Ami Paanajarvi

Roschier (Helsinki)
Lawyer (Principal Associate)

Ami Paanajarvi is a Principal associate at Roschier in the firm’s Helsinki office. She is specialized in EU and competition law and advices international and domestic clients especially in restrictive practices, dominance matters and merger control. Prior to joining Roschier in 2006, Ms Paanajarvi worked as an attorney at Stibbe attorneys Ltd in the Netherlands and Belgium. Prior to commencing her law practice Ms Paanajarvi graduated in 2000 from the Amsterdam Law School with an LL.M in European Business Law. She obtained her LLB from the UK in 1999. Ms Paanajarvi is a member of the New York Bar and active in both the American Bar Association and the International Bar Association. She has published several articles in international antitrust journals.

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Ami Paanajarvi The Finnish Competition and Consumer Authority removes commitments imposed on broadcasting companies in the context of the acquisition of a pay-TV broadcaster (TV4/MTV)

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On 27 November 2008, the Finnish Competition Authority (since then the Finnish Competition and Consumer Authority, "FCCA"), conditionally approved the acquisition of pay-TV broadcaster C More Group Ab ("C More") by TV4 Ab (“TV4”). The acquisition combined the broadcasting operations of MTV Oy (...)

Ami Paanajarvi The Finnish Market Court rejects dairy producer’s application for stay of execution of the Finnish Competition and Consumer Authority’s decision concerning its abuse of dominant position in the dairy market (Valio)

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In December 2012, the Finnish Competition and Consumer Authority (“FCCA”, at the time the Finnish Competition Authority, “FCA”) proposed to the Market Court that a 70 MEUR fine be imposed on Valio for abuse of dominant position in the market for production and wholesale of fresh milk through a (...)

Ami Paanajarvi The Finnish Market Court conditionally approves a merger in the plumbing and indoor climate systems sector and rejects the Competition Authority’s proposal to block the creation of a joint venture (Uponor / KWH)

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On 24 May 2013 the Finnish Market Court handed down its first decision in a case utilising the recently enacted New Competition Act and the so-called SIEC (significant impediment of effective competition) test. The Market Court broke ground on many levels when it rejected the Competition and (...)

Ami Paanajarvi The Finnish Supreme Administrative Court confirms the Market Court’s decision to fine wholesalers of car spare parts over € 1 M for operating a price cartel (Oy Arwidson Ab, HL Group Oy, Oy Kaha Ab, Koivunen Oy and Örum Oy Ab)

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On 31 May 2012, the Finnish Supreme Administrative Court handed down a judgment confirming the Finnish Market Court’s 2009 judgment finding that five wholesalers of car spare parts - Oy Arwidson Ab, HL Group Oy, Oy Kaha Ab, Koivunen Oy and Örum Oy Ab - had operated an illegal price cartel for (...)

Ami Paanajarvi The Finnish Supreme Administrative Court backs up the National Competition Authority and for the first time ever presents its view on the level of fines imposed in cartel cases (Asphalt cartel)

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On 29 September 2009, following appeals against the Market Court’s decision by both the Finnish Competition Authority (“FCA”) and the defendant companies alleged to have participated in the asphalt cartel, the Supreme Administrative Court (“SAC”) delivered its long awaited judgment. For the first (...)

Ami Paanajarvi The Finnish Competition Authority relaxes behavioral remedies imposed in two related merger clearance decisions due to changes in market conditions (Valio)

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On 23 June 2009 the Finnish Competition Authority (“FCA”) agreed to relax certain behavioral commitments imposed on Valio Oyj (“Valio”) concerning the pricing of raw milk in two earlier merger clearance decisions (case n° 1151/81/99 and case n° 619/81/04). The FCA’s assessment of the suitability of (...)

Ami Paanajarvi The Finnish Competition Authority imposes commitments on the pricing of ATM withdrawals by three banks which own the dominant ATM operator (Norde Bank / OP Bank / Sampo Bank)

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The Finnish Competition Authority (“FCA”) has on 18 June 2009 imposed binding commitments on Nordea Bank Finland Plc (“Nordea”), OP-Pohjola Group (“OP”) and Sampo Bank Plc (“Sampo”) (jointly “Banks”) concerning their pricing of ATM withdrawals. The Banks own Automatia Pankkiautomaatit Oy (“Automatia”), (...)

Ami Paanajarvi The Finnish Competition Authority grants clearance subject to remedies to the acquisition of a Nordic premium pay-TV operator after extended second phase investigation (TV 4 AB / C More Group)

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On 27 November 2007 following a twice extended second phase investigation period, the Finnish Competition Authority (“FCA”) conditionally approved the acquisition of C More Group AB (“CMore”) by TV 4 AB (“TV4”), owned by Bonnier Media Group (“Bonnier”) from the German media group ProSiebenSat1 AG. The (...)

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