• Uber relaunches a licensed service in Finland after taxi law deregulation

    12 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    Ride-hailing giant Uber is officially relaunching in Finland today, a year after suspending its primary service in the market - when it said it would wait for taxi laws to be deregulated .
    Among the changes it was waiting for are the removal of taxi permit caps and fare restrictions. Most parts of the Act came into effect on July 1.
    The Finnish government said its intention is to modernize the rules to “significantly enhance the implementation of new technology, digitalisation and new business concepts”, promoting competition and working towards the creation of what it dubbed “seamless...
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