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Tarja Wist

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Waselius & Wist


Partner 1997- (Founding Partner). Practice Areas: Banking and Finance; Capital Markets; Mergers and Acquisitions.


Admitted 1994, Finland. Member of the Legislative Commission for Implementation of the Takeover Directive 2004-2005; Roschier-Holmberg & Waselius 1989-1997; Secretary to the Legislative Commission for Securities Market Legislation 1990-1993; Rechtsanwaltskanzlei Schmidt, Wiederman und Hintermayer, Nürnberg, Germany, 1988 (Trainee).


Finnish, Swedish, English and German.


Finnish Bar Association: Securities and Finance Law Expert Group; International Bar Association: co-chair of the Banking Law Committee 2010 – 2011, member of the Legal Practice Division Council 2015-.


University of Helsinki, LL.M. 1989.


Banking and finance

Within: Banking and finance

Waselius & Wist‚Äôs practice has ‚Äėgreat knowledge of Finnish law and the implications for cross-border transactions‚Äô. It served as Finnish counsel to Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs and UBS on the refinancing of Nomad Foods, which comprised two loans of ‚ā¨500m and $610m. Lauri Peltola is the practice head and Tarja Wist is ‚Äėparticularly outstanding‚Äô.

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Capital markets

Within: Leading individuals

Tarja Wist - Waselius & Wist

Within: Capital markets

Waselius & Wist advised BNP Paribas, ING Bank, and Nordea Bank as joint managers of the issuance of ‚ā¨400m 1.500% notes due by 2024 by Neste Corporation. Tarja Wist heads the department alongside Timo Lehtim√§ki.

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Finland: Banking & Finance

February 2018. By Tarja Wist, Partner

This country-specific Q&A provides an overview of the legal framework and key issues surrounding banking and finance law in Finland including national authorities, regulation, licenses, organisational requirements, supervision and assets. This Q&A is part of the global guide to Banking & Finance. [Continue Reading]

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