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Global Leader

WWL Ranking: Recommended

National Leader

Sweden - Private Funds 2021

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Björn Wendleby draws high praise for his excellent financial services practice and comprehensive knowledge of private funds.


Björn Wendleby is specialised 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 4AMLD.

Björn is a member of the disciplinary committee of Spotlight Stock Market.

During his career, Björn has held a number of senior legal positions, among others in the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority, Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (publ) and ABG Sundal Collier AB.

In 2004, Björn Wendleby was appointed by the Swedish Government to be head of the committee that made proposals on how to implement the Prospectus Directive in Sweden.

Björn has, together with other authors, written six books, including The Act on Financial Advice to Consumers, a comment, and Prevention of money laundering etc. A practical guide.

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