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Competition Law Nordic
21 & 22 March 2022
Stockholm, SwedenRadisson Blu, Waterfront

Saara Vahvaselkä
Director at PwC (Finland)


Saara works as a Director and as a head of Competition Law for PwC Finland. Saara has over 15 years of experience in competition law matters and has previously worked for the Finnish Competition Authority as a Senior Research Officer and Head of Research, Senior Associate in a law firm and as an in-house competition lawyer and General Counsel for a Finnish industrial company, in which she was also responsible for the groups quality function and a member of the Marketing and Sales Management Group.

At the Finnish Competition Authority, Saara was responsible for several major cartel cases in wood procurement, roof bitumen, food retail and transportation markets. As an in-house lawyer and General Counsel, Saara was responsible for example for the competition law matters globally and for major competition law follow-on damage proceedings.

Saara assists clients in merger proceedings, dominance and other antitrust matters, efficiency and self -assessments, compliance risk assessments, compliance programs, and antitrust damage proceedings.

In addition to her LLM and Executive MBA, Saara has received an MA in EC Competition law and conducted post-graduate studies in Economics for Competition Law in King’s College."

Agenda Sessions

  • Horizontal Cooperation & Information Exchange including the Risks of Trade Associations