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Vinge has received the highest ranking in 14 of 18 categories in Legal 500’s recently released rankings.

April 16, 2021

The following practice areas have been awarded Tier 1 in The Legal 500’s EMEA guide: Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Commercial, Corporate and M&A, Employment, Energy, Environment, EU and Competition, Insolvency, Insurance, Intellectual Property and Media, IT and Telecoms, Real Estate, Shipping, Tax.

EU and Competition is one of the practice areas that reaches the highest ranking with Tier 1:

Advokatfirman Vinge is a top‑flight name for EU, competition and regulatory issues. Stockholm‑based co‑head Johan Karlsson and Marcus Glader act for dominant names in the automotive, retail, energy and transport sectors on merger filings, abuse of dominance matters and litigation. Gothenburg‑based Anna Palmérus and co‑head Björn Nicolai have expertise at the cross section of competition and insolvency law, while co‑head Pär Remnelid leads on merger control work and regulatory operations in Malmö. The firm is well placed to represent clients before the EU courts thanks to Martin Johansson’s Brussels‑based practice.

Individual mentions include, among others, Jonas Johansson and Carl Sander, M&A:

Jonas Johansson impressed with his exceptional understanding of forestry and real asset related matters, exceptional negotiating skills and to‑the‑point advice. Carl Sander supported the effort with contract negotiations and also managed the due diligence exercise. Both were very diligent, hard‑working and available at all times.

 

Guidance judgment on the criminal liability for ordering a cabotage transport

The ordering of a road transport made by one of the largest freight forwarders in Sweden has been considered in accordance with the conditions for legal cabotage transports through a decision from the Court of Appeal over Skåne and Blekinge. The Court of Appeal, thus, changes the District Court’s judgment and acquits the freight forwarder. The central issue in the case was how the number of cabotage transports should be calculated.
May 07, 2021

The Scope of Work According to AB 04

One of the most important parts of a construction agreement is the part where the scope of work is defined. There is a major difference between finding scope of work issues early in a construction project, instead of later during the execution phase.
May 04, 2021

A shift in EU merger control policy and practice could affect deal certainty and create opportunities for complainants

The European Commission is expanding its control of mergers and acquisitions within the existing legal framework, allowing national authorities to refer a transaction they do not have jurisdiction over for review in Brussels.
April 26, 2021