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Vinge strengthens its capabilities in EU litigation

November 20, 2006

Vinge has recruited Martin Johansson from the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg. Martin will join Vinge’s office in Brussels as from November 2006. Through the recruitment Vinge will strengthen its capabilities in EU litigation.

Martin Johansson, 46, has a unique competence. For the past eleven years, he has served as a legal secretary at the EFTA Court, the European Court of First Instance and the European Court of Justice for judges Sven Norberg, Pernilla Lindh, Leif Sevón and, most recently, Stig von Bahr. Before that he worked at the EFTA Court, the EFTA Secretariat, as well as law firms in Sweden and Brussels.

Top Ranked in Sweden

Vinge’s EU and antitrust team is ranked number one in Sweden in e.g. Chambers’ latest edition of The World’s Leading Lawyers.

- We are very pleased that Martin Johansson will join Vinge. Martin’s knowledge in EU litigation will further expand and strengthen our EU and antitrust practice. Martin’s contacts with the EU and Swedish institutions will also be highly valuable for our clients as well as for Vinge, says Hans Wibom, chairman of the board of Vinge.

Olle Rislund leaves

Olle Rislund left Vinge on October 1. During the past years Olle Rislund has been resident partner at Vinge’s Brussels office. He will now return to Sweden and join Advokatfirman Cederquist as a partner.

- We would like to thank Olle for his valuable work for Vinge in Stockholm and Brussels, says Hans Wibom.

Vinge’s EU and antitrust team consists of 25 lawyers based in Stockholm, Gothenburg, Malmö and Brussels. The office in Brussels was established already in 1989. The team is headed by Carl Wetter. Johan Karlsson is responsible partner in Stockholm, whereas Björn Nicolai and Rikard Azelius are responsible partners in Gothenburg and Malmö respectively.

For further information, contact:
Carl Wetter, phone +46 70 714 30 76

European Commission provides sanctions compliance guidance

The European Commission has recently issued three opinions regarding the interpretation of asset freeze provisions in certain sanctions legislation pertaining to Central African Republic, Ukraine, Libya and Syria. The opinions are also of relevance for other sanctions regimes which provide for the same or similar restrictions. Therefore, their practical relevance goes far beyond the sanctions regimes in the context of which they were issued and they therefore provide for helpful guidance regarding the required thresholds for sanctions compliance generally.
September 20, 2021

Vinge contributing to International Comparative Legal Guides

Vinge’s specialists within Maritime and Transport law have been requested to contribute with a chapter explaining the Swedish legislative framework in relation to maritime law in the International Comparative Legal Guides, ICLG.
August 20, 2021

New partners and counsels appointed at Vinge’s Stockholm office

Advokat Sofie Bjärtun, advokat Rikard Lindahl, advokat Malin Malm Waerme and advokat Daniel Wendelsson at Vinge’s Stockholm office have been appointed as new partners as of 1 January 2022. The following lawyers have been elected as counsels at Vinge’s Stockholm office: Advokat Stojan Arnerstål, advokat Amanda Knutsson, advokat Jolene Reimerson, advokat Linnéa Sellström and advokat Filip Öhrner.
July 06, 2021