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  • 10.11.2016

    Baltic Ground Services obtained an excise warehouse activity licence and enters the Estonian market

    The firm's lawyers advised Baltic Ground Services EE, a subsidiary of Lithuanian capital-based company Baltic Ground Services UAB operating in the aviation sector, in obtaining an excise warehouse activity licence for the sale of JET-A1 fuel in Tallinn Airport.

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  • 22.10.2015

    Representing Tallink Group before European Commission in connection with alleged state aid resulting from tax benefits

    The firm's competition and tax law team, led by partner Helmut Pikmets, represented the Tallink Group in a procedure conducted by the European Commission in connection with possible illegal state aid resulting from legislation on excise duty and deposit on packaging.

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  • 18.09.2015

    Representing Amalfi in litigation with Tax and Customs Board

    The firm’s tax team, led by partner Helmut Pikmets, successfully represented Amalfi in a complex legal dispute with the Tax Board. It was the first case in taxation practice when the Tax Board imposed income tax on Amalfi, regarding an immovable in the possession of a shareholder as dividends paid to the shareholder.

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  • 19.04.2014

    Representing Nordea Bank Finland Plc in litigation against tax authority

    The firm's tax team, led by partner Helmut Pikmets, successfully advised Nordea Bank Finland Plc Estonia branch office in court regarding a dispute with the Tax and Customs Board. The case concerned legal issues related to foreign companies' permanent Estonian branches taxation and corresponding law amendments which entered into force in 2010.

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  • 03.03.2013

    Advising Tallink Group on the legislative proceeding of the draft Maritime Safety Act in the Parliament of Estonia

    The firm's tax and competition teams, under the leadership of Helmut Pikmets, advised the Tallink Group on the legislative proceeding of the draft Maritime Safety Act in the Parliament of Estonia (Riigikogu).

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  • 07.01.2013

    Nordea Bank Finland Plc Estonian branch takes its dispute with the tax authority to court

    The firm's tax team led by partner Helmut Pikmets advised Nordea Bank Finland Plc Estonian Branch (Nordea) in constitutional review proceedings at the Office of the Chancellor of Justice. The case involves legal issues relating to the taxation of branches of foreign companies who have permanent establishment in Estonia.

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  • 15.08.2012

    Advising Swedbank Investment Funds in exiting the Danish BPT Secura real estate fund

    The firm advised Swedbank Investment Funds (Swedbank Investeerimisfondid) in exiting from the Danish BPT Secura real estate fund and application of the Estonian-Danish tax convention.

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  • 31.01.2012

    Successfully representing a fuel retailer before the Supreme Court

    The firm’s tax team, led by partner Helmut Pikmets, successfully represented a fuel retailer OÜ Kõrveküla Tankla at the Constitutional Review Chamber of the Supreme Court of Estonia in a dispute against the Estonian Tax and Customs Board.

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  • Representing former shareholders of Stora Enso Timber in the largest tax disputes of the Baltics

    Successfully representing a group of former shareholders of Stora Enso Timber (formerly AS Sylvester) in the largest tax dispute in the Baltic States.

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