Karen Blixens Plads 16, 2300 København S, Søndre Campus, Building: 6A.3.16
Professor of Global Governance
Global Governance (CSR and Biolaw); Financial Regulation (Banking Law, Investment Law and Pension Law)
Primary fields of research
Global Governance (CSR and Biolaw); Financial Regulation (Banking Law, Investment Law and Pension Law); and Family Law
Professor Linda Nielsen is Professor of Global Governance. Her academic field is primarily Social responsibility (CSR), Financial Regulation and Governance of New Technologies.
In relation to reserach in CSR she makes use of experience from the Danish National Contact Point regarding the OECD Guidelines (MKI – The Mediation and Complaints-Handling Institution). Responsible investments are part of the research.
In relation to research in Biolaw she makes use of a long experience as Vice-President of EU’s Ethics Committee (EGE – European Group on Ethics in Science and New Technologies), embracing Biotechnology and ICT.
The financial regulation includes Banking Law, Investment Law and Pension Law, both Scandinavian and EU regulations in the different fields. In this respect she uses long practical experience serving as chairman and member of boards in all of these fields.
A new topic of academic interest is the new Technologies in the Financial areas - FinTech, blockchain etc - where experience from the other areas can be used. Regulatory strategies, regulatory models and proposals for future regulation are part of the research.