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    Ellen-Karine Hektoen - Lawyer

    Ellen-Karine works with business law including delivery contracts, real estate contracts, money claims and labor law. She works with both Norwegian and foreign companies.

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    Brexit and GDPR

    By Ellen-Karine Hektoen - Lawyer 27. November 2020

    Can you transfer personal data to the UK after Brexit?

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    Topics: Privacy, Brexit

    Norwegian employment contracts – do’s and don’ts

    By Ellen-Karine Hektoen - Lawyer 28. July 2020

    Many foreign employers are surprised at the protection employees in Norway have. The Norwegian regulations are especially stringent when it comes to the mandatory system for holiday and holiday pay, the regulations relating to working hours and the dismissal rules. So how do you draft the employment contracts in order to preserve your freedom to manage?

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    Topics: Labour Law, Work in Norway, Business in Norway, Contracts

    Changes to the layoff rules in Norway due to Corona outbreak - updated 20.03.2020

    By Ellen-Karine Hektoen - Lawyer 20. March 2020

    Updated 20.03.2020: Changes to the act which regulates the employer’s mandatory salary during layoff (Lønnspliktloven) as an aid to those companies that are severely affected by corona virus are in effect as of today March 20. The amendment alleviates the employer's wage obligation on layoffs from 15 days to 2 days.

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    Topics: Corona virus

    Business in Norway - contract drafting and negotiation

    By Ellen-Karine Hektoen - Lawyer 28. January 2020

    Contracts governed by Norwegian law are interpreted in light of a number of elements in addition to the contract text itself. Make sure that your contracts are legal and enforceable in Norway.

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    Topics: Business in Norway, Contracts

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