Helena Haapio

University of Vaasa, School of Accounting and Finance, Business Law

Associate Professor of Business Law

P.O. Box 700

Wolffintie 34

Vaasa, FI-65101

Finland

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Wise Contracts: Smart Contracts that Work for People and Machines

Erich Schweighofer et al. (Eds.), Trends and Communities of Legal Informatics. Proceedings of the 20th International Legal Informatics Symposium IRIS 2017. Österreichische Computer Gesellschaft, Wien 2017, pp. 425–432 (ISBN 978-3-903035-15-7), Jusletter IT, 23 February 2017
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 06 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2017
James Hazard and Helena Haapio
CommonAccord and University of Vaasa, School of Accounting and Finance, Business Law
Downloads 2,761 (7,106)
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Automation, codification, open source, prose objects, Ricardian contracts, smart contracts, smart contract templates, visualization

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Robo-Advisors and Investors: Enhancing Human-Robot Interaction Through Information Design

In Erich Schweighofer et al. (Eds.), Trends and Communities of Legal Informatics. Proceedings of the 20th International Legal Informatics Symposium IRIS 2017. Österreichische Computer Gesellschaft, Wien 2017, pp. 441–448 (ISBN 978-3-903035-15-7) and in Jusletter IT, 23 February 2017
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 23 Mar 2017
Marika Salo and Helena Haapio
University of Vaasa and University of Vaasa, School of Accounting and Finance, Business Law
Downloads 1,777 (14,412)
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Financial information, financial literacy, investment advice, robo-advising, fintech, information design, contract design, visualization

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Design Patterns for Contracts

Erich Schweighofer et al. (Eds.) Networks. Proceedings of the 19th International Legal Informatics Symposium IRIS 2016. Österreichische Computer Gesellschaft OCG, Wien 2016, pp. 381-388 (ISBN 978-3-903035-09-6). , Jusletter IT, 25 February 2016
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 14 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2022
Helena Haapio and Margaret Hagan
University of Vaasa, School of Accounting and Finance, Business Law and Stanford Legal Design Lab
Downloads 1,356 (21,721)
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Contract crafting, contract design, contracting, information design, interaction design, patterns, pattern language, pattern library, users, visualization

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Using Proactive Law for Competitive Advantage

Ross School of Business Paper No. 1148
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 26 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2010
George J. Siedel and Helena Haapio
Ross School of Business, University of Michigan and University of Vaasa, School of Accounting and Finance, Business Law
Downloads 777 (47,827)
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law and strategy, preventive law, contracts, proactive contracting

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From Visualization to Legal Design: A Collaborative and Creative Process

American Business Law Journal, Vol. 54, No. 2, Summer 2017, p. 347-392 , California Western School of Law Research Paper No. 16-11
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 22 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2017
University of Connecticut - School of Business, California Western School of Law and University of Vaasa, School of Accounting and Finance, Business Law
Downloads 756 (49,711)
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Legal Design, Visualization, Visual Law, Proactive Law

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Next Generation Deal Design: Comics and Visual Platforms for Contracting

In Erich Schweighofer et al. (Eds.) Networks. Proceedings of the 19th International Legal Informatics Symposium IRIS 2016. Österreichische Computer Gesellschaft OCG, Wien 2016, pp. 373-380 (ISBN 978-3-903035-09-6). Jusletter IT 25 February 2016.
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 22 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2016
Helena Haapio, Daniela Plewe and Robert deRooy
University of Vaasa, School of Accounting and Finance, Business Law, National University of Singapore (NUS) - University of Scholars Programme and Independent
Downloads 724 (52,669)
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Comic contracts, contract and negotiation platforms, contract visualisation categories, contracting pitfalls, proactive law, visual interfaces for deal-making

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Making the Meaning of Contracts Visible – Automating Contract Visualization

