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Tark Grunte Sutkiene has advised two separate clients – Flora Ehitus OU and Kemiflora OU – on the sale of a total of six "developed business immovables” in Tallinn (which the firm clarified consisted of "office spaces and tenants, warehouses, production buildings, and access roads") to local Estonian retailer Puumarket AS.

The Latvian and Lithuanian offices of Raidla Lejins & Norcous (RLN) and the Estonian office of Lawin have left their firms to join forces in what they describe as "a vibrant new pan-Baltic alliance.” The result — “Cobalt” — also includes an office in Belarus. As a result, Irmantas Norkus, the Managing Partner of Cobalt’s Lithuanian office said yesterday, “RLN is dissolved as of today.”

Lawin is representing Ladee Pharma in three extensive patent disputes against Bayer — the first of which was recently resolved by the circuit court in favor of Ladee Pharma. According to Lawin, “ such judicial proceedings between pharmaceutical companies are rare in the Estonian legal landscape and significantly affect the end-consumers of the medicinal products.”

Varul's corporate law team has advised Cybernetica on entering into a cooperation agreement with Smartmatic. Cybernetica is the Estonian R&D lab that built the original Internet voting system used in Estonia, while Varul described Smartmatic as "the leading international company producing automated election systems." 

Varul’s M&A team advised on the sale of shares in the Cinamon Group of companies from GILD Arbitrage venture capital fund to DLT Capital, an Estonian company owned by Russians Tatjana Tolstaja and Vitaly Yakovlev.

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