Mandate Vinge advises Industrifonden in connection with an investment in MinervaX

December 16, 2020

Vinge has advised Industrifonden in connection with its investment in MinervaX.

MinervaX has developed a vaccine against streptococcus and in connection with the financing round has procured a total of MEUR 47.4 from a syndicate consisting of Industrifonden, Sanofi Ventures, Wellington Partners and Adjuvant Capital.

Vinge’s team primarily consisted of Johan LarssonSara Strandberg and Stojan Arnerstål.

Sanctions round-up

Not long time ago sanctions were a rare occurrence which only involved obscure products and countries, and which were decided by the members of the United Nations Security Council. Today, the European Union and, in particular, the United States, impose sanctions and other trade restrictions with high frequency which have the potential to affect any type of transaction. Below you will find a summary of some recent developments.
December 22, 2020

EU Commission criticizes Sweden for its application of the rules on combined transports

Through a formal notice to Sweden, the European Commission has criticized the inadequate application of Directive 92/106/ECC on common rules for certain forms of combined transport of goods between Member States (the “Combined Transports Directive”). The notice mainly concerns the Swedish Transport Agency's application of the term "nearest suitable railway station"
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