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Vinge advises Trill Impact in connection with the acquisition of ID North AB

October 25, 2021

Vinge advises Trill Impact in connection with the acquisition of ID North AB (”ID North”).

ID North operates within Identity Access Management and cyber security providing IT consulting services, resale and in-house development of IT products with its base in Stockholm. With an ambition to build a leading group that addresses the increasing need for cybersecurity services, the acquisition of ID North comprises one of two platform investments to the new group called European ID Security.

Vinge’s team consisted of Christina Kokko together with Karl Klackenberg, Desirée Hagenfeldt and Nina Gransäter (M&A), Åsa Gotthardsson and Carl Östlund (Employment), Sofia Bergenstråhle (IP), Alva Hägglund (Corporate Commercial), Karl-Hugo Engdahl (IT and GDPR), Tove Lövgren Frisk (Compliance) and Sara Dahlros Sköld (VDR assistant).

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Contrary to the situation in many other countries, there are currently only limited possibilities to regulate or prevent foreign direct investments in Sweden that could entail risks to Swedish security interests. Existing regulatory frameworks, such as the Protective Security Act (Sw. Säkerhetsskyddslagen), are limited to certain areas, to certain activities and to specific situations. The final report of the Inquiry of foreign direct investments (Sw. Granskning av utländska direktinvesteringar), published on 1 November 2021, puts forward a proposal for new legislation to address this gap.
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The Swedish Government decides on amendments to regulations on cabotage transports

The Swedish Government has now decided to implement changes in the regulations concerning the conditions for foreign hauliers' freight transport in Sweden and the responsibility for customers ordering such transports. The Government's decision was prompted by a judgment from the Court of Appeal over Skåne and Blekinge in case B 3209-20, on 5 May 2021.
November 02, 2021

Wibeke Sorling appointed as new partner

Commencing 1 January 2022, Wibeke Sorling will become a partner at Vinge’s Gothenburg office.
October 27, 2021