Tarja Wist
Name: Tarja Wist
Firm Name: Waselius & Wist
Jurisdiction: Finland
Practice Area: Banking & Finance Law

Telephone: +358 9 668 95 233
Fax: +358 9 668 95 222
Email: tarja.wist@ww.fi

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Professional Biography:

Ms. Tarja Wist is a Founding Partner of Waselius & Wist. Her practice areas include banking and finance, capital markets, and mergers and acquisitions.

Ms. Wist received her LL.M. degree from the law faculty of the Helsinki University in 1989 and was admitted to the Finnish Bar in 1994. Prior to the establishment of Waselius & Wist, she spent eight years with Roschier-Holmberg & Waselius.

Ms. Wist has also been actively involved in legislative work in the area of securities law and served as a member of the Legislative Working Group for the Securities Law Reform 2009-2011 and as a secretary to the Legislative Commission for Securities Market Legislation 1990-1993. During 2004-2005, Ms. Wist served as member of the Legislative Working Group for the Implementation of the Takeover Directive.

She is also an author of several articles in international publications in the fields of capital markets and financial law.

The Banking & Finance Law Practice:

Waselius & Wist has a very strong practice in banking and finance and is one of the market leaders in Finland representing lenders and borrowers alike. The practice covers all aspects of banking and financing transactions including bank and syndicated loan facilities, asset based lending, acquisition financing, bond issuances, securitisation and project finance as well as asset financing for aircraft, ships, real estate and other capital assets.

The firm has a high profile in advising banks, investment firms, fund managers and other financial institutions and market participants on the full spectrum of regulatory issues.

Waselius & Wist:

Waselius & Wist is a commercial law firm, committed to providing highly specialised legal services in complex business transactions. The firm is especially renowned for high-end advice within the fields of capital markets, banking and finance, mergers and acquisitions, dispute resolution, IPR, tax law as well as EU and competition law.

Waselius & Wist has earned the confidence of some of the world’s most demanding clients. They advise leading investment banks, investors, multinational and Finnish companies, public and private organizations as well as governments and government agencies.

The firm aims to build long-term relationships with its clients, gaining a thorough understanding of each client’s business, operating environment, needs and goals is in the heart of a successful client relationship.