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Arsi Pavelts of Nove and Paul Varul from Varul — the Estonian office of Tark Grunte Sutkiene — have successfully represented Netica OU before the Estonian Supreme Court in a dispute with Paldiski Logistikapark OU and OU Riigiressursside Keskus revolving around, according to Nove, "acknowledgement of obligation."

According to Estonia's Nove law office, a study conducted by two of its lawyers that was commissioned by Estonia's Ministry of Justice and the Government Office and carried out in cooperation with the Estonian Center for Applied Research (CENTAR) has revealed that in order to better protect the interests of creditors and shareholders, cross-border mobility of companies should be easier and more expressly regulated.

On February 6th, 2017, CEELM reported that Ellex had advised AS Eesti Loto, the Estonian operator of the Bingo Loto, Keno Loto, Viking Loto, and Eurojackpot, on the recent completion of a procurement procedure in order to set up a new internal central information system designed to last for seven years. Heiki Kranich, the Chairman of the Management Board at AS Eesti Loto, agreed to explain how the procurement system was designed.

Ellex Raidla has announced that Martin Kaerdi – who the firm describes as "our long-term colleague and one of the best experts of Estonian private law" – has been appointed Partner and will lead the firm’s Real Estate and Employment Practice Group.

Cobalt has advised Santa Monica Networks Group on the sale of its Estonian and Finnish subsidiaries to the Elisa Corporation telecommunications company and its Latvian and Lithuanian subsidiaries to Livonia Partners. Bird & Bird advised the Elisa Corporation and Ellex Raidla advised Livonia Partners on the transaction, which is expected to be completed by May 1, 2017.

Working alongside global counsel Mannheimer Swartling, Sorainen has advised Providence Equity Partners on the acquisition of the Baltic businesses of Swedish media holdings Modern Times Group. Allen & Overy advised Providence on financing for the acquisition. Cobalt — working alongside Sweden's Hamilton law firm — advised the Modern Times Group on the deal.

Primus's Tallinn office has advised leading BaltCap on acquisition of 100% of Sanoma Baltics AS, the operator of the Estonian online classified sites auto24 and Kuldne Bors, from Sanoma Media Finland Oy. Sorainen advised the sellers and Cobalt advised the management of Sanoma Baltics AS on the transaction, which is expected to close in spring 2017 and the parties have agreed not to disclose the value of the transaction.

Sorainen Estonia has advised Nettbuss, the Norwegian bus operator, on its acquisition of 15% of Estonian technology company T Solutions. Primus advised T Solutions on the deal, which also involves an agreement by Nettbuss to implement T Solutions’ technology on Nettbuss commercial express lines in Norway and Sweden.