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Kluge Advokatfirma AS

BRYGGEGATA 6, PO BOX 1548 VIKA, 0117 OSLO, NORWAY
Tel:
Work +47 23 11 00 00
Fax:
Fax +47 23 11 00 01
Email:
Web:
https://www.kluge.no
Bergen, Oslo, Stavanger

Atle Degré

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Work +47 90966448
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Kluge Advokatfirma AS

Work Department

Industry trade and finance

Position

Corporate M&A, Capital Markets, Stock Exchange and Securities Law, Corporate Governance.

Career

Partner in Kluge from 2010, Chief Legal Counsel/Senior Vice President Oslo Stock Exchange (Oslo Børs)2000-2010, Chairman/boardmember of the Norwegian Corporate Governance Board (2006-2010), Deputy judge, Lofoten District court 1993-4),Executive Officer, Ministry of Finance 1992-3), Chairman, boardmember on several boards in the financial industry

Languages

Scandinavian languages, English

Member

Arctic Fund Management AS and Arctic Asset Management AS (Chairman) The Norwegian Corporate Governance Board, Chairman 2008-2010 Oslo Clearing ASA, Board Member Appointed to official committees reporting on - and proposing new Securities Trading Act and Stock Exchange Act implementing EU directives: MiFID, Transparency Directive, Takeover Directive and Prospectus Directive. Member of Norwegian Bar Associatioin.

Education

1991 Candidate jurisprudence til Law Degree, University of Oslo.


Norway

Banking and finance (including shipping finance)

Within: Banking and finance (including shipping finance)

With notable experience in the project financing space,¬†Kluge Advokatfirma AS' department is led by¬†Atle Degr√©,¬†Petter Schmidt¬†and¬†Thomas Rieber-Mohn¬†in Oslo, Stavanger and Bergen respectively, and includes the highly regarded¬†Snorre Haukali. The group's recent highlights include¬†Linn Hoel Ringvoll¬†acting for a consortium consisting of AF Gruppen and John Laing Group on the financing elements of a proposed road PPP; Degr√© and Ringvoll assisting Kameo with regulatory matters; and Degr√© advising Avinor and Sj√łmatterminalen on the financing and development of an entity owning a seafood terminal at Oslo Airport. Marine Harvest, √ėgl√¶nd Industrier Holding and Faroe Petroleum Norge are also clients.

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Capital markets

Within: Capital markets

Atle Degr√©¬†heads the Oslo-based group at¬†Kluge Advokatfirma AS¬†and¬†Per Kristian Ramsland¬†leads the team in Stavanger. The department focuses on the energy sector and also counts Kameo and Avinor as clients; Degr√© advised the latter on the establishment of its ‚ā¨1.5bn euro medium-term note programme.

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Legal Developments by:
Kluge Advokatfirma AS

  • Norway not included when short sale regulations in EU take effect 1 November 2012

    From 1 November 2012 EU Regulation 236/2012 on short selling and certain aspects of credit default swaps will come into effect. Although the Regulation is within the scope of the EEA Agreement, Norway has not implemented the EU Regulation. Based on unofficial information from the Norwegian authorities, we expect the implementation process to be delayed until at least late 2013. Meanwhile, existing rules on short sale in Norway will continue to apply for transactions performed on the Norwegian market. 
    - Kluge Advokatfirma DA

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