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Nea Welling - August 21, 2018 at 2:00 PM

Plastic surgery for children – The rules of marketing on Instagram when targeted and directed to minors

The Finnish Consumer Ombudsman notified a company that works in the field of cosmetic surgery on its marketing on Instagram on July 27, 2018 because the company’s Instagram account “silicone breasts” had liked pictures posted by minors and started following the Instagram accounts of minors (KKV/228/14.08.01.05/2017). In Finland, the Consumer Ombudsman supervises the lawfulness of marketing with in respect of consumer protection.

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Topics: social media, marketing

Fondia - August 20, 2018 at 8:40 AM

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Join Us - August 10, 2018 at 4:06 PM

Are you our new Financial Regulation and Compliance Lawyer?

As the number of our customers is growing, we are now looking for a business-oriented

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Sofia Lyyra - July 12, 2018 at 9:01 AM

Fondia’s Digi Project: what do we need to prepare for in the digitalization revolution?

Over the past few years, we at Fondia have been working on a digitalization research. Digitalization as a phenomenon transforms our society in a fast pace that only keeps accelerating. The impacts of digitalization stretch out to different business sections regardless of industry lines, which opens endless opportunities and, on the other hand, challenges in pursuing them. The purpose of the research has been our will to profoundly understand the change happening in our customers’ industries, in order to be an even better and more proactive legal partner for them.

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Topics: digitalization

Julius Parikka - July 9, 2018 at 1:43 PM

The Finnish Social and Health Care Reform and State Aid – what is it all about?

The debated Finnish Social and Health Care Reform, nationally referred to as SOTE, has recently taken a new turn of events. The Finnish Constitutional Law Committee has in June stated that there has been a lack of consideration regarding the compatibility between the planned freedom of choice model and the EU State Aid regulation. This has followed by discussion on whether the Finnish Government should report the freedom of choice model to the Commission for review, or in other words, make a state aid notification.

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Topics: sote

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