Managing Restrictive Covenants in the European Pan-Nordic Region

Date(s) of Presentation
Tuesday, 26 January 2016

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Program Description

Join this webinar to learn about recent developments regarding employee restrictive covenants in the European pan-Nordic region, namely Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden.

Nowadays, in this global, competitive economy characterised by frequent employee mobility, restrictive covenants are an essential part of any employment contract to safeguard employers’ trade secrets and other confidential information. As there is no common set of EU rules applying to restrictive covenants, it is important employers stay abreast with the evolving legal landscape in each jurisdiction.

Our experienced panel will highlight changes recently passed on the laws governing restrictive covenants in Norway, Denmark and Sweden as well as review the current rules in Finland.

After the webinar, you will know:

  • How to protect your confidential information during the employment
  • What type of post-termination clauses to include in the employment contract
  • How to deal with suspicion of infringement
  • How and when you should seek protection at court


  • Rasmus Christensen, Plesner, Denmark
  • Sanna Alku, Castrén & Snellman, Finland
  • Suvi Kettunen, Castrén & Snellman, Finland
  • Lise Berntsen, Kvale Advokatfirma, Norway
  • Frida Mattsson, Vinge, Sweden
  • Olle Linden, Vinge, Sweden