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MAQS Advokatbyrå

ÖSTRA HAMNGATAN 24, PO BOX 119 18, 404 39 GOTHENBURG, SWEDEN
Tel:
Work +46 31 10 20 30
Fax:
Fax +46 31 10 20 40
Email:
Web:
www.maqs.com
Gothenburg, Malmo, Stockholm
MAQS Advokatbyrå, Mikael Åström, Gothenburg, SWEDEN

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Mikael Åström

Tel:
Work +46 31 10 61 36
Email:
MAQS Advokatbyrå

Position

EU and competition law, Commercial agreements

Career

2014- MAQS Advokatbyrå, 2005-2014 Setterwalls Law Firm, 2001-2005 Shearman & Sterling LLP (London)

Mikael Åström’s main area of practice is within EU & Competition Law, working closely with both national and international major clients for over 14 years and today as head of our EU & Competition Law Department.

Having vast experience as counsel relating to merger control, regulatory compliance and contract situations, Mikael is today one of the leading practitioners in Sweden within his field. Furthermore, Mikael regularly assists clients at dawn raids and implementing Compliance Programs, as well as leniency filings and being engaged as competition law expert and observer at meetings.

In addition, as advisor to the Commercial Department in particular, Mikael has for many years assisted companies with drafting and negotiating commercial agreements in most industry sectors.

Languages

Swedish, English and German

Member

2009- The Swedish Bar Association

Education

2001 King’s College London, Master of Laws (LL.M.) International Business Law, 2000 Middlesex Business University (Company Law & Law of Tort), 1999 University of Augsburg (Law of the European Union), 1999 University of Lund (LL.M.) International Business Law


Sweden

EU and competition

Within: EU and competition

MAQS Advokatbyrå’s department head Mikael Åström acted for GN Group as the complainant on its SCA suit against three global competitors over an alleged abuse of dominance in the hearing aids market. Åström and others also advise global group SCA Hygiene and sister company SCA Forest on a range of matters, such as mergers and dominance issues. The team also includes Nicklas Hansson and Ulf Yxklinten in Malmö.

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