Selected Speeches

US Legal Risk Management. Seminar tour in Rovaniemi, Kuopio and Helsinki. Organized by the Finnish Foreign Ministry and US Embassy of Finland on doing business in the USA. September – November 2019.

Role of Lead Counsel in Cross-Border Deals. 100th Anniversary Seminar of the Estonian Bar Association, Tallinn, September 12, 2019.

Expanding into the USA: Legal Risk Management. Business Finland CleanTech Bootcamp, Helsinki, May 29, 2018.

Expanding into the USA: Legal Risk Management. Business Finland, Helsinki, February 9, 2018.

Doing Business in the USA: Legal Risk Management. Tekes, Helsinki, Finland. 2016.

Expanding into the USA: Legal Risk Management. Part of a 2016 seminar tour in Oulu, Kuopio, Turku, Tampere and Helsinki, Finland, organized by the Finnish Foreign Ministry and US Embassy of Finland.

Expanding into the USA. AmCham, Oulu, Finland. 2015.

Role of Counsel in VC Deals. Aalto University Executive Education, Helsinki, Finland. 2013.

Product Liability in Finland and the USA. Helsinki, Finland. 2013.

Mock Negotiation on VC Term Sheet. Aalto University, Venture Formation course, Espoo, Finland. 2013.

Preparing for the US Elevator Pitch. AmCham, Helsinki, Finland. 2009.

Legal Risk Management in the USA. AmCham, Helsinki, Finland. 2008.

Legally Speaking – Tips for Risk Management. AmCham, Helsinki, Finland. 2007.

Corporate Governance in the USA: The Sarbanes-Oxley Act. Hanken School of Economics MBA Program, Helsinki, Finland. 2006.

Executive and Board Compensation in the United States. Ernst & Young Academy, Helsinki, Finland. 2005.

Contracts and Risk Management in the USA. Chairman and speaker in a full-day CLE seminar, Finnish Lawyers Association, Helsinki, Finland. 2005.

IP Risk Management in the Global Technology Business Today. LaunchPad Program, Jyväskylä, Finland. 2005.

Legal Risk Management in the USA. TalousSummit, Helsinki (2005) & ICT Global Program, Espoo (2005).

M&A Trends. CEO Roundtable, Oulu, Finland. 2004.

Funding Your Globalization. Panelist. Targeting Commercial Success – tour in Helsinki, Tampere, Jyväskylä and Oulu. 2004.

Business in the USA? Innopoli, Espoo, Finland. 2004.

SEC Proposed Changes to the Proxy Rules and Section 16 Filings. American Society of Corporate Secretaries, Santa Barbara, CA. 2003.

Basic Criteria for U.S. Market Entry. Technopolis, Oulu (2003) & SPINNO, Innopoli, Helsinki (2003).

U.S. Legal Overview. Global Software Program, Palo Alto, CA. 2002.

U.S. Business Strategies. Global Software Program, Innopoli, Espoo. 2001.

Overview of U.S. Legal System and Legal Considerations in VC Financing. Global Software Program Seminar, Minneapolis, MN. 2001.