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Vinge presents the Swedish chapter for the 2022 version of The Legal 500: Private Equity Country Comparative Guide

January 11, 2022

The guide provides an overview of the Swedish Private Equity market and the salient legislation in connection with PE transactions in Sweden.

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The guide is included in The Legal 500’s global collection of country specific guides, providing a Q&A for some of the most common questions pertaining to PE transactions in Sweden. The guide constitutes a user-friendly tool, not least for international actors.

 

The authors of the guide are:

Christina Kokko, partner

Jonas Bergstöm, partner, Head of M&A

Matthias Pannier, partner

Albert Wållgren, partner

 

Here you can read the guide in its entirety.

The Swedish rules on cabotage transport and posting will change on 2 and 21 February 2022

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The prohibition imposed by EU law on complying with secondary sanctions laid down by the United States against Iran may be relied on in civil proceedings

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December 23, 2021

The EU Commission proposes a new tool to counter the use of economic coercion by third countries

The European Commission has proposed a new regulation that will provide it with tools to counteract economic coercion from third countries with measures such as tariffs and imports restrictions.
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