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Attorneys at law Borenius Ltd's Tax Group Continues to Grow

September 2012. Press Releases by Attorneys at law Borenius Ltd (view listing).

In addition to our current experts, our tax group has been enlarged with Johanna Norrback-Ilvessalo, Master of Laws, and Jarno Mäkelä, Master of Science (Economics).

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New Specialist Partner

September 2012. Press Releases by Attorneys at law Borenius Ltd (view listing).

We are pleased to announce that our expert in Associations & Foundations, attorney Oili Kela has been appointed as Specialist Partner from 1 September 2012.

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Attorneys at Law Borenius' Taxation Expertise Receives International Recognition

May 2012. Press Releases by Attorneys at law Borenius Ltd (view listing).

International Tax Review (ITR), a recognised publication focused on international taxation, has named Attorneys at law Borenius Ltd as the transfer pricing firm of the year 2012 in Finland.

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Attorneys at Law Borenius Ltd Opened a New Office in New York

May 2012. Press Releases by Attorneys at law Borenius Ltd (view listing).

Vanto Law PLLC, headed by Attorney at Law Jarno Vanto, established a new office in New York together with Attorneys at Law Borenius Ltd. The new office will operate as a bridgehead in New York advising companies seeking growth and financing in the U.S. market.

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Our Competition Law Online Training Programme Now Available in 12 Languages

April 2012. Press Releases by Attorneys at law Borenius Ltd (view listing).

Attorneys at law Borenius has in cooperation with Edita, leading communications service provider in the Nordic Countries, created a Competition Law Online Training Programme through which companies encourage their employees to familiarise themselves with competition law in an interesting and practical way.

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Finnish Generally Applicable Collective Agreements Now Published in One Place

April 2012. Press Releases by Attorneys at law Borenius Ltd (view listing).

Collective agreements play a central role in determining the terms of employment. In Finland most of the industries are covered by generally applicable collective agreements which also apply to non-unionised employers.

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Attorneys at law Borenius Top Listed in the Third Edition of Finland's Best Lawyers

April 2012. Press Releases by Attorneys at law Borenius Ltd (view listing).

Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. A listing in Best Lawyers is widely regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor, conferred on a lawyer by his or her peers.

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Attorneys at law Borenius Advised Lifeline Ventures on Setting up Its First Venture Capital Fund

April 2012. Press Releases by Attorneys at law Borenius Ltd (view listing).

Lifeline Ventures has established a €20 million fund for early stage growth companies. The target size of the fund is €30 million. Attorneys at law Borenius acted as the legal advisor to Lifeline Ventures and drafted the fund documentation.

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Attorneys at law Borenius Top Ranked in Chambers Global 2012

April 2012. Press Releases by Attorneys at law Borenius Ltd (view listing).

Since 1999, Chambers Global has been researching the legal markets of over 180 countries, identifying the leading lawyers and law firms worldwide through interviews with thousands of lawyers and their clients.

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Attorneys at law Borenius in ITR Tax Transactional Survey

April 2012. Press Releases by Attorneys at law Borenius Ltd (view listing).

Tax executives from multinational companies, tax officials and advisors voted in the International Tax Review online poll for their top 3 tax transactional firms in 50 jurisdictions.

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Attorneys at Law Borenius participated in The Women, Business and the Law project

January 2012. Press Releases by Attorneys at law Borenius Ltd (view listing).

Attorneys at Law Borenius participated in The Women, Business and the Law project by providing information concerning the Finnish laws and regulations that shape women’s opportunities in the following three areas: Using property, Accessing institutions and Going to court. As well as men, women also consider employment and entrepreneurship as important ways out of poverty and increasing their incomes. However, women employers and entrepreneurs may also face additional constraints due to their gender.

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New Senior Associates

January 2012. Press Releases by Attorneys at law Borenius Ltd (view listing).

We are pleased to announce that Einari Karhu, Heikki Wahlroos, Sanna Lindqvist, Kare Hyvärinen, Jutta Nieminen, Markus von Schrowe and Lasse Vuola have been appointed as Senior Associates.

