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FILIPSTAD BRYGGE 2, PO BOX 1397 VIKA, 0114 OSLO, NORWAY
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Advokatfirmaet Grette AS, Odd Stemsrud, Oslo, NORWAY

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Odd Stemsrud

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Advokatfirmaet Grette AS

Work Department

EU/EEA, competition and state aid

Position

Odd Stemsrud assists companies globally, as well as at the European and Norwegian level. He has about 20 years of experience and has been in charge of some of the largest EEA/competition matters involving Norwegian companies. These include merger control at the European Commission, including global coordination, global cartel matters, as well as advice in EEA matters (internal market, competition and state aid) at the EFTA Surveillance Authority (ESA). Other advice includes business development (market access), compliance and quality assurance of large projects. He has litigation experience from both the European Court of Justice and the EFTA Court.

Career

2016-: Partner, Grette, 2005-2015: Senior lawyer, Thommessen, 2003-2004: Assistant Director, NHO Brussel, 2000-2002: Associate, Thommessen, 1998-2000: Advisor, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, legal department

Languages

Scandinavian languages, English

Member

The Norwegian Bar Association

Education

2001: Post Graduate Diploma, EC Comp Law, King’s College, 1998: EU law, UiO, 1997: Law degree, UiO


Norway

EU and competition

Within: EU and competition

Advokatfirmaet Grette AS receives praise for its 'technically sound but also business-oriented and pragmatic approach' and department head Odd Stemsrud is singled out as 'always accessible with an impressive knowledge of the law coupled with strategic nous'. Stemsrud's recent work includes representing Höegh Autoliners Holdings in a global cartel case relating to the pure car and truck carrier industry, and acting for alpine skier Henrik Kristoffersen in a case against the Norwegian Ski Federation relating to athletes' rights to enter into sponsorship agreements. Marie Braadland heads the public procurement group.

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  • Proposed ban on personal import of medicinal products ordered via Internet

    The Ministry of Health and Care has recently issued a hearing letter proposing stringent restrictions on import of medicinal products for personal use. Among the actions proposed, is a general ban on the import of prescription drugs, and access for Customs to seize and destroy falsified or illegal medicinal products.
    - Advokatfirmaet Grette DA

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