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Top ranking of Vinge’s maritime and transport group

Vinge has been top ranked by Legal 500  in its newly released rankings for 2021.
April 19, 2021
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Vinge has received the highest ranking in 14 of 18 categories in Legal 500’s recently released rankings.

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.
April 16, 2021
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Insurance law and blockage of the Suez Canal

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.
March 29, 2021
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Vinge top-ranked by Chambers & Partners within ten practice areas

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.
March 19, 2021 About the firm
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Vinge’s Managing Partner Maria-Pia Hope is chosen as one of the most powerful women in Swedish business by Dagens Industri

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.
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New assignment for Anders Leissner

Anders Leissner has been appointed by the Swedish government as chairman of the War Insurance Board.
February 26, 2021
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Vinge is awarded “The Top Firm in Sweden” in WTR 1000’s latest ranking

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.
February 18, 2021
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Insurance services in Sweden – a summary 2021

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.
February 09, 2021
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Summary of employment related news in Sweden as of January 2021

Short-time work, a new pandemic law and pending changes to the Employment Protection Act. Here is the latest employment related news in Sweden.
January 19, 2021 Corona/Covid-19
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Sanctions round-up

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.
December 22, 2020
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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
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Compliance policies and dawn raid manuals should be revised in light of amendments to the Swedish Competition Act

As previously described, the Swedish Competition Act (2008:579) will be amended in several important respects on 1 March 2021. We recommend that you revise your current compliance policies and manuals for dawn raids to ensure adherence with the new rules.
November 25, 2020
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Jerker Kjellander is a new partner in Skåne

Dispute resolution expert Jerker Kjellander has been elected as a partner in Vinge’s Skåne office.
November 20, 2020
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Amendments to the Swedish Competition Act provide extended powers for the Swedish Competition Authority

Early in 2021, the Swedish Competition Act (2008: 579) will be amended in several important respects. The background to the amendments is Directive (EU) 2019/1 of the European Parliament and of the Council, which aims to harmonize the investigative and sanctioning powers of the European competition authorities in their enforcement of the EU competition rules. Undertakings active in Sweden will be affected by the amendments in several ways.
October 12, 2020
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