Mandate Nobina acquires Samtrans

June 15, 2018

Samtrans, which is the leading actor within specific public transport services in the Stockholm area, has been acquired by Nobina. The seller is TransportIT Group.

The purchase price amounts to MSEK 450, half of which is in the form of a possible supplementary purchase price. The acquisition is conditional upon approval by the Swedish Competition Authority. Vinge advised the seller. The mandate included relatively extensive TSA issues.

Vinge’s team consisted of partners Olof Jisland and Eva Fredriksson together with, among others, associates Filip Öhrner, Karl Klackenberg, Christoffer Nordin, Karolina Cohrs and Johan Wahlbom.

Clarification of the interpretation of ”nearest suitable railway station”

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DAC 6 – EU Directive concerning reportable cross‑border tax arrangements

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.
June 04, 2020

The importance of continuous focus on compliance procedures in disrupting times

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.
May 28, 2020