Represented successfully a former employee of Finavia Oyj in a court case regarding 34 MEUR claim for damages, presented by Finavia Oyj against our client, and alleged misuse of a position of trust. The substance of the case was related to complicated financing instruments. The District Court dismissed all the charges against our client.
Represented a Finnish company providing defense, security and aviation life-cycle support services and technology solutions, in a true landmark case with regard to corporate criminal liability related to alleged aggravated bribery of foreign public officials in connection with supplying defense material to a foreign state. The Finnish State Prosecutor acted as the opposing party in the case. An international joint investigation team performed the lengthy police investigation, supported by specific EU funding, and wide international co-operation of prosecution authorities took place in the case. Our defense of the case successfully led to dismissal of the prosecutor’s claims. The Court of Appeal rendered the final judgment in the case.
Represented a Finnish financial management company in a civil dispute concerning the marketing of financial products and services and investor duty of care. The dispute involved complex questions on the statutory standards set for the marketing of financial securities, related duty of care of the investor as well as issues on liability for damages. The case was heard and decided by the Finnish Supreme Court.
Represented a former director of a development company in a police investigation regarding alleged fraud and misuse of public funding in connection of a major cross-border real estate project. The investigations against our client were dropped even before the consideration of charges.
Advised Finnish listed and other companies with regard to wide cross-border compliance related issues and internal investigations regarding various suspected misconduct situations.
Acted as a sole arbitrator in various commercial disputes such as share purchase agreement disputes, consultancy agreement disputes etc.
Represents continuously corporate clients with regard to commercial and corporate business disputes before civil courts and in arbitral proceedings.
Advises continuously corporate clients with regard to cross-border and national compliance related issues, conflict management situations, internal investigations as well as in criminal court proceedings with a special focus on anti-corruption, business secrets and securities market issues. Advises clients in FSA proceedings with regard to securities market issues.