Tapani Manninen is a senior adviser in Hannes Snellman’s competition and procurement group. His field of expertise includes various aspects of EU and domestic competition law, including antitrust, merger control and compliance programmes. Mr Manninen has published several articles and contributed to international publications on competition law and merger control. He is, for example, the co-author of ‘From Negotiation to Antitrust Clearance’ and ‘Views on the Amendment of the Finnish Competition Act’ (with Mikael Wahlbeck, in Defensor Legis 3/2004). Mr Manninen has been recommended for competition law expertise, inter alia, in the following international publications: Chambers Global, The Legal 500, PLC Which Lawyer?, Who’s Who Legal, European Legal Experts and IFLR 100 Experts Guide. Mr Manninen graduated from the University of Helsinki in 1987 and holds a degree in EU law from the Centre Européen Universitaire de Nancy in France.