Pohla & Hallmagi has advised France's Oberthur Technologies on its agreement with Estonia's Police and Border Guard Board to produce ID cards in the country. The Police & Border Guard Board was represented by Deloitte Legal.
Under the new agreement between the Police and Border Guard Board (PBGB) and Oberthur Technologies, the latter will produce IDs begins in 2019. The value of the five-year contract is approximately EUR 40 million. Under the new agreement, the expenses of the PBGB for the manufacture of the ID card will remain at the present level.
According to the agreement, Oberthur Technologies will be responsible for the manufacture and functionality of ID cards. The French company will manufacture and personalize the cards in Estonia.
The Pohla & Hallmagi team consisted of Partners Martin Mannik, Asko Pohla, and Toivo Viilup.
The Deloitte Legal team consisted of Attorney-at-law Merit Lind and Associate Katrin Alliksaar.