Finnish Competition and Consumer Authority (Helsinki)

Niina Hänninen

Finnish Competition and Consumer Authority (Helsinki)

Niina Hänninen is a Helsinki-based Senior Associate specialized in EU & competition law. She has experience in a variety of competition law matters with particular focus on cartel and state aid investigations. Prior to joining Roschier, Niina worked as a Senior Research Officer at the Finnish Competition and Consumer Authority. She has also worked at the DG Competition of the European Commission and for an Australian law firm in Sydney. In addition to her LL.M. degree, Niina holds a post-graduate degree in Economics for Competition Law from the University of King’s College London.

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Niina Hänninen The Finnish Ministry of Finance adjusts its State aid rules regarding municipal enterprises (Local government operations in a competitive market environment and corporatization of operations)


The Finnish authorities have been advised by the European Commission’s preliminary view to abolish a range of tax exemptions and unlimited State guarantees granted to municipal enterprises. The Commission, indeed, is taking a strict approach to the distortion of competition regarding municipal (...)



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