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Attorneys at law Borenius helped Finnair with a new route to Chongqing

January 2012. Press Releases by Attorneys at law Borenius Ltd (view listing).

In may 2012 Finnair is going to open, first in Europe, a new route to Chongqing, the biggest city in China. Through this, Finnair will improve its position in the growing Asian markets.

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Attorneys at law Borenius' client Kiosked selected as one of Europe's best startups

October 2011. Press Releases by Attorneys at law Borenius Ltd (view listing).

Attorneys’ at Law Borenius’ cherished client Kiosked was selected as a winner of the White Bull Awards. Five of the most promising European companies were awarded at the annual Pathway to Exit conference in Barcelona.

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Attorneys at law Borenius publishes “IT2000-KORJAUSSARJA”

October 2011. Press Releases by Attorneys at law Borenius Ltd (view listing).

Attorneys at law Borenius publishes “IT2000-korjaussarja” contract terms to modify the standard IT2000 terms and conditions. “IT2000-korjaussarja” follows the “IT2010-korjaussarja”.

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ATTORNEYS AT LAW BORENIUS LTD WELCOMES NEW PARTNERS AND SPECIALIST PARTNERS

September 2011. Press Releases by Attorneys at law Borenius Ltd (view listing).

Attorneys at law Borenius Ltd announces five new partners to the firm. Additionally, we have appointed 11 new specialist partners. The new partner appointments take effect on 1 January 2012. The specialist partner appointments became effective on 1 September 2011. These new appointments reflect the firm’s strong growth strategy.

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New Partners and Specialist Partners

September 2011. Press Releases by Attorneys at law Borenius Ltd (view listing).

Attorneys at law Borenius Ltd announces five new partners to the firm. Additionally, we have appointed 11 new specialist partners. The new partner appointments take effect on 1 January 2012. The specialist partner appointments became effective on 1 September 2011. These new appointments reflect the firm’s strong growth strategy.

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World Bank’s Women, Business and the Law 2011 Project

May 2011. Press Releases by Attorneys at law Borenius Ltd (view listing).

Attorneys at Law Borenius & Kemppinen participated in the Women, Business and the Law project by providing information concerning the Finnish laws and regulations that shape women’s opportunities in the following three areas: Using property, Accessing institutions and Going to court.

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Borenius & Kemppinen adopted the name Attorneys at law Borenius Ltd

May 2011. Press Releases by Attorneys at law Borenius Ltd (view listing).

Starting 13 May, we have officially changed our name from Attorneys at law Borenius & Kemppinen Ltd to Attorneys at law Borenius Ltd. We have adopted this new name because it is concise and easy to recognise both domestically and with our international partners.

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BORENIUS & KEMPPINEN ADOPTS THE NAME ATTORNEYS AT LAW BORENIUS LTD

May 2011. Press Releases by Attorneys at law Borenius Ltd (view listing).

Starting 13 May 2011, Attorneys at law Borenius & Kemppinen Ltd will adopt the name Attorneys at law
Borenius Ltd. The firm, which celebrates its 100th anniversary this year, will also re-design its logo.

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We successfully represented the pharmaceutical company KRKA

March 2011. Press Releases by Attorneys at law Borenius Ltd (view listing).

We successfully represented the pharmaceutical company KRKA in a patent litigation case against Merck & Co, Inc. before the district court of Helsinki

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B&K in ITR Tax Transactional Survey

March 2011. Press Releases by Attorneys at law Borenius Ltd (view listing).

Tax executives from multinational companies, tax officials and advisors voted in the International Tax Review online poll for their top 3 tax transactional firms in 50 jurisdictions.

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Senior Associate Jani Syrjänen has been appointed as the new head of B&K's Espoo office

February 2011. Press Releases by Attorneys at law Borenius Ltd (view listing).

Jani has strong experience in assisting international and domestic companies in various commercial and employment law related matters as well as in disputes and arbitrations.

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Ă…SA KROOK APPOINTED AS SENIOR ADVISOR 28.12.2010

January 2011. Press Releases by Attorneys at law Borenius Ltd (view listing).

