Experts

Dr Sten Nyberg is Professor of Economics at Stockholm University, where he has been a faculty member since 1996. He is an appreciated and acclaimed teacher on Antitrust and Regulation economics and the Economics of Strategy. He also has extensive experience in teaching Microeconomics and Industrial Organization.

Professor Nyberg has published in numerous high-ranking peer-review journals such as the Quarterly Journal of Economics, JEEA, Economica, the Journal of Public Economics and The International Journal of Industrial Organization.

In addition to his activities as an academic scholar, Nyberg has served as Chief Economist of The Swedish Competition Authority for four years between 2008 and 2011. During this period he was deeply involved in the Authority’s successful case against a cartel between Volvo-dealers and a successful abuse-of-dominance case against the international telecom operator TeliaSonera.

Prior to taking the position of Chief Economist of the SCA, he served more than ten years as appointed expert judge in the Stockholm District Court (1997-2000) and the Swedish Market Court (2000-2007).

Dr Lars Henriksson is Professor of Law at Stockholm School of Economics, where he has been a faculty member since 2003. He has extensive experience from different settings in higher education, teaching classes of undergraduates, doctoral candidates and top executives.

Professor Henriksson’s area of research is within antitrust and competition law, contract law, EU-law, company and market law and international trade law. Also, a special interest in his research is devoted to regulated markets and market regulation. He has published numerous articles on legal matters such as competition law, copyright law, public procurement, company law and telecom and energy regulation.

Lars Henriksson is a member of ASCOLA, the world-wide association of competition law academics with seat at the Max Planck Institute. Furthermore, he is appointed to the Council for Research Issues at the Swedish Competition Authority. Since 2011 he is on the Board of the Institute of Intellectual Property Law and Marketing Law at Stockholm University.

In addition to academic work he also has extensive experience as a consultant in legal matters and is appointed as arbitrator for dispute settlement.

Dr Mattias Ganslandt (Ph.D., Lund University, Sweden) is the director of the Center for European Law and Economics (CELEC) in Stockholm. He is also an associate professor of economics at the School of Economics and Management (EHL), Lund University and has been affiliated with SNS – Center for Business and Policy Studies since 2001. Dr. Ganslandt served a four-year term as Secretary General of the Swedish Economic Association, from 2002 to 2006. He was a research fellow and Research Program Director at The Research Institute of Industrial Economics in Stockholm from 2000 to 2006.

Dr. Ganslandt’s current research at CELEC is focusing on intellectual property rights and competition policy in international markets. In his research, he has made contributions to the theory of vertical restraints in international markets and business strategies to segment geographical markets, e.g., vertical price control, exclusive territories and endogenous barriers to parallel trade.

He has worked as an independent economic expert for private companies, law firms and government agencies and analyzed economic issues in a number of industries, including broadcasting, public procurement, petroleum, chemicals, retail and distribution, paper, metals, autos, software, ferry operations, mobile telecommunications, airlines, non-alcoholic beverages etc.