20.03.2017

News

About last week

On 15 March 2017 NJORD partner Anne Veerpalu presented at ELSA Tartu event „How to expand to foreign markets?“ and on 16 March shared her knowledge in business law with students of Business Innovation MBA Programme at EBS (Estonian Business School).

Latest news

The option and liability of cloud service – how to land risks

In case of processing personal data, meaning performing operations on personal data, , e.g. collecting, storing, using, etc., the person conducting it, may be a natural person or a legal person, if the person processes personal data or it is done on behalf of the person. Persons processing personal data are divided into a controller and a processor. When it comes to cloud services, the cloud service provider is usually a processor, who processes personal data on behalf of the controller

Management Board Member Agreements in Estonia

Management board members are often acting without any written agreement or by mistake by having an employment agreement instead of management board member service agreement. The Employment Contracts Act (§ 1 Section 5) states expressly that provisions concerning employment contracts shall not be applied to contracts of members of a directing body (management board or supervisory board of a company. Thus, the legislator does not see the management board member as a weaker party who needs to be protected.