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Banking & Finance: Regulatory - Sweden
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Björn Wendleby is specialized in the area of financial regulation, mainly within exchange and securities law, banking and finance legislation, asset management, AML as well as sustainability regulations. Björn has significant regulatory experience representing clients in contacts with the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority (Sw. Finansinspektionen). In his daily work, Björn provides advice in a variety of matters relating to authorizations with the Financial Supervisory Authority and in various implementation projects. He has over the years participated in a number of long-term projects implementing new legislation, such as MiFID/MiFID 2, PSD/PSD 2, AIFMD and AMLD.
Björn’s client portfolio includes banks, investment firms, payment institutions and fund managers, including market leaders such as Swedbank and Carnegie.
Harvest Advokatbyrå, Founding Partner 2016-
Magnusson Advokatbyrå, Partner 2010-2016
Advokat Björn Wendleby AB, Partner 2004-2010
ABG Sundal Collier, CEO, Partner, Compliance Officer and Head of Legal 2001-2004
ABG Securities Stockholm Branch, Compliance Officer and in-house counsel 2000-2001
Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken (SEB), In-house counsel 1998–2000
Service as appeal court judge, district court judge, court clerk 1988-1994
Swedish Bar Association 2006-
The Act on Financial Advice to Consumers
Prevention of money laundering A practical guide
Chairman of the Disciplinary Committee of Spotlight Stock Market