Represented Estonian daily business newspaper Äripäev in a successful dispute

Ellex Raidla partner Ants Nõmper represented Äripäev, the leading Estonian daily business newspaper, in a dispute against Ivar Richard Skandeberg.

The dispute started on 27 September 2012 as a result of an article “TOP15 wealthiest women: money is in mens’ hands” published by Äripäev. Ivar Richard Skandeberg addressed to the Estonian Data Protection Inspectorate claiming that Äripäev has processed his personal data illegally. Skandeberg applied to stop processing personal data and asked to eliminate magazine TOP 500 wealthiest from the sale. Neither Tallinn administrative court nor Tallinn district court satisfied his appeal.

Skandeberg was not satisfied with his loss in appellation court and made an appeal in cassation to the Supreme Court. On December 18, 2014 the Supreme Court decided not to accept his appeal.

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