Corporate Contract lawM&A: Purchase and sale of business entities in Norway. A guide to the process and legal aspects of acquisition of Norwegian enterprises.
Purchasing and selling business entities require both planning and insight. This is especially the case for foreign buyers who must gain insight to the target company as well as the [...]
Labour law Discharge and dismissalConsolidation meetings upon termination of employment. What is required under Norwegian employment law?
We often receive inquiries from foreign employers and employees on how consolidation meetings (or discussion meetings) before termination of employment are conducted. We have therefore written an article that concerns [...]
Labour law Discharge and dismissalDismissals – a guide to foreign employers and employees
Below follows a practical guide to terminations of employment relationship from the employer, as laid out by Norwegian employment law. It deals with how dismissals are to be prepared, the [...]
Corporate Company lawDirector’s liability under Norwegian law
On personal liability of members of the board. Under Norwegian law, representatives of the company, including board members, the company CEO as well as shareholders, may be held personally liable [...]
Corporate Company lawNorwegian company law – Limited liability companies
1. GENERAL Under Norwegian law, a limited company is a separate legal entity where the owner does not have responsibility for the obligations of the company. The owner’s liability is [...]
Property Property developmentProperty law in Norway
1. INTRODUCTION 1.1. Property rights in Norway In many ways, property rights have a special position in Norwegian society. Most citizens want to own their own property, unlike several [...]
Labour lawEmployment and labour law in Norway
1. INTRODUCTORY REMARKS 1.1 Introduction Norwegian employment law (also called labor or labour law) is based on the principle of contractual freedom, though with statutory regulation in certain areas to [...]