Our collection of Swedish & English articles
This is a collection of articles covering a lot of topics related to building a startup or running a company. We go in depth around stock option programs, board work, and have guides to our various documents available for free download.
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Are you sure that your share registry is correct?
A problem we sometimes come across when customers come to us from other share registry platforms (or Excel-sheets) is that what the share registry says,
The debt trap and how to avoid it
When you finance your company with debt, in the form of convertible or regular loans, there is a risk that you will fall into what
The difference between being a board deputy and co-opted to a board meeting
In addition to regular board members there are two other types of persons who may attend board meetings: deputy board members (“styrelsesuppleant”) and people who
How to verify meeting minutes (“vidimera”)
When submitting minutes from a shareholders’ meeting or a board meeting to the Swedish Companies Registration Office, it must be validated (“vidimeras” in Swedish). Validation
How to change or annul an option agreement
Qualified Employee Stock Options (“QESOs” or “Kvalificerade Personaloptioner” in Swedish) are a very attractive way of incentivising your employees. But sometimes you need to change
When does it make sense to subscribe for shares from warrants?
When you warrants have vested you have the option, but not the obligation to subscribe for shares. Under which circumstances should you do that? Generally,
Talk about the number of options – not the percentage of the company
We are often asked how you count the number of shares or warrants a person should receive when they have been promised a certain percentage
Can a company own its own shares?
The rules vary depending on if its a private or a public company. Normally a private company can not own its own shares (in Sweden,
Saving a share issue you forgot to register
From the date of the decision to issue new shares you have six months to register it with Bolagsverket. That may seem like a long
What information do you need in your share register and who can see it?
All Swedish companies must keep a share registry, that is a list of the shareholders. What information should be included is governed by Chapter 5