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FALQs: Cashless Sweden

Posted by: Elin Hofverberg

This blog post is part of our Frequently Asked Legal Questions series. Background As more and more countries are heading toward cashless societies, I became painfully aware of the realities of a country without cash as I toured Sweden this past summer. Not only did some stores not accept cash, but travelling by bus also required either an app …

Ornate red and ivory wall decoration, with plaque and symbols

The Trade Embargo Behind the Swedish Jokkmokk Sami Market

Posted by: Elin Hofverberg

On the first weekend of February, in each year dating back to the 1600s, Sami traders gather at the Jokkmokk Market in Jokkmokk to trade their goods internationally. This year marked the 412th hosting of the annual market. Although I have yet to attend, its history fascinates me and I wanted to share it with you. Trade with …