• JD Supra Sweden

Publisher:
JD Supra
Publication date:
2019-04-29

Latest documents

  • Record Anti-Money Laundering Fine Imposed on Swedbank

    I. Background -
 
 Sweden’s financial supervisory authority (“SFSA”) recently fined Swedbank AB a record 4 billion Swedish kronor (approximately $386 million) for deficiencies in its anti-money laundering (“AML”) processes and controls. See SFSA’s press release.

  • Sweden to Test Its Own Cryptocurrency

    The country with the most cashless consumer transactions announced this week that it plans to test its own cryptocurrency “that can work as a complement to cash.” Sweden’s central bank, the Riksbank, stated it will be conducting a pilot project with Accenture to develop a proposal for an “e-krona” using Distributed Ledger (i.e., Blockchain) Technology (DLT).

  • GDPR Guide to National Implementation: Sweden - A practical guide to national GDPR compliance requirements across the EEA

    Q1/ Applicable legislation -
 
 (a) Have the requirements of the GDPR been addressed by introducing a new law, or by updating existing legislation?
 
 The main national pre-GDPR act on data privacy has been revoked, whereas other types of legislation also covering data protection such as the Patient Data Act have been amended in line with the GDPR....

  • [Event] 4th Advanced Conference on Anti-Corruption - April 1st - 2nd, Switzerland

    The Preeminent Forum for Compliance Programs and Benchmarking Opportunities - Senior government officials from Switzerland, in-house executives and leading practitioners convene annually to discuss critical developments and the latest best practices for managing high stakes risk factors.

  • Swedish Sector Inquiry into Digital Platforms

    The Swedish Competition Authority has launched a sector inquiry into Digital Platforms.
 
 Interested parties have until the 30th of November to submit their views.

  • Sweden OKs Use Of Facial Recognition Technology By Police To ID Suspects

    According to the NewEurope newspaper, “Sweden’s data protection authority has approved the use of facial recognition technology by the police, to help identify criminal suspects.”

  • Littler Global Guide - Sweden - Q2 2019

    New Rules Limit the Right to Take Industrial Actions -
 
 New Legislation Enacted -
 
 On June 18, 2019, the Parliament passed a bill to expand the peace obligation in workplaces with a collective bargaining agreement in place and in disputes, through amendments to the Employment (Co-Determination in the Workplace) Act (1976:580).

  • Questions In Swedish DPA’s Spotify Data Access Request Inquiry Can Aid GDPR, CCPA Compliance Efforts

    The Swedish Data Protection Authority has initiated an inquiry into how song streaming provider Spotify handles data access requests.

  • Establishing A Business Entity In Sweden

    1. DESCRIPTION OF THE TYPES OF ENTITIES AVAILABLE IN EACH JURISDICTION THROUGH WHICH TO CONDUCT BUSINESS AND MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED WHEN CHOOSING A BUSINESS ENTITY TYPE -
 
 The most common form of business association in Sweden is a limited liability company (Sw. Aktiebolag). However, there are different types of entities available for starting up a business. In the following the different types of entities among with the advantages and disadvantages associated with them will be described.
 
 Please see full Chapter below for more information.

  • Littler Global Guide - Sweden - Q1 2019

    On February 20, 2019, the Labor Court granted an interim order prohibiting a former managing director who had resigned to compete with his former employer until the notice period expired. The court held that the managing director shall observe a reasonable notice period of six months since no notice period had been agreed upon between the parties.

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  • Littler Global Guide - Sweden - Q1 2019

    On February 20, 2019, the Labor Court granted an interim order prohibiting a former managing director who had resigned to compete with his former employer until the notice period expired. The court held that the managing director shall observe a reasonable notice period of six months since no...

  • Establishing A Business Entity In Sweden

    1. DESCRIPTION OF THE TYPES OF ENTITIES AVAILABLE IN EACH JURISDICTION THROUGH WHICH TO CONDUCT BUSINESS AND MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED WHEN CHOOSING A BUSINESS ENTITY TYPE -
 
 The most common form of business association in Sweden is a limited liability company (Sw. Aktiebolag). However,...

  • ILN-terviews: Anders Lundberg, Hellström

    Welcome to ILN-terviews, a series of profiles of ILN member firm attorneys, designed to give a unique insight into the lawyers who make up our Network. For our latest interview, we chose ILN member, Anders Lundberg of Hellström in Stockholm, Sweden.
 
 In one sentence, how would you...

  • Questions In Swedish DPA’s Spotify Data Access Request Inquiry Can Aid GDPR, CCPA Compliance Efforts

    The Swedish Data Protection Authority has initiated an inquiry into how song streaming provider Spotify handles data access requests....

  • M&A Attractiveness Index, EMEA – Sweden

    According to the M&A Attractiveness Index, developed by the M&A Research Centre at Cass Business School, Sweden is now ranked 19th out of a total of 147 countries in terms of its attractiveness for M&A purposes, (i.e., its ability to attract and sustain business activity).

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  • Littler Global Guide - Sweden - Q2 2019

    New Rules Limit the Right to Take Industrial Actions -
 
 New Legislation Enacted -
 
 On June 18, 2019, the Parliament passed a bill to expand the peace obligation in workplaces with a collective bargaining agreement in place and in disputes, through amendments to the Employment (Co...

  • Outlook for Nordic PE: An insider perspective on 2016: Despite rising valuations, PE professionals are optimistic about the year 2016.

    In 2016, private equity (PE) in the Nordic region is likely to meet or exceed 2015 performance, according to investment professionals we interviewed early this year. But insiders also say that firms are adjusting their business models to account for new realities, such as the persistence of high...

  • Sweden OKs Use Of Facial Recognition Technology By Police To ID Suspects

    According to the NewEurope newspaper, “Sweden’s data protection authority has approved the use of facial recognition technology by the police, to help identify criminal suspects.”...

  • Sweden’s Request to Ban American Lobster in the EU Risks Violating the Rules of the WTO

    On February 29, 2016, the Swedish Government requested that the European Union impose a ban on imports of U.S./Canadian live lobster (Homarus americanus). Sweden argued that Homarus americanus is an “alien invasive species” to the EU because it is not native to the EU, because it poses serious...

  • Swedish Sector Inquiry into Digital Platforms

    The Swedish Competition Authority has launched a sector inquiry into Digital Platforms.
 
 Interested parties have until the 30th of November to submit their views....