NJORD Law Firm’s Shipping and Transport Department provides weekly news briefs on developments and current topics in Danish maritime and transport law via our firm’s LinkedIn profile. In our quarterly updates, we take a closer look at a selection of those news briefs to provide useful insight into the most important current legal trends in the Danish maritime and transport industry.
CJEU: Danish cabotage rules not in violation of EU law
For a long time it has been unclear whether the Danish Cabotage Guidelines were compatible with EU Law. Yesterday’s long-anticipated judgment from CJEU (Court of Justice of the European Union) clarifies that Denmark have not overstepped its authority under EU law EU by requiring that a single cabotage operation may only include either multiple loading points or multiple unloading points.
Construction also includes lawyers in safety shoes
We are strengthening our advisory team in real estate and construction law by expanding the team with a new partner and a lawyer. The team includes some of the industry's best legal advisors who offer advice based on solid, wide-ranging experience and who will also put on safety shoes to offer customized and qualified solutions.
This year, two partners in NJORD Law Firm, Ulla Fabricius and Thomas Ryhl, have been inducted into Legal 500’s "Hall of Fame". It is a prestigious stamp of approval and a recognition that they are among the best in their field - But what does this acknowledgement mean to them personally and professionally?
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.
NJORD: Local Know How – Nordic Approach – Global Experience
Travelling in Nordic countries during summer time might trigger your Estonian entrepreneurial mind to start thinking about how to reach these neighbouring markets with your products and services. Great! But, before you start, make sure to do your homework and do not expect anything to happen during the period starting from Midsummer until mid-August, as summer is long and lazy for our dear neighbours.
There may be several reasons for unpaid invoices or contractual penalties: temporary poor cash flow or not agreeing with the invoices or contractual penalty claims. The suitable solution often depends on the reason. Different solutions mean spending different amounts of time and money.
On 25 May 2018, the GDPR (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) entered into effect in all the EU Member States. In accordance with the GDPR, the Member States shall introduce provisions to specify the application of the GDPR provisions in their respective national legislation.