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Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS

Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS  

Legal Services | Norway

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Fredrik Langes gate 19-21 PO Box 929 | Tromsø | N-9259 | Norway

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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.

  • Lawyers Worldwide: 230


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

Overview: The Evolving Dynamics of IP
Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS, January 2019

To protect and stimulate creators to increase innovation and encourage entrepreneurship, Norwegian authorities are changing the law. In 2018 we received several proposals towards strengthening the rights of those who create new ideas or build their business on intellectual property. Looking back at 2018, we see a year in which the Norwegian intellectual property (IP) legislation has been in movement. Technology is developing fast, and so must the law protecting technology.  During recent years, the Norwegian authorities have repeatedly expressed the importance of innovation in Norwegian industry...

Overview: Expect Increase in Private M&A Transactions in 2019
Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS, December 2018

Despite a positive and active start in H12018 with high M&A activity in the Norwegian market, the total number of completed deals in Norway in 2018 will be significantly lower than in 2017. YTD it has been registered 248 completed deals in Norway compared to 346 in 2017 (full year). Even though the Norwegian M&A activity level experienced a decline in 2018 and the fact that the global economy is a bit more uncertain moving into 2019, we have seen a build-up of transactions coming to market in H12019. In addition to attractive targets being put on sale, investors have easy access to cash and several sponsors are in the need of deploying funds into the market...

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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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