Mandate Vinge advises Sun Microsystems, Inc. on acquisition of MySQL AB

January 17, 2008

Vinge acts as Swedish counsel to Sun Microsystems, Inc. in connection with the acquisition of MySQL AB. The transaction is valued at USD 1 billion.

The Vinge team advising Sun Microsystems, Inc. includes corporate partners Christoffer Saidac and Jan Byström and corporate associates Martin Hall, Sara Khalil and Martina Engström. Partner Fredrik Dahl and associates Björn Petersson and Niclas Bergström provide employment and benefits advice. Partner Per Eric Alvsing and associate Anna Möller provide intellectual property advice and associate Maria Schultzberg provides tax advice.

Clarification of the interpretation of ”nearest suitable railway station”

Road transport performed by Samskip Sia in Sweden has been confirmed to be within the framework of a permitted combined transport through a decision of the Administrative court of Falun in Sweden. The central question in the case was how to interpret the term “nearest suitable railway station”
June 30, 2020

DAC 6 – EU Directive concerning reportable cross‑border tax arrangements

DAC 6 is a EU Directive which entails that advisers are subject to a duty to notify the relevant tax authorities concerning their client’s cross‑border arrangements. The purpose of the information disclosure obligation is to combat tax evasion, tax fraud and tax avoidance.
June 04, 2020

The importance of continuous focus on compliance procedures in disrupting times

A large number of corporations will most certainly be severely impacted by the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. The new challenges will impact companies’ compliance risks, which are likely to be different and, to a certain extent, increased. It is crucial that - also in disrupting times - internal compliance procedures are maintained and that new risks are identified and mitigated.
May 28, 2020