Riikka Aarikka

Bird & Bird (Helsinki)
Senior Associate

Riikka Aarikka is a senior associate in Bird & Bird’s Competition & EU Law Group based in Helsinki. Her expertise lies especially within public procurement and contractual matters. Prior to joining Bird & Bird, she worked in the public sector for several years and for a Finnish listed ICT company, where she held a versatile in-house legal counsel role.

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Riikka Aarikka, Aarne Puisto, Katia Duncker The EU Commission confirms the Parliament and Council’s procurement directive to answer the question of COVID-19 may affect the use of the negotiated procedure without prior publication and amending contracts during their term


The Coronavirus (COVID-19) has in a short time driven the whole world into a state of emergency. The pandemic may cause situations for which contracting authorities cannot have prepared for in advance. In this article, we will look at the question of how COVID-19 may affect the use of the (...)


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