Department of Law

Hanne Søndergaard Birkmose

Professor

Curriculum Vitae

 

Nationality

Danish


Qualifications

2003PhD, Department of Law, Aarhus School of Business
1999MSc in Business Administration and Business Law, Aarhus School of Business


Academic positions

2017-Professor, Department of Law, Aarhus University
2016-2017Professor with Special Responsibilities, Department of Law, Aarhus University
2010-2016Associate Professor, Department of Law, Aarhus University
2007-2008Associate Professor, Department of Law, Aarhus School of Business, Aarhus University
2003-2007Assistant Professor, Department of Law, Aarhus School of Business
2003 (April-Sept.)Research Assistant, Department of Law, Aarhus School of Business
1999-2003PhD Fellow, Department of Law, Aarhus School of Business

 

Research visits

2013 (April-Aug.)Visiting Fellow, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, London, UK
2007 (Jan.-July)Visiting Academic at the Faculty of Law, University of Melbourne, Australia
2002 (September)Visiting Scholar at Institut für deutsches und europäisches Gesellschafts- und Wirtschaftsrecht, Heidelberg University, Germany
2000 (May-June)Visiting Scholar at Duke Law School, USA

 

Other full-time employment

2020-Board member, Formueplejeforeningerne
2019-Chairman of the board, Aarhus Statsgymnasium
2017-Board member, Jubilæumsfonden
2017-Board member, Fonden ved Business and Social Sciences
2009-2010Legal Counsellor, Jyske Invest, Silkeborg
1999International Project Administration, PLS Consult, Aarhus

 

Administrative experience

2012-2018Director of Studies, HA(jur.)/cand.merc.(jur.), Aarhus Universitet
2012-2018Member of the Study Committee for Law, Aarhus Universitet
2003-2008Member of the Study Committee for Undergraduate Programmes
2003-2008Administrative Coordinator, European Model Company Law Group (EMCA)

 

Management experience

2018-2020Deputy Head of Department, Department of Law, Aarhus University
2012-2020Member of the management team, Department of Law, Aarhus University

Research areas

  • Company law

 

Teaching areas

Company Law:

  • HA(jur.)(BSc in Business Administration and Business Law), Aarhus University
  • Cand.merc.aud. (MSc in Business Administration, Accounting and Auditing), Aarhus University
  • Cand.jur. (Master of Laws), Aarhus University

EU Law:

  • HA(jur.)(BSc in Business Administration and Business Law), Aarhus University

International Company Law:

  • Cand.merc.(jur.)(MSc in Business Administration and Business Law), Aarhus University

Financial Law:

  • Cand.merc.aud. (MSc in Business Administration, Accounting and Auditing), Aarhus University)

 

Miscellaneous

  • Member of the Nordic Network for Company Law
  • Member of the Danish Corporate Governance Association
  • Organizer of several seminars and conferences in company law

Research outputs

Aktionærdemokrati og aktivt ejerskab: En dansk status

Birkmose, H. S. & Sørensen, K. E., 2021, Festskrift till Rolf Dotevall. Lund: Juristförlaget i Lund, p. 127-148

EU’s grønne taksonomi og offentliggørelse af bæredygtighedsrelaterede oplysninger

Birkmose, H. S., 2021, (Accepted/In press) In: Nordisk Tidsskrift for Selskabsret. 2

Enforcement of SRD II provisions

Birkmose, H. S., Bartolacelli, A., Bianchi, M., Gargantini, M., Gomtsyan, S., Lafarre, A., Malberti, C., Mayer, J. A., Milic, M., Sergakis, K., Torggler, U. & Van der Elst, C., 2021, (Accepted/In press) THE SHAREHOLDER RIGHTS DIRECTIVE II: A COMMENTARY . Edward Elgar Publishing, (ELGAR COMMENTARIES SERIES).

Engagement Policy

Birkmose, H. S., 2021, (Accepted/In press) THE SHAREHOLDER RIGHTS DIRECTIVE II: A COMMENTARY . Edward Elgar Publishing, (ELGAR COMMENTARIES SERIES).

Introduction

Birkmose, H. S. & Sergakis, K., 2021, (Accepted/In press) THE SHAREHOLDER RIGHTS DIRECTIVE II: A COMMENTARY. Edward Elgar Publishing, (ELGAR COMMENTARIES SERIES).

Investment strategy of institutional investors and arrangements with asset managers

Birkmose, H. S., 2021, (Accepted/In press) THE SHAREHOLDER RIGHTS DIRECTIVE II: A COMMENTARY . Edward Elgar Publishing, (ELGAR COMMENTARIES SERIES).

THE SHAREHOLDER RIGHTS DIRECTIVE II: A COMMENTARY

Birkmose, H. S. (ed.) & Sergakis, K. (ed.), 2021, (Accepted/In press) Edward Elgar Publishing. (ELGAR COMMENTARIES SERIES).

