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Hjort frequently undertakes assignments in the fields of stock exchange and securities law. We assist both listed companies, private investors, financial institutions and investment firms, and can offer specified expertise within the area of litigation.
In addition to assisting our clients with purely securities-related issues, our attorneys in the stock exchange and securities practice area work closely together with their colleagues in our firms other practice areas to ensure that our clients receive the best possible assistance at all times, such as in transactions involving listed companies, tax advice and litigation assignments. We are also well experienced as defence counsel in connection with issues related to the criminal aspect of securities law, in particular with insider trading.
Hjort is considered to be one of Norway’s leading litigation firms, which provides our clients with added confidence should the level of conflict escalate. In this respect, Hjort has represented clients in connection with several major cases involving stock exchange and securities law, before both ordinary courts of law and courts of arbitration. Hjort has represented the Oslo Stock Exchange in several cases.
Our broad litigation experience is an important frame of reference when we advise our clients on matters related to securities law, where the potential for disputes, and its possible consequences, must be taken into consideration at every stage of the advisory process.