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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.     

The European Commission proposes a new Single Market Emergency Instrument

On 19 September 2022, the Commission adopted a proposal for a new regulation on an emergency instrument for the Single Market. Following the Covid-19 pandemic and other crises in the last years, the Union has seen internal entry restrictions, unpredictable rules and supply disruptions which, according to the Commission, have highlighted that there are structural shortcomings in the EU legal framework on the Single Market. The proposed emergency instrument aims to preserve the free movement of goods, services and persons and to ensure the availability of essential goods and services in the event of future emergencies.
September 22, 2022

New partners and counsels appointed at Vinge’s Gothenburg office

Ninos Aho has been appointed partner at Vinge’s Gothenburg office, as of 1 January 2023. In addition, advokat Petronella Hallberg and advokat Martin E Svanberg have been appointed as counsels, also as of 1 January 2023.
August 30, 2022

Helena Rosén Andersson joins Vinge

Today we welcome former Justice of the Supreme Administrative Court in Sweden, Helena Rosén Andersson, to Vinge. We thereby strengthen our services within public procurement, administrative and public law, constitutional law, state aid and dispute resolution.
August 18, 2022