We are relocating to Stortingsgaten 22

Law firm Forsberg DA has relocated to Stortingsgaten 22, in the centre of Oslo. Our new and up-to-date premises are situated vis-à-vis the National Theatre, only a five minute walk from our old office. The National Theatre Station with metro and Airport Express Train connections is a mere 150 metres

Hiring and working time rules to be relaxed?

The Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs has submitted a Green Paper proposing a liberalisation of the rules on working hours and temporary employment in the Working Environment Act 2005. The Green Paper also contains proposed new legislation on the penal provisions of the Working Environment Act and a proposal

Possible to see who seeks for your tax roll

As something of an exception from the rest of the world, the general public in Norway have traditionally been entitled to check the tax rolls of any taxpayer, initially on paper at the Tax Office but since shortly after 2000 also on the Internet. The grounds for the scheme are

General application of collective yard agreement does not violate EEA law

The Norwegian Supreme Court recently ruled that the regulation on general application of the collective shipping and repair yard agreement to foreign workers in Norway does not violate EEA and EU law. Pursuant to the General Application of Collective Agreements Act 1993, Norway has over the years enacted a number

Government to scrap consumer purchase lotteries ban

Following ESA’s reasoned opinion on the Norwegian ban on the use of lotteries or prize competitions in connection with purchase of goods or services, the Government has announced it will change the Marketing Control Act. Section 18 of the Norwegian Marketing Control Act 2009 provides for a general prohibition for