Competition

Regulatory & Competition Competition

TGS Baltic's competition team “handles major domestic and international mandates and receives rave revues.” 

We are passionate about what we do. We see competition law as an enabler rather than a restraint and do our best to make the law work in our clients’ favour.

We have represented clients before national competition and regulatory authorities and at national courts as well as at the European Commission and EU courts. Our team is very active in promoting compliance with competition rules and spreading knowledge about competition law – we conduct training on competition law and customer relations and also prepare compliance guidelines and do audits.

Our diverse client portfolio includes manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers, and others, from regulatory sectors including electronic communications, energy, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, cosmetics, food, consumer goods, and others.

Major Deals

  • 02.03.2021

    TGS Baltic Successfully Represented Eesti Post in Estonian Competition Authority’s Proceedings

    Law Firm TGS Baltic’s competition practice senior associates Katri Paas-Mohando and Triinu Järviste represented Eesti Post in the Competition Authority’s supervision proceedings, which were based on a complaint submitted by direct marketing company Target Master.

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  • 29.01.2021

    TGS Baltic advised Saugos investicijų biuras on receiving a merger clearance from the Competition Council regarding the acquisition of 3 security companies owned by Maxima

    TGS Baltic successfully advised Saugos investicijų biuras (SIB) on receiving a merger clearance from the Competition Council regarding the acquisition of 3 security companies - Akonkagva, Eigeris and Loganas – all owned by Maxima LT, the largest retail group in the Baltics.

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  • 26.01.2021

    TGS Baltic Scored Significant Victory for Coffee IN Against Apollo Cinema

    TGS Baltic’s litigation and competition team in the participation of Martti Peetsalu, Triinu Järviste and Silvia Urgas scored a significant interim judgment in recent judicial proceedings which explains admissibility of exclusivity clauses in distribution agreements in terms of competition law and confirms to Coffee IN in a positive way that Apollo cannot use its high market share on the cinema market to free itself from contractual obligations on other markets based on competition law arguments.

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  • 22.01.2021

    We Advised One of Baltics’ Largest Real Estate Companies Kapitel on Acquisition of 50% Holding in Logistics Property Company Nordassets

    The main area of activity of Nordassets is development, acquisition, management and leasing of industrial property. The enterprise owns logistics centres with approximately 59,000 m² space for rent and a registered immovable with a detailed plan in Rae Rural Municipality in Harju County, the main lessee of which is Smarten Logistics. The transaction will take effect after obtaining approval from the Estonian Competition Authority.

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  • 05.01.2021

    TGS Baltic assisted investment company De Maria Project in acquisition of Energate

    TGS Baltic assisted investment company De Maria Project in the acquisition of Energate, a natural gas distribution, sales and network development company in Estonia, from a group of private financial investors led by investment company Capital Mill.

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  • 21.12.2020

    TGS Baltic advised the sale of one of the newest and most modern fuel terminals in Estonia

    We advised the sale of AS Kroodi Terminal, one of the newest and most modern fuel terminals in Estonia and MK Kamion OÜ, a fuel wholesaler, to Terminal Oil OÜ.

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Awards & Recognition

  • Legal 500

    “An excellent competition law practice with talented lawyers who can give valuable advice” and have “a remarkable record in domestic competition and antitrust cases.”

     

    Legal 500
  • Chambers and Partners

    “This Baltic firm has been very active representing clients against state authorities. [...] Observers are particularly impressed with the strong arguments the team puts forward in court” and before competition authorities.

    Chambers and Partners

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