Competition Law

TRINITI helps its clients with all aspects of competition law, including the following:

  • dominant market position abuse and prohibited agreements
  • special rights and concessions
  • governmental aid
  • regulated markets
  • unfair competition, including misleading, offensive or defamatory advertising
  • merger control
  • fair competition enforcement and litigation

TRINITI has represented the following clients, among others, on the following matters:

  • Estonian Air, in its restructuring, including dealing with the possible reclaim of state aid by the European Commission
  • the Port of Tallinn, in handling unfair competition challenges stemming from a state-owned company retaining control of essential facilities
  • Danpower, in merger control arising from acquisitions of Baltic energy companies
  • Finnish railway company VR Group and Russian railway company Freight One, in Estonian merger control proceedings relating to the companies’ Finnish joint venture
  • Naujasis Nevėžis, a maker of breakfast cereal in the Baltic States, in a trademark infringement suit brought by international powerhouse Nestle
  • Eugesta, a Baltic market leader in wholesale, distribution and logistics services, in a court dispute over damages arising from unfair competition

Chambers & Partners says of the firm: ‘TRINITI’s vibrant M&A outfit ensures that merger control is a pivotal feature of the competition practice. The compact operation provides expertise on both the contentious and advisory sides of competition law, and has a strong track record of advising large infrastructure clients’.

Chambers Europe comments: ‘Peers highlight both M&A-related competition issues and advice on dominant position as being TRINITI’s key strengths’

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