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Vinge advises Canadian Plasman Group and its owner Insight Equity on its acquisition of Plastal Industri AB.

May 30, 2016

Plastal Industri is a leading supplier of engineered thermoplastic bumper modules, painted and unpainted exterior trim and plastic parts serving both the passenger car and heavy commercial vehicle markets. The company operates out of four state-of-the-art production facilities in Sweden, Norway, and Belgium.

The Plasman Group is a designer and manufacturer of plastic injection molding for state-of-the-art automated painting and complete assembly operations of Class “A” exterior trim products and sub-systems to a variety of OEM and Tier 1 customers. The company offers fully-integrated design, engineering, tooling, molding, finishing (painting and chroming), and assembly capabilities and has approximately 3,600 employees across its network of 16 facilities across North America and Europe.

The Vinge team advising Plasman Group includes partner Fredrik Sonander, associates Amanda Winberg, Hampus Wikerstål and Frida Bäckegren and paralegals Camilla Andersson and Karl-Manne Johnsson. Partner Anna Palmerus provided competition law advice.

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