Attorney at law Ă…sa Krook has been appointed Senior Advisor at Borenius & Kemppinen. Ă…sa advises in the field of contentious and non-contentious intellectual property law, counterfeits, marketing law and commercial contracts and she heads B&K's Brands competence.

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EXPERT ON COMMUNICATIONS MARKET ACT JOINING BORENIUS & KEMPPINEN IN JANUARY 2011

January 2011. Press Releases by Attorneys at law Borenius Ltd (view listing).

Henriikka Piekkala will join Borenius & Kemppinen’s Helsinki office on 24 January 2011 as a Senior Associate. Henriikka, 36, transfers from the Finnish Communications Regulatory Authority (“Ficora”) where she acted as a Legal Counsel.

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New heads for B&K's Espoo and Tampere offices

January 2011. Press Releases by Attorneys at law Borenius Ltd (view listing).

Senior Associate Jani Syrjänen has been appointed as the new head of B&K's Espoo office

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We represented the Social Insurance Institution of Finland

December 2010. Press Releases by Attorneys at law Borenius Ltd (view listing).

We represented the Social Insurance Institution of Finland before the Finnish Supreme Administrative Court

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B&K awarded by InterContinental Finance Magazine

December 2010. Press Releases by Attorneys at law Borenius Ltd (view listing).

Borenius & Kemppinen was chosen as "Law firm of the year" for Finland by InterContinental Finance Magazine's Global Awards 2010.

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B&K awarded by ACQ and Global Law Experts

November 2010. Press Releases by Attorneys at law Borenius Ltd (view listing).

Borenius & Kemppinen was again this year awarded with several ACQ Country Awards. We were chosen as "Law Firm of the Year" for Finland in the following categories:

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Jari Gadd new Specialist Partner at B&K 1.9.2010

October 2010. Press Releases by Attorneys at law Borenius Ltd (view listing).

Attorney Jari Gadd has been appointed Specialist Partner at Borenius & Kemppinen.  

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JARI GADD NEW SPECIALIST PARTNER AT B&K

October 2010. Press Releases by Attorneys at law Borenius Ltd (view listing).

Attorney Jari Gadd has been appointed Specialist Partner at Borenius & Kemppinen.  

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Attorneys at law Borenius & Kemppinen Ltd rises to new levels in environmental law

August 2010. Press Releases by Attorneys at law Borenius Ltd (view listing).

Attorneys at law Borenius & Kemppinen Ltd rises to new levels in environmental law as new top talents join the firm

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Risto Sipilä elected Vice President of the Finnish Bar Association

June 2010. Press Releases by Attorneys at law Borenius Ltd (view listing).

B&K attorney Risto Sipilä has been elected Vice President of the Finnish Bar Association for a term of 2010–2013.

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B&K lawyers top ranked

June 2010. Press Releases by Attorneys at law Borenius Ltd (view listing).

A recent survey conducted by US-based Best Lawyers awarded Jyrki Tähtinen as the Private Equity Lawyer of the Year and Seppo Kemppinen the Intellectual Property Lawyer of the Year for Finland. Additionally, Jyrki Tähtinen was listed as one of the leading lawyers in six different categories.

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B&K Finnish member of newly launched CAPIP network

June 2010. Press Releases by Attorneys at law Borenius Ltd (view listing).

CAP Coalition Against Piracy (CAPIP) is a service network covering 29 different countries and consisting of 23 law firms in the EU, Norway and Switzerland. Borenius & Kemppinen is the Finnish member of the network.

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B&K is an ideal employer, says survey

March 2010. Press Releases by Attorneys at law Borenius Ltd (view listing).

B&K received top rankings in the Universum Professionals survey, which was conducted by Universum Finland in October and November 2009. The survey investigated which companies are considered ideal employers by their professionals. Employee career goals and the drivers for employer attractiveness were also researched.

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New Partners and Specialist Partners at B&K

February 2010. Press Releases by Attorneys at law Borenius Ltd (view listing).

Markus Kokko, Samuli Simojoki and Andreas Doepel have been invited as partners at Attorneys at Law Borenius & Kemppinen Ltd. Additionally, Senior Associates Maria Carlsson and Lasse Laak-sonen have been appointed specialist partners at the company.

