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The REPowerEU Plan – The EU Commission’s response to the energy market disruptions

On 18 May 2022, the EU Commission presented the REPowerEU Plan in response to the current world-wide energy market disruptions which have been caused by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
May 24, 2022
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Vinge Dude Diligence – for improved gender equality

Vinge is one of Sweden’s leading law firms and the country’s leading provider of M&A services. In 2021 Vinge advised on 167 transactions with a combined value of EUR 52 billion. To provide a better understanding of gender equality at companies prior to an acquisition, sale or merger, the due diligence process has now been expanded.
May 11, 2022
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Sanctions update April 14

Further to our previous sanctions updates Sanctions update March 16, Sanctions Newsletter update 11 of March, Sanctions newsletter of 3 of March, Sanctions newsletter of 25 of February, we herewith provide a further update of recent sanctions developments following Russia’s war against Ukraine:
April 14, 2022
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New guidance on sustainability agreements between competitors

On 1 March 2022, the European Commission published draft revised guidelines on co-operation between competitors, together with draft revised block exemption regulations for specialisation agreements and R&D agreements. Unlike the current guidelines, which expire on 31 December 2022, the new guidelines include a chapter on the assessment of so-called sustainability agreements.
April 01, 2022
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Vinge wins M&A legal advisor of the year award

Mergermarket has awarded Vinge the Swedish Legal M&A Advisor of 2021.
April 01, 2022
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Insurance services in Sweden – a summary

Vinge’s insurance team has written a brief summary of some of the main features of the Swedish regulations affecting foreign insurers with existing or contemplated business activities in Sweden.
March 24, 2022
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Sanctions update 16 March 2022

Further to our previous sanctions updates we herewith provide a further update of recent sanctions developments:
March 16, 2022
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Sanctions result in counter-measures by Russia in the IP sector

While the EU, UK, and the US have issued sanctions against Russia and Belarus in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, in response thereto Russia has started the evaluation of possible counter-measures in order to ensure the functioning of the internal market. What are those measures and how can they affect Swedish companies’ IP assets in Russia?
March 16, 2022
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Sanctions update including counter measures by Russia

Further to our previous sanctions updates we herewith provide a further update of recent sanctions developments:
March 11, 2022
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No Russian engagements

We have no presence in Russia and nor do we have any Russian or Belarusian transactions, with only a few individual engagements from Russian clients over the last few years.
March 09, 2022
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Sanctions update 3 of March

Further to our sanctions newsletter of 25 of February, as amended, EU announced on 2 of March it has imposed the following additional sanctions against Russia and Belarus.
March 03, 2022
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As a result of the situation in Ukraine

The security situation in Europe is more uncertain than for some time following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. As a result of the invasion, Russia is not only violating Ukraine’s sovereignty, but is also breaching the UN Treaty and international law. This is an act which must be condemned. During a period in which many people feel powerless, we can all contribute with something.
March 03, 2022
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10BE5 and Vinge partner to accelerate tech adoption for capital raisings in the Nordic region

10BE5, a legal tech company, and Vinge today announce a collaboration partnership.
March 02, 2022
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Update on the EU, UK and US sanctions against Russia and Belarus

In the past few days EU, UK and US have issued sanctions against Russia and Belarus in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Of particular importance is yesterday’s action by the US to sanction the two largest Russian banks, VTB Bank and Sberbank. UK has also sanctioned VTB Bank and it is not unlikely that EU will follow suit within short. Business dealings involving these banks, as well as all other sanctioned entities, will be severely affected. The sanctions can be summarised as follows:
February 25, 2022
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The Swedish rules on cabotage transport and posting will change on 2 and 21 February 2022

The Swedish government has decided on a number of new rules concerning cabotage transports, combined transports, transport customer responsibility for driving and rest times and posting of workers.
January 21, 2022
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