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  1. Legal news
    29 April 2020
    Sweden: Rent rebate scheme to support sectors affected by the COVID-19 outbreak
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/sweden/sweden-rent-rebate-scheme-to-support-sectors-affected-by-the-covid-19-outbreak

    The COVID-19 virus outbreak has had a major economic impact across Sweden, especially on companies operating in the restaurant, hotel and retail sectors. In order to support otherwise viable companies through the ...

  2. Legal news
    29 April 2020
    Swedish case law: Influencers have to properly identify marketing content, but only if it is marketing
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/sweden/swedish-case-law-influencers-have-to-properly-identify-marketing-content-but-only-if-it-is-marketing

    A Swedish influencer and a sunglass company agreed that the influencer was to publish one post on Instagram, and one post on her blog to market the sunglass company. The influencer got financial compensation from the ...

  3. Legal news
    18 August 2020
    Försäkringskassan (“Swedish Insurance Agency”) dismissed employee due to actions of employee’s younger brother
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/sweden/forsakringskassan-swedish-insurance-agency-dismissed-employee-due-to-actions

    The employee who was terminated had previously worked five years at Arbetsförmedlingen (“Swedish Employment Agency”), and was offered employment at Försäkringskassan after interviews, tests and in competition with 200 ...

  4. Legal news
    06 October 2020
    Anticipated changes in Finnish non-competition agreements
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/finland/anticipated-changes-in-finnish-non-competition-agreements

    The legislation regarding non-competition clauses in Finland is facing significant changes, with proposed amendments aiming to restrict the use of non-competition agreements. A Government draft bill suggests amending ...

  5. Legal news
    12 June 2020
    Finland prolongs the time limits for merger review due to the COVID-19 crisis
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/finland/finland-prolongs-the-time-limits-for-merger-review-due-to-the-covid-19-crisis

    The Finnish Competition Act is amended temporarily. The time limits for merger control proceedings are amended so that the processing time limit for the phase II is extended by 23 working days, allowing a total ...

  6. Legal news
    06 February 2020
    First Swedish “Moderate Marketing” Ruling Issued
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/first-swedish-moderate-marketing-ruling-issued

    The Swedish Patent and Market Court issued its first ruling on the concept of "moderate marketing", banning the Ninja Casino operator Elec Games from the use of so-called "takeover ads" and 20 different statements in ...

  7. Legal news
    02 October 2018
    Finnish dispute resolution team successfully assists forestry companies in white-collar crime investigations and criminal proceedings spanning 9 years
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2018/finland/dr-team-successfully-assists-forestry-companies-in-white-collar-crime-investigations-and-proceedings

    On 26 September 2018, the Supreme Court of Finland decided not to grant a leave to appeal to defendants who were sentenced to extensive imprisonments and compensations in one of Finland's longest and largest cases ...

  8. Legal news
    16 February 2021
    Court of Justice of the European Union confirms: A bid-rigging infringement ends when the essential characteristics of the contract are concluded with the contracting authority
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/finland/court-of-justice-of-the-european-union-confirms-a-bid-rigging-infringement-ends

    On 14 January 2021, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) issued a preliminary ruling relating to a Finnish bid-rigging case stating that a bid-rigging infringement ends on the day the essential ...