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B&K Sponsors MoneyTalks™

November 2009. Press Releases by Attorneys at law Borenius Ltd (view listing).

B&K is again one of the main sponsors of the MoneyTalks™ Forum event to be held on 12-13 November 2009.

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Represented major pharmaceuticals and food supplements companies

September 2009. Press Releases by Attorneys at law Borenius Ltd (view listing).

We represented major pharmaceuticals and food supplements companies Bayer Oy and Bayer Consumer Care AG before the Market Court in proceedings under the Unfair Business Practices Act

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We represented Aldata Solution

July 2009. Press Releases by Attorneys at law Borenius Ltd (view listing).

In its acquisition of the Apollo Retail Space and Assortment Planning business from Information Resources, Inc

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We represented Swets Information Services AB against eight governmental instutions

July 2009. Press Releases by Attorneys at law Borenius Ltd (view listing).

Including one ministry and two universities in public procurement dispute concerning subscription services

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B&K in ITR tax transactions survey

June 2009. Press Releases by Attorneys at law Borenius Ltd (view listing).

Tax executives from multinational companies, tax officials and advisors voted in the second International Tax Review online poll for their top 3 tax transactional firms in 47 jurisdictions. In 31 countries, that's nearly three quarters of the territories covered, Taxand members were nominated as either number 1 or number 2 local advisors.

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B&K has signed a pro bono agreement with Icehearts

June 2009. Press Releases by Attorneys at law Borenius Ltd (view listing).

B&K has signed 4 May 2009 a pro bono agreement with Icehearts, an athletic club formed to prevent youth alienation. This co-operation is part of B&K Corporate Social Responsibility Programme.

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WWF AWARDED BORENIUS & KEMPPINEN THE GREEN OFFICE SYMBOL

June 2009. Press Releases by Attorneys at law Borenius Ltd (view listing).

The Helsinki office of Borenius & Kemppinen Attorneys at law has been awarded the Green Office symbol and certificate as an indication of an environmental system that fulfils the criteria set by the WWF. With the help of Green Office, offices can reduce the burden they place on the environment and achieve savings in costs related to material and energy. Green office is a project launched by the WWF in Finland and the symbol has been awarded to 69 offices to this date.

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B&K RESPOND TO RISING DEMAND FOR RUSSIAN BUSINESS LAW EXPERTISE

November 2008. Press Releases by Attorneys at law Borenius Ltd (view listing).

B&K has established a new Russian Desk to serve Finnish and international clients looking to invest in Russia. Attorney Andrei Kuznetsov, 43, has been appointed to head the new desk. He took his law degree at the University of Moscow in 1991 and has worked in Finland since 1995.

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BORENIUS & KEMPPINEN AND AMINOFF & WEISSENBERG ATTORNEYS LTD. TO MERGE ON 1 JANUARY 2009

October 2008. Press Releases by Attorneys at law Borenius Ltd (view listing).

Borenius & Kemppinen bolsters its expertise in maritime, transport and insurance law as Aminoff & Weissenberg, a leading firm in these sectors, merges with B&K. Already in possession of solid know-how in the area of international ship finance, B&K now intends to start up a major shipping practice. As the cutting-edge expertise in this field used to be concentrated in only a few law firms in Finland, a merger is the obvious way to augment and consolidate B&K’s excellence in these sec-tors.

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B&K received the Client Choice Award 2007

December 2007. Press Releases by Attorneys at law Borenius Ltd (view listing).

Borenius & Kemppinen was awarded the International Law Office 'Client Choice Award 2007' for Finland.

 

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Legal Developments by:
Borenius

  • Court ruling on the Finnish CFC legislation

    The Finnish CFC legislation implies that a Finnish company may be subject to income tax for its share of the profit of a CFC regardless of whether these profits are distributed by the CFC to its shareholders or not. A CFC is defined as a foreign corporation owned and controlled by a Finnish tax resident that pays income tax in its domicile at a rate less than 60% of the Finnish corporate income tax rate.
    - Attorneys at law Borenius Ltd

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