MAGNUSSON WINS IN SWEDEN’S ENVIRONMENTAL COURT
In the case, the question was whether exemption could be granted for the removal of a tree-lined avenue in favor of new housing construction. The Environmental Court issued a ruling since Varbergs Bostadsaktiebolag appealed the county administrative board's decision not to grant an exemption from the biotope protection rules. In the judgment, it was found that Varbergs Bostadsaktiebolag showed that the avenue has not yet developed such biological qualities and ecological functionality that forms the basis for the general protection for avenues, and also that Varbergs Bostadsaktiebolag has shown that the development of additional housing in the area is an urgent interest which can hardly be met without the avenue trees being removed.
Magnusson’s environmental team in the matter consisted of attorneys Mårten Tagaeus and Paulina Tengroth, as well as associate Leon Wadman.
MAGNUSSON WARSAW ADVISES AS IMMOFINANZ CLOSES THE EUR 386M ACQUISITION OF WARSAW SPIRE
Magnusson Warsaw has advised IMMOFINANZ on its acquisition of Warsaw Spire. The closing took place on 11 July 2019, following the release of the transaction by the Polish antitrust authorities.read more
Amendments made to the Competition Law – new requirements for the public sector
During the last Parliament session of March, the Competition Law (CL) amendments were supported during the third and last reading. The amendments mirrored the Competition Council’s (CC) long efforts to enlarge the existing mechanisms in their arsenal in combating the CL violations by public persons. This initiative of the CC is rooted in more than thirty violations of the CL by public persons and their corporations, and in that separate institutions have historically earned reinforced and repeated attention from the CC.read more
Newsletter from Latvia
Amendments made to the Law on Declaration of Cash on the State Border, Law on Tax and Duties and the Law on VATread more
MAGNUSSON WARSAW ADVISES IMMOFINANZ ON THE EUR 386M ACQUISITION OF WARSAW SPIRE
Magnusson Warsaw has advised IMMOFINANZ on its acquisition of Warsaw Spire. The agreed property value for the office tower amounts to approximately EUR 386m.read more