Summer Drinks Reception

On Thursday 8 September the British-Swedish Chamber of Commerce welcomed guests to a Late Summer Drinks Reception hosted by Setterwalls. It was great to be able to gather members, colleagues and friends to reconnect after the summer. We would like to extend many thanks to all lovely guests for joining us. We would also like to extend many thanks to Setterwalls, and Edrington for generously sponsoring the reception.

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New Security & Geopolitical Landscape Vol. 2

Yesterday we welcomed members to the second seminar in our series on geopolitics and security. The seminar was generously sponsored by Schjödt. Christian Hedelin, Head of Strategy at Saab together with Patrik Jotun, Director at the Swedish Center for Russian Studies provided the highly engaged audience with an update and in-depth perspectives on the current geopolitical situation.  We would like to extend many thanks to the speakers for such an insightful and ...

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Launch of The Establishment Guide – A Supplement for UK Businesses

In discussions with our members and other UK and Swedish companies, we have picked up an increasing need for a guide to navigate the new rules which apply to UK companies wanting to establish and expand on the Swedish market. We hope this Guide will do just that. The British Embassy, the BSCC and Invest Stockholm have jointly produced the guide, and it features contributions from Accountor, ECUS, Eversheds Sutherland, Global Goes Local, Michaël Berglund, and SEB. ...

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68th Annual General Meeting

On Tuesday 31 May, the BSCC and H.E. Judith Gough, British Ambassador to Sweden welcomed BSCC members to the BSCC 68th Annual General Meeting at the Ambassador's Residence. We would like to thank all of our members and patrons for attending the AGM and express our gratitude for the continuous interest and support from all of you. The BSCC was delighted to have Johan Forssell, President and CEO of Investor AB, ...

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Navigating a Cyberattack

On Monday 16 May, together with AmCham and Eversheds Sutherland, the BSCC welcomed guests to a cyberattack simulation with Michael Bahar at Norra Latin. Michael Bahar is the litigation partner at Eversheds Sutherland’s Washington D.C. office and the co-lead of the firm’s global cybersecurity and data privacy practice, consisting of over 150 lawyers across 35 countries. Formerly, he was the Deputy Legal Advisor to the National Security Council at the ...

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Macroeconomic Outlook with Jens Magnusson, Chief Economist at SEB

On Thursday 12 May, the BSCC had the pleasure of hosting a macroeconomic outlook briefing together with SEB at their office in Stockholm. The briefing was given by Jens Magnusson, Chief Economist at SEB, who has the overall responsibility of SEB’s Swedish and global analysis of macroeconomics and economic policy. He joined SEB in 2005 from a position as Head of Department at the Ministry of Finance and has been ...

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Britain in the World: a Political Update with Alex Deane

On Thursday 28 April the BSCC was pleased to welcome its membership to a virtual UK political update with Alex Deane, Senior Managing Director at FTI Consulting and Former Chief of Staff to David Cameron. Alex Deane has more than 15 years’ experience in advocacy and has worked with numerous high-profile individuals and companies in a senior advisory capacity. Mr. Deane began by analyzing the Prime Minister’s position both within the ...

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New Security & Geopolitical Landscape Emerging in the Wake of Russia’s Invasion

The British-Swedish Chamber of Commerce had the great honour to welcome Christian Hedelin, Head of Strategy at Saab, who held an exclusive seminar at the NatWest office in Stockholm. Christian shared his personal reflections on the emerging security and geopolitical landscape. Christian also welcomed questions and perspectives from a highly engaged audience. We would like to extend many thanks to Christian for a nuanced and in-depth presentation. Many thanks, also, to ...

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Breakfast Webinar: the Effects of the Sanctions against Russia

On Thursday 24 March the BSCC, together with Elsa Arbrandt (Cederquist), welcomed the chamber members to a breakfast webinar on the impacts of the sanctions against Russia. Elsa began by giving a brief summary of the current sanctions against Russia and the countermeasures put in place by Russia. The EU, US and UK sanctions primarily concern asset freezes, financial transactions and service restrictions as well as trade restrictions concerning oil, steel, ...

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Volvo Cars, SSAB and Vattenfall on The Importance of Collaboration

On Thursday 10 March, the British Swedish Chamber of Commerce welcomed the chamber members to a panel discussion about why and how companies (and governments) must work together to reach the goals of the Paris Agreement. The discussion was moderated by Malin Lindfors Speace (CEO at Ethos International) and led by a panel of Stuart Templar (Director of Sustainability at Volvo Cars), Thomas Hörnfeldt (Vice President Sustainability & Public Affairs at ...

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