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Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS

Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS  

Legal Services | Norway

www.svw.no
tel: +47 21 95 55 00 | fax: +47 2195 55 01
P.O. Box 2043 Vika | Oslo | N-0125 | Norway


Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS's Overview

Simonsen Vogt Wiig is a leading business law firm with offices in all major cities in Norway and Singapore. Our 180 lawyers assist all key industries, and build lasting relationships with our clients by combining inbound business acumen and legal expertise in counseling. High quality at all levels to be guiding principles for our business. Through cooperation and availability, we arrange for relevant and effective communication and advice to our clients. We have the capacity to be both specialized and versatile, and expertise to solve the most demanding problems and the major missions.

  • Year this Office was Established: 2013
  • Number of Offices Worldwide: 7
  • Lawyers Worldwide: 230

Languages: English, French, Portugese, German, Scandinavian languages, Icelandic, Mandarin, Greek, Vietnamese

Notable

Areas of Practice
  • Aviation
  • Banking and Finance
  • Climate and Renewable Energy
  • Communications, IT and media
  • Compliance and Scrutiny
  • Contract Law
  • Corporate and M&A
  • Dispute Resolution and Litigation
  • Environmental Law
  • EU / EEA and Competition
  • FinTech
  • Fisheries and Aquaculture
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law
  • IT, Privacy and Data Security
  • Minerals and Mining
  • Oil and Gas
  • Personal Injury law
  • Public Procurement
  • Public Sector
  • Restructuring and Insolvency
  • Shipping and Offshore
  • Stock Exchange and Securities
  • Taxes and Duties
Articles

Battling for The Knowledge That Controls The Car
Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS, November 2018

The value of the car is no longer merely associated with the car body, its engine or other material parts. Substantial value is found in the knowledge that controls the car – knowledge that does not only steer the car, but which may form the basis for maintenance and repairs planning, computing insurance premiums or indicating who is liable in the case of damage. In the future, being in the possession of such knowledge will undoubtedly be decisive for the delivery of competitive services within the transportation sector. The car does not drive by itself … Automotive cars are in many ways a misleading term...

Shipowners' Choice of Vessel Flag
Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS, October 2018

Shipowners often face the decision as to which flag they should fly on their vessel. Several factors may influence the choice of flag. The shipowner's decision as to which flag they should fly on their vessel must be made when an owner is: registering a new build; changing flag in connection with a sale and purchase transaction; or concluding a bareboat contract. This article looks into some of the factors that may influence the choice of flag and consequently the terms of the relevant contract - ie Salesform, Shipbuilding or Bareboat...

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Press

Telia Company AB Acquires Leading TV-distribution and Internet Services Provider Get TDC Norway
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 500.000 customers connected to its fiber-based network, and more than one million private and business customers using their TV and broadband services on a daily basis. TDC Norway is a B2B telecom operator...

Norwegian government finally presents white paper to the Parliament for implementing PSD2 into Norwegian law
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. The directive also promotes innovation by seeking to increase the competition in the payment services market...

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