From today and two weeks ahead, SCCL welcomes visiting researcher Roni Laakso from University of Helsinki. His main field of interest is Banking Law. The topic of his dissertation is "Corporate Governance in Systemic Banks - Reducing Risk Appetite and Systemic Risk through the Regulation of Board Governance". The goal of the dissertation is to develop a theoretical model on how board governance in systemic banks could be structured and regulated in order to reduce risk appetite, and to lower the probability of systemic instability in the banking sector. The model utilizes the board as a mechanism to merge [...]
The third annual edition of the Stockholm Arbitration Yearbook offers interesting reading on current arbitration law, procedure and practice, as well as commentary on Swedish arbitration-related court decisions. Building on Stockholm’s role as a hub for international commercial and investment arbitration, the Yearbook addresses issues that are of interest to the wider international arbitration community. Each volume contains articles on arbitration practice in general and on Swedish arbitration law, contributed by Swedish and international practitioners and academics. The 2021 edition of the Yearbook contains 15 articles. Topics addressed include: • the arbitral tribunal’s deliberation and decision-making; • how to [...]
The board of Emil Heijne’s Foundation for jurisprudence has decided to award Jessica Östberg, LL.D., Associate Professor, an award for valuable and outstanding contributions in jurisprudence. The prize money is SEK 75,000.
Marcus Radetzki, professor of civil law at SCCL and the Department of Law, has been awarded the Insurance Law Association’s Bertil Bengtsson Prize for his outstanding research efforts in tort and insurance law.
Christ Church College, Oxford The Stockholm Oxford Law Symposium, which would have taken place 9 – 10 September 2021, at Christ Church College, Oxford, has been canceled due to the covid-19 pandemic. The Symposium will instead take place 8 – 9 September 2022. More information to follow soon.