Business Law

Business law is the body of law which governs business and commerce. Business law is also known as commercial law or corporate law. It consists of laws, practices and principles which apply to the rights, relations, and conduct of persons … Read the rest

Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Advise on mergers and acquisitions
  • Draft memoranda of understanding and letters of intent
  • Structure merger and acquisition transactions
  • Conduct due diligence on target companies
  • Negotiate and draft stock and asset acquisition and merger agreements
  • Conduct closing
  • Advise on post-closing issues
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International Tax Law

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From compliance to planning, the tax needs of companies engaged in cross-border business transactions are complex. Navigating them requires expertise and experience. With an international footprint and experience-backed knowledge of local tax law, Aliant lawyers in … Read the rest

Acquiring a Nordic Business

By Tuomo Kauttu, Partner, Aliant Finland From a global point of view, Europe seems to be a puzzle whose pieces are difficult to put together and which are constantly changing, sometimes disappearing altogether. This view applies not only to business executives who think in terms of markets but to lawyers as well who are supposed to think in terms of jurisdictions. In the Nordic region, there are countries that are members of the European Union (“EU”) and countries that are non-EU members. Among the Nordic EU member states, Finland is the only country that is also a member of the European Economic Monetary Union (EMU), while Sweden and Denmark are non-euro EU members, and Norway and Iceland are neither EU nor EMU members. [...]