Resources

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

Books

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

Rob Waller, Helena Haapio & Stefania Passera: Contract Simplification: the Why and the How. Contracting Excellence Journal, 24 July 2017.

Helena Haapio & Thomas D. Barton: Business-Friendly Contracting: How Simplification and Visualization Can Help Bring It to Practice, in Kai Jacob, Dierk Schindler & Roger Strathausen (Eds.), Liquid Legal – Transforming Legal into a Business Savvy, Information Enabled and Performance Driven Industry. Springer International Publishing 2017, pp. 371–396.

Gerlinde Berger-Walliser, Thomas D. Barton & Helena Haapio: From Visualization to Legal Design: A Collaborative and Creative Process. American Business Law Journal, Vol. 54, No. 2, 2017, pp. 347–392. Manuscript available at SSRN.

Helena Haapio, Daniela Alina Plewe & Robert de Rooy: Contract Continuum: From Text to Images, Comics and Code. Jusletter IT, 23 February 2017. Manuscript available at SSRN.

James Hazard & Helena Haapio: Wise Contracts: Smart Contracts that Work for People and Machines. Jusletter IT, 23 February 2017. Manuscript available at SSRN.

Robert Waller, Jenny Waller, Helena Haapio, Gary Crag & Sandi Morrisseau: Cooperation through Clarity: Designing Simplified Contracts. Journal of Strategic Contracting and Negotiation, Vol. 2, Issue 1–2 (Special Issue: Contracting for Innovation and Innovating Contracts), 2016, pp. 48–68.

Thomas D. Barton, Gerlinde Berger-Walliser & Helena Haapio: Contracting for Innovation and Innovating Contracts: an Overview and Introduction to the Special IssueJournal of Strategic Contracting and Negotiation, Vol. 2, Issue 1–2 (Special Issue: Contracting for Innovation and Innovating Contracts), 2016, pp. 3–9.

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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.

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

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

LexisNexis zeichnet aus: Best Paper Award für hervorragende Tagungsbeiträge der IRIS 2017. 16 March 2017. LexisNexis Press Release.

Sarjakuva mullistaa sopimustekstit. Kiira Koskela, 27 February 2017. Turun Ylioppilaslehti.

Comic Contracts: A Novel Approach To Contract Clarity And Accessibility. Kate Vitasek, 14 February 2017. Forbes.

Legal Design Summit. Kati Shibutani, 18 November 2016. Blog of the Master’s degree programme in Service Innovation and Design, Laurea University of Applied Sciences.

Visual Contracts. 4 November 2016. Checklist Legal / Verity White.

Comic employment contracts for farm workers in South Africa. Margaret Hagan, 6 September 2016. Open Law Lab.

Visual Consumer Contracts. Alexandra Devendra, 6 November 2015. Legal design blog.

Visualization of the Law. Alexandra Devendra, 25 September 2015. Legal design blog.

Redesigning Digital Services: Creating simpler and clearer contracts. Warren Smith,

Next Generation Contracts, by Helena Haapio. Margaret Hagan, 13 January 2014. Reading List (books, blogs, articles, and more — for those who want to be on the forefront of legal innovation). Legal Design Initiative, Stanford University’s Institute of Design (d.school).

Haapio: Next Generation Contracts: A Paradigm Shift. Robert C. Richards, Jr., 8 December 2013, Legal Informatics blog.

Legal Design Jam: a sketchnote. Margaret Hagan, 26 October 2013. Open Law Lab.

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