Kompass Advokat > Stockholm, Sweden > Firm Profile
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Kompass Advokat AB
Kompass Advokat > The Legal 500 RankingsKompass Advokat acts as DPO for several high-profile domestic clients and also provides general data protection advice to clients in the banking, insurance, pension and e-commerce sectors. Anna Lööv and Kawin Mårtensson jointly lead the practice, with Lööv recommended for data protection impact assessments (DPIA), personal data incidents and matters involving the Swedish Data Protection Authority. Karolin Karlsson recently joined from Baker McKenzie.
Anna Lööv; Kawin Mårtensson
Other key lawyers:
‘The practice group consists of a number of talented young lawyers led by the firm’s managing partner Anna Lööv. The team is flexible and provides solid legal advice.’
‘Anna Lööv has deep knowledge within the data protection field. She has excellent communication skills and can reach out to a broad range of individuals. She is also highly available and provides hands-on legal advice with good market knowledge.’
‘Stellar team with Anna Lööv as the outstanding leader, no other lawyer comes close as to her skills and business mindset in the area of privacy and data protection law.’
‘Kompass is a niche firm with high integrity, skilled partners and strong reputation within the insurance industry and the data protection area.’
‘We work closely with Anna Lööv on a monthly basis and her level of competence within data protection is highly valued by us.’
‘Anna Lööv is extremely capable of analysing business risks, data protection risks and making professional analysis reports.’
‘They are accessible and fast.’
S R Intelligence (SRI)
- Provided senior legal assistance to the privacy team at Klarna Bank AB.
- Appointed as external DPO for five group companies of Skandia, also provided senior legal assistance to privacy team.
- Appointed as external DPO for Humana.
Sweden > Insurance Tier 3Kompass Advokat focuses on advising on non-contentious matters, especially regulatory and contractual issues and is praised for its ‘high-standard of legal counselling’. The practice is led by Kawin Mårtensson, Karolin Karlsson and Anna Lööv. Mårtensson has ‘great expertise’ in handling a wide range of insurance matters, including work relating to financial, personal data and contract law, while Lööv ‘stands out’ for her knowledge of the financial services sector, and Karlsson joined the team as partner in 2022 from Baker McKenzie. Senior associate Lina Sandmark is also noted.
Kawin Mårtensson; Karolin Karlsson; Anna Lööv
Other key lawyers:
‘A law firm with a famililal atmosphere with a genuine team and individuals that are very nice to work with. The team at Kompass Advokat have very good skills in this specific legal area and are highly synced with the need of the client. They are able to give a high standard of legal counselling along the way from junior to more senior and partner levels.’
‘Anna Lööv stands out. She is very engaged, knowledgeable, commercially minded and gives very sensible advice. We feel very confident with her assistance in issues related to insurance, including outsourcing arrangements. She guides her team very well and we have appreciated the assistance we have received from her team members.’
‘Kawin Mårtensson, calm and confident, very knowledgeable and experienced in marine insurance claims.’
‘The team has clear ESG focus and approach.’
‘Partner Kawin Mårtensson has a personal approach and professional knowledge and experience in insurance and pension foundation matters that’s hard to find among competitors.’
‘They understand our business and are nice to work with.’
‘Kawin Mårtensson is dedicated and attentive with great expertise regarding insurance matters.’
The Swedish Club
FPK Försäkringsbranschens Pensionskassa
- Advised Bliwa in regards to an external compliance service, including regulatory controls, advice and monitoring of legal developments.
- Advised Nordea Bank Sveriges Pensionsstiftelse on insurance and pensions related matters, including board education and supervisory issues.
- Advised Swedbank on insurance law related matters.
Kompass Advokat > Firm Profile
The firm: We are specialists within insurance law, data privacy, e-commerce, marketing law, trademark, corporate and contract law. In addition to the fact that several of our competences are unusual at the Swedish market, we differ from others through our approach to our clients and coworkers. Our main driving force is to simplify and create values in the practical reality of or clients. We work best when the whole team thrives. Therefore, participation, respect and a sustainable work environment are basic values of our business. We strive for a personal and professional approach, with strong commitment and involvement in our clients’ businesses.
Insurance: We assist insurance companies in all legal issues that may arise in an insurance business, from corporate law, insurance business law and product law to regulatory matters. We assist in drafting and reviewing insurance policies, internal instructions, cooperation agreements with insurance brokers, outsourcing agreements, portfolio transfer agreements as well as provide day-to-day advise for example regarding corporate governance and internal restructuring matters.
Data protection and data privacy: Our data protection compliance package provides clients with large customer databases and listed companies an assurance of compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation and associated Swedish regulations. We also provide day-to-day advice regarding our clients’ personal data processing and assist in contacts with the Swedish Authority for Privacy Protection. We have extensive experience in data protection issues in the financial sector. In addition, we assist other law firms with data protection related questions that may occur in connection with mergers and aquisitions.
Marketing law, trademark, e-commerce, corporate and contract law: We provide reviews and feedback on marketing campaigns of different industries, including banking and insurance, to ensure compliance with the Swedish Marketing Act and other applicable regulations. We also provide advice within e-commerce. We have extensive experience of the application of marketing law in the financial sector.
A company brand is an important asset in order to reach the market effectively and successfully. We help companies to determine how they best invest in protecting their own brand and also what opportunities are available to act against others who violate company rights. In order to avoid infringing someone else’s rights, we help companies to pre-explore the chosen brand before launch. We have long experience with licensing issues and by developing brand and brand strategies that make the company’s own work on brand issues clearer and more cost effective. We also have extensive experience of the specific issues that need to be handled in terms of purchase and sale on the internet and advise on both the marketing teams and special laws relating to e-commerce, distance contracts, electronic communications and personal data management.
We advise companies and associations in matters concerning corporate governance, restructuring and reorganization, capital protection, minority shareholders protection, directors’ liability and other corporate law issues.
We draft, negotiate and review different types of commercial contracts, for example cooperation agreements, general terms and conditions, letters of intent, shareholders agreements and service agreements.
|Insurance, Data Privacy and Data Protection||Anna Löövemail@example.com|
|Dispute resolution, Insurance||Karolin Karlssonfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Insurance, Data Privacy and Data Protection||Lina Sandmarkemail@example.com|
|Anna Lööv||Partner. Insurance Law, Data Privacy and Data Protection, Technology and Innovation, Marketing Law,…||View Profile|
|Kawin Mårtensson||Partner. Insurance Law, Data Privacy and Data Protection, commercial contracts, disputes, maritime and…||View Profile|
|Lina Sandmark||Senior associate. Insurance Law, Data Privacy and Data Protection, Corporate Law and commercial…||View Profile|
Staff FiguresNumber of laywers (partners included): : 11 Number of partners : 3 Number of employees : 13
OtherContact - Anna Lööv (Managing Partner) :
Kompass Advokat sees diversity as an important asset in the business, in that people with experience of different cultures, and genders, often have new angles on issues we are faced with and thus a different ability to understand and meet the needs of our Swedish and international clients. Kompass Advokat’s founder is a second generation immigrant with a Swedish-Colombian background and one partner is a first generation immigrant (from Thailand). A majority of employees are currently women.