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Autonomous Shipping and Liability from a Finnish Perspective

Maritime automation and fleet intelligence in maritime cargo logistics face the same digitalisation challenge as in Smart Mobility (MaaS) in passenger transport. Recent Developments Finland is investing in maritime automation and fleet intelligence in many ways. The Finnish legislation was recently amended to enable development of autonomous shipping by allowing shipowners to apply exemptions to…

Who is responsible for the ethics of a self-driving car?

The greatest challenge of autonomous driving will be the replacement of the human power of deduction with artificial intelligence. At the moment, a machine cannot be taught to make purely abstract decisions; instead, all the reaction models are the consequence of pre-programmed solution models. In problematic situations, the machine is programmed to naturally select the…

HPP`s Insolvency team authored the Finland Chapter in the Chambers Insolvency Guide 2019

Partners Sami Uoti and Juho Lenni-Taattola have co-authored the Finland Chapter of the recently published Chambers Insolvency Guide 2019. The guide covers the latest regulation and recent development in the field of insolvency and restructuring in Finland. It is a useful read for insolvency and restructuring professionals as well as for lawyers from other jurisdictions…

HPP`s Environmental team authored the Finland Chapter in the Chambers Environmental Law Guide 2019

Four of HPP’s Environmental team, Kari Marttinen, Tarja Pirinen, Minna Juhola ja Outi Iso-Markku have co-authored the Finland Chapter of the recently published Chambers Environmental Law Guide 2019. The guide covers the latest regulation of different aspects in the field of environmental law and will be useful read for environmental industry professionals and lawyers from…