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Defendant’s rights widened in recent Supreme Court verdict – of strategic importance for insurers

In a recent case for the Supreme Court, HR-2020-35-A, it was made clear that the defendant may demand assessment of the extent of liability (i.e. meas…

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Sustainability Linked Loans

Recently, Norsk Hydro ASA signed a USD 1,600 million revolving multi-currency revolving credit facility. This facility had a twist – the margin is lin…

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.
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SANDS’ Brexit task force can guide you through Brexit

The result of the British General Election makes it likely that Brexit may be done within the currently scheduled exit date of 31 January 2020 and bas…


Green Bonds

Finance for a greater good? According to BloombergNEF data, sustainable debt issuance surpassed USD 1 trillion in 2019. Green bonds continue to hold c…


Responsible Investment

ESG investment strategies are already an integral part of many institutional investors’ and asset managers’ operations. However, the lack of commonly…


SANDS is proud partner when NABA invites to Nordic-African Business Summit

For the 9th consecutive year, NABA – together with co-host Norfund and the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, are gathering 400 Nordic and African…

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One third of the world’s banks commit to Responsible Banking

130 banks and institutions representing over USD 47 trillion, in 49 countries, have voluntarily committed to self-regulation and transparency for the…


Sustainable finance - from buzz word to new reality

Sustainability. You have most certainly heard about it and read about it in a variety of terms and contexts. ESG, corporate social responsibility, cli…