Employment Law Scandinavia

Employment Law Scandinavia

Get an overview of the employment law framework in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden

London: 25th - 26th September 2017
London: 19th - 20th March 2018

Price: £999 + VAT
   Special offers

This Scandinavian employment law seminar provides participants with a good understanding of the pattern of employment regulation in the region as a whole, as well as information on the main domestic employment law in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden.

Led by top employment law specialists from Horten, DLA and `Attorneys at Law Borenius` it provides an overview of legal and employment relations issues in Scandinavia. You will leave with a working knowledge of local employment law and practice, an understanding of important cultural differences and working practices and the know-how to advise colleagues on applicable law.

Highlights include:

  • Practical guidance on employment law differences and similarities in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden
  • Up to date advice on particularly critical and potentially costly employment issues
  • Gain specific knowledge on the trends within legislation and employment practice in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden
  • Get advice from legal experts on key aspects of employment law in four key Scandinavian jurisdictions
  • Take advantage of legal and HR expertise combined with great networking opportunities
08:30

Registration

09:00

Overview of the legal framework in Sweden

  • Sources of law
  • Regulation of the employment relationship
10:00

Terms and conditions of employment

  • Essential terms and conditions with focus on country specific issues (remuneration and benefits, working hours, holiday, parental leave, non-compete clauses, absence etc.) 
10:45

Break

11:00

Termination due to the employee’s affairs

  • Reasons to terminate
  • Procedural advice
  • Notice periods
  • Compensations
  • Termination without notice
11:45

Termination due to the Company’s affairs

  • Redundancy
  • Selection and procedural advice
  • Termination agreements
12:30

Lunch

13:30

Overview of the legal framework in Norway

  • Sources of law
  • Regulation of the employment relationship
14:15

Terms and conditions of employment

  • Essential terms and conditions with focus on country specific issues (remuneration and benefits, working hours, holiday, parental leave, non-compete clauses, absence etc.)
15:00

Break

15:15

Termination due to the employee’s affairs

  • Reasons to terminate
  • Procedural advice
  • Notice periods
  • Compensations
  • Termination without notice
16:00

Termination due to the Company’s affairs

  • Redundancy
  • Selection and procedural advice
  • Termination agreements
16:45

Closing remarks

17:00

End of day two

08:30

Registration

09:00

Overview of the legal framework in Denmark

  • Sources of law
  • Regulation of the employment relationship
10:00

Terms and conditions of employment

  • Essential terms and conditions with focus on country specific issues (remuneration and benefits, working hours, holiday, parental leave, non-compete clauses, absence etc.) 
10:45

Break

11:00

Termination due to the employee’s affairs

  • Reasons to terminate
  • Procedural advice
  • Notice periods
  • Compensations
  • Termination without notice
11:45

Termination due to the Company’s affairs

  • Redundancy
  • Selection and procedural advice
  • Termination agreements
12:30

Lunch

13:30

Overview of the legal framework in Finland

  • Sources of law
  • Regulation of the employment relationship
14:15

Terms and conditions of employment

  • Essential terms and conditions with focus on country specific issues (remuneration and benefits, working hours, holiday, parental leave, non-compete clauses, absence etc.)
15:00

Break

15:15

Termination due to the employee’s affairs

  • Reasons to terminate
  • Procedural advice
  • Notice periods
  • Compensations
  • Termination without notice
16:00

Termination due to the Company’s affairs

  • Redundancy
  • Selection and procedural advice
  • Termination agreements
16:45

Closing remarks

17:00

End of day one

Johan Sundberg

Johan Sundberg

I am a Partner at the law firm DLA Nordic in Stockholm. I have extensive experience regarding all aspects of employment law, including issues relating to termination due to redundancy and personal reasons; dismissals and loyalty issues; elaboration of agreements for managing directors and other executives. I also specialise in data privacy. I speak at well-visited lectures on labour law and data privacy both nationally and internationally. I am co-author of the book “Scandinavian Employment Law” (Thomson). I speak the Scandinavian languages and English.

Per Benonisen

Per Benonisen

I am a partner at law firm DLA Piper in Oslo and I'm head of the firm’s department of employment, pension and benefits. I specialise in all areas concerning employment particularly, larger downscalings, reorganisations, individual terminations, elaboration of employment contracts for employees and managers. I have also acted as external examiner at the University of Oslo. I have worked as a specialist consultant for the work environmental department in Norway. For many years, I have spoken at several international and national conferences on Scandinavian employment law. I'm co-author of the book: “Arbeidsret.no” (Damn), “En kommentar til norsk arbeidsret” and “Scandinavian Employment Law (Thomson). I speak the Scandinavian languages and English.

Erik Wendelboe

Erik Wendelboe

I am a partner at the law firm Horten in Copenhagen. I am an expert within all areas of employment law, particularly agreements for managing director and other executives, incentives and stock option programmes, loyalty obligations, collective bargaining agreements and public employment. I'm a very experienced litigator for the Danish courts before which I have represented both private and public and national and international clients in various employment matters. I am a teacher with the Danish Association of Lawyers, DJØF (Danish Association of Lawyers and Economists), the Danish Bar and Law Society, Thomson and DLA Advance.

I am co-author of the books: “Non-Competition Agreements” (Schultz, 1999), “The Danish Act on Stock Options” (Thomson, 2006) and “Scandinavian Employment Law” (Thomson, 2007). I speak the Scandinavian languages, English and German.

Jani Syrjanen

Jani Syrjanen

I am a partner at law firm Attorneys at law Borenius Ltd in Helsinki. As an experienced litigator, I specialise in all areas of employment law. I represent international and domestic employers before the Finnish courts in various employment matters throughout the entire litigation process.

I also have vast experience in negotiating and drafting employment and executive agreements, policies and procedures as well as conducting in-house training for employers confronting a wide range of employment law matters including downscalings, reorganisations and redundancies. I speak Finnish, Swedish and English.

HR directors, HR managers, employment law advisers, employee relations professionals. Anyone who has, or expects to have, responsibility for overseas staff in Denmark, Finland, Norway and/or Sweden

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Special offers

Multiple booking discount

Receive a 20% discount when you book more than one event, or book more than one person on the same event. Please note this discount only applies to the lesser priced booking and when all bookings are placed together.

Registered charities

You are entitled to a 25% discount on your booking if you are a registered charity. This discount will show on your invoice once your booking is submitted. You will need your charity registration number for the booking form.

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For groups of 4 or more people, any of our seminars and webinars can be tailored and delivered in-house. We will adapt case studies to suit your organisational culture and specific challenges. We ensure that the learning is engaging, relevant and easily applied.

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