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Norway: MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS 2010

June 2010 - Corporate & Commercial. Legal Developments by Advokatfirmaet Steenstrup Stordrange DA .

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Norway is not a member of the European Union (“EU”), but it is a member of the European Free Trade Association (“EFTA”) and the European Economic Area (“EEA”). This means that most EU regulations concerning M&A transactions has been and will be implemented in Norwegian law, including MIFID and the Transparency Directive.

Norway Transactions (Q&A)

June 2010 - Finance. Legal Developments by Advokatfirmaet Steenstrup Stordrange DA .

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What different types of private equity transactions occur in your jurisdiction? Over the past 10 years private equity activity has increased substantially in Norway. The increase in deals did not extend into 2009, which became a consolidation year for most private equity players in Norway, in line with the global trend.

Enforcement of security interests in banking transactions

June 2010 - Corporate & Commercial. Legal Developments by Advokatfirmaet Steenstrup Stordrange DA .

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Norwegian law requires a statutory basis for establishing a security interest. The pledge act of 8 February 1980 no 2 (the 'Pledge Act') is the legal basis for most types of security which can be established pursuant to Norwegian law. It is a general condition for establishing a security interest that the assets to be pledged are transferable, and to the extent transferability is conditional the same condition will apply to the security.

Disclosure obligations in Norway concerning major holdings of shares in listed companies

June 2009 - Finance. Legal Developments by Advokatfirmaet Steenstrup Stordrange DA .

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Owners of shares in companies listed on a regulated market are under an obligation to disclose to the market the acquisition and disposal of shares and/ or rights to shares in ceratin cases. The disclosure obligarion depends upon the volume of shares and/ or rights to shares owned from time to time. Ownership in this context includes, amoungst others, transactions such as borrowing of shares and certain other transactions.