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Iceland

Banking, finance and capital markets
Banking, finance and capital markets - ranked: tier 4

Landslog – Law Offices

Landslog – Law Offices’ team is experienced in dealing with banking and finance disputes and defends the winding-up board of Kaupthing in claims from Spron. The practice also advises the Financial Supervisory Authority on the implications of the 2010 Supreme Court ruling on the illegality of foreign currency loans to the financial sector. Johannes Sveinsson and Viðar Lúðvíksson are key contacts.

Leading individuals

Johannes Sveinsson - Landslog – Law Offices

Viðar Lúðvíksson - Landslog – Law Offices

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 3

Landslog – Law Offices

Landslog – Law Offices’ M&A team advised Hagar on the €133m acquisition of Oliuverzlun Islands. Vodafone Iceland and SMI are both clients. Viðar Lúðvíksson is a key contact.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 1

Landslog – Law Offices

The team at Landslog – Law Offices successfully represented HS Orka before the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce in complex proceedings concerning a power purchase agreement. Grimur Sigurdsson defended Kaupthing’s former CEO in criminal proceedings for market manipulation and represented Kaupthing’s winding-up committee in over 30 rescission claims against numerous international financial institutions. Jóhannes Karl Sveinsson is highly regarded with considerable experience before the Supreme Court of Iceland and the EFTA Court.

Leading individuals

Jóhannes Karl Sveinsson - Landslog – Law Offices

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EEA and competition
EEA and competition - ranked: tier 1

Landslog – Law Offices

The EEA and competition team at Landslog – Law Offices successfully defended ISAVIA in a dispute over the allocation of airport slots at Keflavík International Airport, with advisory opinions being sought from the EFTA Court. The practice also has experience in merger control applications, including in relation to Hagar’s purchase of Oliuverzlun Islands. Jóhannes Karl Sveinsson is a key contact. He represented Gagnaveita Reykjavikur in state aid litigation and has also advised Reykjavík Energy and other governmental institutes in the same field.

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Maritime and transport
Maritime and transport - ranked: tier 3

Landslog – Law Offices

Landslog – Law Offices has experience acting in transport and maritime law disputes. Clients include the Federation of Icelandic Fishing Vessel Owners, Airport Coordination Denmark A/S and ISAVIA. Hlynur Halldórsson is a key contact.

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 3

Landslog – Law Offices

Landslog – Law Offices advises the municipality of Norðurþing in relation to PCC Bakki Silicon’s construction of a silicon production plant. Jóhannes Karl Sveinsson is a key contact for construction and public procurement disputes.

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Restructuring and insolvency
Restructuring and insolvency - ranked: tier 2

Landslog – Law Offices

Landslog – Law Offices has a well-regarded and highly experienced restructuring and insolvency team. Grimur Sigurdsson defends Kaupthing in a ISK30bn claim from Credit Suisse regarding credit-linked note contracts. The practice acts as the receiver of the bankruptcy estate of Milestone. It also advises Central Bank of Iceland Holding Company and Eimskip.

Leading individuals

Grimur Sigurdsson - Landslog – Law Offices

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