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Mikko Alkio

Helsinki, Finland Europe Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Competition/European Law
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Competition/European Law - Finland

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Mikko Alkio has demonstrable experience in complex merger control mandates, including phase II investigations carried out by the FCCA into planned transactions in the healthcare or construction sectors. Clients highlight his business-oriented approach and note his understanding of the wider political context surrounding competition law matters.
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Practice Areas

Compliance; Competition and State Aid; Intellectual Property and Data Protection; Economics; Healthcare; Technology and Innovations; Life Sciences; Policy and Regulation

Mikko focuses his practice on competition law, state aid, technology law and intellectual property rights. He is considered to be one of the leading experts in the field of regulated industries, including healthcare and pharma, energy and natural resources, media and software. Mikko has co-authored a leading treatise on competition law and recently authored an in-depth analysis of the Finnish healthcare system. His most recent book discusses state aid regulation in the European Union.

Career

Avance Attorneys Ltd, Partner 2012-

Ministry of Employment and the Economy, State Secretary (Economic affairs) (2008-2009)

Microsoft Finland Oy, Director of Information Society Relations (2007-2008)

Economic Policy Adviser to the Finnish Prime Minister (2005-2007)

European Commission, Member of Commissioner Rehn’s Cabinet (2004-2005)

Prime Minister’s Office, EU-secretariat, Special Advisor (Energy, Transport, Telecommunications) (2003-2004)

Roschier Attorneys Ltd., Senior Associate (2000-2003, 2009-2010)

College of Europe, Bruges, LL.M. (2000)

University of Helsinki, LL.M. (1998)

Preparing Doctoral Thesis on “Market Access and Role of State in the European Union”

Professional Memberships

European Law Association (board member), Finnish Competition Law Association. Mikko is also a member of the Finnish Bar.

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Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Total 9 Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

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Blackstone and Brunswick sell Kielo to Castellum for approximately EUR 640 million

Authors: Mikko Alkio, Selinda Näse, Björn Söderblom, Lotta Nahkala, Jaakko Kuusmäki, Jami Paturi, Janina Järvi, Eino Rautanen, Staffan Skult, Lasse Nordström

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Fysios to merge with Mehiläinen

Authors: Mikko Alkio, Ulf-Henrik Kull, Erkki-Antti Sadinmaa, Henrikki Tahkokallio, Anneli Nurminen, Jami Paturi, Sonja Heiskala, Ella Seppänen, Katja Jaakkola, Jenna Lampinen

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Mercell acquires Cloudia

Authors: Mikko Alkio, Mathias Lindqvist, Lotta Nahkala, Eino Rautanen, Anneli Nurminen, Lasse Nordström, Topi Siniketo, Sebastian Kellas

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