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Vinge contributing to International Comparative Legal Guides

August 20, 2021

Vinge’s specialists within Maritime and Transport law have been requested to contribute with a chapter explaining the Swedish legislative framework in relation to maritime law in the International Comparative Legal Guides, ICLG.

ICLG is a leading global database for legal reference, analysis and news, hosting comprehensive comparative legal guides and research tools that cover law in more than 191 jurisdictions across 59 practice areas. It is used by experts within the private and public sector world-wide and receives more than 5 million searches per year. The request to Vinge to author the Swedish chapter on maritime and transport law is an acknowledgement of Vinge’s leading position within the field. 

 

The chapter gives a practical and user friendly overview of the essential areas within Swedish maritime law. You can read the chapter here.

European Commission provides sanctions compliance guidance

The European Commission has recently issued three opinions regarding the interpretation of asset freeze provisions in certain sanctions legislation pertaining to Central African Republic, Ukraine, Libya and Syria. The opinions are also of relevance for other sanctions regimes which provide for the same or similar restrictions. Therefore, their practical relevance goes far beyond the sanctions regimes in the context of which they were issued and they therefore provide for helpful guidance regarding the required thresholds for sanctions compliance generally.
September 20, 2021

New partners and counsels appointed at Vinge’s Stockholm office

Advokat Sofie Bjärtun, advokat Rikard Lindahl, advokat Malin Malm Waerme and advokat Daniel Wendelsson at Vinge’s Stockholm office have been appointed as new partners as of 1 January 2022. The following lawyers have been elected as counsels at Vinge’s Stockholm office: Advokat Stojan Arnerstål, advokat Amanda Knutsson, advokat Jolene Reimerson, advokat Linnéa Sellström and advokat Filip Öhrner.
July 06, 2021

EU climate taxonomy – New regulations concerning companies’ publication of information

According to the European Union’s climate taxonomy, certain organisations must publish to what extent their operations are environmentally sustainable. In order to clarify what information the companies need to report, as well as how this should be done, the EU Commission has prepared a new delegated regulation. Primarily, the delegated regulation establishes relevant financial key ratios and different report precedents.
June 21, 2021