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Vinge advises Jays Group on a rights issue

May 19, 2019

The board of directors of Jays Group AB (publ) has resolved pursuant to authorization granted at an annual general meeting to perform a new issue of shares amounting to approximately MSEK 41 subject to pre-emption rights for the company’s existing shareholders.

Pursuant to subscription undertakings and guarantee obligations, the new issue of shares is secured to approximately MSEK 36.9, corresponding to 90% of the total proceeds of the new issue of shares. The offer is performed in order to further strengthen the company’s trademark and product portfolio and strengthen the balance sheet prior to future acquisition financing. The prospectus is planned to be published on 24 May and the subscription period commences on 27 May.

Vinge’s team consists of responsible partner Anders Strid together with Frida Bergqvist (project manager), Jenny Sandlund, Victor Ericsson (tax) and Camilla Andersson (company assistant).

Vinge presents the Swedish chapter for the 2022 version of The Legal 500: Private Equity Country Comparative Guide

The guide provides an overview of the Swedish Private Equity market and the salient legislation in connection with PE transactions in Sweden.
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The prohibition imposed by EU law on complying with secondary sanctions laid down by the United States against Iran may be relied on in civil proceedings

On Tuesday 21 December, the EU Court of Justice delivered its long-awaited judgment in the Bank Melli Iran case (Case C-124/20) on the interpretation of the EU Blocking Statute regarding compliance with third country sanctions. According to the Court, the prohibition imposed by EU law on complying with secondary sanctions laid down by the United States against Iran may be relied on in civil proceedings. Following the Court’s judgment, anyone seeking to terminate a contract with a person or business subject to US sanctions must thoroughly consider if the termination is motivated by other reasons than the existing sanctions and reflect on whether to apply to the Commission for a derogation from the Blocking Statute.
December 23, 2021

The EU Commission proposes a new tool to counter the use of economic coercion by third countries

The European Commission has proposed a new regulation that will provide it with tools to counteract economic coercion from third countries with measures such as tariffs and imports restrictions.
December 13, 2021