Resources

Helena Haapio is the author, co-author or co-editor of several books in English and in Finnish. Her articles have appeared in many Law Journals and business and professional publications. The following list includes some of her English publications.

Books

Research Handbook on Contract Design, Edward Elgar, forthcoming (eds Marcelo Corrales Compagnucci, Helena Haapio & Mark Fenwick)

Legal Design: Integrating Business, Design and Legal Thinking with Technology, Edward Elgar 2021 (eds Marcelo Corrales, Helena Haapio, Margaret Hagan & Michael Doherty)

Legal Tech, Smart Contracts and Blockchain,  Springer Nature Singapore Pte 2019 (eds Marcelo Corrales, Mark Fenwick & Helena Haapio)

Next Generation Contracts: A Paradigm Shift, Doctoral dissertation, Lexpert Ltd 2013

A Short Guide to Contract Risk, Gower Publishing 2013 (co-authored with George Siedel)

Proactive Law for Managers: A Hidden Source of Competitive Advantage, Gower Publishing 2011 (co-authored with George Siedel)

Industrial Services and Service Contracts: A Proactive Approach, The Federation of Finnish Technology Industries 2009  (co-authored with Katri Rekola)
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A Proactive Approach to Contracting and Law, International Association for Contract and Commercial Management IACCM & Turku University of Applied Sciences TUAS 2008 (ed. Helena Haapio)
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Book Chapters and Articles

Marcelo Corrales Compagnucci, Helena Haapio & Mark Fenwick, The Many Layers and Dimensions of Contract Design. In Marcelo Corrales Compagnucci, Helena Haapio and Mark Fenwick (eds), Research Handbook on Contract Design, Edward Elgar, forthcoming in 2022. Manuscript available at SSRN.

Marcelo Corrales Compagnucci, Mark Fenwick & Helena Haapio, Digital Technology, Future Lawyers and the Computable Contract Designer of Tomorrow. In Marcelo Corrales Compagnucci, Helena Haapio and Mark Fenwick (eds), Research Handbook on Contract Design, Edward Elgar, forthcoming in 2022. Manuscript available at SSRN.

Vesa Annola, Helena Haapio & Merja Koskela, Interpreting Images in Contracts. In Marcelo Corrales Compagnucci, Helena Haapio and Mark Fenwick (eds), Research Handbook on Contract Design, Edward Elgar, forthcoming in 2022. Manuscript available at SSRN.

Marcelo Corrales Compagnucci, Mark Fenwick, Helena Haapio, Timo Minssen & Erik P.M. Vermeulen, Technology-Driven Disruption of Healthcare & “UI Layer” Privacy-by-Design. In Marcelo Corrales Compagnucci et al. (eds), AI in eHealth: Human Autonomy, Data Governance & Privacy in Healthcare, Cambridge University Press, forthcoming in 2021. Manuscript available at SSRN.

Petra Hietanen-Kunwald, Helena Haapio, and Nina Toivonen, Systems Theory as a Research Framework for Dispute Prevention and Resolution by Design. In Rossana Ducato and Alain Strowel (eds), Legal Design Perspectives: Theoretical and Practical Insights from the Field. Ledizioni 2021, p. 71-89.

Helena Haapio, Thomas D. Barton & Marcelo Corrales Compagnucci, Legal Design for the Common Good: Proactive Legal Care by Design. In Marcelo Corrales Compagnucci, Helena Haapio, Margaret Hagan & Michael Doherty (eds), Legal Design: Integrating Business, Design and Legal Thinking with Technology, Edward Elgar 2021, p. 56–81.

Michael Doherty, Marcelo Corrales Compagnucci, Helena Haapio and Margaret Hagan, A New Attitude to Laws Empire: the Potentialities of Legal Design. In Marcelo Corrales Compagnucci, Helena Haapio, Margaret Hagan & Michael Doherty (eds), Legal Design: Integrating Business, Design and Legal Thinking with Technology, Edward Elgar 2021, p. 1–8.

Thomas D. Barton, Helena Haapio, James G. Hazard & Stefania Passera, Legal Innovation in Contracting, and Beyond: Merging Design and Technology Tools for the Information Age. In Antoine Masson & Gavin Robinson (eds), Mapping Legal Innovation. Trends and Perspectives. Springer 2021, p. 159–187.

