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Vinge has advised Midagon Group Oy

November 16, 2022

Vinge has advised Midagon Group Oy, a portfolio company of Intera Partners, on its acquisition of Kontract AB.

Kontract is an independent IT transformation partner with around 70 employees. Following the acquisition, which will be completed by the end of 2022, Midagon and Kontract aim to become a Nordic leader in independent business and IT consulting with a team of around 170 experts in Finland and Sweden.

Vinge´s team consisted of among others Jonas Bergström and Gustav Wahlberg (M&A), Sara Strandberg and Sara Passandideh (Employment) as well as Tove Tullberg (Compliance).

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