The Danish Stewardship Code: the Past, the Present and the Future

Madsen, M. B. & Birkmose, H. S., 2021, (Accepted/In press) Global Shareholder Stewardship: Complexities, Challenges and Possibilities. Katelouzou, D. & Puchniak, D. W. (eds.). Cambridge University Press

Skærpede forventninger til de institutionelle investorers rolle i corporate governance: Perspektiver og udfordringer

Birkmose, H. S., Nov 2020, In: Nordisk Tidsskrift for Selskabsret. 2020, 2/3, p. 104-121 18 p.

Skal direktører i den finansielle sektor kun bestå af ældre mænd med en økonomisk kandidatgrad og et dansk pas?

Ohnemus, L. C. & Birkmose, H. S., Oct 2020, In: Finans/Invest. 5, p. 28-31 4 p.

Corporate Governance in Denmark

Madsen, M. B. & Birkmose, H. S., 2 Jan 2020, København : European Corporate Governance Institute.

Carsten Fode: Ledelsesansvar og ansvarsbegrænsninger: Jurist- og Økonomforbundets Forlag (2020)

Birkmose, H. S., 2020, In: Nordisk Tidsskrift for Selskabsret. 2020, 2 & 3, p. 224-226 3 p.

Dansk Privatret

Edlund, H. H. (ed.), Birkmose, H. S., Henschel, R. F., Jensen, C. H., Kronborg, A. & Siig, K., 2020, 21. ed. København: Djøf Forlag. 831 p.

Dansk privatret 21. udg. HA(jur) - studiebrug

Edlund, H. H. (ed.), Birkmose, H. S., Henschel, R. F., Jensen, C. H., Kronborg, A. & Siig, K., 2020, 3. ed. Kbh.: Djøf Forlag. 248 p.

Dansk privatret 21. udg. HA/HD - studiebrug

Edlund, H. H. (ed.), Henschel, R. F., Birkmose, H. S., Jensen, C. H., Kronborg, A. & Siig, K., 2020, 3. ed. Kbh.: Djøf Forlag. 482 p.

Immaterialret

Birkmose, H. S., 2020, Dansk Privatret. 21. ed. Djøf Forlag, p. 719-740

Introduktion

Birkmose, H. S., 2020, Dansk Privatret. 21. ed. Djøf Forlag, p. 657-664

Introduktion – sammenhæng og forskelle

Birkmose, H. S., 2020, Dansk Privatret. 21. ed. Djøf Forlag, p. 711-718

Kapitalselskaber

Birkmose, H. S., 2020, Dansk Privatret. 21. ed. Djøf Forlag, p. 679-710

Konkurrenceret

Birkmose, H. S., 2020, Dansk Privatret. 21. ed. Djøf Forlag, p. 753-764

Lov om forvaltere af alternative investeringsfonde m.v.

Birkmose, H. S., Lauritsen, N. R. & Muurholm, L. S., 2020, København: Karnov Group. 869 p.

Markedsføringsret

Birkmose, H. S., 2020, Dansk Privatret. 21. ed. Djøf Forlag, p. 741-752

Personselskaber

Birkmose, H. S., 2020, Dansk Privatret. 21. ed. Djøf Forlag, p. 665-678

Rekonstruktion

Birkmose, H. S., 2020, Dansk Privatret. 21. ed. Djøf Forlag, p. 589-600

Forcing Shareholder Engagement: A study on the underpinning and political ambitions

Birkmose, H. S., Jan 2019

Abuse of Companies: an Introduction

Birkmose, H. S., Neville, M. & Sørensen, K. E., 2019, Abuse of companies. Birkmose, H. S., Neville, M. & Sørensen, K. E. (eds.). Alphen aan den Rijn: Wolters Kluwer , p. 3-12 (European Company Law Series).

Abuse of Companies

Birkmose, H. S. (ed.), Neville, M. (ed.) & Sørensen, K. E. (ed.), 2019, Wolters Kluwer . (European Company Law Series, Vol. 15).

Anbefalinger for aktivt ejerskab – hvad er næste skridt?

Birkmose, H. S. & Madsen, M. B., 2019, Selskaber - Aktuelle emner II. Birkmose, H. S., Neville, M. & Sørensen, K. E. (eds.). Kbh.: Djøf Forlag

Book review: Corporate Ownership and Control: International Trends

Birkmose, H. S., 2019, In: Corporate Governance and Organizational Behavior Review. 3, 2, p. 58-59

Country Report: Denmark

Birkmose, H. S., 2019, The Private International Law of Companies in Europe. Gerner-Beuerle, C., Mucciarelli, F., Schuster, E-P. & Siems, M. (eds.). München: Verlag C.H. Beck, p. 366-381 16 p.

