Mandate

Vinge advises KF on the acquisition of Coop Sverige

December 20, 2007

Vinge advises KF on the acquisition of Coop Sverige, a grocery retailer. Thereby, KF will be transformed from a pure owner and investment company to a retail group. The three founders of Coop Norden – Swedish KF, Danish FDB and Norwegian NKL – agree to transfer Coop Norden’s retail business and wholesaler and industrial business to the original owners in Sweden, Denmark and Norway. The KF group, Coop Sverige and the consumer associations together have a turnover of appr. 40 billion kronor and have a total of appr. 17,000 employees.

KF is represented by partners Johan Winnerblad and Christina Kokko assisted by Anna Palmérus.

Guidance judgment on the criminal liability for ordering a cabotage transport

The ordering of a road transport made by one of the largest freight forwarders in Sweden has been considered in accordance with the conditions for legal cabotage transports through a decision from the Court of Appeal over Skåne and Blekinge. The Court of Appeal, thus, changes the District Court’s judgment and acquits the freight forwarder. The central issue in the case was how the number of cabotage transports should be calculated.
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The Scope of Work According to AB 04

One of the most important parts of a construction agreement is the part where the scope of work is defined. There is a major difference between finding scope of work issues early in a construction project, instead of later during the execution phase.
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A shift in EU merger control policy and practice could affect deal certainty and create opportunities for complainants

The European Commission is expanding its control of mergers and acquisitions within the existing legal framework, allowing national authorities to refer a transaction they do not have jurisdiction over for review in Brussels.
April 26, 2021