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Press releases and law firm thought leadership

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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Hamilton new Managing Partner of Hamilton

July 2012. Press Releases by Hamilton Advokatbyra (view listing).

Christoffer Hamilton will take up the position as Managing Partner of Hamilton Advokatbyrå, effective as of 1 July 2012.

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Hamilton participated in Almedalen

July 2012. Press Releases by Hamilton Advokatbyra (view listing).

Hamilton took part in a seminar during Almedalen week that was arranged by the Swedish American Chamber of Commerce. The US is Sweden’s fourth largest export market and despite close trade relations for many years more reforms are needed to facilitate business.

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Hamilton advised on sale of minority interest in Stampen

June 2012. Press Releases by Hamilton Advokatbyra (view listing).

Hamilton acted as legal advisor to Familjen Nordgrén on the sale of its minority stake in Stampen AB to Lidköpingspress AB.

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The official receivers’ report for Onoff Sverige AB was sent to the district court

May 2012. Press Releases by Hamilton Advokatbyra (view listing).

The official receiver for Onoff Sverige AB, attorney at law Mr Lars Eric Gustafsson, has now established his report under chapter 7 section 15 of the Swedish Bankruptcy Act which was sent to Attunda District Court and the Swedish Supervisory Authority in Bankruptcy Proceedings and other parties involved on March 30th, 2012.

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Plåt & Mekano Romata AB

April 2012. Press Releases by Hamilton Advokatbyra (view listing).

An application for composition proceedings has now been submitted to Attunda District Court. The administrator, Michael Levin, has drawn up the administrator’s report.

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Hamilton amongst the world’s 100 leading law firms in international arbitration

April 2012. Press Releases by Hamilton Advokatbyra (view listing).

Hamilton has been included in the Global Arbitration Review’s ‘GAR100’. GAR100 encompasses the world’s leading law firms in international arbitration. It is the first time that Hamilton has entered this global list of leading law firms. Only a few Swedish law firms have previously been included in the GAR100.

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Hamilton assisted in the sale of Swea Energi

March 2012. Press Releases by Hamilton Advokatbyra (view listing).

Hamilton assisted the sellers in the sale of the Swea Energi Group to DCC Energy. The Swea Energi Group is one of Sweden’s leading suppliers of fuel oil and diesel in so-called bulk supply.

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Hamilton won important case on damages

February 2012. Press Releases by Hamilton Advokatbyra (view listing).

Hamilton’s Tom Johansson and Johan Danelius have won an important case before the Stockholm District Court. They have represented the former CEO of the previously listed company Countermine, Christer Bergquist, who was sued for 35 msek in damages for alleged false information in connection with an issue of shares.

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Hamilton represented Micro Systemation AB

February 2012. Press Releases by Hamilton Advokatbyra (view listing).

Hamilton has represented Micro Systemation AB (publ) i connection with the company’s change of market place for its listed shares from Nordic Growth Market (NGM) to NASDAQ OMX where trading of the shares commenced on 27 December 2011.

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Hamilton awarded in the field of Public Procurement

January 2012. Press Releases by Hamilton Advokatbyra (view listing).

Hamilton has been awarded Public Procurement Law Firm of the Year in Sweden (ACQ Law Awards 2011).

Hamilton has also written a report on Public Procurement in Sweden in the publication “Public Procurement 2011- an overview of regulation in 38 jurisdictions worldwide”, published by Law Business Research Ltd . The authors are Fredrik Linder, Emma Berglund and Mikael Dubois. 

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Hamilton assisted in Skandia Liv's acquisition of Skandia AB

January 2012. Press Releases by Hamilton Advokatbyra (view listing).

Hamilton's Johan Danelius has, together with Lars Edlund at Grönberg Advokatbyrå, been engaged to review Skandia Liv's acquisition of Skandia AB and to give statements in relation to the prohibition against value transfers that applies to Skandia Liv.

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Hamilton advises AAC Capital Partners on the sale of the shares in FlexLink Holding AB

November 2011. Press Releases by Hamilton Advokatbyra (view listing).

FlexLink is a world leading producer of high end production logistics solutions. Headquartered in Gothenburg, FlexLink has more than 800 employees and operates in 26 countries across the world. Purchaser is Coesia S.p.A., headquartered in Bologna, Italy. The acquisition is subject to customary antitrust approval.

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Hamilton assists XCounter in connection with First North listing

November 2011. Press Releases by Hamilton Advokatbyra (view listing).

Hamilton assists XCounter AB (publ) in connection with the listing of its shares on NASDAQ OMX First North. The shares in XCounter AB are currently listed on AIM (London) and the first day of trading on NASDAQ OMX First North is scheduled for 7 December 2011.

