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Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS

Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS  

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Brattørkaia 17B PO Box 1280 Pirsenteret | Trondheim | N-7462 | 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

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

Year in Review: Financial Regulation
Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS, January 2021

General Since the European System of Financial Supervision (ESFS) was introduced in 2010, several legislative acts have been adopted in the EU without being incorporated into the EEA-agreement.  This is mainly due to Norwegian constitutional issues. These constitutional issues were resolved in 2018, and as result, a huge backlog of EU legislative acts needs to be incorporated into the EEA-agreement and transposed into Norwegian law. In 2019, more than 200 financial legislative acts were incorporated into the EEA-agreement and this activity has continued in 2020...

Year in Review: Dispute Resolution
Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS, January 2021

To avoid a complete halt in critical functions in society, the government proposed a new law, the Corona Law, which provided the government with the authority to give regulations that were contradictory to statutory law. The most prominent feature on the field of litigation was the court’s new ability to decide that an oral hearing should be held by the use of videoconference. Furthermore, the Supreme Court also showed their ability to adapt quickly to the new situation. Firstly, the Supreme Court established a third, temporary department to process cases virtually...

All articles submitted by Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS

Press

Simonsen Vogt Wiig still ranked #1 within FinTech in Norway
Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS, December 2020

In the guide, Chambers notes: Their response is always very fast and exactly to the point. They address my needs perfectly. Simonsen are the heavyweight in the Norwegian market – the strongest local firm. Our partners Espen Tøndel and Morten Winther defends their individual Band 1 rankings, and are the only Norwegian lawyers with a top ranking in the 2021 guide. The individual reviews states: Espen Tøndel has a wealth of experience in negotiating large procurement transactions in the technology ecosystem. He also has significant expertise within mobile payments, where he acts for established players and startups entering the Norwegian payments sector...

Simonsen Vogt Wiig still ranked #1 within FinTech in Norway
Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS, December 2020

In the guide, Chambers notes: Their response is always very fast and exactly to the point. They address my needs perfectly. Simonsen are the heavyweight in the Norwegian market – the strongest local firm. Our partners Espen Tøndel and Morten Winther defends their individual Band 1 rankings, and are the only Norwegian lawyers with a top ranking in the 2021 guide. The individual reviews states: Espen Tøndel has a wealth of experience in negotiating large procurement transactions in the technology ecosystem. He also has significant expertise within mobile payments, where he acts for established players and startups entering the Norwegian payments sector...

All press submitted by Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS

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