Searching Content from Sweden indexed under Finance and Banking ordered by Published Date Descending.
Links to Result pages
1 2 3 4  
The Initial Public Offerings Law Review Third Edition
Since 2012, the Finnish initial public offering (IPO) market has been developing extremely well, following what was approximately five years of stagnation.
27 Jun 2019
Swedbank CFO Back At The Wheel: A Case Study In The Need For Active Succession Planning
As a result, Swedbank dismissed Ms. Bonnesen just one hour before its AGM of March 28, 2019.
9 Apr 2019
Merger Control In Sweden
Despite several attempts by the Swedish Competition Authority, Swedish courts have not yet prohibited any mergers, although a number of concentrations have been subject to commitments.
14 May 2012
Investing in Sweden
This article will cover investments in Sweden through mergers and acquisitions, primarily those of banks.
23 Jun 2010
The Number af Disputes is Increasing and Setterwalls' Dispute Resolution Group Made All Time High During 2009
In view of the historic financial crisis which hit the world in 2008 and still affect us it was expected that disputes within the industry would increase.
8 Jun 2010
Liability and Reliance in Relation to Vendor Due Diligence
The legal investigation of a target company in M&A transactions, i.e. a "legal due diligence", has traditionally been performed on behalf of the potential purchaser
5 Mar 2007
Proposal To Amend The Swedish Competition Act
A Committee, appointed by the Swedish Government in autumn 2004 to contemplate the need to introduce amendments to the Swedish Competition Act (hereinafter the “Competition Act”), has recently delivered its final Report to the Swedish Secretary for Trade and Industry.
13 Dec 2006
Legal Merger As A Substitute For Mandatory Redemption
There has been a recent surge of public M&A transactions in Sweden. One of the aspects that have been widely debated in connection with several recent public bids have been the use of legal mergers as a substitute for mandatory redemption procedures to reach 100% ownership following a takeover bid.
6 Nov 2006
Pre-emptive Rights, Requirement for Consent and Right of First Refusal in the Articles of Association of a Limited Liability Company in Sweden
The articles of association of a Swedish company may include provisions on pre-emptive rights, to the effect that a purchaser is obliged to offer a purchased share to other shareholders for pre-emption (Swe: hembudsforbehall, Fi: lunastuslauseke).
21 Jun 2006
Further Opportunities for Swedish Insurance Companies to Invest in Private Equity
As a result of proposed legislative changes to implement EU Directive 2003/41 (on the activities and supervision of institutions for occupational retirement provisions), Swedish Insurance companies will shortly have increased possibilities to invest in private equity as an asset class.
19 Jan 2005
Swedish Corporate Income Taxation at a Glance
Corporate income tax is based on the company’s worldwide taxable business income computed according to the accrual method of accounting. Dividends on shares held for business purposes are normally tax free.
21 Sep 2004
A New Holding Company Regime in Sweden
Sweden has implemented new participation exemption rules, making Sweden a competitive country for the establishment of holding companies. In general capital gains on shares held for business purposes are exempt from capital gains taxation. The regime is based on the concept that dividends and capital gains on foreign participations are exempt from tax under the same conditions as capital gains and dividends related to Swedish shares.
21 Sep 2004
Insurance Legislative Update, June 2004
The Swedish Insurance Contract Act dates back to 1927 and is in many respects not adapted to the current conditions of the insurance market. The applicability of the act is also limited and has been partly overtaken by separate legislative solutions for the most urgent demands, such as the Consumer Insurance Contract Act and various regulations regarding items such as third-party motor insurance
16 Jun 2004
Special Investigation Into Certain Practices Of Skandia Insurance Company (Ltd)
Recently, Skandia Insurance Company Ltd. (Skandia) has been the subject of a media debate about the findings from independent investigative panels.
18 May 2004
Banking and Financing Business in Sweden
The Swedish Financial Market has expanded rapidly during the last decade. Companies have broadened the scope of their business, and many new companies have entered the market. One important change is the bank-insurance concept, i.e. banking and insurance operations are offered by the same financial group. This position has been adopted by all the leading actors on the Swedish market and we have a new structure for the financial services industry today.
11 May 2004
New Possibilities for Foreign EU Life Insurers in Sweden
The Swedish Supreme Administrative Court delivered on 4 May 2004 a judgement in the case of Försäkringsaktiebolag Skandia and Ola Ramstedt v. Riksskatteverket (the National Tax Board).
7 May 2004
How the Swedish Sale of Goods Act Applies to Share Transfers
From an overall perspective the corporate acquisition process in Sweden has a striking resemblance to that which applies elsewhere in Europe. The chain of documents required is the same, and even the documents’ contents strongly resemble that which is applied in the UK and continental Europe.
18 Apr 2004
New Swedish Legislation on Right of Priority in Bankruptcies
The current Swedish right of priority legislation, which is set forth in the Right of Priority Act (SFS 1970:979) was amended on 1 January 2004. The new legislation has been preceded by considerable disunion in the Swedish Parliament with several controversial questions being raised. So what are the reasons for changing the legislation?
9 Feb 2004
Mutual Funds Legislative Update
In September 2003 the government presented a bill proposing a new legislation (the "Invest-ment Funds Act") regarding mutual funds and other undertakings for collective investments.
30 Jan 2004
The Swedish Insurance Market
The Swedish insurance industry has a long history and the Swedish insurance market has previously distinguished itself as a closed market dominated by small number of domestic companies. However, during the past decade Sweden has gradually opened the insurance market to both domestic and foreign competition
16 Jan 2004
Links to Result pages
1 2 3 4