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Vinge advises Litorina V in connection with the acquisition of Sushi Yama

August 11, 2020

Sushi Yama is a leading sushi restaurant chain with over 45 restaurants in Sweden.

Sushi Yama was the first chain in the Nordics to certify all its restaurants to serve ASC and MSC certified products to its customers. Thanks to the partnership, Sushi Yama can now accelerate its expansion in Sweden and internationally.

Vinge’s team consisted of Jonas Johansson together with, among others, Carl Sander, Christina Odengran and Ellinor Wargenbrant (M&A), Karolina Cohrs and Frida Ställborn (Real estate), Cornelia Medrek and Olof Löfvenberg (Environment), Victoria Ribbnäs and Axel Jansson (Banking and Finance), Ebba Svenburg (Employment), Agnes Perbo and Lova Unge (Commercial Agreements), Ilze Lukins (IP), Johan Wahlbom (Competition law) and VDR-specialist Viktoria Owetz Leyva.

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.
January 11, 2022

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