Karsten Engsig Sørensen

Aarhus University – Aarhus BSS, Department of Law

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Bartholins Allé 16, Building 1410, Room 246

DK-8000 Aarhus C

Denmark

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Scholarly Papers (37)

1.

European Model Company Act (EMCA)

European Model Company Act (EMCA), First Edition, 2017, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 16-26
Number of pages: 409 Posted: 20 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2017
Aarhus University - Department of Law, Business and Social Sciences, Stockholm University - Department of Law, Vilnius University - Law Faculty, J.W. Goethe University, Frankfurt/Main, Trinity College Dublin - School of Law, University of Luxembourg, Universite du Luxembourg - Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance, University of National and World Economy (UNWE), Independent, Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM), Free University of Bozen, Bolzano - School of Economics and Management, University of Southampton - School of Law, Alpen-Adria-University Klagenfurt, Eötvös Lorand University, University of Amsterdam - Faculty of Law, University of Warsaw - Faculty of Law and Administration, Faculty of Law, National and Capodistrian University of Athens, School of Law, Masaryk University, Faculty of Law, Students, University of Amsterdam - Faculty of Law, University of Turku - Turku School of Economics, Komisja Kodyfikacyjna Prawa Cywilnego, University of Würzburg, Université Paris V Rene Descartes, University of Tartu, School of Law, Aarhus University – Aarhus BSS, Department of Law, Vienna University of Economics and Business - Department of Business Law and Ghent University - Department of Business Law
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Company Law

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New EU Directive on the Disclosure of Non-Financial Information (CSR)

Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 15-01
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 15 May 2015
Dániel Gergely Szabó and Karsten Engsig Sørensen
Independent and Aarhus University – Aarhus BSS, Department of Law
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disclosure, non-financial information, CSR, corporate governance, Accounting Directive, impact

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Duty of Loyalty of Shareholders - A Possible Remedy for Conflicts in SMEs?

COMPANY LAW AND SMEs, Mette Neville & Karsten Engsig Sørensen, eds., Thomson Reuters, 2010, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-01
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 16 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2012
Karsten Engsig Sørensen
Aarhus University – Aarhus BSS, Department of Law
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Duty of loyalty, shareholder conflicts, freeze-outs, deadlocks, corporate opportunity, SME, closed company

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Integrating Corporate Social Responsibility in Corporate Governance Codes in the EU

European Business Law Review, Vol. 24, No. 6, 2013, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-28
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 11 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2013
Dániel Gergely Szabó and Karsten Engsig Sørensen
Independent and Aarhus University – Aarhus BSS, Department of Law
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CSR, corporate governance codes

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Reforming the Regulation of Trading Venues in the EU Under the Proposed (MiFID II) – Leveling the Playing Field and Overcoming Market Fragmentation?

Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-23
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 14 Mar 2012
Nis Jul Clausen and Karsten Engsig Sørensen
University of Southern Denmark - Department of Law and Aarhus University – Aarhus BSS, Department of Law
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MIFID II, trading venues

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Cross-Border Conversion of Companies in the EU: The Impact of the VALE Judgement

Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-33
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 10 Jan 2013
Dániel Gergely Szabó and Karsten Engsig Sørensen
Independent and Aarhus University – Aarhus BSS, Department of Law
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Cross-border conversion of companies, CJ VALE Judgment Case C-378/10, free movement, freedom of establishment

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Branches of Companies in the EU: Balancing the Eleventh Company Law Directive, National Company Law and the Right of Establishment

Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-37
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 14 May 2013
Karsten Engsig Sørensen
Aarhus University – Aarhus BSS, Department of Law
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Regulation of branches, branch management, accounting documents, bookkeeping, capital requirements and branch names, right of establishment, Eleventh Company Law Directive, disclosure requirements

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Sustainable Corporate Governance: A Way Forward

Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 21-03, Forthcoming in European Company Law, European Corporate Governance Institute - Law Working Paper No. 583/2021
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 07 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2021
Florian Möslein, Florian Möslein and Karsten Engsig Sørensen
Munich Center on Governance (MCG)Universität Marburg (Institut für Handels- und Wirtschaftsrecht) and Aarhus University – Aarhus BSS, Department of Law
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Corporate governance, regulatory instruments

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Strengthening the Enforcement of CSR through Mediation and Conflict Resolution by National Contact Points: Finding a New Balance between Hard Law and Soft Law

Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-38
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 26 May 2013 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2013
Karsten Engsig Sørensen and Birgitte Egelund Olsen
Aarhus University – Aarhus BSS, Department of Law and Aarhus University – Department of Law, School of Business and Social Sciences
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CSR, OECD guidelines, national contact points (NCP)

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Corporate Governance Codes and Groups of Companies: In Search of Best Practices for Group Governance

Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 18-02, European Company and Financial Law Review (forthcoming 2018)
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 12 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2018
Dániel Gergely Szabó and Karsten Engsig Sørensen
Independent and Aarhus University – Aarhus BSS, Department of Law
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Group governance, corporate governance

