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Björn Wendleby

Stockholm, Sweden Europe Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Banking & Finance: Regulatory
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Banking & Finance: Regulatory - Sweden

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Björn Wendleby is a much-admired specialist in banking regulatory matters, acting for a long list of investment and insurance companies among other clients. Commentators say he is a "highly respected, pragmatic adviser," with one impressed interviewee going so far as to call him "number one in Sweden when it comes to funds and related advisory services."
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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

Professional Memberships

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

Björn Wendleby

Harvest Advokatbyrå

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Hamngatan 15

Box 7225


Stockholms Län


103 89

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