The Norwegian Government has introduced a number of measures in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Below, we have set out an overview of what we consider as the most relevant and important of these measures, that businesses in Norway need to be aware of. The overview is updated as per 20 May 2020.
Kyrre Tangen Andersen, Mari Klungsøyr Kristiansen and Stian Hultin Oddbjørnsen from Kluge’s IPR team have contributed with the article “Copyrights to work made for hire under Norwegian Law” in the spring edition of "The In-House Lawyer".
The Legal 500 guide for 2020 is published and Kluge is once again recognized as a leading law firm in Norway. Kluge is ranked as a tier 1 firm within Construction and Public procurement. We also confirm our top ranking within Oil & Gas, Dispute Resolution and Employment.
This newsletter is updated to include the latest reliefs introduced by the Government.
Kluge has put together a team of experts who can assist with legal issues caused by the coronavirus.
Chambers Europe has published their results for 2020 Kluge is once again ranked as a band 1 firm in two of our core practice areas: Competition/Antitrust: Public Procurement and Construction.
Congratulations to Eurofins Scientific with completing the investment in Havlandet Forskningslaboratorium. Together with Havlandet, Eurofins shall build a centre of excellence for the aquaculture business in Florø.
The Norwegian Ministry of Finance released yesterday a proposal for the introduction of 15% withholding tax on interest, royalty payments and leasing in the Norwegian Tax Act. This is now part of a public hearing open for written submissions.
Stena Rederier AB announced on 18 December 2019 that it has entered into and closed an agreement to acquire 75 % of the shares in 7 Seas LNG & Power AS.
A team from Kluge's litigation group has written a contribution to the international publication “In House Laywer”, which targets at the same target group as the Legal 500.