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(1) A specialist (in, for example, an area of science, technology, or art) who is invited to help study problems whose solution requires specialized knowledge (see).

(2) In law, a person who has specialized knowledge and is asked to conduct an examination (see). The request may come from agencies of investigation, the court, other governmental agencies (such as an arbitration tribunal), or nongovernmental agencies (such as an arbitration board). In the USSR the work of an expert is regulated by procedural legislation and statutes that pertain to the institutions conducting examinations. Questions that are decided by an expert should not involve the juridical aspects of a criminal or civil case. Conclusions are presented by the expert in written form. The expert may be held criminally responsible for knowingly giving a false conclusion or for refusing without reason to present his conclusion.

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Fibre based materials company Ahlstrom-Munksjo Oyj (STO:AM1S) announced on Tuesday the appointment of it nomination board, which comprises of representatives of the three largest shareholders of the company and, in addition, two expert members, namely the chairman of the board of directors and a person nominated by the board of directors.
Kaukonen, the chairman of YIT's board, will participate in the nomination board's work as an expert member. The nomination board's chairman is counsellor of law Juhani Makinen.
In addition, the chairman of the board of directors of Alma Media, Petri Niemisvirta, will act as an expert member in the nomination committee.
Also, the chairman of Altia's board of directors, Sanna Suvanto-Harsaae, will act as an expert member in the nomination board.
Exel Composites Oyj (HEL:EXL1V) announced on Wednesday that the members of its nomination board are Magnus Skaninger, of Swedbank Robur Fonder; Kalle Saariaho, of OP Fund Management Company; Claes Murander, of Lannebo Fonder; Malin Bjorkmo, of Handelsbanken Fonder and Reima Kerttula, chairman of the board of directors of Exel Composites, as an expert member.
Reportedly, representatives of the four largest shareholders registered in Tokmanni Group's shareholder register as of 1 September 2018 are elected to the shareholders' nomination board, along with the chairman of the board of directors, Seppo Saastamoinen, as an expert member.
Suomen Hoivatilat Oyj (HEL:HOIVA) announced on Wednesday that the members of its shareholders' nomination board, consisting of its three largest shareholders as of 1 September 2018, are Minna Aman-Toivio, vice-chairman of the company's board of directors; Partnera Oy, sole shareholder of Nurture Property Holding Oy and Nurture Real Estate Holding Oy; Timo Leskinen, chief investment officer at OP Wealth Management, OP Rahastoyhtio Oy (OP investment funds); Johannes Wingborg, corporate governance manager, Lansforsakringar Fondforvaltning AB and Pertti Huuskonen, chairman of Suomen Hoivatilat's board of directors, who will serve as the nomination board's expert member.
The chairman of the company's board of directors, Petteri Wallden will act as an expert member of the nomination board.
Gustav Nyberg, chairman of Aspo's board of directors, will act as an expert member of the nomination board.

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