Mandate Vinge advises the largest shareholders of Axis in connection with Canon’s takeover bid

March 04, 2015

Canon Inc. has made a public cash offer to the shareholders of Axis AB (publ). The offer values Axis at approximately SEK 23.6 billion. The three largest shareholders of Axis, holding in aggregate approximately 39.5 per cent of the total number of shares and votes in Axis, have undertaken to accept the offer, subject to certain conditions.
 
Vinge advises the three largest shareholders. The Vinge team is headed by Peter Bäärnhielm and also includes Erik Sjöman and Dain Nevonen.

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