In this issue the D&I Quarterly brings together insights on culture and strategy, a lot of talk about tech related legal hot topics, common European data spaces, old and new elements of cybersecurity, green marketing, state aid cases and smarter collaboration.
We hope that you will find these articles useful and interesting!
Let’s Sit Down on the Same Side of the Table!
“Despite wanting to be (and perhaps believing that we are) rational beings, each of us humans reacts emotionally in every situation.” Partner Jan Ollila writes about encounters.
How to be Strategic About Hybrid Working
A lot of talk has been going on around hybrid working. “We need be strategic about working from home policies and develop our hybrid working skills.” Managing Partner Gabrielle Dannberg writes.
D&I’s Innovation Powerhouse
We asked our Innovation Powerhouse Team Heads to share their predictions of the big trends and must-wins of 2023. This is what Jukka Lång, Anna Haapanen, Iiris Kivikari and Juli Mansnérus said.
Common European Data Spaces Being Developed in Strategic Economic Sectors
In the D&I Quarterlies of 2023 we will monitor closely the developments in each data space within the strategic economic sectors in addition to the horizontal data related regulations applicable across economic sectors.
- Sharing of Data to be Boosted by Both Mandatory and Voluntary Measures
Data has become an essential resource for competitiveness, innovation and economic growth and the EU is seeking to pave the way in the field. Partner Anna Haapanen gives an introduction to our article series monitoring the developments in data spaces.
- Insights on Data Sharing in the Industrial and Manufacturing Sector
The sharing of data will be based on both voluntary agreements as well as the mandatory Data Act within the Industrial & Manufacturing sector.” Partner Anna Haapanen, Senior Attorney Eila El Asry and Associate Anita Kritsos write in their article.
- First EU Data Space – Health Sector
“It is crucial that the health industry and innovators in the EU can turn the continuously generated health data across Europe into knowledge for EU citizens and for the better prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases.” Partner Juli Mansnérus and Senior Associate Charlotta Bonsdorff write.
EU’s Efforts to Clarify Rules on Green Marketing
“The EU Commission tackles issues specific to green marketing – which might not always be as green as it seems.” Associates Julia Vikström and Saara Heinonen write.
Old and New Elements of Cybersecurity
“Based on our experience, we predict that the increase of risks and malicious cyber attacks will just continue.” Partner Jukka Lång, Senior Associate Johanna Tuohino and Associate Julia Vikström compiled key takeaways of the old and new elements of cybersecurity.
We See State Aid Cases on the Rise
Cases related to unlawful state aid have previously been rare in Finland but lately have become more common. Partner Johan Åkermarck and Counsel Toni Kalliokoski write how such unlawful aid can cause serious distortion in the markets.
What the World Needs Now is Smarter Collaboration
Everyone talks about it, many companies have it proclaimed in their strategy and think they are already doing it, but do we really know how to make collaboration happen? Dr. Heidi K. Gardner, a Distinguished Fellow at Harvard Law School shared her insights at D&I Afterwork.