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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
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,
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
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
Most companies have too few shares when they are started. It does not cost anything to have a lot of shares from the start, and
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Qualified Employee Stock Options, QESO, are an attractive way to give your Swedish employees an incentive (read more here). The requirement for the employee is
Sometimes we are asked to help out with share issues that are priced in Euro or US dollars (USD). Is that even possible in a
When you set the price of a warrant you sometimes come across the concept of “illiquidity discount”, which is used to lower the price of
Why do you need right of first refusal and post purchase rights both in the articles of association and the shareholders’ agreement?
A right of first refusal (“förköpsförbehåll”) and post purchase rights (“hembudsförbehåll”) is something we recommend that your company has, especially in an early phase. With