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Hamilton advises Opcon on rights issue

November 2011. Press Releases by Hamilton Advokatbyra (view listing).

Opcon AB (publ) has completed a rights issue of shares with preferential rights for existing shareholders.

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Hamilton advises Cinnober in landmark order

November 2011. Press Releases by Hamilton Advokatbyra (view listing).

Hamilton’s TMT | IP team has acted as legal advisor to the Swedish developer of state-of-the-art IT systems for financial marketplaces, Cinnober Financial Technology AB (publ), in connection with the signing of licensing- and development agreements and support and maintenance agreements with the Brazilian exchange BM&FBovespa.

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Onoff lives on in Estonia

October 2011. Press Releases by Hamilton Advokatbyra (view listing).

The administrator in the Onoff bankruptcy proceedings, Lars Eric Gustafsson from the legal firm Hamilton, has completed another sale from the estate in bankruptcy. The company’s Estonian subsidiary, Onoff Eesti, with six shops, has been sold to the Estonian company Baltic Retail.

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AllTele engaged Hamilton on its acquisition of Ventelo

September 2011. Press Releases by Hamilton Advokatbyra (view listing).

AllTele is a leading actor within the consolidation of the Swedish telecom-market. During the past three years, AllTele has had an annual growth of more than 50 %. The company is now the fifth largest independent telecom-operator in Sweden offering fixed and mobile data- and voice services.

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ONOFF in bankruptcy, with Hamilton Advokatbyrå as receiver

August 2011. Press Releases by Hamilton Advokatbyra (view listing).

The board of ONOFF Sverige AB has today, Monday 11 July 2011, submitted a bankruptcy petition to Attunda District Court. The district court has appointed Lars Eric Gustafsson, lawyer at Hamilton Advokatbyrå, as receiver.

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Hamilton assisted AllTele in the strategic acquisition of Canal Digital’s IPTV operation

August 2011. Press Releases by Hamilton Advokatbyra (view listing).

Hamilton assisted AllTele in the strategic acquisition of Canal Digital’s Swedish IPTV customer base and technology platform. Through this acquisition AllTele will be the largest supplier of IPTV on the Swedish urban network market.

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News Jun 22, 2011 Print Johan Danelius becomes partner at Hamilton on July 1st.

August 2011. Press Releases by Hamilton Advokatbyra (view listing).

Johan is specialized in company law and dispute resolution. Before Johan started as counsel he worked at the Swedish Ministry of Justice, where he inter alia authored large parts of the government proposal to the current Swedish Companies Act.

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Sale of Koneo

May 2011. Press Releases by Hamilton Advokatbyra (view listing).

Hamilton represented the owners of Koneo AB in connection with the divestment of the Koneo group to Konica Minolta Business Solutions Sweden AB.

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Sale of Heron City

May 2011. Press Releases by Hamilton Advokatbyra (view listing).

Hamilton assisted Heron International, one of Europe’s leading property investment and development companies, in its divestment of Heron City, a major destination centre comprising of approximately 46,000 sqm lettable area located in Kungens Kurva in the  southern greater Stockholm area.

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Hamilton vann målet om varumärket Teamwork

March 2011. Press Releases by Hamilton Advokatbyra (view listing).

Trots att tingsrätten och hovrätten kom fram till att registreringen av varumärket Teamwork inte skulle hävas använde sig det bolag som inte ägde registreringen av Teamwork varumärket i sin marknadsföring, med bland annat helsidesannonser i Svenska Dagbladet, för att bygga upp sin verksamhet.

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En ny utmanare

January 2011. Press Releases by Hamilton Advokatbyra (view listing).

Martin Prager ansluter som delägare i Hamilton och stärker upp advokatbyråns team inom företagsöverlåtelser.

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Hamilton Advokatbyrå and Nilsson & Co merge

October 2010. Press Releases by Hamilton Advokatbyra (view listing).

Hamilton Advokatbyrå and Nilsson & Co merge – form leading full service firm focused on the Stockholm area

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New high ranking in the field of public procurement for Hamilton

May 2010. Press Releases by Hamilton Advokatbyra (view listing).

Hamilton is recommended in the field of public procurement according to the latest ranking from Practical Law Company (PLC Which Lawyer 2010). Fredrik Linder is ranked in the highest category “Leading” in the individual ranking in the field of public procurement. Practical Law Company ranks on a yearly basis firms and individual lawyers in over 100 countries. The ranking is based upon inter alia contacts with clients and lawyers.

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Hamilton advised the Board in Rörvik Timber in preparing prospectus

May 2010. Press Releases by Hamilton Advokatbyra (view listing).

