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Håkan Borgenhäll and Tobias Kempas in global publication concerning copyright litigation

January 20, 2015

Håkan Borgenhäll and Tobias Kempas from Vinge authored the Sweden chapter of the new edition of Copyright Litigation – Jurisdictional Comparisons which was published by the European Lawyer Reference Series at the end of December 2014.

The publication provides a comprehensive overview of copyright litigation in 26 countries around the world, with contributions from selected local experts in each jurisdiction. The book is intended to act as a reference guide to the salient regulatory framework in some of the world’s most important countries from a copyright litigation perspective.

“The European Lawyer Reference Series only work with specifically chosen and internationally renowned law firms which are top ranked in within their field. It is thus extremely gratifying to be asked to contribute Vinge’s expert knowledge in this publication” says Tobias Kempas.

The attached pdf contains an extract of the foreword to the publication as well as the Sweden chapter written by Håkan Borgenhäll and Tobias Kempas.

The Swedish rules on cabotage transport and posting will change on 2 and 21 February 2022

The Swedish government has decided on a number of new rules concerning cabotage transports, combined transports, transport customer responsibility for driving and rest times and posting of workers.
January 21, 2022

Vinge presents the Swedish chapter for the 2022 version of The Legal 500: Private Equity Country Comparative Guide

The guide provides an overview of the Swedish Private Equity market and the salient legislation in connection with PE transactions in Sweden.
January 11, 2022

The prohibition imposed by EU law on complying with secondary sanctions laid down by the United States against Iran may be relied on in civil proceedings

On Tuesday 21 December, the EU Court of Justice delivered its long-awaited judgment in the Bank Melli Iran case (Case C-124/20) on the interpretation of the EU Blocking Statute regarding compliance with third country sanctions. According to the Court, the prohibition imposed by EU law on complying with secondary sanctions laid down by the United States against Iran may be relied on in civil proceedings. Following the Court’s judgment, anyone seeking to terminate a contract with a person or business subject to US sanctions must thoroughly consider if the termination is motivated by other reasons than the existing sanctions and reflect on whether to apply to the Commission for a derogation from the Blocking Statute.
December 23, 2021