Mandate

Vinge has acted for NatWest Markets N.V. in connection with an increase of existing securitisation

October 19, 2022

Vinge has acted for NatWest Markets N.V. as senior noteholder in connection with an amendment and restatement of the existing note facilities agreement with DBT Capital AB as originator and its subsidiary as issuer (jointly “DBT”). The amendment and restatement included, among other things, an increase of the aggregate amount of the facilities to up to SEK 3,100,000,000 and an introduction of an entity controlled by global investment firm Värde Partners as a mezzanine noteholder. The financing is part of a securitisation of secured loans to small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) originated by DBT.

DBT is a Swedish private lender registered with the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority and who offers corporate loans and financing to SMEs in Sweden.

The transaction is executed and reported under the EU securitisation regulation (Regulation (EU) 2017/2402 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 December 2017) and is subject to the reporting requirements thereunder.

Vinge’s team consisted primarily of responsible partner Albert Wållgren together with associates Seyran Sahin, Axel Jansson, Ulf Pyk and Calle Tengwall Pagels.

Vinge authors the Swedish contribution regarding tax disputes for The Legal 500

International companies run the risk of the erroneous management of tax issues when conducting operations in several jurisdictions. In such event, disputes can arise with the relevant tax authorities. The Legal 500 has now introduced a dedicated chapter on tax disputes in its comparative guide for the first time and Ulrika Bengtsson, advokat and counsel, has been selected to provide a clear picture of the Swedish tax litigation system.
November 09, 2022

The wide reach of the prohibition against circumventing EU sanctions

Against the background of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the EU has imposed a number of sanctions, which include a prohibition for companies within the EU to take certain measures in relation to Russia, as well as designated Russian people and entities on the sanction lists. Furthermore, a prohibition to circumvent the sanctions has been introduced in order to ensure that the sanctions are effective also in practice. When it comes to this circumvention prohibition, it is important to be aware of its wide interpretation, as established by the Court of Justice of the European Union and the European Commission.
October 31, 2022

Sanctions update 14 October

Further to our previous sanctions updates of 25 February, 3 March, 11 March, 16 March , 14 April and June 8 and 22 July, we herewith provide a further update of recent sanctions developments following Russia’s war against Ukraine:
October 14, 2022