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Advokatfirmaet Schjødt

Competition/European Law

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What the team is known for

Particularly active in merger control work, advising both Swedish and international clients on competition elements of a geographically diverse range of M&A mandates. Offers advice on behavioural investigations and compliance with competition rules. Also knowledgeable on EU law matters including customs and environmental regulations. Formerly known as Hamilton Advokatbyrå and merged with Norwegian firm Advokatfirmaet Schjødt in January 2020, bolstering its pan-Nordic capabilities.

Strengths

An impressed source describes the firm as a "reliable partner in representing clients before the Scandinavian competition authorities," adding: "The main strengths are their seamless coverage of the Nordics, and their strong knowledge of the law and institutions."

Work highlights

Represented Karo Pharma in the merger control aspects of its acquisition of a EUR90 million product portfolio from LEO Pharma.

Notable practitioners

Mats Johnsson is well equipped to handle a range of competition and EU law mandates and is especially proficient in tackling merger control issues. One interviewee speaks highly of his approach to client advice, commenting: "He has a way of making the topics easily understandable and is very clear on his recommendations. That's what we appreciate most about working with him."

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Overview

Our specialist Competition & Antitrust practice provides legal advice to a wide variety of corporate clients from our offices. We have resolved competition issues in all markets, from satellite communications to deep sea drilling. We have extensive experience handling cases before the national courts, the Norwegian and Swedish competition authority, the EFTA Surveillance Authority, the European Commission and the European Courts in Luxembourg. The group is also engaged in matters pending before other Nordic competition authorities and handles multi-jurisdictional matters across the Nordics as well as further afield.

The group advices on all aspects of merger control and merger filings and is well versed in the specific of merger control procedures with the various Nordic authorities as well as with the European Commission.

Our cartel work involves assisting our clients with ensuring compliance with competition law through updated guidelines and training, providing dawn raid procedures and assistance. We assess problematic behaviour and terminate any such behaviour that may have evolved within our client’s organization.  

Competition/European Law

Advokatfirmaet Schjødt

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Location

Hamngatan 27

PO Box 715

Stockholm

Stockholms Län

Sweden

101 33

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Sweden

Competition/European Law


Mats Johnsson
Band 3