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Center for Business Law

The courses by Center for Business Law are given within the framework of the B.A. curriculum at the Stockholm School of Economics.

Research and teaching at the department is focused on laws that are relevant to business. It is mainly directed to the following areas:

  • The law on associations (company law)
  • Trade law, mainly focusing on the law of transportation (incl. admiralty law), the law on sales, contract law, credit- and insolvency law, legal regulations relating to financial instruments and international trade law
  • Tax law with special regard to the taxation of enterprises
  • Market law including competition law 

The legal methods in use are mainly traditional, but strongly influenced by European law, international instruments like treaties and trade agreements as well as multi-lateral and bi-lateral agreements. Comparative law methods are often used and studies of foreign law forms is an important part of current research. Hereby, a special part of the research is directed towards the interaction between law and economic theory within the research domains on :

  • Law on associations
  • Competition law
  • Law on contracts
  • Market law
  • Computation of taxes as well as damages