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Vinge advised Tele 2 in the largest competition damages case in Sweden

May 27, 2016

Stockholm District Court delivered its judgment today in the largest competition damages case in Sweden to date.

According to the judgment, Telia shall pay damages in the amount of SEK 240 million plus interest to Tele2. The total damages awarded thus currently amounts to approximately SEK 500 million. Notice of appeal must be submitted to Svea Court of Appeal on or before 16 June 2016.

The case relates to damages for alleged abuse of a dominant position by Telia at the beginning of 2000. The alleged abuse consisted of so-called margin squeezing in connection with the provision of resale services for broadband connections via ADSL.

Vinge’s team consists of advokat Johna Karlsson (partner) and advokat Mikael Broomé as well as counsel Richard Westman and associate Karl Samuelsson.

Vinge employs additional antitrust economists to further strengthen its practice

We welcome Adam Löfquist and Carl Widstrand to our EU, Competition & Regulatory practice group.
September 30, 2021

European Commission provides sanctions compliance guidance

The European Commission has recently issued three opinions regarding the interpretation of asset freeze provisions in certain sanctions legislation pertaining to Central African Republic, Ukraine, Libya and Syria. The opinions are also of relevance for other sanctions regimes which provide for the same or similar restrictions. Therefore, their practical relevance goes far beyond the sanctions regimes in the context of which they were issued and they therefore provide for helpful guidance regarding the required thresholds for sanctions compliance generally.
September 20, 2021

Vinge contributing to International Comparative Legal Guides

Vinge’s specialists within Maritime and Transport law have been requested to contribute with a chapter explaining the Swedish legislative framework in relation to maritime law in the International Comparative Legal Guides, ICLG.
August 20, 2021