In Erich Schweighofer et al. (Eds.) Transparency. Proceedings of the 17th International Legal Informatics Symposium IRIS 2014., Österreichische Computer Gesellschaft OCG, Wien 2014, p. 443–450 (ISBN 978-3-85403-302-8), Jusletter IT, 20 February 2014
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 16 Jul 2015
Stefania Passera, Helena Haapio and Michael Curtotti
University of Helsinki - Legal Tech Lab, University of Vaasa, School of Accounting and Finance, Business Law and Australian National University (ANU)
Downloads 672 (57,959)
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Contract Visualization, Legal Design, Software-generated Visualizations, Visualization Tools, Knowledge Visualization

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Promoting Business Success Through Contract Visualization

Journal of Law, Business & Ethics, Vol. 17, 2011
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 21 Jan 2011
University of Connecticut - School of Business, University of Connecticut - School of Business and University of Vaasa, School of Accounting and Finance, Business Law
Downloads 575 (70,844)
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Contract, Agreement, Visualization, Proactive Law

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Interdisciplinary Cooperation in Legal Design and Communication

In: Erich Schweighofer et al. (Eds.) Co-operation. Proceedings of the 18th International Legal Informatics Symposium IRIS 2015, Österreichische Computer Gesellschaft OCG, Wien 2015, pp. 455–462 (ISBN 978-3-85403-309-7)., Jusletter IT 26 February 2015
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 17 Jul 2015
Michael Curtotti, Helena Haapio and Stefania Passera
Australian National University (ANU), University of Vaasa, School of Accounting and Finance, Business Law and University of Helsinki - Legal Tech Lab
Downloads 486 (87,070)
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legal design, legal visualization, legal communication, multidisciplinary collaboration, contract visualization, cross-professional communication

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Lawyers as Designers, Engineers and Innovators: Better Legal Documents Through Information Design and Visualization

In Erich Schweighofer et al. (Eds.) Transparency. Proceedings of the 17th International Legal Informatics Symposium IRIS 2014. Österreichische Computer Gesellschaft OCG, Wien 2014, p. 451–458 (ISBN 978-3-85403-302-8) and in Jusletter IT, 20 February 2014
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 31 Aug 2015
Helena Haapio
University of Vaasa, School of Accounting and Finance, Business Law
Downloads 484 (87,527)
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Document design, information design, information products, Legal Design Jams, legal writing, readability, simplification, usability, user-friendliness, visualization

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Contract Continuum: From Text to Images, Comics, and Code

In Erich Schweighofer et al. (Eds.), Trends and Communities of Legal Informatics. Proceedings of the 20th International Legal Informatics Symposium IRIS 2017. Österreichische Computer Gesellschaft, Wien 2017, pp. 411–418 (ISBN 978-3-903035-15-7), in Jusletter IT, 23 February 2017
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 09 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2017
Helena Haapio, Daniela Plewe and Robert deRooy
University of Vaasa, School of Accounting and Finance, Business Law, National University of Singapore (NUS) - University of Scholars Programme and Independent
Downloads 420 (103,442)
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Contract representation, comic contracts, computable contracts, contract genres, contract innovation, design, intelligent contracts, smart contracts, simplification, visualisation

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Computational Contract Collaboration and Construction

In: Erich Schweighofer et al. (Eds.) Co-operation. Proceedings of the 18th International Legal Informatics Symposium IRIS 2015. Österreichische Computer Gesellschaft OCG, Wien 2015, pp. 505–512 (ISBN 978-3-85403-309-7)
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 05 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2015
JFDI.Asia, University of Vaasa, School of Accounting and Finance, Business Law, Cofounders Pte Ltd and The Indus Entrepreneurs
Downloads 277 (162,366)

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automated contract generation toolkit, contract visualisation, do-it-yourself law, document assembly, computational law, term sheets, venture financing

