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Vinge recieves prestigious international award

May 23, 2005

Vinge was awarded Scandinavian Law firm of the year at the annual Chambers Global Awards in May in London.

The Chambers Global Awards is one of the most prestigious awards ceremony in the commercial law business. Chambers and Partners, responsible for the awards, nominate and choose the best commercial law firms around the world, within several practice areas. 10 Nordic law firms were nominated within the category of Scandinavian Law Firm of the Year.

- It is very flattering to win the most prominent international award that a Nordic law firm can receive, says Hans Wibom, Vinge’s chairman of the board, who received the award in London.

The Chambers Global Awards took place at the London Hilton last Thursday. British Prime Minister’s wife Cherie Blair announced the winners.

Vinge authors the Swedish contribution regarding tax disputes for The Legal 500

International companies run the risk of the erroneous management of tax issues when conducting operations in several jurisdictions. In such event, disputes can arise with the relevant tax authorities. The Legal 500 has now introduced a dedicated chapter on tax disputes in its comparative guide for the first time and Ulrika Bengtsson, advokat and counsel, has been selected to provide a clear picture of the Swedish tax litigation system.
November 09, 2022

The wide reach of the prohibition against circumventing EU sanctions

Against the background of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the EU has imposed a number of sanctions, which include a prohibition for companies within the EU to take certain measures in relation to Russia, as well as designated Russian people and entities on the sanction lists. Furthermore, a prohibition to circumvent the sanctions has been introduced in order to ensure that the sanctions are effective also in practice. When it comes to this circumvention prohibition, it is important to be aware of its wide interpretation, as established by the Court of Justice of the European Union and the European Commission.
October 31, 2022

Sanctions update 14 October

Further to our previous sanctions updates of 25 February, 3 March, 11 March, 16 March , 14 April and June 8 and 22 July, we herewith provide a further update of recent sanctions developments following Russia’s war against Ukraine:
October 14, 2022