Vinge advises John Bauer Organization AB in connection with its acquisition of Kompetensutvecklingsinstitutet Sverige AB

November 03, 2010

Vinge has advised John Bauer Organization AB in connection with its acquisition of Kompetensutvecklingsinstitutet Sverige AB (KUI). John Bauer Organization AB is one of Sweden’s leading education companies focusing on both youth and adult education. The group comprises a total of 32 upper secondary schools and the John Bauer schools in Ystad and Skellefteå are the largest upper secondary schools in Sweden. The acquisition of KUI has enabled John Bauer Organization to establish a new operational area for the company’s adult education operations with education courses in nursing and healthcare, pre-school and health services.

Vinge’s team consisted of partner Daniel Rosvall and several associates including Philip Watson and Oskar Bellani.

Vinge authors the Swedish contribution regarding tax disputes for The Legal 500

International companies run the risk of the erroneous management of tax issues when conducting operations in several jurisdictions. In such event, disputes can arise with the relevant tax authorities. The Legal 500 has now introduced a dedicated chapter on tax disputes in its comparative guide for the first time and Ulrika Bengtsson, advokat and counsel, has been selected to provide a clear picture of the Swedish tax litigation system.
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The wide reach of the prohibition against circumventing EU sanctions

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Sanctions update 14 October

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