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Simo Autio

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Krogerus

Helsinki, Finland
    Local Time: Tuesday 22:19

Practice Expertise

  • Competition and Regulatory
  • Environment and Land Use
  • Public Procurement
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Areas of Practice

  • Competition and Regulatory
  • Environment and Land Use
  • Public Procurement
  • Competition & Regulatory
  • Environment
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Profile

Simo is an experienced competition lawyer with a broad range of expertise covering antitrust and merger control as well as public procurement and state aid.

His areas of specialisation also include sector-specific legislation in various fields, such as pharmaceuticals. Simo has worked on secondment at the Brussels office of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP.

Education

  • Master of Laws, University of Turku (2011)
  • Master of Arts (English Philology), University of Tampere (2008)

Areas of Practice

  • Competition and Regulatory
  • Environment and Land Use
  • Public Procurement
  • Competition & Regulatory
  • Environment

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments
  • Krogerus advises Viking Line and Eckerö Group in public service obligation matters before the Market Court
  • Krogerus advises Royal Unibrew on its acquisition of Solera Beverage Group
  • Krogerus advises Helsinki, Kouvola and Vihti in public private partnerships


Professional Associations
  • Finnish Bar Association
  • Finnish Competition Law Association

Articles

KHO 2012:32: Hankinnan tekeminen väitetyltä valtion tuen saajalta (KHO 2012:32: Making a Public Procurement from an Alleged State Aid Recipient) (Lakimies, 6/2012) (available only in Finnish)

EU:n valtiontukisääntöjen huomioiminen yrityssaneerausmenettelyssä (The Effect of EU State Aid Rules on Finnish Corporate Restructuring Proceedings) (Edilex, 2012/19) (co-author) (available only in Finnish)

Kilpailuoikeuden sanktiot ja Euroopan ihmisoikeustuomioistuimen rangaistusmääritelmä – seuraamusjärjestelmien rajankäynti EU:n muuttuvassa oikeustilassa (The Nature of Competition Law Sanctions in the Light of the European Court of Human Rights' Definitions of Criminal Sanctions) (Acta Legis Turkuensia, 1/2012) (available only in Finnish)

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