Mandate Vinge advises Pure Storage on its acquisition of Compuverde

March 29, 2019

Vinge advises the American NYSE listed company Pure Storage, Inc. on its acquisition of Compuverde AB. Both Pure Storage and Compuverde are in the field of data storage.

Compuverde is a leading developer of file software solutions for enterprises and cloud providers based in Sweden.

Vinges’s team consisted of responsible partner Matthias Pannier and senior associate Carl Sander, together with Hannes Pettersson, Hanna Risberg (M&A), Nicklas Thorgerzon, Fredrika Hjelmberg, Alva Hägglund (IT/Commercial Agreements), Klara Secher (IP), Maria Schultzberg, Henrik Wastenson, Victor Ericsson (Tax), Sophia Holm, Sara Strandberg (Employment) och Agnes Perbo (Real Estate).

Compliance policies and dawn raid manuals should be revised in light of amendments to the Swedish Competition Act

As previously described, the Swedish Competition Act (2008:579) will be amended in several important respects on 1 March 2021. We recommend that you revise your current compliance policies and manuals for dawn raids to ensure adherence with the new rules.
November 25, 2020

Jerker Kjellander is a new partner in Skåne

Dispute resolution expert Jerker Kjellander has been elected as a partner in Vinge’s Skåne office.
November 20, 2020

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