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Vinge has advised Apoteket omstrukturering AB in connection with the sale of pharmacies

November 10, 2009

Vinge has advised Apoteket Omstrukturering AB in connection with the reregulation of the Swedish pharmacy market and in connection with the disposal through Apoteket AB (publ) of 8 so-called cluster companies consisting of a total of 465 pharmacies to Kronans Droghandel/KF, Altor, Priveq/Investor Growth Capital and Segulah for a total purchase price of approximately SEK 5.9 billion.

The Vinge team was led by Carl Gustaf De Geer and Henrik Wenckert and included associates from different practice areas such as M&A, Banking & Finance, EU &Antitrust, IT/Telecom, Employment & Benefits, Real Estate, Intellectual Property and also entailed regulatory issues regarding the pharmaceuticals legislation including licensing on the pharmacy market.

European Commission provides sanctions compliance guidance

The European Commission has recently issued three opinions regarding the interpretation of asset freeze provisions in certain sanctions legislation pertaining to Central African Republic, Ukraine, Libya and Syria. The opinions are also of relevance for other sanctions regimes which provide for the same or similar restrictions. Therefore, their practical relevance goes far beyond the sanctions regimes in the context of which they were issued and they therefore provide for helpful guidance regarding the required thresholds for sanctions compliance generally.
September 20, 2021

Vinge contributing to International Comparative Legal Guides

Vinge’s specialists within Maritime and Transport law have been requested to contribute with a chapter explaining the Swedish legislative framework in relation to maritime law in the International Comparative Legal Guides, ICLG.
August 20, 2021

New partners and counsels appointed at Vinge’s Stockholm office

Advokat Sofie Bjärtun, advokat Rikard Lindahl, advokat Malin Malm Waerme and advokat Daniel Wendelsson at Vinge’s Stockholm office have been appointed as new partners as of 1 January 2022. The following lawyers have been elected as counsels at Vinge’s Stockholm office: Advokat Stojan Arnerstål, advokat Amanda Knutsson, advokat Jolene Reimerson, advokat Linnéa Sellström and advokat Filip Öhrner.
July 06, 2021