Mandate Vinge advises Swedish Match in the acquisition of Gotlandssnus

July 31, 2018

Founded in 2002, Gotlandssnus develops, produces, and sells both snus and nicotine-free products, with sales in Sweden, the US, Asia, and parts of Europe.

The company sells popular brands such as Jakobsson’s snus and Qvitt (nicotine and tobacco free pouches). Gotlandssnus produces approximately 4 million cans per year. The production facility and head office are located in Romakloster, Gotland. The current managing director and founder Henrik Jakobsson will remain as the managing director of Gotlandssnus and also as a minority shareholder of the company.
 
Vinge’s team consisted of partner Jonas Johansson and associate Karl Klackenberg.

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

Vinge contributes to IUMI Eye

International Union of Marine Insurers (IUMI) is preparing for its first web based conference – Stockholm 2020 – of which Vinge is a proud sponsor. In the latest edition of IUMI Eye, published just in time for the conference, Vinge’s Paula Bäckdén and Sweden Insurance’s senior advisor Mikaela Tamm discuss the implications of waiving liability limitations.
September 15, 2020

Vinge – Best law firm for female business lawyers

Vinge has been awarded “Best Nordic Business Law Firm for Women” at the European Women in Business Law Awards which took place in London on 10 September. For the eighth time, Vinge has won the award as the law firm which has been most successful in relation to its gender equality work.
September 10, 2020