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Janne Tuulos

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DLA Piper LLP (US)

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Banking and finance; Corporate and M&A.


Partner - Experienced advisor in financing transactions, project & export finance, contracts and corporate law, mergers and acquisitions and corporate restructuring.


2016 - , Partner, Asianajotoimisto DLA Piper Finland Oy; 2002 to 2016, Partner, Finnish law firm; 1995 to 2002, Vice President, Trade & Project Finance, Head of T&PF, Manager, (Nokia Telecommunications), Nokia Networks Oy; 1992 to 1995, Vice President, Project Financing and Legal Matters, Finnyards Oy; 1989 to 1992, Vice President, Project Financing and Legal Matters, Jaakko Pöyry Group / JP-International Oy; 1986 to 1989, Legal Counsel, Finance Director (Shipbuilding and Off Shore Industries), Rauma-Repola Oy; 1982 to 1985, Manager (Finance), Legal Counsel, Rauma-Repola Oy; 1979 to 1982, Manager, Bank of Helsinki.


Finnish, English, Swedish, German.


Finnish Bar Association.


Master of Laws, University of Helsinki (1982); Bachelor of Science in Economics, Helsinki School of Economics (1979).


Banking and finance

Within: Banking and finance

DLA Piper's recent work includes Ilkka Liljeroos advising Kreate on the refinancing of its existing loans, and practice head Mikko Ojala assisting IPR.VC Fund I Ky with the financing arrangements for its global TV investment portfolio. Mizuho Bank, RBS and Deutsche Bank are also clients. Janne Tuulos and counsel Mikko Luukkonen, who focuses on acquisition finance and real estate finance work, are also noteworthy.

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Maritime and transport

Within: Maritime and transport

Recent highlights for DLA Piper include advising HSBC on amending a vessel financing agreement, and representing Helsinki City Transport in a contract termination dispute with Siemens. The group's client roster also includes the Finnish Transport Agency and Nurminen Logistics. Janne Tuulos and Jussi Savonen jointly lead the team and specialise in finance work and litigation matters respectively

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  • Sentencing guidelines for corporate manslaughter

    In February 2010 the Sentencing Guidelines Council (the SGC) issued definitive guidelines to courts on imposing appropriate sentences for corporate manslaughter and health and safety offences causing death. The SGC states that fines imposed on companies found guilty of corporate manslaughter should not fall below £500,000, while fines in respect of health and safety offences that are a significant cause of death should be at least £100,000. Crucially, the SGC declined to provide for a fixed link between the imposed fine and the turnover or profitability of the offending company.‚Ä©
    - DLA Piper UK LLP

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