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Vinge lawyer awarded the king's medal

January 31, 2013

Johan Gernandt of Vinge has been awarded the H. M. King’s Medal of the 12th size with the ribbon of the Order of the Seraphim for his “outstanding contributions to the Swedish banking industry as well as Swedish and international business law”.

Johan has worked at Vinge since 2009 and is one of Sweden’s most eminent lawyers in the field of international dispute resolution with more than 40 years’ experience.

Before joining Vinge, Johan was a partner and one of the founders of the law firm, Gernandt & Danielsson.

Johan is the chairman of the Swedish Riksbank’s General Council. At the beginning of this year, he resigned as chairman of the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce, where he has been a member of the board since 1994, initially as an ordinary member and thereafter as deputy chairman and as chairman since 2006.

Johan is also a board member of Systembolaget and the Centre for Commercial Law.     

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