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Jesper Lau Hansen

Jesper Lau Hansen

Professor

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

A commentary on the new Danish Capital Markets Act, a monograph on MAR, a textbook on securities trading and a new 2nd edition of Introduction to company law and capital markets law. All works are in Danish. Furthermore, 2018 involves work on assessing academic dissertations at the universities of Aarhus, Oslo, Stockholm and London.

Fields of interest

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

Teaching

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

  • Kapitalmarkedsret (Danish, fall)
  • Selskabsret og kapitalmarked (Danish, fall)
  • Selskabsret (Danish, spring and fall)
  • Private Equity, in cooperation with the Economics Department (English - Spring)
  • Iværksætterens juridiske udfordringer (Danish, spring and fall)
  • Køb og salg af virksomheder (Danish, spring and fall)
  • Selskabsformerne (Danish, fall)

Jesper Lau Hansen is presently tutoring one 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.

Honours

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: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  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: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  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: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  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: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  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: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  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: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearch

  7. Published

    Informationsmisbrug. En analyse af de centrale bestemmelser i børsrettens informationsregime

    Hansen, J. L. 2001 København: Djøf Forlag. 619 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportDoctoral thesisResearch

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