Vinge has been awarded “Best Nordic Business Law Firm for Women” at the European Women in Business Law Awards which took place in London on 10 September. For the eighth time, Vinge has won the award as the law firm which has been most successful in relation to its gender equality work.
International Union of Marine Insurers (IUMI) is preparing for its first web based conference – Stockholm 2020 – of which Vinge is a proud sponsor. In the latest edition of IUMI Eye, published just in time for the conference, Vinge’s Paula Bäckdén and Sweden Insurance’s senior advisor Mikaela Tamm discuss the implications of waiving liability limitations.
Vinge has handled both the most and the largest transactions in terms of value during the first half of 2020 according to Mergermarket's half-year statistics. By mid-year, Vinge has advised in 40 transactions, at a value of MUSD 6.806. On the corresponding Nordic list, Vinge has achieved second place in respect of the number of transactions, and first place in respect of the largest projects in terms of value.
Road transport performed by Samskip Sia in Sweden has been confirmed to be within the framework of a permitted combined transport through a decision of the Administrative court of Falun in Sweden. The central question in the case was how to interpret the term “nearest suitable railway station”
DAC 6 is a EU Directive which entails that advisers are subject to a duty to notify the relevant tax authorities concerning their client’s cross‑border arrangements. The purpose of the information disclosure obligation is to combat tax evasion, tax fraud and tax avoidance.
A large number of corporations will most certainly be severely impacted by the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. The new challenges will impact companies’ compliance risks, which are likely to be different and, to a certain extent, increased. It is crucial that - also in disrupting times - internal compliance procedures are maintained and that new risks are identified and mitigated.
The economic challenges following from the outbreak of Covid-19 have, and will continue to have, a serious effect on the financial situation of many companies during the foreseeable future. Aside from day-to-day challenges such as liquidity issues and need for cost cutting, borrowers must be aware of their obligations in relation to their lenders under their financing arrangements.
Klarna, the leading global payments and shopping service, has raised $650 million in an equity funding round, at a post money valuation of $10.65 billion, which ranks Klarna as the highest-valued private fintech in Europe and now the 4th highest worldwide.
Vinge has advised Neste Corporation in the sale of its 49.99% shares in Nynas AB to Bitumina Industries Ltd.
Vinge advised Nordea Bank Abp and Citigroup Global Markets Limited, acting as Global Coordinators and Bookrunners, in connection with a directed sale of existing shares in Better Collective A/S at a value of SEK 406 million through an accelerated book-built offering.
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Among other things, we represented Hufvudstaden in the large so-called West Link case, where the Swedish Transport Administration applied for a permit for water activities for the construction of the West Link.
We represented Acast, the company behind the large podcast platform with the same name, in connection with a total investment of EUR 25 million from the European Investment Bank.
In a deal worth SEK 450 million, Samtrans, the leading actor within specific public transport services, was acquired by Nobina. We advised the seller TransportIT Group, and the mandate included extensive TSA issues.