Finland/ 5.3 Sector specific legislation  

5.3.8 Other areas of culture specific legislation

The importance of legislation on the prevention of unfair competition has proved to be important from the point of view of providing a level playing field for small and medium sized enterprises and for guaranteeing entry to the market for new companies and new ideas / works of art as a basis of cultural production. The competition / concentration situation in Finnish culture industries and the activities of the authorities curtailing restrictions of competition have been dealt with in chapter 4.2.6 and Table 10, Section IX. It is important to have more detailed comparative material on this issue area in the Compendium.

Chapter published: 25-04-2017