News Bertil Villard from Vinge is part of a new committee that investigates AP funds

December 03, 2007

The committee, appointed by Mats Odell, the minister for financial markets, will evaluate the guidelines of the AP funds regarding environment, ethics and corporate governance. The report will focus on the extent and the structure of the organisation that considers ethical and environmental issues in Sweden as well as internationally, etc. The committee will also be able to propose new guidelines or changes if required.

The committee consists of Ulla-Carin Giertz MBA, professor Hans De Geer and advokat Bertil Villard.

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

DAC 6 – EU Directive concerning reportable cross‑border tax arrangements

DAC 6 is a EU Directive which entails that advisers are subject to a duty to notify the relevant tax authorities concerning their client’s cross‑border arrangements. The purpose of the information disclosure obligation is to combat tax evasion, tax fraud and tax avoidance.
June 04, 2020

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