Mandate Vinge advises Fortum in connection with sale of Arvika Fjärrvärme

July 08, 2010

Vinge has advised Fortum in connection with the sale of its holding in Arvika Fjärrvärme AB to Arvika Stadshus AB whereupon Arvika has become the company’s sole shareholder. Final completion and take-over in respect of the operations is expected to take place on 1 October 2010.

Arvika Fjärrvärme was established in 1996 by Fortum Värme and Arvika Stadhus AB. Since then distance heating has developed into a much more energy efficient and environmentally friendly business operation. Almost 90 % of the initial fuel requirement is provided in the form of biofuel from the Lyckeverket facility where most of the heating production takes place.

Vinge’s team consisted of partner Johan Göthberg and associate Johan Norström.

Jerker Kjellander is a new partner in Skåne

Dispute resolution expert Jerker Kjellander has been elected as a partner in Vinge’s Skåne office.
November 20, 2020

Amendments to the Swedish Competition Act provide extended powers for the Swedish Competition Authority

Early in 2021, the Swedish Competition Act (2008: 579) will be amended in several important respects. The background to the amendments is Directive (EU) 2019/1 of the European Parliament and of the Council, which aims to harmonize the investigative and sanctioning powers of the European competition authorities in their enforcement of the EU competition rules. Undertakings active in Sweden will be affected by the amendments in several ways.
October 12, 2020