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The Varul Tax Department has successfully represented Nordea Bank Finland's Estonia branch in a dispute with the Tax and Customs Board. The case concerned legal issues related to tax obligations on foreign companies` permanent Estonian branches, pursuant to statutory amendments which entered into force in 2010.

The Estonian office of Fort has announced that Ilona Nurmela, a commercial mediator, has joined its team as Counsel.

In a follow-up to the story initially reported by CEE Legal Matters on April 24, Lawin is reporting that it has successfully represented the Government of the Estonian Republic in a controversial and widely-covered dispute against the City of Tallinn, the City of Narva, and a father of a pupil from Narva, who demanded that upper secondary schools continue using Russian as a language of instruction.