Mandate Vinge advises iZettle in connection with capital procurement ahead of international expansion

June 25, 2012

Vinge has advised iZettle and its founders in connection with a capital raising of approximately EUR 25 million from a number of venture capital investors including, among others, Greylock Partners, Index Ventures and Creandum and MasterCard. iZettle’s service consists of an app with chip card that turns an iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch into a mobile payment terminal. iZettle’s services are currently available in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland and Great Britain and the company will use the additional funds to expand into additional international markets.

Vinge’s team consisted of, among others, partner Henrik Wenckert and associates Kristina Ekberg and Maria Eierborg as well as project assistant Maria Ikonomou. Advokat Dan Hanqvist and associate Katarina Rykowska advised on regulatory issues.

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

Vinge contributes to IUMI Eye

International Union of Marine Insurers (IUMI) is preparing for its first web based conference – Stockholm 2020 – of which Vinge is a proud sponsor. In the latest edition of IUMI Eye, published just in time for the conference, Vinge’s Paula Bäckdén and Sweden Insurance’s senior advisor Mikaela Tamm discuss the implications of waiving liability limitations.
September 15, 2020

Vinge – Best law firm for female business lawyers

Vinge has been awarded “Best Nordic Business Law Firm for Women” at the European Women in Business Law Awards which took place in London on 10 September. For the eighth time, Vinge has won the award as the law firm which has been most successful in relation to its gender equality work.
September 10, 2020