Search for information on European companies through the EU portal
Since June 9, 2017, almost all commercial and companies registers in the EU have been linked via the e-Justice portal. Now, you can search for registered information about companies from other EU countries here.
The portal contains official business information on over 20 million European companies in a standardized format. Additional information such as articles of association, annual accounts, annual returns, balances, and income statements are also available from different countries. In addition to data from registers, information about foreign branches and mergers between companies across national borders can also be exchanged.
According to Directive 2012/17/EU, the e-Justice portal's register should cover all EU countries, Iceland, Lichtenstein, and Norway. However, it is not yet possible to find all EU countries on the e-Justice portal, but more and more are being added.
NJORD Estonia: Should we regulate artificial intelligence?
Businesses invest billions of dollars into artificial intelligence (AI) development, which has caused relevant government institutions to advance research into AI strategies. Therefore, the hype around AI has also led to the discussion on the need for regulation in the field. Elon Musk’s dispute with Mark Zuckerberg has brought the subject to the general public’s attention. The former insists on regulating AI and the latter sees only benefits, not threats. You can find different opinions on this issue online.
NJORD receives high ratings from Chambers and Partners
Chambers and Partners have just published their ratings of law firms and individual lawyers for 2019. Once again, several of NJORD’s departments have received high ratings, which show that NJORD is among the best, nationally as well as internationally.
NJORD Estonia: What can we expect when 5G enters our daily lives?
The 2000s brought 4G technology to consumers, which permitted the seamless use of smartphones and tablets. The 2020s will bring 5G technology allowing for a better and faster connection. With 5G more devices will be connected, enabling the Internet of Things (IoT) and powering higher definition videos, self-autonomous vehicles, and augmented reality.