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Lendify has secured new financing of up to SEK 1,500,000,000 from, amongst others, Insight Investment

June 11, 2019

Together with, amongst others, the management of the company, the arranger and legal advisors to the arranger, Vinge has acted for Lendify in the structuring, documenting and execution of the transaction where one of the world’s largest and most well established asset managers, Insight Investment, acted as main investor.

The transaction is one of the first in Sweden to be executed and reported under the new EU securitisation regulation (Regulation (EU) 2017/2402 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 December 2017) and to be subject to the new reporting requirements thereunder.

Lendify has, with Vinge’s assistance, secured financing of approximately SEK 2,800,000,000 during the spring of 2019, primarily by completion of the above mentioned transaction, by completion of the transaction with a large Swedish institution previously announced in February and by establishing a credit facility with Nordea.

Vinge’s team mainly consisted of partner Albert Wållgren, associates Lionardo Ojeda and Axel Jansson (Banking and Finance) and partner Emma Stuart Beck and associate Caroline Krassén (Financial Services).

COP26 - a step in the right direction to achieve the Paris Agreement goals

On 13 November 2021, the two-week international climate summit COP26, held in Glasgow, UK, was concluded after leaders from over 190 countries agreed on a new deal, the so-called Climate Pact in Glasgow. The aim of COP26 was for leaders from around the world to agree on how to step up global action to tackle the climate crisis. The agreement, which will set the global average temperature increase at between 1.8 and 2.4 degrees Celsius, is a step towards achieving the Paris Agreement's (COP21) more ambitious target of a maximum increase of 1.5 degrees.
June 23, 2022

The EU Court of Justice dismisses Belgium’s request in Opinion 1/20, but points out that the dispute settlement mechanism of ECT is not applicable to ‘intra-EU disputes’

The Energy Charter Treaty (ECT) is under renegotiation. Its Article 26, which provides a dispute settlement mechanism, has however not been announced as being subject to such renegotiations. On 2 December 2020, Belgium submitted a request to the EU Court of Justice (CJEU) for an opinion on whether the dispute settlement mechanism of the draft ECT, assuming it remains unchanged, could be interpreted as allowing its application intra-European Union, i.e. between an EU Member State and an investor who is a national of another Member State, and whether this would be compatible with the EU Treaties, in particular Article 19 TEU on the role of the CJEU and Article 344 TFEU on the autonomy of EU law.
June 17, 2022

Double win for Vinge at MIP Awards

As the only Swedish law firm, Vinge has won two awards at the Managing IP Awards 2022. Vinge was awarded Trademark Contentious Firm of the Year and Copyright and Design Firm of the Year.
June 16, 2022