She is the author of a book and articles in securities law, FinTech and corporate social responsibility. Her major works includes her thesis on US and EU disclosure regulation on the stock market as well as articles on US and EU sanctions in the field of securities law. During the past few years, her research has mainly focused on legal implications of the FinTech revolution as well as corporate social responsibility issues.
Elif Härkönen joined the faculty at the Department of Business Law in Linköping in 2011. She teaches courses in securities law, banking and finance law, corporate law and antitrust/competition law. Before joining the Linköping University faculty, she worked at Gothenburg University, where she taught courses in company, securities and tourism law.
Dr. Härkönen graduated from Tulane Law School in the United States with an LL.M. in International and Comparative Law in 2001 and a Master of Laws from Gothenburg University in 2002. She earned her PhD at the School of Business, Economics and Law at Gothenburg University in 2013. She is a member of the New York State Bar Association.