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Former Alterna Partner Annika Vait has joined Rask as a Partner and Co-Head of the firm's Business Consulting and Transactions department.

Former Senior Associate Liis Konn has been promoted to a Partner position with Ellex in Estonia. In her new role, she will co-lead the Dispute Resolution practice at the firm.

Tallinn's Rask law firm has announced it signed a strategic cooperation agreement with environmental consulting firm Hendrikson DGE to offer the best possible service to clients based on a "unique combination of information and experience [resulting from] the daily interaction of our specialists."

Finnish Hameenlinna Administrative Court made a historic resolution on 22.02.2024, in which it found that Wolt couriers are entrepreneurs, not employees. The question of whether platform employees are independent entrepreneurs or salaried employees is also relevant in Estonia. If and how can the resolution of the Finnish court affect how the activities of couriers would be qualified according to Estonian law?

TGS Baltic has advised the SmartCap Estonian state fund on its investment in the EUR 4 million seed round of local deep-tech start-up Up Catalyst. German climate technology fund Extantia led the round which included existing investors Sunly, Little Green Fund, Scottish Baltic Invest, and UniTartu Ventures.

Looking into the historical context of Scandinavian foreign direct investment in the Baltic states, TGS Baltic Managing Partner Ivars Grunte, Walless Partner Rolan Jankelevitsh, Ellex Valiunas Partner Ruta Pumputiene, and Klauberg Baltics Managing Partner Theis Klauberg explore the economic and legal ties between the two regions.

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