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Vinge advises Dollar Financial Corp on its acquisition of Folkia

August 30, 2010

Vinge is acting as Swedish counsel to Dollar Financial Corp in connection with Dollar Financial Corp's acquisition of Folkia Group AS, a leading Scandinavian internet lending business with headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden. Dollar Financial Corp is a leading international diversified financial services company primarily serving unbanked and under-banked consumers. Folkia, which was founded in 2006, currently originates loans through both internet and SMS text cell phone technology in four countries; Sweden, Finland, Denmark, and Estonia. The completion of the acquisition is contingent upon customary closing conditions, including local regulatory approval.

The Vinge team advising Dollar Financial Corp includes corporate partner Jan Byström and corporate associates Martina Engström and Anna-Sofia Nilsson Prevell. Partner Fredrik Dahl and associate Philip Watson are providing employment benefits advice. Partner Mikael Ståhl and associates Dan Hanqvist and Adam Weissbach are providing financial services and regulatory advice.

Vinge’s experts provide an insight into Swedish maritime law in the latest edition of International Comparative Legal Guide – Shipping Law 2022

Vinge’s experts in martime and transport law have again contributed to the Swedish chapter on maritime law in the International Comparative Legal Guides (ICLG).
August 10, 2022

Sanctions update 22 July

Further to our previous sanctions updates of 25 February, 3 March, 11 March, 16 March , 14 April and June 8, we herewith provide a further update of recent sanctions developments following Russia’s war against Ukraine:
July 26, 2022

A new EU instrument for international procurement (IPI)

On 17 June 2022, the Council adopted a regulation on a new instrument for international procurement (“IPI”), following the formal adoption of the IPI at the European Parliament plenary session on 9 June 2022. The general objective of the IPI is to create reciprocity in the access to international public procurement markets by enabling the Commission to undertake investigations and adopt measures to open and improve access to third-country public procurement and concession markets.
July 11, 2022