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9 May 2022

Gro Amdal – new partner in Stavanger

We are proud to welcome Gro Amdal as a new partner at our office in Stavanger. She is one of Norway's foremost specialists in procurement law, and with more than 25 years of experience in this field of law, she will contribute to further strengthening our procurement and competition law department.

12 April 2022

Maintains strong results on Legal 500's ratings

The renowned legal rating agency Legal 500 has published the results from its 2022 edition. We consolidate our position as one of Norway’s leading law firms and are rated in 18 of 20 practice areas. We obtain Tier 1 and Tier 2 ratings within 13 practice areas. 47 of our lawyers have been recognized within their respective areas of expertise.

8 April 2022

Newsletter – proposed amendments to the petroleum tax regime

The Government announced on a press conference 31 August 2021 that they would propose amendments to the petroleum tax act. The Ministry of Finance then 3 September 2021 issued a public consultation paper where it is proposed that the rules on depreciation and tax-free income in the special tax for petroleum from 2022 should be replaced by immediate expense recognition of investments (cash flow tax – direct tax deduction). The Ministry of Finance emphasized that the proposed amendment is similar to amendment that entered into force for hydroelectric power with effect for investments made from 2021.

17 March 2022

Good results on Chambers Europe

We are proud to be ranked as a top ranked firm in Norway on the newly published rating of Chambers Europe. 23 of our lawyers are ranked as “Leaders in their field”. Chambers is one of the most recognized global rating agencies of law firms and lawyers. The results are based on interviews with clients and partners, in addition to extensive in-depth research conducted by Chambers' researchers.

21 February 2022

Arntzen de Besche has assisted Nutreco in a strategic investment in Andfjord Salmon

Animal research and nutrition specialist Nutreco and the Norwegian seafood group Holmøy are taking part in a private placement in Andfjord Salmon. In addition, Andfjord Salmon has entered into an operational feed supply agreement with Nutreco’s aquaculture business line, Skretting. We are proud to assist Nutreco as legal advisors in this process.