Fifth year in a row: Vinge – Sweden M&A Legal Adviser of the Year
Vinge has won Mergermarket’s award Sweden M&A Legal Adviser of the Year.
Insurance services in Sweden – a summary
Vinge’s insurance team has written a brief summary of some of the main features of the Swedish regulations affecting foreign insurers with existing or contemplated business activities in Sweden.
Vinge tops IFLR’s rankings
Vinge has distinguished itself this year once again in the IFLR’s “Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms”, which is an annual ranking of the World’s leading law firms.
Vinge strengthens its board of directors and management
Advokatfirman Vinge has developed the organization in order to strengthen and render the operations more effective.
Vinge engages Carl Wetter as Senior Advisor
Carl Wetter, one of the Nordic region’s most experienced lawyers within EU and competition law, is joining Vinge as a Senior Advisor.
Sofia Törnroth-Nyberg and Anna Åhlberg have joined Vinge’s specialist Banking and Finance practice group
”During the last few years, Vinge’s Banking and Finance practice group has grown significantly and strengthened Vinge’s position as one of the leading banking and finance firms in the country”, says Mikael Ståhl, advokat and partner at Vinge.”
The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) clarifies what proof is required in order to demonstrate ”acquisition of a distinctive character”of a trade mark
For more than ten years, Nestlé has fought to maintain its EU trademark registration of the three-dimensional mark, which consists of four trapezoidal chocolate bars aligned on a rectangular base, i.e. Nestlé’s “Kit Kat” product.
IP rights after Brexit – the view of the UK Government
In light of the UK’s impending withdrawal from the EU, on 12 July this year the British Government published “The future relationship between the United Kingdom and the European Union” (the “White Book”). The publication is the first of its kind and shows how the UK views its new relationship with the EU after Brexit.
New partners to Stockholm's office
Three new partners have been elected at Vinge’s Stockholm office with effect from 1 January 2019.
Vinge top-ranked within intellectual property law
IAM Patent 1000 recently released its rankings for 2018 and Vinge is top-ranked within the categories of transactions and dispute resolution.
Vinge – Best law firm for female business lawyers
For the sixth time – and the fifth time in a row – Vinge won the award as the law firm in Sweden which has been most successful in relation to its gender equality initiatives. The award was presented on 14 June in London at the European Women in Business Law Awards. In addition, three of Vinge’s partners were also named as IFLR1000 Women Leaders.
Vinge member of the UN Global Compact
In February this year, Vinge became a member of the UN Global Compact, a UN framework which gathers more than 9000 companies and organizations globally around ten principles concerning respect for human rights, employee rights, the environment and anti‑corruption
Record year for Vinge
After a strong 2016, 2017 became Vinge’s best year ever with an increase in turnover of 15%.
New IP award to Vinge
At a ceremony held in London on Thursday, 8 March, Vinge was awarded the prestigious award Sweden Trade Mark Contentious Firm of the Year 2018.
Maria‑Pia Hope one of Swedish commerce’s most powerful women 2018
On 7 March 2018, Vinge’s CEO Maria‑Pia Hope was named by Veckans Affärer as one of Sweden’s most powerful women within the category of director.