Mandate Vinge advises Ravensburger in connection with acquisition of Brio

January 09, 2015

Vinge has advised Ravensburger AG in conjunction with the acquisition of Brio AB from Proventus. Ravensurger is a German toy company which was founded in 1883. The Swedish toy company, Brio was founded in 1884. 

Vinge’s team consisted of partners Mikael Vigge and Karin Grauers together with associates Ulrich Ziche, Fredrik Gustafsson, Sara Strandberg, Carolina Walther, David Henningsson, Frida Lindlöf and Anton Dahllöf.

Sanctions round-up

Not long time ago sanctions were a rare occurrence which only involved obscure products and countries, and which were decided by the members of the United Nations Security Council. Today, the European Union and, in particular, the United States, impose sanctions and other trade restrictions with high frequency which have the potential to affect any type of transaction. Below you will find a summary of some recent developments.
December 22, 2020

EU Commission criticizes Sweden for its application of the rules on combined transports

Through a formal notice to Sweden, the European Commission has criticized the inadequate application of Directive 92/106/ECC on common rules for certain forms of combined transport of goods between Member States (the “Combined Transports Directive”). The notice mainly concerns the Swedish Transport Agency's application of the term "nearest suitable railway station"
December 11, 2020