The Estonian Bar Association handed over a Quality Management Certificate to NJORD Law Firm in Tallinn
The Quality Management Certificate is a display of excellence for high service standard, achieved by management in the firm and it is given to Law firms in Estonia by the Estonian Bar Association. It confirms that the firm's service standard is in accordance with the Bar Associations Act, internal rules and Code of Conduct.
The certificate confirms that NJORD follows the Bar Associations standard of service, the integral parts of which are:
Proper way of conducting everyday business;
Creating and maintaining a work environment, which favors quality legal services;
Innovative services and sustainable development, maintenance and formation of client relationships.
Only eleven other law firms in Estonia have been awarded with this certificate.
During the first half of every year, all companies are working hard to submit their annual reports. Annual reports must be submitted within six months after the fiscal year has ended. The submission deadline is usually June 30. Since the management board of a company must assemble all shareholders or stockholders at least once a year to approve the annual report, the following topics should be considered under the Estonian law.
For a long time, the legal position for combined carriage of goods by road has been more or less unclear. The Danish Transport, Building and Housing Authority has however recently issued an executive order implementing the rules of the so-called 'Combi Directive' (EU Directive 92/106). The executive order will come into force on July 1, 2018. In addition to implementing the directive, the executive order contains some 'new' rules that will clarify to what extent it is possible for foreign carriers to perform combined transport to and from Denmark.
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.