Partner Johan Nordenfalk, Hamilton in Stockholm, assisted the Board in Rörvik Timber AB, listed on Nasdaq OMX Stockholm, in connection with the establishment of a prospectus in relation to the company's rights offering of 250 million SEK.

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Hamilton biträdde styrelsen i Rörvik Timber vid upprättande av prospekt

April 2010. Press Releases by Hamilton Advokatbyra (view listing).

Advokat Johan Nordenfalk biträdde styrelsen i Rörvik Timber AB, noterat på Nasdaq OMX Stockholm, i samband med upprättande av prospekt med anledning av bolagets företrädesemission om 250 Mkr.

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Hamilton biträdde Botnia Exploration Holding AB

February 2010. Press Releases by Hamilton Advokatbyra (view listing).

Hamilton biträdde Botnia Exploration Holding AB i samband med bolagets notering på Aktietorget och företrädesemission. Hamiltons team bestod av Johan Nordenfalk och Lisa Ericsson.

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Hamilton biträder vid miljardbud

February 2010. Press Releases by Hamilton Advokatbyra (view listing).

Hamilton biträder Opcon AB vid dess offentliga uppköpserbjudande till aktieägarna i Tricorona AB. Båda bolagen är noterade på NASDAQ OMX Stockholm. Baserat på aktiekursen vid budets offentliggörande uppgår budvärdet till 1 106 miljoner kronor. Vid ett fullföljande av budet bildas Nordens ledande tillväxtbolag inom klimatekonomi och energieffektivisering.

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Hamilton Advokatbyrå ska genomföra företagsrekonstruktion av Xeratech-koncernen

January 2010. Press Releases by Hamilton Advokatbyra (view listing).

Värmlands tingsrätt har genom beslut den 23 december 2009 beslutat att Xeratech AB, Xeratech Holding AB och Xeratech Systems AB får genomföra företagsrekonstruktion. Tingsrätten har i enlighet med bolagens ansökan förordnat advokaterna Kenneth Holmlund och Hans Berglund vid Hamilton Advokatbyrå i Karlstad till rekonstruktörer.

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Hamilton utsedd till årets advokatbyrå 2009 inom offentlig upphandling (ACQ Law Awards 2009)

January 2010. Press Releases by Hamilton Advokatbyra (view listing).

Hamilton har utsetts till Public Procurement Law Firm of the Year i Sverige 2009 vid en omröstning bland ACQ Finance Magazines cirka 35 000 läsare (ACQ Law Awards 2009).

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Awards in the field of public procurement

January 2010. Press Releases by Hamilton Advokatbyra (view listing).

Hamilton has been awarded as Public Procurement Law Firm of the Year in Sweden 2009 by the readers of ACQ Finance Magazine (ACQ Law Awards 2009).

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Mattias Detterfelt - a new partner at Hamilton

November 2009. Press Releases by Hamilton Advokatbyra (view listing).

Hamilton in Stockholm continue to grow in M&A and Capital Markets and have recruited Mattias Detterfelt from Gernandt & Danielsson.

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Hamilton represents Kapitalkraft i Sverige AB in a fund management merger

November 2009. Press Releases by Hamilton Advokatbyra (view listing).

The two fund managers GustaviaCapital Management AB and Davegårdh & Kjäll Fonder AB (DKfonder) are merging their businesses.The merged company will be called GustaviaDavegårdh Fonder AB. Davegårdh & Kjäll manages three funds with a focus on Swedish shares. Gustavia manages five funds of which three with a focus on the Balkans, the Middle East and Russia. The managed volume in the merged company amounts to around 1.7 billion SEK distributed among over 50,000 customers. The deal is conditional upon the Swedish FSA’s consent.

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Hamilton represents Investor Growth Capital and Priveq Investment in pharmacy-transaction

November 2009. Press Releases by Hamilton Advokatbyra (view listing).

Hamilton is representing Investor Growth Capital and Priveq Investment in connection with an acquisition of two pharmacy clusters from Apoteket. The acquisition is conditional upon consents from the Swedish Medical Products Agency and the Swedish Competition Authority.

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Hamilton advises on Opcon’s 120 MSEK rights issue

November 2009. Press Releases by Hamilton Advokatbyra (view listing).

The rights issue was addressed to a select group of institutional and other large investors. Hamilton’s team consisted of partners Jan Gregorsson and Johan Nordenfalk.

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Hamilton to advise in connection with Opcon's investment in Saxlund Holding AB

October 2009. Press Releases by Hamilton Advokatbyra (view listing).

Opcon is an energy and environmental technology Group that develops, produces and markets systems and products for eco-friendly, efficient and resource-effective use of energy. Opcon has now acquired 100 percent of Saxlund Holding AB.

