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Vinge advises Balticgruppen in connection with the sale of shares in Ålö Intressenter

July 14, 2011

Vinge has advised Balticgruppen AB in connection with the sale of its shareholding in Ålö Intressenter AB to funds managed by Altor. Balticgruppen AB and 3i together constitute the target company’s majority shareholders. Ålö is a world leader within the development and manufacture of front loaders and ancillary equipment for the forestry industry and has sales companies in eight countries and factories in four countries.

Vinge’s team advising Balticgruppen AB consisted of partners Jan Widlund and Carl Gustaf De Geer and associates Nina Farrahi and David Andersson.

Vinge authors the Swedish contribution regarding tax disputes for The Legal 500

International companies run the risk of the erroneous management of tax issues when conducting operations in several jurisdictions. In such event, disputes can arise with the relevant tax authorities. The Legal 500 has now introduced a dedicated chapter on tax disputes in its comparative guide for the first time and Ulrika Bengtsson, advokat and counsel, has been selected to provide a clear picture of the Swedish tax litigation system.
November 09, 2022

The wide reach of the prohibition against circumventing EU sanctions

Against the background of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the EU has imposed a number of sanctions, which include a prohibition for companies within the EU to take certain measures in relation to Russia, as well as designated Russian people and entities on the sanction lists. Furthermore, a prohibition to circumvent the sanctions has been introduced in order to ensure that the sanctions are effective also in practice. When it comes to this circumvention prohibition, it is important to be aware of its wide interpretation, as established by the Court of Justice of the European Union and the European Commission.
October 31, 2022

Sanctions update 14 October

Further to our previous sanctions updates of 25 February, 3 March, 11 March, 16 March , 14 April and June 8 and 22 July, we herewith provide a further update of recent sanctions developments following Russia’s war against Ukraine:
October 14, 2022