Ilkka Aalto-SetäläPartner, Head of EU & Competition at Borenius
Ilkka has over 25 years of experience in antitrust and merger control matters. He advises companies and governmental agencies on antitrust, internal market law and marketing law matters at the national and EU levels, including merger control, abuse of a dominant position, cartels, state aid, gaming and public procurement. Ilkka also litigates on a regular basis before the national courts, the European Commission and the European Court of Justice, and he has advised numerous domestic and foreign clients on M&A transactions and cooperation arrangements.
In addition, Ilkka has worked for the Merger Task Force of the European Commission and for the Finnish Competition Authority where he was involved in the largest and most complex antitrust investigations across a range of industries.
Ilkka serves as the chairman of the Finnish Bar Association’s Competition Law Expert Group and is a co-founder and board member of the Finnish Competition Law Association. He also served as a member of the ministerial working group that conducted research into and proposed changes to the current Finnish Competition Act.