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Jokerit Hockey Club / Competition Law issue

Sivenius Suvanto acted as legal counsel to Jokerit Hockey Club Oy (Jokerit) (Kontinental Hockey League) in the case subjected to consideration of the Finnish Competition and Consumer Authority (FCCA) concerning the agreement between Jääkiekon SM-liiga Oy (Finnish Hockey League) and the League Hockey Clubs, according to which the League Hockey Clubs will not hire players from Jokerit in the middle of the season nor will arrange training games with Jokerit. The FCCA considered the agreement to be against the Competition Act and ordered the application of the agreement to be ceased.

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