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The Commission’s Action Plan for Financing Sustainable Growth and its Corporate Governance Implications

Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 18-17
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 19 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2018
Florian Möslein, Florian Möslein and Karsten Engsig Sørensen
Munich Center on Governance (MCG)Universität Marburg (Institut für Handels- und Wirtschaftsrecht) and Aarhus University – Aarhus BSS, Department of Law
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Sustainable growth, corporate governance implications

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Groups of Companies in the Case Law of the Court of Justice of the European Union

Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 15-02
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 15 May 2015
Karsten Engsig Sørensen
Aarhus University – Aarhus BSS, Department of Law
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groups of companies, case law, freedom of movement

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Disqualifying Directors in the EU

Boards of Directors in European Companies. Reshaping and Harmonising Their Organisation and Duties by Hanne S. Birkmose, Mette Neville & Karsten Engsig Sørensen (eds.) Wolters Kluwer 2013, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-43
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 23 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 28 Nov 2014
Karsten Engsig Sørensen
Aarhus University – Aarhus BSS, Department of Law
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Disqualification, directors

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The Fight Against Letterbox Companies in the Internal Market

Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 14-03
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 12 Aug 2014
Karsten Engsig Sørensen
Aarhus University – Aarhus BSS, Department of Law
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Letterbox companies

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The Legal Position of Parent Companies: A Top-Down Focus on Group Governance

Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 19-05, Forthcoming European Business Organization Law Review
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 02 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 07 Jan 2021
Karsten Engsig Sørensen
Aarhus University – Aarhus BSS, Department of Law
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group governance, parent companies

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Non-Financial Reporting, CSR Frameworks and Groups of Undertakings – Application and Consequences

Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 16-01
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 03 May 2016 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2016
Dániel Gergely Szabó and Karsten Engsig Sørensen
Independent and Aarhus University – Aarhus BSS, Department of Law
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CSR, Non-Financial Reporting in Groups

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Social Enterprises: How Should Company Law Balance Flexibility and Credibility?

Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-44
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 30 Nov 2013
Karsten Engsig Sørensen and Mette Neville
Aarhus University – Aarhus BSS, Department of Law and Aarhus University – Aarhus BSS, Department of Law
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Social enterprises

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The Country‐of‐Origin Principle and Balancing Jurisdiction Between Home Member States and Host Member State

Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 16-32, Forthcoming European Business Law Review 2019
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 10 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2018
Karsten Engsig Sørensen
Aarhus University – Aarhus BSS, Department of Law
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Country-of-Origin Principle

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Company Law as a Restriction to Free Movement – Examination of the Notion of 'Restriction' Using Company Law as the Frame of Reference

Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 14-01
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 28 Jan 2014
Karsten Engsig Sørensen
Aarhus University – Aarhus BSS, Department of Law
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company law, free movevement, restriction

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Promoting Entrepreneurship - the New Company Law Agenda?

Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 14-04
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 14 Aug 2014
Mette Neville and Karsten Engsig Sørensen
Aarhus University – Aarhus BSS, Department of Law and Aarhus University – Aarhus BSS, Department of Law
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company law, promoting entrepreneurship

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Shareholders’ Duty to Disclose

Published in Shareholders’ Duties, Hanne S. Birkmose (ed.), Kluwer Law International, 2017, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 18-04
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 12 Feb 2018
Karsten Engsig Sørensen
Aarhus University – Aarhus BSS, Department of Law
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Shareholder, duties, disclosure

Shareholders’ Duty to Disclose

Shareholders' duties, Kluwer Law International, Forthcoming, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 16-02
Posted: 03 May 2016
Karsten Engsig Sørensen
Aarhus University – Aarhus BSS, Department of Law

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Shareholders, Duty, Disclose

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Mapping of Danish Law Related to Companies' Impact on Environment and Climate Change

Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-36
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 29 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2015
Copenhagen Business School (CBS) - CBS Centre for CSR; Dpt of Management, Society and Communication, Copenhagen Business School - CBS Law, University of Copenhagen - Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen - Department of Food and Resource Economics, University of Copenhagen - Faculty of Law and Aarhus University – Aarhus BSS, Department of Law
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Corporate social responsibility, company conduct, sustainable development, environment and climate change

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Disclosing Barriers to Takeovers

The European Financial Market in Transition, Hanne Birkmose, Mette Neville, Karsten Engsig Sørensen, eds., Kluwer Law International, 2011, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-14
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 22 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2012
Karsten Engsig Sørensen
Aarhus University – Aarhus BSS, Department of Law
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takeover directive, disclosure requirements, barriers to takeover, listed companies

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Free Movement of Companies Under the New EU Free Trade Agreements

Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 15-14
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 10 Oct 2015
Karsten Engsig Sørensen
Aarhus University – Aarhus BSS, Department of Law
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Free movement, companies, Free Trade Agreements

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Pursuing CSR Policy in Groups of Undertakings – Insights from the Practices of Danish Groups

Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 16-06
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 17 Nov 2016
Dániel Gergely Szabó and Karsten Engsig Sørensen
Independent and Aarhus University – Aarhus BSS, Department of Law
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CSR Frameworks, Group Policy

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Suspension of the Exercise of Voting Rights – A Step towards Deterrent and Consistent Sanctioning of EU Transparency Requirements?

Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 16-25
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 26 Apr 2017
Karsten Engsig Sørensen and Mette Neville
Aarhus University – Aarhus BSS, Department of Law and Aarhus University – Aarhus BSS, Department of Law
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Suspension of Voting Rights, Shareholders

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Enforcing EU Company Law: Requirements and Limitations in Implementing Penalties for Infringements of EU Company Law

Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 16-04
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2017
Karsten Engsig Sørensen
Aarhus University – Aarhus BSS, Department of Law
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Enforcement, EU law

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Recognising the Interests of the Group – Another Attempt to Harmonise the Rules Regulating Groups of Companies in the EU

Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 20-02
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 30 Mar 2020
Karsten Engsig Sørensen
Aarhus University – Aarhus BSS, Department of Law
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Groups of companies, group interest

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Free Movement in the EU and the Abuse of Companies

Published in Abuse of Companies, edited by Hanne S. Birkmose, Mette Neville, Karsten Engsig Sørensen, Kluwer Law International, 2019, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 21-01
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 07 Jan 2021
Karsten Engsig Sørensen
Aarhus University – Aarhus BSS, Department of Law
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free movement, abuse of companies

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Access to Information in Company Registers

Forthcoming in The Transparency of Stock Corporations in Europe (R Veil and V Tountopoulos, eds), Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 19-01
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 22 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2019
Karsten Engsig Sørensen
Aarhus University – Aarhus BSS, Department of Law
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Disclosure, access to information

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Free Movement of Companies under the New Trade and Cooperation Agreement between the EU and the UK

Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 21-08, Published in Nordisk Tidsskrift for Selskabsret (Nordic Company Law Journal) 2021:1 pp. 18-31
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 20 May 2021
Karsten Engsig Sørensen
Aarhus University – Aarhus BSS, Department of Law
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free movement of companies, EU and UK

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’Front’ or ’straw men’ directors: a missing element in the effort to prevent the abuse of companies?

Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 21-02
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 07 Jan 2021
Karsten Engsig Sørensen
Aarhus University – Aarhus BSS, Department of Law
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Abuse, ‘front’ or ‘straw men’ directors

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Abuse of Companies: An Introduction

Abuse of Companies, Hanne S. Birkmose, Mette Neville & Karsten Engsig Sørensen (eds.), Kluwer Law International, 2019 (Forthcoming), Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 19-03
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 29 Aug 2019
Hanne S. Birkmose, Mette Neville and Karsten Engsig Sørensen
Aarhus University - Department of Law, Business and Social Sciences, Aarhus University – Aarhus BSS, Department of Law and Aarhus University – Aarhus BSS, Department of Law
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abuse, corporate form

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D&O insurances and their implications for Danish company law

Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 21-10, Forthcoming in Festschrift in honour of Rolf Skog, Norstedts Juridik, 2021
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 16 Nov 2021
Karsten Engsig Sørensen and Hanne S. Birkmose
Aarhus University – Aarhus BSS, Department of Law and Aarhus University - Department of Law, Business and Social Sciences
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D&O insurances, company law implications

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Nationality and residency requirements for corporate management – a comment to the EFTA Courts decision in E-9/20, ESA v Norway

Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 21-09, Forthcoming in Nordisk Tidsskrift for Selskabsret (Nordic Journal of Company Law) 2021
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 08 Nov 2021
Karsten Engsig Sørensen
Aarhus University – Aarhus BSS, Department of Law
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Free movement, nationality/residency requirements

Nudging for Corporate Long‐Termism and Sustainability? Regulatory Instruments from a Comparative and Functional Perspective

Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 16-24
Posted: 26 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2017
Florian Möslein, Florian Möslein and Karsten Engsig Sørensen
Munich Center on Governance (MCG)Universität Marburg (Institut für Handels- und Wirtschaftsrecht) and Aarhus University – Aarhus BSS, Department of Law

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Long-Termism, Sustainability

Nudging for Corporate Long-Termism and Sustainability? Regulatory Instruments from a Comparative and Functional Perspective

Posted: 22 Jun 2017
Florian Möslein, Florian Möslein and Karsten Engsig Sørensen
Munich Center on Governance (MCG)Universität Marburg (Institut für Handels- und Wirtschaftsrecht) and Aarhus University – Aarhus BSS, Department of Law

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Long-term, sustainability, nudging, shareholder duties

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Regulating Different Trading Venues – The European Experience Based on MIFID

Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-22, THE EUROPEAN FINANCIAL MARKET IN TRANSITION, Hanne Birkmose, Mette Neville & Karsten Engsig Sørensen, eds., Kluwer Law International, 2011
Posted: 19 Sep 2011
Karsten Engsig Sørensen and Nis Jul Clausen
Aarhus University – Aarhus BSS, Department of Law and University of Southern Denmark - Department of Law

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MiFID, trading venues