DATA PROTECTION IN THE REPUBLIC OF ESTONIA – OUR WORK

It has been almost 1.5 years since the General Data Protection Regulation (hereinafter GDPR) was implemented in the EU. Since then, there have been many improvements made in Estonia related to data processing and protection – from both the private sector and the public sector. As our previous article showcased how to start a company […]

Kirke TreialAttorney, Law Office Turnstone

Notable facts about Estonian tax system you ought know

In our previous article „Notable facts about Estonian business environment, you ought to know” we described the advantages of starting and establishing your company in Estonia, then this article will focus on the advantages of the Estonian tax system from the companies point of view. Estonian business environment is supported by a simple, unique and stable […]

Monica PihlakPartner, Law Office Turnstone

Notable facts about Estonian business environment you ought know

Estonia is well known for its business-friendly environment. The attractiveness and advantages of the Estonian business environment are mainly reflected on its economic potential, cost- effectiveness, infrastructure and most importantly on its digital innovation and technology. For example Estonian state provides various e-services which are still unavailable in most countries, including digital identity, X-road, i-voting, […]

Monica PihlakPartner, Law Office Turnstone

Main aspects on completing risk appetite framework for financial institutions

Risk appetite framework – RAF This article is formed in combination with the Estonian Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Prevention Act and Estonian Financial Supervision Authority (Finantsinspektsioon) guide: “Organisational solutions and preventive measures for credit and financial institutions to take against money laundering and terrorist financing”, which was implemented on the 3rd of January 2019. […]

Monica PihlakPartner, Law Office Turnstone

The formality of submitting data of ultimate beneficial owner?

The European Union directive 2015/849 (4th AML Directive) made it mandatory for all legal entities, which are created in accordance with the laws of any European Union Member State, to register their ultimate beneficial owners (also referred to as UBO(s)). In Estonia approximately 215 000 entities were obliged to provide information of UBOs. Many of these […]

Kalev PihlakAttorney at law, Law Office Turnstone

Danske Bank Money Laundering

This article aims to give a short overview of the terms and state of the money laundering legislation in Estonia and the Estonian Financial Supervisory Agencies actions. The Republic of Estonia joined the European Union in 2004. The process took ten years and involved implementing all necessary regulations the European Union set forth. One of […]

Monica PihlakPartner, Law Office Turnstone

Law Office Turnstone joins IR as the exclusive Corporate Law Member in Estonia.

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Kirke Treial  of Law Office Turnstone. Kirke has joined IR as our exclusive Corporate Law Member in Estonia. Law Office Turnstone was founded in January 2017. The lawyers at Law Office Turnstone are experienced, while continuously curious – ready to “turn […]

Kirke TreialAttorney, Law Office Turnstone

Law Office Turnstone joins IR as the exclusive Corporate Law Member in Estonia.

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Tambet Mullari of Law Office Turnstone. Tambet has joined IR as our exclusive Corporate Law Member in Estonia. Law Office Turnstone was founded in January 2017. The lawyers at Law Office Turnstone are experienced, while continuously curious – ready to “turn […]

Tambet MullariPartner, Law Office Turnstone

Law Office Turnstone joins IR as the exclusive Corporate Law Member in Estonia.

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Kalev Pihlak of Law Office Turnstone. Kalev has joined IR as our exclusive Corporate Law Member in Estonia. Law Office Turnstone was founded in January 2017. The lawyers at Law Office Turnstone are experienced, while continuously curious – ready to “turn […]

Kalev PihlakAttorney at law, Law Office Turnstone

Law Office Turnstone joins IR as the exclusive Corporate Law Member in Estonia.

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Monica Pihlak of Law Office Turnstone. Monica has joined IR as our exclusive Corporate Law Member in Estonia. Law Office Turnstone was founded in January 2017. The lawyers at Law Office Turnstone are experienced, while continuously curious – ready to “turn […]

Monica PihlakPartner, Law Office Turnstone