The ordering of a road transport made by one of the largest freight forwarders in Sweden has been considered in accordance with the conditions for legal cabotage transports through a decision from the Court of Appeal over Skåne and Blekinge. The Court of Appeal, thus, changes the District Court’s judgment and acquits the freight forwarder. The central issue in the case was how the number of cabotage transports should be calculated.
One of the most important parts of a construction agreement is the part where the scope of work is defined. There is a major difference between finding scope of work issues early in a construction project, instead of later during the execution phase.
The European Commission is expanding its control of mergers and acquisitions within the existing legal framework, allowing national authorities to refer a transaction they do not have jurisdiction over for review in Brussels.
The award, Chambers Europe Award for Excellence – Sweden Law Firm of the Year 2021, is one of the foremost awards a Swedish law firm can receive. Vinge has previously received the award on four occasions.
Vinge has been top ranked by Legal 500 in its newly released rankings for 2021.
The following practice areas have been awarded Tier 1 in The Legal 500’s EMEA guide: Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Commercial, Corporate and M&A, Employment, Energy, Environment, EU and Competition, Insolvency, Insurance, Intellectual Property and Media, IT and Telecoms, Real Estate, Shipping, Tax.
One of the largest container ships in the world is still blocking the Suez Canal, an event which can have significant global consequences. Even Swedish interested parties such as the Port of Gothenburg may also be affected by the situation. The running aground is a clear reminder of the vulnerability of global transport chains, and sheds light on a number of important insurance issues.
Vinge would like to thank all the clients who have contributed with their time through the interview processes for Chambers’ annual rankings. We have today received the result, and we are delighted with top rankings in 13 areas and a significant number of individual rankings.
Maria Pia Hope, Managing Partner at Vinge, stands out as one of the few lawyers on the list when Dagens Industri presents its list of the most powerful women in business.
Anders Leissner has been appointed by the Swedish government as chairman of the War Insurance Board.
Vinge receives the highest ranking in the World Trademark Review list of the year’s rankings. The firm obtains the Guide’s foremost ranking, which also highlights specific experts.
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.
Short-time work, a new pandemic law and pending changes to the Employment Protection Act. Here is the latest employment related news in Sweden.
Not so long 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 particularly the United States, impose sanctions and other trade restrictions with high frequency which have the potential to affect any type of transaction. Set forth below is a summary of some recent developments.