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Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS | September 2021

Merger control is an integral part of competition law. The Norwegian Competition Authority (NCA) enforces the Norwegian rules ...

Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS | August 2021

Thomas Talén joins Simonsen Vogt Wiig’s employment law team from Deloitte. Thomas has extensive expertise within structuring and implementation of various compliance programs, forensic investigations, and handling of whistleblower cases. He also advises national and international clients on acquisitions, restructuring/downsizing as well as individual personnel matters ...

Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS | April 2021

Simonsen Vogt Wiig was this year promoted to Tier 1 in the category Insolvency and Corporate Recovery, EU and Competition, Fishing and Aquaculture, Oil and Gas, Maritime Law, Offshore Construction and Shipbuilding and TMT keep their Tier 1 rankings. Our Public Procurement department was promoted to Tier 2, which gives us in total 17 Tier 1 and Tier 2 rankings ...

Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS | March 2021

This year we also have three new individual lawyer rankings; Yannis Litinas (Shipping: Corporate/Commercial), Karin Fløistad (Competition Law) and Trond Erik Kvalsnes (Employment) ...

Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS | February 2021

The Chambers Global Guide ranks law firms and lawyers in more than 200 jurisdictions in selected disciplines. All subject areas are part of Chambers Europe being published in March. SVW is ranked within Banking and Finance, Corporate M&A, Oil and Gas, Dispute Resolution and International & Cross Border Capabilities ...

Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS | December 2020

In the guide, Chambers notes: Their response is always very fast and exactly to the point. They address my needs perfectly. Simonsen are the heavyweight in the Norwegian market – the strongest local firm. Our partners Espen Tøndel and Morten Winther defends their individual Band 1 rankings, and are the only Norwegian lawyers with a top ranking in the 2021 guide ...

Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS | September 2018

The deal value was NOK 21 billion (EUR 2.2 bn.) and the transaction leads to the formation of a leading digital challenger in the Norwegian market. Simonsen Vogt Wiig assisted Telia in all aspects of the transaction. Telia Norway has more than 2.3 million mobile subscriptions in Norway and reported revenues in 2017 of NOK 9.8 billion, while GET TDC Norway reported revenues of NOK 4 billion. Get is a leading provider of fixed and TV services with more than 500 ...

Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS | July 2018

On 22 June, the Norwegian government presented to the parliament a proposal for implementation into Norwegian law of the public law provisions of the second payment services directive ((EU) 2015/2366 – PSD2).PSD2 came into force on 18 January this year. The objective of the directive is to modernize the existing payment services regime by ensuring that it is in line with market developments, and to promote safer technical payment solutions ...

 | April 2018

Norway's Supreme Court heard arguments on whether the color purple had acquired distinctive (or secondary) meaning as trademark for the drug Seretide (HR-2017-2356-A). GlaxoSmithKline AS ("GSK") owns the drug, which it launched in 1999 as a first of its kind combination drug formula for asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease ("COPD"). Patients inhale the drug via a dry-powder inhaler (named Diskus) or an aerosol spray ...

Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS | September 2017

Seasoned litigator Christian Reusch joins Simonsen Vogt Wiig's litigation team. He comes from the Attorney General's office, which serves as the Norwegian Government's legal advisors and litigators in high profile and important matters on behalf of the state. Previously, he also held a position as a specialist director at the office of the Norwegian Prime Minister. Mr ...