The Supreme Court has granted permission to appeal VL:2015-88 in the case related to maritime law. In the case the court will evaluate the justification of imposed oil pollution payment. Our firm assists the owner of the vessel. Link to the finnish reportage of the case
The Supreme Court has given its judgement on the case relating to the protection against self-crimination. In the case in question a person who had hit another car with his/her own, was demanded to be punished for traffic offence because the person had neglected his/her duty to report the accident to the police or to…
Turku Court of Appeal issued a decision on jurisdiction of Finnish court to examine the application for the imposition of the executor and overturned the District Court’s decision. HO held in contrast to the OR, that a Finnish court had jurisdiction to examine the application for the case to impose the executor in accordance with…
The Finnish Seamen’s Union’s boycott of a trading ship was ordered to be finished with a temporary precautionary measure. As a result of the precautionary measure the ship was able to leave the port. The leave to appeal concerns the question whether the Finnish Seamen’s Union has a juridical need for a court’s judgement.
We assisted Swedbank AS with foreclosure and forced sale of a Maltese ship named Emi Leader. The forced sale was executed in Finland on the grounds of the European order for payment procedure. The announcement in Lloyds’ List -newspaper 30.4.2013
According to the Court of Appeal the rescuer defrays the salvation and repair expenses of the barge if the rescuer operates without the permission of the owner or without tracing the owner.
The captain and the navigating officer of the “missile ship” Thor Liberty were convicted in Kymenlaakso District Court to pay a fine for neglecting to take care of the seaworthiness of the ship.
District Court ordered a temporary precautionary measure to end the illegal industrial action against Fertilog Oy organized by Transport Workers’ Union in the port of Kotka. The judgement shows the usability of precautionary measures to protect employees against illegal industrial actions.
In its judgement given in 30.3.2012, the Administrative Court of Helsinki held that the income equalization provision of the Income Tax Act can not be applied to the earned income part of the dividends if the dividends are from a private company, even when the dividends have cumulated from a longer period than a year.
The Supreme Court held that a company that had been removed from the company register, could have been represented by a person who was eligible to represent the company on the grounds of chapter 20, section 15 of the Limited Liability Companies Act.