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The Swedish Government decides on amendments to regulations on cabotage transports

The Swedish Government has now decided to implement changes in the regulations concerning the conditions for foreign hauliers' freight transport in Sweden and the responsibility for customers ordering such transports. The Government's decision was prompted by a judgment from the Court of Appeal over Skåne and Blekinge in case B 3209-20, on 5 May 2021.

November 02, 2021
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Vinge contributing to International Comparative Legal Guides

Vinge’s specialists within Maritime and Transport law have been requested to contribute with a chapter explaining the Swedish legislative framework in relation to maritime law in the International Comparative Legal Guides, ICLG.

August 20, 2021
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Guidance judgment on the criminal liability for ordering a cabotage transport

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.

May 07, 2021
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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
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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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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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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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Vinge contributes to IUMI Eye

International Union of Marine Insurers (IUMI) is preparing for its first web based conference – Stockholm 2020 – of which Vinge is a proud sponsor. In the latest edition of IUMI Eye, published just in time for the conference, Vinge’s Paula Bäckdén and Sweden Insurance’s senior advisor Mikaela Tamm discuss the implications of waiving liability limitations.

September 15, 2020
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Clarification of the interpretation of ”nearest suitable railway station”

Road transport performed by Samskip Sia in Sweden has been confirmed to be within the framework of a permitted combined transport through a decision of the Administrative court of Falun in Sweden. The central question in the case was how to interpret the term “nearest suitable railway station”

June 30, 2020
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Vinge arranges webinars on trade sanctions in a changing world

Vinge's sanctions expert Anders Leissner holds a webinar on the impact of trade sanctions on world trade.

May 29, 2020
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Top ranking for Vinge's Maritime and Transport Practice Group

Vinge has been awarded the highest ranking by both Chambers and Legal 500 in their recently released rankings.

May 12, 2020
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Vinge participates in the Logistics Podcast

Paula Bäckdén, advokat, participates as the first lawyer in the 6-year history of The Logistics Podcast, and talks about transport law.

April 30, 2020
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