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New rules make acquisition finance easier

New rules make acquisition finance easier

Proposal to ease Norwegian financial assistance regulations referred to Parliament Summary The Norwegian company legislation severely limits fina…

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ICT Norway’s new standard agreements

On 4 September, in front of a crowded Legal Technology Forum 2019, SANDS launched ICT Norway’s new standard agreements.

We want to create a law firm where professional quality, focus on the clients and job satisfaction trump everything.
Ernst Ravnaas, managing partner at SANDS, is convinced long work days with enormous requirements to billable hours do not necessarily lead to the highest quality of work. We want energetic employees with clear and rested minds. Our clients gain from that, he says in this interview.

nVent acquires Eldon Group

SANDS has acted as Norwegian counsel to the owners of Eldon Holding AB on sale of the Eldon Group to nVent Electric plc, valuing Eldon at USD 130 mill…


Funds Transfer Regulation 2015/847 finally implemented in Norway

Regulation (EU) 2015/847 on information accompanying transfers of funds was implemented in Norwegian legislation with effect from 9 August 2019, more…

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Power plant project in Ukraine

SANDS by Vidar Johnsen and Ylva Cornelia Axelsen are proud to have acted as legal counsel to Norsk Solar in their first solar power plant project in U…


Crowdfunding – proposal for changed regulations

What is crowdfunding? There is no definition of crowdfunding (No. Folkefinansiering) in Norwegian law, and crowdfunding exists in various forms. A…

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Today’s our 30th anniversary!

Exactly 30 years ago today, we started our history. Morten Steenstrup established the firm on a beautiful May day in 1989 and today we are celebrating…

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The power to change lives

SANDS plays an active role in the development of an African market and we have gradually established strong relations to several businesses on this ex…