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Author Archives: Wesslau Söderqvist Advokatbyrå

Kungsgatan 36 - PO Box 7836
S-103 98 Stockholm
Sweden
E: hokerberg-soderqvist@legalknowledgeportal.com
T: +46 (0)8-407 88 00
F: +46 (0)8-407 88 01

Wesslau Söderqvist Advokatbyrå was established by Klas Hökerberg and Lars Söderqvist in 1985 and currently has almost forty employees, of whom just over twenty are lawyers. The law firm primarily provides assistance to large and medium-sized Swedish companies with ties to the capital market. As a law firm, we offer optimal solutions from both a legal and commercial perspective. A key aspect of our work is that the commercial benefit we provide to the client must always exceed the cost of our work. At Hökerberg & Söderqvist, we are always seeking new challenges and welcome developing our practice with new engagements and new clients. Our goal is to provide you, the client, with the feeling that you can turn to us with all your questions concerning commercial law. Our own expertise, combined with our network, ensures that you will always receive the best possible expert advice, suited for your specific needs.
Sustainable Development in the Swedish Financial Market

Sustainable Development in the Swedish Financial Market

In the last couple of years, development of a sustainable society and environment has become increasingly important within the financial market. For example, such development includes avoiding investments in fossil fuels and instead focusing on sustainable alternatives. In 2015 European politics discussed and drew up new goals on the subject, ... Read More »

Information Regarding Active and Passive Activity in Swedish Fund Management

Information Regarding Active and Passive Activity in Swedish Fund Management

The fund market consists of both active and passive managed funds (UCITS and AIFs) available for purchase. Simplified, active management involves an individual manager, co-managers, or a team of managers managing the funds by investing the means of the fund in different financial instruments. A passively managed fund is an ... Read More »

The Swedish Consumer Agency’s review regarding the information provisions for fund companies

The Swedish Consumer Agency’s review regarding the information provisions for fund companies

The Swedish Consumer Agency has during the year of 2014 examined the compliance of information provisions of the Swedish UCITS Act. The examination covered forty companies and The Consumer Agency has examined the marketing materials targeted to both new and existing customers, such as advertising in newspapers and other periodicals ... Read More »

Insurance brokers – Stricter requirements regarding the handling of sensitive personal data

Insurance brokers – Stricter requirements regarding the handling of sensitive personal data

The Data Inspection Board has audited three different companies that arrange personal insurance. Such insurance brokers are required by law to record adequate and relevant data on customers’ background, financial status, etc. in order to provide comprehensive advice to the customer. This data is often very sensitive and should not, ... Read More »

The Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority is taking steps toward an increased consumer protection

The Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority is taking steps toward an increased consumer protection

The Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority (Sw. Finansinspektionen) believes that the consumer’s position in the financial market in general is good despite significant conflicts of interest and complexity of many services. The range of financial services and the options have increased in the past decade. This leads to more financial decisions ... Read More »

AIFM marketing

AIFM marketing

The alternative investment fund managers directive (AIFMD) became effective July 21, 2011 and the Member States needed to transpose the directive into national law by 22 July 2013. The implementation of the Directive implies that the fund manager can market their funds freely in all countries within the EES.  Read More »

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