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Nicoleta Tuominen
Nicoleta Tuominen
Associate
Brussels +32 2 549 5266 ntuominen@cov.com Download V-card

Nicoleta Tuominen advises clients across a broad range of EU competition, anti-corruption compliance and European and international trade matters.

Over the last two years she represented the Council of the European Union, whose position she defended in EU trade-related disputes before the European courts in Luxembourg.

Competition Law

  • Merger/regulatory filings before the German Competition Authority/ Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy (various).
  • Representing Slovak Telekom in the European Commission’s investigation of their pricing practices on the Slovak broadband market.
  • Advising leading global pharmaceutical manufacturers on various aspects of their licensing operations.

Anti-Corruption Compliance and Investigations

  • Assisting international companies with anti-corruption due diligence related to acquisitions, asset purchases, joint ventures, and other transactions.
  • Member of a team conducting internal investigations for companies in connection with potential violations of the FCPA and other anti-corruption laws.

Export Controls and Economic Sanctions

  • Advised companies in a range of sectors on compliance with trade controls, including in relation to day-to-day compliance, internal investigations, and voluntary self-disclosures.
  • Providing guidance on European trade sanctions and asset freezing measures, including those relating to Iran, Syria, Ukraine and Russia.

European Trade Law

  • Representing the Council of the EU in two actions for damages cases (T-205/14 and T206/14) brought by importers of canned mandarines from China against the Council and the European Commission. Language of the proceedings: German.
  • Representing the Council of the EU in a request for a preliminary ruling from the Finanzgericht Hamburg (Germany) regarding the validity of an anti-dumping regulation (C-371/14). Language of the proceedings: German.
  • Advising a German solar panel manufacturer and importer in connection with the EU anti-dumping investigation into imports of solar panels from China.

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht e.V. (Association of German-speaking lawyers with a special interest in antitrust law), Member
  • Member of the Editorial Board of World Competition - Law and Economics Review

Previous Experience

  • Trainee Lawyer at an international law firm in Brussels.
  • Academic Assistant at the College of Europe, giving tutorials on EU competition law and the Internal Market.
  • Trainee Lawyer at a Romanian law firm.