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Labour Court rules on compensation for damages

May 24 2017 The Act on the Protection of Trade Secrets (SFS 1990:409) covers two types of damages - one related solely to the economic loss incurred by the…

Workplace harassment: employers' responsibilities and dismissal options

February 12 2020 Workplace harassment between employees raises questions regarding employers' responsibility to maintain a healthy and sustainable work environment and…

New rules on posting of workers in Sweden

December 2 2020 Due to recent changes to the Posting of Workers Act, foreign employers may need to follow Swedish employment conditions for posted employees to a…

Conditions and consequences of CEO employment termination

July 10 2019 Company leaders such as CEOs are expressly excluded from the scope of the Employment Protection Act. Therefore, the parties to a CEO's employment…

Introduction of statutory protection for whistleblowers

March 1 2017 Following the government's recent finding that whistleblower protection must be improved, new legislation has entered into force.

Q&A: misleading advertising practices in Sweden

March 16 2021 This article looks at the key legal and practical issues surrounding misleading advertising practices in Sweden.

In brief: prohibited and controlled advertising in Sweden

March 16 2021 This article summarises the regulation around prohibited and controlled advertising in Sweden.

Labour Court rules on awarding damages under Trade Secrets Act

March 3 2021 Whether an employee can make use of previously attained know-how, knowledge and skills in a new position is largely governed by the Trade Secrets Act…

First-step analysis: bringing insurance litigation proceedings in Sweden

January 25 2021 A brief look at the preliminary and jurisdictional considerations when bringing insurance litigation proceedings in Sweden.

In brief: commercial general liability policies in Sweden

January 25 2021 A quick-fire Q&A covering the essentials of commercial general liability policies in Sweden.