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Jesper Lau Hansen

Jesper Lau Hansen


Primary fields of research

  • Financial Markets Law, i.e. regulation of financial services and securities trading
  • Regulation of publicly traded companies and financial institutions
  • EU law and comparative Nordic law
  • Criminal law as a sanction of business law
  • Arbitration

Current research

An introduction to Company Law and Financial Regulation, various papers on new EU financial regulation and a comparative study of the regulation in the five Nordic countries of publicly traded companies. Furthermore, a presentation of Danish corporate governance as part of a Nordic project.

Fields of interest

  • Financial Market Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Market Law, incl. Competition Law
  • EU and EC Law
  • Comparative Law
  • Arbitration


Jesper Lau Hansen has responsibility for these courses, some of which are taught by external lecturers:

  • kapitalmarkedsret (Danish, fall)
  • The Law of Private Equity (English, fall)
  • Selskabsret og kapitalmarked (Danish, fall)
  • Selskabsret - personselskaber (Danish, spring)
  • Selskabsret - kapitalselskaber (Danish, spring and fall)
  • Regnskabsret (Danish, fall)
  • Private Equity, in cooperation with the Economics Department (English - Spring)
  • Iværksætterens juridiske udfordringer (Danish, spring).
  • Selskabsformerne (Danish, fall)

Jesper Lau Hansen is presently tutoring two Ph.D.-students and acts as tutor in respect of papers by LL.M. students within Financial Markets Law including publicly traded companies and securities trading.


Lecturer of the Year 2009 

Selected publications

  1. Published

    Insider Dealing Defined: The EU Court's Decision in Spector Photo Group

    Hansen, J. L. 2010 In : European Company Law. 7, 3, p. 98-105 8 p.

    Research output: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  2. Published

    The New Danish Companies Act of 2009:

    Hansen, J. L. 2010 In : European Business Organization Law Review. 11, 1, p. 87-94 8 p.

    Research output: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  3. Published

    Bestyrelsesmedlemmers tavshedspligt: Højesterets dom i Grøngaard & Bang

    Hansen, J. L. 2009 In : Nordisk Tidsskrift for Selskabsret. 12, 3, p. 32-44 13 p.

    Research output: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  4. Published

    The MAD disclosure regime and the twofold notion of inside information: the available solution

    Hansen, J. L. & Moalem, D. 2009 In : Capital Markets Law Journal. 4, 3, p. 323 - 340 18 p.

    Research output: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  5. Published

    A Scandinavian Approach to Corporate Governance

    Hansen, J. L. 2007 In : Scandinavian Studies in Law. 50, p. 125-142 18 p.

    Research output: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  6. Published

    A New Look at Centros - From a Danish Point of View

    Lau Hansen, J. 2002 In : European Business Law Review. vol. 13, no. 1, p. 85-95

    Research output: ResearchJournal article

  7. Published

    Informationsmisbrug. En analyse af de centrale bestemmelser i børsrettens informationsregime

    Hansen, J. L. 2001 København: Djøf / Jurist- og Økonomforbundet. 619 p.

    Research output: ResearchDoctoral thesis

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