Elif Härkönen is an Associate Professor of Law (Docent) at the Faculty of Management and Engineering, Business Law Department. 

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.

Biography

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.

Short Facts

Areas of Interest

  • Securities Law
  • Banking & Finance Law
  • Corporations Law
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • FinTech
 

Courses taught

  • Corporations Law
  • Securities Law
  • Antitrust/Competition Law
  • Banking & Finance Law
 

CV

  • Docent, Linköping University, Sweden, 2018
  • Certificate of Qualification in Canadian Law (NCA), 2017 
  • Member of the New York State Bar Association, 2014
  • Associate Professor, Linköping University, Sweden, 2013
  • PhD in Civil Law, Gothenburg University, Sweden, 2013
  • Master of Laws, Gothenburg University, Sweden, 2002
  • LL.M. in International Law, Tulane Law School, USA, 2001

Recent publications

2018

Elif Härkönen

Conflict Minerals in the Corporate Supply Chain: Is Transparency the Solution to Human Rights Violations in the Tantalum, Tin, Tungsten and Gold Supply Chains?

In European Business Law Review

Article in journal

Elif Härkönen

Regulating Equity Crowdfunding Service Providers: An Innovation-Oriented Approach to Alternative Financing

In Nordic Journal of Commercial Law

Article in journal

2017

Elif Härkönen

Investerarskyddet vid gräsrotsfinansiering: –om intressekonflikter, asymmetrisk information och effektiva marknader

In Nordisk Tidsskrift for Selskabsret

Article in journal