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Putting Financial Regulation to Work: Using Simplification and Visualization for Consumer-Friendly Information

in Erich Schweighofer et al. (Eds.), Networks. Proceedings of the 19th International Legal Informatics Symposium IRIS 2016. Österreichische Computer Gesellschaft OCG, Wien 2016, pp. 399–406 (ISBN 978-3-903035-09-6), and in Jusletter IT, 25 February 2016
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 27 Mar 2017
Marika Salo, Helena Haapio and Stefania Passera
University of Vaasa, University of Vaasa, School of Accounting and Finance, Business Law and University of Helsinki - Legal Tech Lab
Downloads 261 (172,527)
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Communicating complex financial information, key information documents (KIDs), proactive/preventive investor protection, simplification, visualization

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Technology-Driven Disruption of Healthcare & 'UI Layer' Privacy-by-Design

Cambridge Bioethics and the Law series, Cambridge University Press, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 22 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 09 Sep 2020
Centre for Advanced Studies in Biomedical Innovation Law (CeBIL), Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen, Kyushu University - Graduate School of Law, University of Vaasa, School of Accounting and Finance, Business Law, University of Copenhagen - Centre for Advanced Studies in Biomedical Innovation Law (CeBIL) - Faculty of Law and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
Downloads 162 (266,231)

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AI, Algorithms, Apps, Data Protection, Design Patterns, GDPR, Healthcare, Legal Design, Privacy, Super Platforms, UI Layer Privacy-by-Design

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Visualization: Seeing Contracts for What They Are, and What They Could Become

19 Journal of Law, Business & Ethics 47 (2013)
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 15 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2016
California Western School of Law, University of Connecticut - School of Business and University of Vaasa, School of Accounting and Finance, Business Law
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Integrating Law, Technology and Design: Teaching Data Protection & Privacy Law in a Digital Age

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 22 Jul 2021
Centre for Advanced Studies in Biomedical Innovation Law (CeBIL), Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen, Kyushu University - Graduate School of Law, University of Vaasa, School of Accounting and Finance, Business Law and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
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Legal education, data protection, legal design, e-learning, transaction engineers, design patterns, proactive legal thinking, gamification.

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FAIR Design Jam: A Case Study on Co-Creating Communication About FAIR Data Principles

In Erich Schweighofer et al. (Eds.), Trends and Communities of Legal Informatics. Proceedings of the 20th International Legal Informatics Symposium IRIS 2017. Österreichische Computer Gesellschaft, Wien 2017, pp. 433–440 (ISBN 978-3-903035-15-7), and in Jusletter IT, 23 February 2017
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 17 Mar 2017
Centre for Scientific Computing CSC, University of Vaasa, School of Accounting and Finance, Business Law and University of Helsinki - Legal Tech Lab
Downloads 106 (366,326)

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Communicating complex information, data management, information design, open science and research, research data, visualization

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Aplicación Del Derecho Proactivo Como Una Ventaja Competitiva (Using Proactive Law for Competitive Advantage)

REVISTA DE DERECHO PRIVADO, No. 31, JULIO-DICIEMBRE DE 2016
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 17 Jan 2017
Helena Haapio, George J. Siedel and Mariana Bernal
University of Vaasa, School of Accounting and Finance, Business Law, Ross School of Business, University of Michigan and Independent
Downloads 48 (561,388)
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proactive law, law as a competitive advantage, contractual simplification

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The Many Layers and Dimensions of Contract Design

Research Handbook on Contract Design (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2022).
Posted: 10 Dec 2021 Last Revised: 04 May 2022
Centre for Advanced Studies in Biomedical Innovation Law (CeBIL), Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen, University of Vaasa, School of Accounting and Finance, Business Law and Kyushu University - Graduate School of Law

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contract design, legal design, user-centric approach, communication, contract technology, proactive law

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Digital Technology, Future Lawyers and the Computable Contract Designer of Tomorrow

