News Vinge climbs to first place - leading within real estate law

September 26, 2014

Vinge is ranked in first place the annual review of the leading real estate lawyers in Sweden. The transactions in which Vinge has been involved include Kungsleden’s acquisition of GE’s properties where Vinge represented GE in the largest individual transaction. This is followed by Trygg-Hansa’s sale of its head office on Kungsholmen in Stockholm.

“We are happy that we have achieved first place and this reinforces Vinge’s position as one of the leading real estate transaction advisers. We noticed that the market remained relatively buoyant during the year and the demand for our services has thus remained high. However, one area of uncertainty is the effects of the general election and what consequences this will have on the market,” says Patrick Forslund, partner at Vinge.  

Sanctions round-up

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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"
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