Mandate Vinge is advising GE Energy in connection with the acquisition of ScanWind

August 17, 2009

Vinge is advising GE Energy in connection with the acquisition of ScanWind. ScanWind, headquartered in Trondheim, Norway, develops direct drive wind turbine technology suitable for offshore deployment. Closing of the transaction is subject to applicable competition law approvals and other customary closing conditions.

The Vinge team advising GE Energy includes partner Jan Byström and associates Tuula Tallvaara, Peter Sundgreen and Martina Engström.

Sanctions round-up

Not long time ago sanctions were a rare occurrence which only involved obscure products and countries, and which were decided by the members of the United Nations Security Council. Today, the European Union and, in particular, the United States, impose sanctions and other trade restrictions with high frequency which have the potential to affect any type of transaction. Below you will find a summary of some recent developments.
December 22, 2020

EU Commission criticizes Sweden for its application of the rules on combined transports

Through a formal notice to Sweden, the European Commission has criticized the inadequate application of Directive 92/106/ECC on common rules for certain forms of combined transport of goods between Member States (the “Combined Transports Directive”). The notice mainly concerns the Swedish Transport Agency's application of the term "nearest suitable railway station"
December 11, 2020