Europe/Sweden - Page 2

UK corporates paying dearly in desperate bid to retain EU employees

Following Brexit, UK companies are being forced to pay extra to keep employees from deserting, according to an immigration law firm's research.

Digital age copyright reform stalls as MEPs vote down changes

Despite celebrity endorsement, reform of EU copyright reform voted down giving campaigning internet companies a big win.

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EU asked for GDPR exemptions by regulators

Regulators are concerned cross-border investigations could be placed in jeopardy by GDPR requirements.

  • 5yrs

EC to remove 'unwarranted' regulatory barriers for SBBS

The European Commission (EC) is proposing new rules to remove regulatory barriers and offer market-led solutions for sovereign bond-backed securities (SBBS).

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Ropes & Gray, Vinge and Advokatfirman Cederquist act in pharma deal

Ropes & Gray, Vinge, Advokatfirman Cederquist are advising on the $855m pharma deal.

  • 6yrs

DLA Piper boosts Swedish presence

Continuing its Nordic expansion, DLA Piper has confirmed a merger with Swedish law firm Grönberg Advokatbyrå.

  • 7yrs

Ashurst shuts its doors in Sweden

Ashurst has confirmed that it will close its office in Sweden, with its entire national workforce set to join Stockholm-based firm Hamilton.

  • 7yrs

Trademark dispute over chocolate-covered peanuts

Two of the world's largest food manufacturers have been in court in Sweden over a dispute involving chocolate-covered peanuts.

  • 7yrs

Top lawyer under fire in Longleat Estate trustee row

One of the UK's most esteemed family lawyers, Richard Parry, may be forced by a High Court judge to step down from his trusteeship of the Longleat Estate.

  • 8yrs

Top drone regulator considers change in approach on rules

One of the most experienced drone regulators in the world, the Swedish Transport Agency, is considering moving to a more risk-based system - thereby giving an example that could feed through to the rules in many other states.

  • 8yrs

EY starts Swedish desk with team of six in Stockholm

Two partners from Swedish firm Delphi are among a team of six lawyers through which the accountancy giant is launching its legal presence in the country.

  • 9yrs

Swedish lawyers tackle online trolls for damages

Online trolls in Sweden are being stalked by a team of lawyers.

  • 10yrs

Sweden: GC promoted to acting CEO

Former general counsel Helena Woodcock was promoted to CEO of Svenska Tonsättares Internationella Musikbyrå (STIM).

The Swedish Security Service's hunt for direct access to Swedes' mobile traffic

The use of mobile data for intelligence gathering has reared its head in Sweden. Carl Johan af Petersens reviews the ongoing debate.

  • 10yrs

Sweden:Wielding power

The Administrative Court of Stockholm has handed down two judgments regarding TeliaSonera's obligations as a company with significant market power on certain markets. Carl Johan af Petersens of Vinge analyses the findings.

  • 10yrs

Pirate Bay hacker faces extradition

Pirate Bay co-founder Gottfrid Svartholm Warg could be extradited to Denmark for accused hacking charges, a Swedish court has ruled.

  • 10yrs

Swedish fraud busters collar former Saab execs

Three former Saab executives have been arrested by Swedish accounting enforcers on suspicion of 'grave attempts' to complicate tax controls.

  • 11yrs

Pirate Bay founder charged over hacking

One of the founders of controversial file-sharing website The Pirate Bay has been charged with hacking into several Swedish companies and stealing personal data.

  • 11yrs

Swedish firm in Lithuanian law firm swoop

Swedish law firm Magnusson completes its Baltic Region expansion plan with the acquisition of a Lithuanian 20 lawyer team.

  • 11yrs

Scandinavian alliance sees Swedish firm open Oslo office

Leading Nordic law firm Magnusson has launched its first Norwegian office in Oslo, as part of an exclusive agreement with local practice Kluge.

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