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Vinge attends MIPIM, the world's largest business platform for real estate professionals

March 30, 2017

During the period 6 to 9 March 2012, seven representatives from Vinge are attending MIPIM in Cannes, France together with more than 19 000 other real estate professionals from 90 different countries.

Earlier this year Vinge was selected as the annual winner of law firms with the largest transaction volume by the Swedish magazine, Fastighetsvärlden. The law firms listed were referred to as “the most successful advisors within real estate law in Sweden”.     

Vinge’s real estate practice group is considered as one of the most prominent in Sweden. The group’s clients include Swedish and international property companies, property developers and investment funds, as well as other parties such as banks, insurance companies, other financial institutions and rating institutes.
The group represents clients on a wide variety of property related matters, including real estate mergers and acquisitions, real estate financing, fund structures, joint ventures, commercial leases, development and construction projects, tax structuring and legal environmental assessments.

Vinge’s environmental lawyers assist clients with permit applications, contacts with authorities, disputes, etc. An increasingly important part of the firm’s environmental law practice is in preventing surprises in business and property transactions. This type of assistance includes surveying and assessing compliance with applicable environmental permits, identifying existing and potential remediation liabilities and commercially allocating the risks between buyers and sellers.

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REPowerEU – The European Parliament and the Council have assumed their standpoints

In May 2022, the Commission presented its proposal regarding REPowerEU. The purpose of the plan, which is based on the "Fit for 55" parcel , is to change Europe’s energy system by eliminating the EU’s dependency on Russian fossil fuels as well as to tackle the climate crisis. The European Parliament and the Council have now adopted their positions in order to incorporate the plan into the national recovery and resilience plans.
November 29, 2022

Vinge authors the Swedish contribution regarding tax disputes for The Legal 500

International companies run the risk of the erroneous management of tax issues when conducting operations in several jurisdictions. In such event, disputes can arise with the relevant tax authorities. The Legal 500 has now introduced a dedicated chapter on tax disputes in its comparative guide for the first time and Ulrika Bengtsson, advokat and counsel, has been selected to provide a clear picture of the Swedish tax litigation system.
November 09, 2022

The wide reach of the prohibition against circumventing EU sanctions

Against the background of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the EU has imposed a number of sanctions, which include a prohibition for companies within the EU to take certain measures in relation to Russia, as well as designated Russian people and entities on the sanction lists. Furthermore, a prohibition to circumvent the sanctions has been introduced in order to ensure that the sanctions are effective also in practice. When it comes to this circumvention prohibition, it is important to be aware of its wide interpretation, as established by the Court of Justice of the European Union and the European Commission.
October 31, 2022