Provided by Svein Terje Tveit
Tveit has extensive experience of all aspects of EU/EEA, Norwegian and international competition law, regularly leading complex mergers and investigations, including multi-jurisdictional filings. He regularly also assists with state aid and public procurement mandates. He has particular expertise in the retail/food, transport, TMT and energy sectors.
Qualified in 2006 (triple master's degree from Bergen, Norway; King's College London and Heidelberg University, Germany). Joined Arntzen de Besche as partner in 2019. Managing Associate, Senior Associate and Associate, Thommessen, 2007-2018; Seconded associate, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, 2016; Deputy Judge, Stavanger District Court, 2009-2010.
Norwegian Bar Association.
Co-author of the EEA and State Aid Chapter in State Aid and the Energy Sector. Oxford: Hart. Editors: Leigh Hancher, Adrien de Hauteclocque, Francesco Salerno, as well as a number of articles, including the recent: Joint bidding – a smelly looking fish or a rockpool goby? An update from the Nordics", European Competition Law Journal (ECLR), issue 7/2020 and "A new boost to national recovery?", Svein Terje Tveit, State Aid Law Quarterly 2019 (2).
Svein Terje Tveit also advises on state aid and merger clearance mandates as well as investigations and compliance projects. One client endorses: "He shows initiative and gives us his legal and strategic options without being asked. He also sees opportunities and presents them to us."