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Vinge is top ranked by Global Investigations Review 2023

Global Investigations Review (GIR) 2023 recognises Vinge as the only Nordic law firm with unique and industry-leading expertise within Corporate Investigations on the Swedish market.
December 01, 2023

Vinge is awarded Sweden Law Firm of the Year 2023 by Chambers & Partners

The award, Chambers Europe Award for Excellence – Sweden Law Firm of the Year 2023, is one of the foremost awards a Swedish law firm can be awarded. Vinge has previously received the award on five occasions, most recently in 2021.
May 26, 2023

Vinge top ranked in 16 practice areas in Legal 500

Vinge has been awarded top ranking in 16 out of 20 categories in Legal 500’s rankings for 2023, which were released on Wednesday.
April 13, 2023

New regulation regarding employer’s obligation to provide information and parallel employment

In March 2022, the Government presented a proposal for a new regulation on extended obligations regarding information about employment conditions and new clarifying rules on workers' rights to parallel employment under certain conditions. The updated regulation is based on a directive from European Union called “transparent and predictable working conditions in the European Union”.
May 31, 2022

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

Sanctions update 16 March 2022

Further to our previous sanctions updates we herewith provide a further update of recent sanctions developments:
March 16, 2022

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

Extensive amendments to the Swedish Protective Security Act - increased obligations and a comprehensive sanctions system

Extensive amendments to the Swedish Protective Security, which include increased obligations for operators of security-sensitive activities and a comprehensive sanctions system, are proposed to enter into force on 1 December 2021. These changes, which were presented in a Government bill of 18 March 2021, generate new and far-reaching obligations for many companies, especially in view of the severe sanctions that may be imposed if the obligations are not complied with.
May 19, 2021

Vinge awarded Sweden Law Firm of the Year 2021 by Chambers & Partners

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.
April 23, 2021

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

The importance of continuous focus on compliance procedures in disrupting times

A large number of corporations will most certainly be severely impacted by the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. The new challenges will impact companies’ compliance risks, which are likely to be different and, to a certain extent, increased. It is crucial that - also in disrupting times - internal compliance procedures are maintained and that new risks are identified and mitigated.
May 28, 2020

The global reach of OFAC sanctions

Sanctions imposed by OFAC have a global reach and therefore also an impact on any company involved in international trade. The legal basis can sometimes be questioned, but in practice there is no option but to abide, since a breach can cause very high fines. Companies are therefore well advised to implement compliance programmes taking into consideration sanctions imposed by OFAC.
April 15, 2020

Covid-19: Checklist of legal issues for companies

Updated 5 mars 2021. We have gathered together a number of questions and answers which we frequently encounter in our practice to help companies navigate the situation.
March 27, 2020

Vinge member of the UN Global Compact

In February this year, Vinge became a member of the UN Global Compact, a UN framework which gathers more than 9000 companies and organizations globally around ten principles concerning respect for human rights, employee rights, the environment and anti‑corruption
March 23, 2018