NJORD – gateway to the Nordic region

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We are a law firm with a Nordic profile and a global mindset. Our primary market covers the Nordic/Baltic region and Northern Europe, in particular Germany. NJORD has 200 employees at five offices – in Aarhus, Copenhagen, Riga, Tallinn and Vilnius.

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Handwritten signatures vs. e-signatures

Signs have played an important role in human communication for centuries. First personalised signs were created to mark one’s property. As handicraft and trade progressed, there was a need to distinguish one’s product from other similar ones. There was also a need for confirmations of written notifications to verify that a declaration of intent was related to a particular sender. E.g. seal rings could be considered as the predecessors of signed declarations of intent.

GDPR challenges for blockchain technology

The European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which will come into force on May 25, 2018 is the most discussed law across Europe. It contains stricter standards for collecting and processing personal data and may greatly impact how new technologies will be released. For example, blockchain is one of the hottest topics in the world of technology nowadays which in its current state will most probably be incompatible with GDPR.

NJORD partners Anne Veerpalu, Katrin Sarap and Triinu Hiob have great reviews in Chambers & Partners Europe 2018 guide

Chambers & Partners Europe 2018 commends Anne Veerpalu: “She is particularly recommended for her track record in the start-up scene. She often advises technology companies on a broad range of private equity matters and commercial issues. One client praises her “great insight and ability to communicate complicated topics.” Recently she assisted Starman with a number of day-to-day issues, […]

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