Record high activity within M&A – Christina Kokko interviewed in Dagens Industri
After several red-hot years, expectations were that there would be a decline in activity. Instead, in an interview in Dagens Industri, Vinge’s Christina Kokko describes an M&A market which is hotter than ever.
Vinge awarded prestigious IP awards
Vinge’s IP practice group has won two awards at the IAM/WTR Global IP Awards. Vinge was awarded both Swedish Patent Litigation Firm of the Year and Swedish Trademark Litigation Firm of the Year.
Brexit requires extensive preparations by Swedish companies
Swedish companies with any form of exposure to the UK will be affected by Brexit. How an individual company is affected is dependent upon the company’s operational area.
The Patent and Market Court of Appeal holds that Crisp Rolls is not deemed to constitute an infringement of the trademark KRISPROLLS
Since the 1990s, Pågen has held the trademark KRISPROLLS registered for crisp rolls. When Danish Bisca launched crisp rolls on the Swedish market under the trademark CRISP ROLLS Pågen reacted and wanted to stop the mark.
Is the UK Attorney General’s legal advice regarding the backstop correct?
James Hope, partner and head of Vinge’s Dispute Resolution practice group in Stockholm as well as a Solicitor Advocate, provides an analysis of the latest turn of events concerning Brexit in an article written in English. What implications are there for the withdrawal agreement that the Attorney General’s advice was wrong?
Administrative Court Judgment – Shareholders of private equity funds are taxed according to capital income
On 20 November 2018, the Stockholm Administrative Court decided that dividends to eleven persons who indirectly owned units in the private equity firms Valedo Fund I AB and Valedo Fund II AB, shall only be taxed in the capital income tax category.
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.