Advokatfirman Hammarskiöld & Co AB

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Firm profile for Europe 2021

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About

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Managing Partner: Mattias Anjou
Number of partners worldwide: 14
Number of other lawyers worldwide: 19
Languages:English, French, German

Firm Overview:
Hammarskiöld is a leading Swedish Business law firm established in 1998 with substantial international practice. The firm represents clients in large international transactions, including banking and finance, M&A and debt and equity capital markets transactions, competition law, financial regulatory, arbitration and litigation proceedings and media and telecoms law. Hammarskiöld handles high profile and complex matters and is a trusted legal advisor known for quality, competence and industry knowledge. Hammarskiöld regularly works in international assignments together with top-ranked foreign and international law firms.

Main Areas of Practice:  

Mergers & Acquisitions:
The firm has a recognised M&A practice. The firm’s transactions in this area range from small private acquisitions to large cross-border takeovers of listed companies. The firm regularly acts for both sellers and buyers, financial as well as industrial. Hammarskiöld advises on significant and large cross border M&A transactions in Sweden and works as counsel for private equity funds.

Capital Markets:
Hammarskiöld is one of the leading Swedish firms in the capital markets area. The firm offers a full service to market participants, frequently advising clients on matters including takeovers, IPOs and secondary market transactions, market regulation and Stock Exchange matters. The team is known for its knowledge and substantial experience from this field and is frequently retained by Swedish and foreign investment banks as well as domestic issuers and foreign investors.

Banking & Finance:
Hammarskiöld represents a wide range of national and international clients across industries. The firm has long and substantial experience from providing strategic advice and enabling deals. The team works with bank and direct lending, finance regulatory, leasing, asset and project finance, debt capital markets (DCM), fund advice and financial restructurings. The firm advises Fintech companies on complex financial products and technical solutions in relation to payment services, loan products and e-money.

Dispute Resolution & Litigation:
Hammarskiöld assists with commercial litigation, national and international arbitration and ADR. Many cases are high profile, often involving multiple jurisdictions. The firm is a preferred choice for several large international law firms because of its high quality work and excellent service. The senior lawyers of the team frequently serve as arbitrators under the rules of international arbitration institutes as well as the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce.

IP & TMT:
Hammarskiöld advises in all fields of IP law, including trademarks, domain names, trade names, copyrights, licensing, and franchising. Hammarskiöld’s team is highly experienced and the firm is frequently retained to provide advice to Swedish and international clients in important matters. Hammarskiöld frequently advises clients in the life sciences and healthcare, telecommunication, IT, music, and film industries.

EU & Competition:
Hammarskiöld assists in all matters of competition and EU law. The firm handles some of the most challenging domestic and international competition law issues, including competition litigation, cartel investigations, dominance issues, merger control and state-aid matters.

Marketing Law:
The firm´s clients in this field range from large multinational consumer product companies to small local enterprises on various aspects of Swedish marketing law. Hammarskiöld advises on marketing guidelines and handles disputes before the Swedish Patent and Market Court. The firm also handles regulatory work and product liability questions.

Compliance & Investigations:
Hammarskiöld is a leading law firm in corporate investigations. Hammarskiöld assisted in the investigation of the Royal Swedish Academy (Nobel Prize in literature). The firm represented the Swedish Pensions Agency in Falcon Funds case, Sweden’s largest financial fraud ever. Hammarskiöld has extensive experience in compliance, corporate governance and risk management issues, including competition laws, anti-corruption laws, fraud and market abuse.

Insurance & Reinsurance:
The firm assists in domestic and international insurance transactions, including mutualisation and demutualising, acquisitions and transfers of insurance companies and/or portfolio restructuring. Hammarskiöld advises insurance companies in insurance and reinsurance related arbitrations and litigations. The firm acts as coverage counsel for large and complex claims.

Energy & Public Utilities:
Hammarskiöld offers legal advice in the energy and public utilities area, including investments, construction and litigation/arbitration in energy production such as hydro power, onshore and offshore wind power and other renewable energy. The firm advises on distribution and trading of renewable energy and renewable fuels. The firm is a member of the Energy Law Group.

General Corporate:
The firm advises on all aspects of general corporate law, including the drafting of Swedish and international commercial contracts, company law and general corporate governance.

Employment Law:
The firm advises on employment matters in corporate acquisitions with cross-border implications, outsourcing and reorganisations, employment agreements, employee terminations and employment related court proceedings and arbitrations, whistl blowing and business secrets and competition issues. The firm also assists with incentive programs.

Health Care & Life Science:
Hammarskiöld offers advice to pharmaceutical/ biotech and medtech companies. Work includes industry-specific regulatory matters and private/ public transactions. The firm handles issues of cooperation between the industry and the healthcare sector, such as sponsoring, conducting clinical trials and market access questions. The firm assists with license-, distribution- and other research- anddevelopment agreements and advises in relation to public procurement of industry-specific products and services.

Public Procurement:
Hammarskiöld advises Swedish and international clients on all aspects of national- and EU public procurement law. Hammarskiöld´s clients include authorities/entities and tenderers/bidders in various sectors, including transports, life sciences and IT. The firm represents clients in court proceedings in high-profile public procurement cases. Hammarskiöld assists in developing procurement strategies and provide operational and strategic advice in public procurements and tenders.

Public Affairs:
Hammarskiöld assists with legal issues relating to future legislation, regulations and governmental decisions and policies in relation to a broad range of industry sectors. The firm assists with contacts with politicians, governmental officials and other decision makers and influencers, both on the parliamentary and the local levels.

International Work:
Hammarskiöld is retained by clients and top-tier firms around the world and is known to work seamlessly in international teams in cross-border transactions and assignments. Being independent, the firm can choose the best foreign lawyer or law firm for a matter.

Europe

This firm is also ranked in:

Global 2021 FinTech 2021

Contributions

Total 2 contributions

Trends and Developments

Banking Regulation 2021 in Sweden

Authors: Mattias Anjou, Emma Lindwall, Johan Löfquist, Isabelle Vinterskog

Law and Practice

Banking Regulation 2021 in Sweden

Authors: Mattias Anjou, Emma Lindwall, Johan Löfquist, Isabelle Vinterskog

Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Total 3 Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Press Release

Hammarskiöld advised SBB i Norden AB (publ)

Authors: Carl-Johan Pousette, Marcus Tipner, Aksel Ahlqvist

Press Release

Hammarskiöld & Co acted as legal adviser to Teracom Group AB

Authors: Peder Hammarskiöld, Erik Löfwall (Partner), Malin Albert (Partner), Marcus Tipner (Associate), Nina Sna Ahmad (Senior Associate), Caroline Bogemyr(Associate), Anton Sjöberg (Associate)

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Sweden

Corporate/M&A
Band 4

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Sweden

Banking & Finance


Per Gustaf Ekbom
Band 4

Banking & Finance: Regulatory


Mattias Anjou
Band 2

Capital Markets: Equity


Carl-Johan Pousette
Band 2

Corporate/M&A


Peder Hammarskiöld
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Senior Statespeople
Peder HammarskiöldCorporate/M&A
Band 2
Mattias AnjouBanking & Finance: Regulatory
Carl-Johan PousetteCapital Markets: Equity
Band 4
Per Gustaf EkbomBanking & Finance

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Skeppsbron 42

PO Box 2278

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Stockholms Län

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SE-103 17

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