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Johan Karlsson appointed as expert in government commission of inquiry

May 22, 2015 About the firm Career

Following a proposal from the Swedish Bar Association, Vinge’s Johan Karlsson has been appointed as an expert in the Government Commission of Inquiry concerning enhanced powers of decision-making for the Swedish Competition Authority (the Authority).

The terms of reference of the Commission of Inquiry, which is led by Judge of Appeal Eva Edwardsson, is to determine the requirement of, and the conditions for granting, enhanced powers to the Authority to independently determine the prohibition of concentrations between undertakings and to impose fines in cartel and abuse cases. At present, the Authority is required to commence proceedings for a prohibitory injunction or to request fines before Stockholm District Court. The Commission of Inquiry is required to submit its report containing proposals in respect of any legislative amendments not later than 12 May 2016.

The other experts and specialists comprising the Commission of Inquiry are Marie Jesperson (the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority), Anders Stenlund (Confederation of Swedish Enterprise), Torbjörn Gerelius (the Swedish Tax Agency), Per Karlsson (the Swedish Competition Authority), Ingeborg Simonsson (Stockholm District Court), deputy assistant undersecretary Eva Ljungbert and specialist assistant undersecretary Jan Stochaus (Ministry of Enterprise, Energy and Communications) as well as deputy assistant undersecretary Linda Stromberg (Ministry of Justice).  

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 Career

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.
March 08, 2021 About the firm Career

Vinge – Best law firm for female business lawyers

Vinge has been awarded “Best Nordic Business Law Firm for Women” at the European Women in Business Law Awards which took place in London on 10 September. For the eighth time, Vinge has won the award as the law firm which has been most successful in relation to its gender equality work.
September 10, 2020 About the firm Career