Merger control enforcement under the thresholds – Norway taking the lead, will other authorities follow?

11/16/2020 On 11 November, the Norwegian Competition Authority (the "NCA") blocked Schibsted's acquisition of Nettbil. At the time when the NCA ordered the parties to notify, the transaction had already been closed, but that did not stop the NCA. It must be noted that Schibsted did not do anything wrong; Nettbil's turnover was below the threshold triggering a mandatory merger notification.

Meet Sweden’s market leading Banking and Finance practice group

2/15/2018 Cederquist’s Banking & Finance practice group was established in the late 90s and Cederquist was one of the first business law firms to establish a dedicated banking and finance practice and to offer high-end financing legal advice in Sweden. The quality of the firm’s banking & finance practice and the breadth of its client base are second to none in the Swedish legal market and puts the practice in a number one market leading position in the Nordics. Today the team represent all of the major Nordic banks.