the customer had asked the contractor to inform and agree together with the customer when and how the contractor would conduct repairs for the issues mentioned in the letter. After the contractor disputed its liability to conduct the repairs, the customer had the repairs made.

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The Court of Justice of the European Union has interpreted EU law on privacy in electronic communications. A company called Planet49 used a pre-ticked checkbox in order to receive consent for saving cookies from users who participated in promotional lotteries in the internet.

We are hiring


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.

We are hiring


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.