We defended the creators of “Kuuuurija” regarding the so-called “cat factory” episode, as criminal proceedings were brought against the host, producer and cameraman for the offence of illegal entry. Read more
A suspicion was filed against the host of “KUUUURIJA”, Katrin Lust, regarding an unlawful search carried out in the so-called “child pornography” episode. Read more
Kaupo Kutsar is a professional farmer and politician who raised questions about whether it is correct to use the tricolour flag logo (blue-black-white) on products whose main ingredient has no ties to Estonia and whether the statements that the manager of Toiduliit made about the logo are transparent and truthful. Read more
The District Court’s judgment has not yet entered into force and the dispute may continue in the Circuit Court of Appeal.
Harju District Court delivered a judgment dismissing the claim filed by star-chiropractor Oolo against Katrin Lust.
The dispute was significant in more than one respect, as the court analysed several complex legal questions in its 42-page judgment:
- The journalistic right to use copyrighted material without the author’s consent and without paying any fees.
- The extent to which a claimant can rely on aspects derived from context, i.e. putting words in a journalist’s mouth.
- A journalist’s right to publish interviews conducted with their sources.
- A journalist’s right to use someone’s personal data if the person in question has previously published such data about themselves.
The dispute continues in Tallinn Circuit Court of Appeal.
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Attorneys of TRINITI have advised on matters concerning anti-money laundering compliance, including companies from different sectors (from accounting providers and real estate agencies to creditors and banks). We have helped our clients to assess money laundering risks in their entities and determine risk appetite, as well as establish rules of procedure and internal control. We have consulted and represented companies also in supervisory proceedings of Financial Intelligence Unit.
Karmen Turk, Katri Tomson and Maarja Pild, lawyers in the TRINITI Law Firm, represented their client in the European Union’s first ICO case. In the case regarding Santiment ICO (Bloomberg in the crypto world), the parties reached a mutually acceptable compromise. In the event of a dispute, whether and how can the other party be required to transfer the crypto assets (tokens), whether a default interest can be charged for delay (if no money is involved), and what are the bailiff’s tools for enforcing a judgment rendered in a crypto asset dispute – those were some of the topics hotly debated.
TRINITI’s lawyers have also discussed the risks and disputes related to crypto assets and ICOs in the Äripäev Radio broadcast “TRINITI eetris” (TRINITI On Air).
TRINITI represented Viasat, a global satellite operator in a civil case, where the Estonian Authors’ Union (EAÜ) presented claims against Viasat to refrain from providing the signal of 42 different television programmes (incl. ETV, ETV2, Kanal 2, TV3, TV6 and Kanal 11) to end consumers without obtaining prior permission (license) from the EAÜ. Read more
TRINITI advised the largest Estonian e-book publisher Eesti Digiraamatute Keskus in matters of public procurement, development and maintenance of a platform for an e-library
TRINITI successfully represented a member of the board before the Estonian Supreme Court in a precedent dispute against the Tax Authority claiming annulment of a board member’s liability decision. The matter was transferred to the whole board of the Administrative Law Chamber for a decision regarding the principle matter of tax law