Research Handbook on Contract Design (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2022)
Posted: 21 Sep 2021 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2022
Centre for Advanced Studies in Biomedical Innovation Law (CeBIL), Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen, Kyushu University - Graduate School of Law and University of Vaasa, School of Accounting and Finance, Business Law

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contract design, smart contracts, computable contracts, AI, GPT-3, future lawyers

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Interpreting Images in Contracts

Marcelo Corrales, Helena Haapio and Mark Fenwick (eds), Research Handbook on Contract Design, Forthcoming in 2022, Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd.
Posted: 07 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 05 May 2022
Vesa Annola, Helena Haapio and Merja Koskela
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Vaasa, School of Accounting and Finance, Business Law and University of Vaasa, Communication Studies

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Contract design, Design patterns, Coding and decoding of meaning, Proactive Law, Text/image relationships, Visualization

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Transforming Contract Creation: Goodbye to Legal Writing – Revisited

in Erich Schweighofer et al. (Eds), Responsible Digitalization - Proceedings of the 23rd International Legal Informatics Symposium IRIS 2020. Editions Weblaw, Bern 2020, pp. 459–466; and in JusletterIT, 30 September 2020
Posted: 23 Nov 2020
Helena Haapio
University of Vaasa, School of Accounting and Finance, Business Law

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Contracts, design, design patterns, drafting, legal writing, contract technology, contract automation, self-help contracting platforms, new contract genres, computable contracts

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Tidying Up Contract Portfolios the Marie Kondo Way

in Erich Schweighofer et al. (Eds), Responsible Digitalization - Proceedings of the 23rd International Legal Informatics Symposium IRIS 2020. Editions Weblaw, Bern 2020, pp. 467–474; and in JusletterIT, 30 September 2020
Posted: 23 Nov 2020
Helena Haapio and Rory Unsworth
University of Vaasa, School of Accounting and Finance, Business Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Contracts, Communication, Design, Smart Contracts, Functionality, Contract Tech-nology, KonMari-ing, Visualisation, Responsible Digitisation

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Legal Design for the Common Good: Proactive Legal Care by Design

in ‘Legal Design: Integrating Business, Design and Legal Thinking with Technology’ edited by Marcelo Corrales Compagnucci, Helena Haapio, Margaret Hagan and Michael Doherty, Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd., 2021
Posted: 29 May 2020 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2022
University of Vaasa, School of Accounting and Finance, Business Law, California Western School of Law and Centre for Advanced Studies in Biomedical Innovation Law (CeBIL), Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen

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Design patterns, information design, legal health, legal literacy, Proactive/Preventive Law, self-care

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Proactive Legal Design: Embedding Values in the Design of Legal Artefacts

In Erich Schweighofer, Franz Kummer & Ahti Saarenpää (Eds.): Internet of Things. Proceedings of the 22nd International Legal Infomatics Symposium IRIS 2019. Editions Weblaw, Bern 2019, pp. 537–544 (ISBN 978-3-96443-724-2) and in Jusletter IT, 21 February 2019
Posted: 19 Mar 2019
Arianna Rossi and Helena Haapio
SnT (University of Luxembourg) and University of Vaasa, School of Accounting and Finance, Business Law

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Legal Design, Proactive Law, Preventive Law, Privacy by Design, Value-Sensitive Design, Design for Values, Transparency, Choice Architecture, Dark Patterns

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Legal Design in Action: From Text-Only Guidebooks to Digital, Visual Playbooks

In Erich Schweighofer, Franz Kummer & Ahti Saarenpää (Eds.): Internet of Things. Proceedings of the 22nd International Legal Infomatics Symposium IRIS 2019. Editions Weblaw, Bern 2019, pp. 509–515 (ISBN 978-3-96443-724-2) and in Jusletter IT, 21 February 2019
Posted: 19 Mar 2019
Helena Haapio
University of Vaasa, School of Accounting and Finance, Business Law

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compliance handbooks, contract guides, corporate governance manuals, legal policy guidance, design patterns, information design, Legal Design, toolkits, visualization

