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Merilampi Attorneys Ltd, Satu-Anneli Kauranen, Helsinki, FINLAND

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Satu-Anneli Kauranen

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Merilampi Attorneys Ltd

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Competition and EU Law.


Satu-Anneli Kauranen specialises in Competition and EU Law. She has extensive experience of issues related to the abuse of dominant position, cartels and the exchange of information between companies, as well as distribution systems.

Due to Satu-Anneli’s notable international experience, merger notifications to the European Commission and national competition authorities naturally fall within her tasks. She also advises both procurement entities and private companies on public procurement issues. In addition, she has broad experience of EU regulatory law. She has advised a number of companies and trade associations on legal matters concerning, in particular, energy, chemicals (the REACH Regulation and biocides), as well as food and product safety.


Merilampi Attorneys Ltd., Partner 2017 –, Specialist Counsel 2015 –, Senior Associate 2010 – 2014, McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP, Brussels, Associate 2007 – 2009, Hogan & Hartson LLP, Brussels, Junior Associate 2006 – 2007, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, Brussels, Professional Support Lawyer 2004 – 2006, European Commission, DG Competition, Brussels, Intern 2003 – 2004 College of Europe, DG Development, Bruges, National Legal Expert 2000 – 2002, ECAS Citizen Action Service, Legal Expert 2001 – 2008.


Finnish, English.


Finnish Bar Association (previously Associate Member of Brussels Bar, E-list), European Lawyers Association, Finnish Competition Law Association, European Law Association, Senilex ry


University of Turku, LL.M. 2000, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, LL.M. (EU law and IPRs) 2003, The University of Law, London, Diploma in English Commercial law 2003, Attorney-at-Law 2006.


EU and competition

Within: EU and competition

At Merilampi Attorneys Ltd, practice head Erkko Ruohoniemi recently defended Finnish Post in a damages claim relating to whether the imposition of VAT on postal services violated EU law. The group also counts Kesko and Elisa as key clients and defended Länsilinja in a high-profile cartel case brought against several bus companies. Satu-Anneli Kauranen is recommended for her expertise in merger control proceedings and abuse of dominance claims.

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