Helena Haapio & Stefania Passera, Contracts as Interfaces: Visual Representation Patterns in Contract Design. In Daniel M. Katz, Ron Dolin & Michael J. Bommarito (eds), Legal Informatics. Cambridge University Press 2021, p. 213238. Manuscript available at Aaltodoc.

Helena Haapio, Vesa Annola & Merja Koskela, Ten Ways to Make the Interpretation of Images More Predictable. Contracting Excellence Journal, 5 November 2020.

Helena Haapio & Daniel W. Linna Jr: Contract Quality and AI: Garbage In, Garbage Out? Contracting Excellence Journal, 31 August 2020.

Stefania Passera & Helena Haapio: Start Your Simplification Journey with the IACCM Contract Design Pattern Library. Contracting Excellence Journal, 8 September 2019.

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Conference Publications

Helena Haapio, Daniela Alina Plewe & Robert de Rooy: Contract Continuum: From Text to Images, Comics, and Code. In E. Schweighofer et al. (eds), Trends and Communities of Legal Informatics. Proceedings of the 20th International Legal Informatics Symposium IRIS 2017. Österreichische Computer Gesellschaft / books@ocg.at, Wien 2017, pp. 411–418. See more examples of Comic Contracts.

James Hazard & Helena Haapio: Wise Contracts: Smart Contracts that Work for People and Machines (LexisNexis Best Paper Award). In E. Schweighofer et al. (eds), Trends and Communities of Legal Informatics. Proceedings of the 20th International Legal Informatics Symposium IRIS 2017. Österreichische Computer Gesellschaft / books@ocg.at, Wien 2017, pp. 425–432.  LexisNexis Best Paper Award.

Helena Haapio & Margaret Hagan: Design Patterns for Contracts. In Erich Schweighofer et al. (eds.), Networks. Proceedings of the 19th International Legal Informatics Symposium IRIS 2016. Österreichische Computer Gesellschaft OCG / books@ocg.at, Wien 2016, pp. 381–388. LexisNexis Best Paper Award.

Helena Haapio, Daniela Alina Plewe & Robert de Rooy: 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 / books@ocg.at, Wien 2016, pp. 373–380.

Marika Salo, Helena Haapio & Stefania Passera: 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 / books@ocg.at, Wien 2016, pp. 399–406.

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Other Publications

Design patterns for contracts: or how you’ve been doing contracts wrong this whole time (and how to fix it), (invited guest blog post, co-authored with Margaret Hagan) Juro Better legal design blog post, February 5, 2018. Juro blog Legal design in practice.

Visual law: What lawyers need to learn from information designers (invited guest blog post, co-authored with Stefania Passera) VoxPopuLII Blog post, May 15, 2013. Cornell University Law School.

See Helena Haapio’s publications at SSRN, Academia.edu and ResearchGate.

Press

Conversations on Legal Design (3/4): Designing contracts. Sebastian Greger, 26 July 2021.

”Ymmärretäänkö ehdot varmasti tarkoitetulla tavalla – ja mitä asialle voi tehdä?” kysyy Helena Haapio. Hanna Pentti, 25 February 2021, Fondia Blogi.

The LD International Tour – Finland – Helena Haapio. Lawbox Design, 2 December 2020.

Tekoäly muuttaa maailmaa | Helena Haapio: Tekoälyn avulla parempia sopimuksia? Riikka Kalmi. Vox cordis 2/2020, p. 32-33.

Contracts as Boundary Objects: What does this mean and why should we care? Sally Guyer, 21 October 2019. Contracting Excellence Journal, IACCM.

Proactive Law: Improving Your Legal Service Delivery (podcast). Interview with Helena Haapio and George Siedel. Daniel Linna, 8 October 2019. Legal Talk Network, Law Technology Now.

Send in the clowns: Grand designs for digital law. Joanna Goodman, 23 September 2019. The Law Society Gazette.

Reinventing Contracts. J. Kim Wright, 14 June 2019. Law Practice Today (American Bar Association).

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