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Per Karlsson
Partner at Advokatfirman Per Karlsson & Co


Per Karlsson is Advokat, Member of the Swedish Bar Association. He was for many years Chief Legal Officer, at the Swedish Competition Authority (February 2011 - May 2018). Before that he worked in private practice for almost ten years with one of the major law firms. He has also been legal advisor in the Swedish Ministry of Industry and Trade 1995 - 2000, on EU & Competition Law matters. He worked in Swedish courts 1989 – 1995. He has been expert and secretary in around ten Government Committees on competition law and have an extensive litigation experience from all kinds of Swedish courts and from the European Court of Justice. He is also author of a recently published book on Swedish Merger Control, “Svensk kontroll av företagsförvärv” (2018), Norstedts Juridik, and author of a chapter on “The Practical and Legal Effects of National Decisions in Subsequent Damages Actions” in a forthcoming book regarding Damages in Competition Law, to be published in 2019, Hart Publishing. He holds a LLM degree from Uppsala University.

Agenda Sessions

  • Industrial Policy vis-à-Vis Consumer Welfare: A Nordic Perspective


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