Sogn etablished Microdialog in 1995. Sold in 1998 to Irish Investor.
The company had very good results in connection with the license audit and sale of parallel imports of Microsoft products . Customers of MicroDialog AS was during this time in opposition to Microsoft ‘s then complex licensing rules . Which the company benefited from . This peaked in court where Microsoft sued Kongsberg Municipality with poor results.
Microdialog paid 1,75 mill to Microsoft
The payment was a settlement of a claim for postage for the distribution of a large number Office95 packages of documenation. Microsoft was not heard or received pursuant to it was illegal in either marketing or of immaterial rights.
Private spending for Sogn covered and paid for by the company.
All such costs were reported as wages and taxed.
Properties associated with suspected illegal activities
Allegations of properties associated with the company was used for illegal activities was several years after the company was sold to new owners . Sogn was not among them.
Premises Microphone AS, was in the same building as MicroDialog AS, 6 years earlier had moved out of .
The offices of Microphone was on another floor , another part of the building , not to mention a completely different landlord. The offices of Microphone was placed near the residence of Sogn. Sogn former sales manager Mortensen, worked in the company that was located close to Sogn’s private home.
Former conditions in the private economy of Sogn ( bankruptcy ) discussed in the article.
All financial matters with creditors is resolved with agreements that are ratified and followed.
Allusion in Dagens Næringsliv in 2000 on companies in tax havens.
This was examined in 2000 by the Norwegian authorities. It was concluded that there were no grounds to pursue, and case closed.
Sogn have never had ownership of the company discussed and Ronny Westjordet made himself unavailable with major personal problems during the period article refers to. He suffered several bankruptcies . Sogn has not had any roles or been involved in any of these.