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Hannes Snellman’s tax, litigation, and insolvency teams collaborated to assist several Finnish landlords in a case where Finnish tax authorities tried to claw back VAT deductions on real estate investments due to the tenant’s bankruptcy. The case relates to a more general transformation of retail business where traditional retail stores are struggling due to the emergence of e-commerce.
Hannes Snellman acted as counsel to a fund managed by J.P. Morgan Asset Management in its disposal of a 66,680 sqm logistics property in Espoo to a fund managed by Genesta.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) is preparing to open two temporary offices on the site of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games. Counsel Markus Manninen, who heads our cross-practice team specialising in Sports, Media and Entertainment law, will act as arbitrator in the CAS Anti-Doping Division for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games.
Hannes Snellman Counsel to Accent Equity-backed Bogfelts in the acquisition of Ljuspoolen i Kumla AB. Ljuspoolen is a leading regional player of installation, service and maintenance of road and park lighting focusing on quality, efficiency and long-term customer relations.
Hannes Snellman’s Finnish Competition & Procurement practice was ranked in the Elite category in the recently published GCR100. In addition, our Swedish Competition & Procurement practice was ranked in the Recommended category. The GCR100 is a guide to the world's leading competition law practices published by the Global Competition Review.
Hannes Snellman acted as counsel to UK-based private equity firm Vitruvian Partners LLP in the acquisition of Easy Park AS, the Norway-based developer of mobile parking from Verdane Capital, the Norway-based private equity firm and Ledstiernan AB, the Sweden-based private equity firm.
Hannes Snellman acted as counsel to OP Financial Group in its sale of the non-life insurance company Seesam Insurance AS (Seesam), including its Latvian and Lithuanian branches, to Vienna Insurance Group (VIG).
Hannes Snellman acted as counsel to Green Horizon Renewables (GHR) in the 70% stake in the Finnish wind power company, Winda Power. Winda Power focuses on preparation of construction of wind power farms in Finland.