Katri Paas-Mohando

Cobalt Legal (Estonia)
Lawyer (Senior Associate)

Katri Paas-Mohando is a senior associate at COBALT Estonia. Her areas of practice include competition law, various regulatory matters and corporate law. She is one of the leading competition law specialists in Estonia. She has a unique combination of impressive academic background (having defended the first competition law related PhD thesis in Estonia) and over ten years of practical experience in all areas of competition law. She has been involved in day-to-day consulting of clients from a broad range of industry and trade, but has also ran many challenging antitrust, merger and state aid cases. She is also an esteemed lecturer of competition law in the University of Tartu.Besides competition law experience, she has represented clients from various regulatory sectors in regulatory authorities in relation to obtaining licences or registrations, as well as in relation to consumer claims. She has also an extensive experience in all stages of M&A transactions. Having worked closely with founding engineers of Skype technologies in their investment vehicle Ambient Sound Investments, she has been involved in advising various private equity and venture capital investments into science intensive start-up companies. She holds JD degree and BA degree in law from the University of Tartu, and LL.M degrees from the University of Helsinki, New York University School of Law and the National University of Singapore. Besides her experience at COBALT, she has practiced competition law as an associate with LAWIN and as a trainee at the Competition Team of the European Commission Legal Service as well as Allen & Overy LLP in Brussels.

Articles

1535 Bulletin

Katri Paas-Mohando An Estonian Circuit Court rules in a criminal case concerning an attempt to fix prices, share markets and engage in collective boycott on the basis of national provisions similar to Article 101 TFEU (Oleg Ossinovski / AS Spacecom)

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On 11 March 2008, the Tallinn County Court (a court of appeal) upheld an earlier ruling of Harju County Court, which had convicted a railway freight services provider, AS Spacecom («Spacecom»), and its management board member Oleg Ossinovski of an attempt to agree on restrictions of competition (...)

Katri Paas-Mohando An Estonian Court rules in a criminal case concerning an attempt to fix prices, share markets and engage in collective boycott in the freight services market (Oleg Ossinovski and Spacecom)

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On 21 December 2007, the Harju County Court (a court of first instance) convicted a railway freight services provider, AS Spacecom (“Spacecom”), and its management board member Oleg Ossinovski of an attempt to agree on restrictions of competition with its main competitor Eesti Raudtee (Estonian (...)

Katri Paas-Mohando The Estonian Court of appeal confirms the right of third parties to challenge merger decisions, but upholds the Competition Authority’s merger clearance concerning the acquisition of a company controlling a chain of pharmacies (Magnum Medical / Parimex Invest)

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On 14 June 2005, the Tallinn Circuit Court (a court of appeal) issued a judgment upholding the Estonian Competition Authority’s (ECA) merger clearance concerning the acquisition of OÜ Parimex Invest, a company controlling a chain of pharmacies, by AS Magnum Medical, an Estonian dominant (...)

Katri Paas-Mohando The Estonian Competition Authority clears an acquisition by a major competitor subject to commitment to limit output, which was later amended (A. Le Coq / Finelin)

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On 11 November 2003, the Estonian Competition Authority (ECA) cleared the acquisition of control by AS A.Le Coq (A.Le Coq) over OÜ Finelin (Finelin). As the merging parties had significant overlapping business activities on the Estonian soft drinks, bottled water, long drink and cider markets, (...)

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