All posts in Trade and industry


It took 20 years… but the Norwegian mass market is finally open to European hedge fund managers

Investment funds for sale to the general public – in other words, open-ended collective Investment structures of which shares may be redeemed on a regular basis and of which investment objectives are Financial instruments – have traditionally been strictly regulated in Norway.

Calculating taxes

Norway chases carried interest taxation

Since 2012, Norwegian tax authorities have focused on the way Norwegian private equity firms have structured their carried interest payments.

Cartel regulation

Cartel Regulation 2015: Norway Chapter

Law firm Steenstrup Stordrange has contributed to Cartel Regulation 2015, by supplying the Norwegian chapter.

corporate governance

The role and obligations of the board when a listed company faces a takeover situation

In this article we set out certain key issues the board of a Norwegian listed company faces in a public takeover situation.


Norwegian Government moving towards reduction of state ownership in several companies

On 20 June, the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries presented a new white paper on direct ownership in state-owned enterprises, seeking for consent to reduce state ownership in several companies.


Credit rating agencies – Proposal for Norwegian legislation

On 9 May 2014, the Ministry of Finance proposed new legislation regarding credit rating agencies. The background for the proposal is Regulation No 1060/2009 (CRA I) of the European Parliament, which has been incorporated into the EEA Agreement.

Vertical Agreements

Vertical Agreements in 35 jurisdictions worldwide

Partners Thomas Sando and Aksel Hageler have contributed to the publication Vertical Agreements in 35 jurisdictions worldwide published by Getting the Deal Through by writing the Norwegian chapter.

Norwegain Merger Control

Norwegian Merger Control: Our contribution to IFLR’s Survey 2014

Steenstrup Stordrange’s Partners Thomas Sando and Aksel J. Hageler have contributed a chapter in the Merger Control Survey recently published by International Financial Law Review (IFLR).