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This page is dedicated to keeping readers informed of the latest news and thought leadership articles from law firms across the globe.

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Enhanced integrity protection for individuals from 1 January 2011

January 2011 - Litigation & Dispute Resolution. Legal Developments by Delphi.

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Until now, several of the provisions of the Credit Information Act (Sw. Kreditupplysningslagen (1973:1173)) that protects the integrity of individuals were not applicable when credit information was shared on the Internet. The reason for this was that such information was protected by the Fundamental Law on Freedom of Expression (Sw. Yttrandefrihetsgrundlagen (1991:1469)).

New CE marking requirements for medical technology software

January 2011 - Litigation & Dispute Resolution. Legal Developments by Delphi.

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On 21 March 2010 the new, revised directive 93/42/EEC on medical devices took effect. The amendments to the directive involve greater responsibilities for developers of software intended to be used for medical purposes.

Amendments to Swedish Companies Act finally enacted

January 2011 - Litigation & Dispute Resolution. Legal Developments by Delphi.

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Amendments to Swedish Companies Act finally enacted – cheaper notices to attend general meetings now open to all public companies

What is a service concession?

November 2010 - Litigation & Dispute Resolution. Legal Developments by Delphi.

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In procurements, there is a difference between the regular purchase of services and paying for the right, fully or partly, to use the service.

What is a Service Concession?

October 2010 - Litigation & Dispute Resolution. Legal Developments by Delphi.

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The question of what constitutes a service concession has long been subject to debate because service concessions fall outside the application of the procurement directive and chapter 16 of the Swedish Public Procurement Act (LOU).

Petter Holm of the Stockholm office has contributed to European Food & Feed Law Review, no 3, 2010

The article analyzes and criticizes a recent decision from the Swedish Chancellor of Justice, which denies state liability for losses caused by a misleading information campaign launched by the National Food Authority and the Medical Products Agency against certain food supplements.

Warranties, Representations and Due Diligence in Swedish Law

There are only two kinds of property in Swedish law: movable and immovable property. Immovable property is primarily land, buildings (if the building is owned by the owner of the land on which it stands) and accessories to the land or building. All other property, including intellectual property rights and other immaterial assets, is by definition movable. Thus, companies - even companies with the sole purpose to own immovable property - are movable property

WHO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR DIAGNOSIS?

November 2009 - Litigation & Dispute Resolution. Legal Developments by Delphi.

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EACH AND EVERY DAY now the media publishes black headlines and stories about physicians making incorrect diagnoses. When reports of incongruity are filed to the National Boards of Health and Welfare Unit they get a lot of attention from the media.

Court of Appeal can order a 120 MSEK sentence

The court of appeal can raise the verdict and increase the amount of penalty in The Pirate Bay-case, writes lawyer Claes Langenius.

A practical insight to cross-border Competition Litigation

Written by Kenny Carlsson and Rolf Larsson

The article contains an insight in Swedish. A survey is presented over applicable rules, for instance of applicable procedural remedies, rules on evidence and the burden of proof, costs and the rules on appeals.

Arbitration in Sweden

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This article has previously been published in the May 2003 issue of the China Direct.

The Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce ("SCC Institute") was established in 1917. Over the past few decades the SCC Institute has emerged as one of the leading international arbitral institutions in the world. In most cases handled by the SCC Institute both parties are from other countries than Sweden.

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