M&A Transactions – Trends and Nordic/EU Aspects

We Aliant extend our heartfelt congratulations to Tuomo Kauttu, Managing Partner of Aliant® Finland for publishing with The European Business Review ! Tuomo Kauttu dives into the intricacies of international M&A transactions exploring the essential considerations, from Nordic harmonization to EU regulations, shedding light on the complexities faced by both business executives and legal professionals. By Tuomo Kauttu, Aliant Finland. A strategy for […]

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Companies’ Beneficial Owners

By Pekka Valo, Aliant Finland. The European Union 5th Anti-Money Laundering Directive requires that EU member states should set up beneficial ownership registers for corporate and other legal entities and for trusts and similar legal arrangements. I will now describe the implementation and requirements in Finland. Under the provisions of the Finnish Anti-Money Laundering Act companies are […]

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M&A Transaction – Local trends and EU/Nordic aspects

By Tuomo Kauttu, Aliant Finland. A strategy for international M&A transaction in Finland requires analysis of three levels of regulation development. Beyond local laws, it is useful to consider both, the Nordic harmonization and EU harmonization. This view applies not only to business executives who think in terms of markets, but to lawyers as well who […]

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Tuomo Kauttu elected as the representative of ICC delegation

We are proud to announce that on December 9th, Tuomo Kauttu, partner of Aliant and the head of Aliant Finland, has been elected as the representative of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Finland delegation! ICC Finland delegation is the highest decision-making body of the association. Delegation members are mostly business executives, typically CEOs or […]

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Aliant opens second Asian office in Singapore

Singapore’s Lighthouse Law LLC has joined an international outfit Aliant Law as its second Asian office after China to establish Aliant Lighthouse Law, led by managing partner Adrian Wee. Jacob Stein, chairman of Aliant® in Los Angeles, said having operations on the ground in Singapore and Southeast Asia would deliver deep local legal insight and experience. Find the latest legal industry […]

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Acquisition Of Commercial Real Estate

ACQUISITION OF COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE- PART II – FINLAND Aliant Guide on Acquisiton of Commercial Real Estate was created by Aliant’s Real Estate Practice Group, where our experienced and well established lawyers from France, Italy, Finland, Cyprus, and Lithuania have answered some fundamental and up-to-date questions on how to acquire commercial real estate in their […]

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Newsletter Fall 2022

New liability rules on products and AI Artificial Intelligence liability will change the entire product liability regulation. Almost 40 years ago, in 1985, the Product Liability Directive was adopted. While it has been beneficial in terms of protecting the interests of consumers and producers, it is not equipped for situations when new technologies, like Artificial Intelligence […]

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Managing Risk in Cross-Border Corporate Transactions

By Tuomo Kauttu, Aliant Finland. Beyond the exceptional risks, visible in news over the past few months, what are the general key-risk related concerns that arise in a cross-border context, and how can a parent company minimize such risk? What degree of control should a parent company have over its overseas subsidiaries, and what constitutes the right […]

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Managing Risk in Cross-Border Corporate Transactions

Managing Risk in Cross-Border Corporate Transactions     By Tuomo Kauttu, Aliant Finland. Beyond the exceptional risks, visible in news over the past few months, what are the general key-risk related concerns that arise in a cross-border context, and how can a parent company minimize such risk? What degree of control should a parent company have over its […]

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