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Hamilton administrator in bankruptcy of Gnosjö Plast AB

October 2009. Press Releases by Hamilton Advokatbyra (view listing).

Eric Edström, solicitor at Hamilton Stockholm has been appointed administrator of the company Gnosjö Plast AB.

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New attorneys at Hamilton

October 2009. Press Releases by Hamilton Advokatbyra (view listing).

Hamilton welcomes two new attorneys on September 1 2009:

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Recommendations by The Legal 500 Series 2008

May 2009. Press Releases by Hamilton Advokatbyra (view listing).

The Legal 500 Recommends this firm for: Capital markets, Construction, Corporate and commercial Dispute resolution, EU and competition, Employment, Environment, Insolvency, Insurance, Mergers and acquisitions and Real estate

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Digital Vision AB under reorganisation. Hamilton is appointed administrator

March 2009. Press Releases by Hamilton Advokatbyra (view listing).

2008.10.14 - Digital Vision AB under reorganisation

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Hamilton Law Firm is the first choice for Swedish managing directors

March 2009. Press Releases by Hamilton Advokatbyra (view listing).

2008.11.03 - Hamilton Law Firm is the first choice for Swedish managing directors 

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Hamilton Law Firm advised Prime Wine Group AB

March 2009. Press Releases by Hamilton Advokatbyra (view listing).

2009.01.14 - Hamilton represents Prime Wine Group AB

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Hamilton Law Firm advised in the merger between Kreab and Gavin Anderson

March 2009. Press Releases by Hamilton Advokatbyra (view listing).

2009.02.18 - Merger between Kreab and Gavin Anderson

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Accent acquires Mont Blanc - Hamilton and Mannheimer Swartling will be collaborating

March 2009. Press Releases by Hamilton Advokatbyra (view listing).

Accent Equity 2008 is acquiring the Swedish load-carrier manufacturer Mont Blanc in partnership with the management of the company. Accent is acquiring Mont Blanc from the US vehicle accessory company, JAC Products Inc. Hamilton and Mannheimer Swartling will be collaborating.

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Hamilton advises Mercor Technologies AB

March 2009. Press Releases by Hamilton Advokatbyra (view listing).

10.01.08 - Hamilton is advising Mercor Technologies ABon the reconstruction of its business and its agreement with its creditors. Mercor, with sales of approximately SEK 200 million, is an integrated supplier of IT equipment, including hardware and software, service agreements and financing, primarily for major companies in Sweden and Norway.

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Hamilton is appointed bankruptcy administrator for ScanMining AB in liquidation

March 2009. Press Releases by Hamilton Advokatbyra (view listing).

15.01.2008 - Attorney Hans Berglund of the Hamilton Law Firm in Karlstad has been appointed by the District Court of Värmland as the bankruptcy administrator for ScanMining AB in liquidation.

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Hamilton advises the Fågelviks group on the acquisition of Taxi 020

March 2009. Press Releases by Hamilton Advokatbyra (view listing).

16.01.2008 - Hamilton is advising the Fågelviks group on the acquisition of Taxi 020 through a public offer. Fågelviks group currently owns Taxi Kurir, Botkyrka Trafik, Taxi Skåne and Norges Taxi. The bid is worth approximately SEK 115 million. The vendors are approximately 100 taxi company owners from Taxi 020.

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Hamilton represents the Finnish VMP Group in the acquisition of Prima Bemanning AB

March 2009. Press Releases by Hamilton Advokatbyra (view listing).

12.02.2008 - The largest company in Finland in the staffing sector, Varamiespalvelu-Yhtiöt / VMP-Group, has acquired Prima Bemanning AB.

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Lappland Goldminers acquires Scan Mining’s remaining mines and processing plant for SEK 40 million

March 2009. Press Releases by Hamilton Advokatbyra (view listing).

August 12, 2008 - Lappland Goldminers AB (publ), listed on First North and the Norwegian OTC list has made an agreement with the receiver in bankruptcyfor Scan Mining AB and its subsidiaries, to acquire the processing plant and the mines in Blaiken and Svärtträsk. The acquisition sum is SEK 40 million, and will be paid in four segments for a period of three years.

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Legal Developments by:
Hamilton Advokatbyrå

  • Report on Public Procurement in Sweden

    Hamilton Advokatbyrå has reported on Public Procurement in Sweden in the publication "Public Procurement 2008 - an overview of regulation in 40 jurisdictions worldwide." The report includes analysis of the new Swedish Public Procurement legislation which entered into force on January 1st 2008.
    - Hamilton Advokatbyra

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