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Legal Design Patterns: Towards A New Language for Legal Information Design

In Erich Schweighofer, Franz Kummer & Ahti Saarenpää (Eds.): Internet of Things. Proceedings of the 22nd International Legal Infomatics Symposium IRIS 2019. Editions Weblaw, Bern 2019, pp. 517–526 (ISBN 978-3-96443-724-2) and in Jusletter IT, 21 February 2019
Posted: 15 Mar 2019
SnT (University of Luxembourg), School of Law, University of Aberdeen, University of Vaasa, School of Accounting and Finance, Business Law, University of Helsinki - Legal Tech Lab and University of Bologna - CIRSFID

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communication design, contract design, design patterns, information design, legal design, pattern language, pattern library, visualization, transparency, data protection law, consumer protection law

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New Contract Genres

In Erich Schweighofer et al. (Eds.), Data Protection / LegalTech. Proceedings of the 21th International Legal Informatics Symposium IRIS 2018. Editions Weblaw, Bern 2018, pp. 455–460 (ISBN 978-3-906940-21-2) and in Jusletter IT, 22 February 2018, California Western School of Law Research Paper No. 18-8
Posted: 23 Mar 2018
Helena Haapio, Robert deRooy and Thomas D. Barton
University of Vaasa, School of Accounting and Finance, Business Law, Independent and California Western School of Law

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contract communication, contract design, genres, comic contracts, parametric smart contracts

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Legal Design Patterns for Privacy

In Erich Schweighofer et al. (Eds.), Data Protection / LegalTech. Proceedings of the 21th International Legal Informatics Symposium IRIS 2018. Editions Weblaw, Bern 2018, pp. 445–450 (ISBN 978-3-906940-21-2) and in Jusletter IT, 22 February 2018
Posted: 23 Mar 2018
University of Vaasa, School of Accounting and Finance, Business Law, Stanford Legal Design Lab, University of Bologna - CIRSFID and SnT (University of Luxembourg)

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communication design, design patterns, pattern library, privacy communication, privacy icons, privacy videos, visualization

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Smart Contracts – Not so Smart Legal Professionals?

In Erich Schweighofer et al. (Eds.), Data Protection/LegalTech. Proceedings of the 21th International Legal Informatics Symposium IRIS 2018. Editions Weblaw, Bern 2018, pp. 149–156 (ISBN 978-3-906940-21-2) and in Jusletter IT, 22 February 2018
Posted: 21 Mar 2018
Charlotta Kronblad and Helena Haapio
Chalmers University of Technology - Technology Management and Economics and University of Vaasa, School of Accounting and Finance, Business Law

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automation, digitalization, gatekeepers, implementation of innovation, information design, legal profession, new contract genres, overcoming barriers and resistance, smart contracts

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Introduction to Proactive Law: A Business Lawyer's View

Peter Wahlgren (Ed.): A Proactive Approach, Scandinavian Studies in Law, Vol. 49, Stockholm Institute for Scandinavian Law, Stockholm 2006, pp. 21-34.
Posted: 18 Nov 2015
Helena Haapio
University of Vaasa, School of Accounting and Finance, Business Law

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proactive law, legal certainty, business

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Invisible Terms & Creative Silence: What You Don't See Can Help or Hurt You

Contract Management, September 2009, pp. 24–35, National Contract Management Association (NCMA)
Posted: 19 Aug 2015
Helena Haapio
University of Vaasa, School of Accounting and Finance, Business Law

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Business Success and Problem Prevention Through Proactive Contracting

In Peter Wahlgren (Ed.): A Proactive Approach, Scandinavian Studies in Law, Vol. 49, Stockholm Institute for Scandinavian Law, Stockholm 2006, pp. 149–194
Posted: 01 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2015
Helena Haapio
University of Vaasa, School of Accounting and Finance, Business Law

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