December 2017


The TOP Estonian business consulting companies in 2016

On November 30, 2017 the business newspaper Äripäev published its TOP Estonian business consulting companies for the year 2016. ›››

November 2017


Rödl & Partner OÜ successfully passed the transition audit of quality management system to new ISO 9001:2015 standard

At the end of October 2017, Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance Limited conducted an audit of the quality management system (QMS) of Rödl & Partner OÜ in connection with the transition of the quality management system to the new ISO 9001:2015 standard. The QMS of Rödl & Partner OÜ was approved and awarded with a new ISO 9001:2015 quality certificate. ›››


Audit obligation of small PLC-s in connection with change in requirement related to enterprise form

The changes of the Auditors Activities Act which entered into force on 01.09.2017 have abolished the audit obligation for small public limited companies which have one or two shareholders. Subsection 91(3) of the Auditors Activities Act establishes that the audit of the annual accounts is compulsory for all public limited companies which have more than two shareholders. However, this has raised some questions as the law does not determine a specific period during which the amount of shareholders is to be counted. ›››


Yearbook 2016-2017 of the Estonian Auditing Activities Oversight Board

The Estonian Auditing Activities Oversight Board has compiled and published a yearbook of oversight on the period from 1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017. ›››



Estonian Companies’ Competitiveness Ranking 2017

The results of the largest Estonian entrepreneurship competition for 2017 are in.
This year micro enterprises and SME-s were included in the same competitiveness ranking category and Rödl & Partner Audit OÜ and Rödl & Partner OÜ ranked in the middle of the table of the most competitive micro, small and medium-sized companies. In the category of the most competitive companies in the area of business services, Rödl & Partner Audit OÜ again placed in TOP 50. ›››

September 2017


Audiitorkogu: audiitorteenuste 2016/17 turg üllatas

Audiitorid esitasid augustis oma 2016/2017 tegevusperioodi kokkuvõtted ning Audiitorkogu avaldas lühikokkuvõtte sel perioodil audiitorteenuste turul toimunust.
Välistest audiitorite tegevust sel perioodil mõjutanud teguritest omas kõige suuremat mõju kohustusliku auditi ja ülevaatuse piirmäärade tõstmine. ›››

July 2017


Changes in auditing legislation: the good, the bad and the ugly

In the business newspaper Äripäev of 30 June 2017, Märt-Martin Arengu, the president of the Estonian Auditors’ Association, discussed the upcoming changes in the Estonian Auditors’ Activities Act. Some of the amendments entered into force already on 1 July and the majority will become effective on 1 September. Borrowing the headline from an old legendary western, Arengu states that some of the important amendments are good, some are bad and some are ugly. ›››

June 2017


Rödl & Partner continues to grow in 2016 – focus on international transactions and interdisciplinary advisory expertise

In the financial year for 2016 the professional services firm Rödl & Partner continued to pursue its growth strategy. Total turnover increased by 8.1% to reach 386.2 million euros, whereby all service lines grew considerably. Turnover in Germany amounted to 201.9 million euros (+10.3%) and business outside Germany increased to 184.3 million euros (+5.74%). New offices were opened in Curitiba and Copenhagen. Rödl & Partner is now represented by more than 4,500 (prev. year: 4,200) people at 108 locations in 50 countries. ›››


Country-by-country reporting for large corporations in 2017 – Estonia

Estonian Parliament passed laws amending the Tax Information Exchange Act and the Taxation Act to commence with country-by-country reporting (also known as CbCR) applicable to large corporations on March 2017. ›››

May 2017


Investing successfully in Estonia

Rödl & Partner's overview of the current economic situation and atmosphere regarding investment in Estonia. ›››


Forum Going Global ─ Annual meeting point for internationally-active German family businesses

On June 22, 2017 Rödl & Partner’s annual conference Forum Going Global will be held at the head office in Nuremberg, providing comprehensive information on international companies operating abroad, and gives access to valuable expertise on the diverse opportunities and challenges of operating in global markets. ›››

April 2017


New issue of Newsletter Salary

The March issue focuses on holidays, the youth and future of the labour market. Rödl & Partner Law Office writes about the payment of remuneration for overtime and night work, granting annual leave and special leave, and a claim for compensation for damage against an employee. ›››

March 2017


SCCE´s General Assembly 2017

The Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Estonia held its annual General Assembly on March 9 to sum up the year 2016 and make plans for the next year. 2016 became yet another very successful year for SCCE. New members continue to join SCCE to further build both commercial and industrial relations in SCCE´s extensive Estonian, Swedish and international network. ›››


Auditors Activities Act Amended to Reduce Bureaucracy

The Government has approved several amendments to the Auditors Activities Act and other laws, which are to reduce the bureaucracy in both private and public sector. ›››

February 2017


Verner Silm passed the advocate’s examination

Lawyer Verner Silm from Rödl & Partner Advokaadibüroo OÜ has successfully passed the advocate's examination. ›››