Cross-Border Mergers: The Danish Experience

Birkmose, H. S., 2019, Cross-Border Mergers : EU Perspectives and National Experiences. Papadopoulos, T. (ed.). Springer, p. 275-293 19 p. (Studies in European Economic Law and Regulation).

Duties imposed on specific shareholders only, and enforcement implications

Birkmose, H. S., 2019, Enforcing Shareholders' Duties. Birkmose, H. S. & Sergakis, K. (eds.). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing, p. 39-59 21 p. (Elgar Financial Law series).

Introduction

Birkmose, H. S. & Sergakis, K., 2019, Enforcing Shareholders' Duties. Birkmose, H. S. & Sergakis, K. (eds.). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing, p. 1-15 15 p. (Elgar Financial Law series).

Introduktion

Birkmose, H. S., Neville, M. & Sørensen, K. E., 2019, Selskaber - Aktuelle emner II. Birkmose, H. S., Neville, M. & Sørensen, K. E. (eds.). Kbh.: Djøf Forlag

Mapping shareholders’ duties for corporate sustainability

Birkmose, H. S. & Möslein, F., 2019, Interés social y gobierno corporativo sostenible: deberes de los administradores y deberes de los accionistas . Martínez-echevarría Y García De Dueñas, A. (ed.). Thomson Reuters Aranzadi

Dansk privatret: HA/HD - studiebrug

Birkmose, H. S. (ed.), Clausen, N. J., Edlund, H. H., Henschel, R. F., Jensen, C. H. & Godsk Pedersen, H. V., 2018, 20. ed. Kbh.: Djøf Forlag. 482 p.

Dansk privatret: HA (jur.) - studiebrug

Birkmose, H. S., Clausen, N. J., Edlund, H. H., Henschel, R. F., Jensen, C. H. & Pedersen, H. V. G., 2018, 20. ed. Kbh: Djøf Forlag. 246 p.

Dansk privatret

Birkmose, H. S., Edlund, H. H., Henschel, R. F., Godsk Pedersen, H. V., Jensen, C. H. & Clausen, N. J., 2018, 20. ed. Kbh.: Djøf Forlag. 828 p.

Enforcing Shareholder Duties

Birkmose, H. S. & Sergakis, K., 2018, In: European Company Law. 15, 6, p. 192-193 2 p.

Forcing Shareholder Engagement: Theoretical Underpinning and Political Ambitions

Birkmose, H. S., 2018, In: European Business Law Review. 29, 4, p. 613-642 30 p.

From Shareholder Rights to Shareholder Duties - The Transformation of EU Corporate Governance in a Sustainable Direction

Birkmose, H. S., 2018, In: INTEREULAWEAST - Journal for International and European Law, Economics and Market Integrations. 5, 2, p. 69-96 28 p.

Bankbestyrelsens byrder – jura, risikostyring eller forretningsudvikling?

Birkmose, H. S., Clausen, N. J. & Ohnemus, L. C., 2017, In: Finans/Invest. 1, p. 6-13

Introduction: Mapping Shareholders' Duties

Birkmose, H. S. & Möslein, F., 2017, Shareholders' Duties. Birkmose, H. S. (ed.). Wolters Kluwer , p. 1-25 25 p. (European Company Law Series, Vol. 12).

Shareholders' Duties

Birkmose, H. S. (ed.), 2017, Wolters Kluwer . (European Company Law Series, Vol. 12).

Immaterialret

Birkmose, H. S., 2016, Dansk Privatret. Clausen, N. J. (ed.). 19 ed. Kbh.: Djøf Forlag, p. 709-730 22 p.

Introduktion

Birkmose, H. S., 2016, Dansk Privatret. Clausen, N. J. (ed.). 19 ed. Kbh.: Djøf Forlag, p. 647-654 8 p.

Introduktion: sammenhæng og forskelle

Birkmose, H. S., 2016, Dansk Privatret. Clausen, N. J. (ed.). 19 ed. Kbh.: Djøf Forlag, p. 701-709 9 p.

Kapitalselskaber

Birkmose, H. S., 2016, Dansk Privatret. Clausen, N. J. (ed.). 19 ed. Kbh.: Djøf Forlag, p. 669-700 32 p.

Konkurrenceret

Birkmose, H. S., 2016, Dansk Privatret. Clausen, N. J. (ed.). 19 ed. Kbh.: Djøf Forlag, p. 745-756 12 p.

Markedsføringsret

Birkmose, H. S., 2016, Dansk Privatret. Clausen, N. J. (ed.). 19 ed. Kbh.: Djøf Forlag, p. 731-744 14 p.

Nye udgaver af danske standardværker

Birkmose, H. S., 2016, In: Nordisk Tidsskrift for Selskabsret. 2016, 4, p. 61-62 2 p.

Personselskaber

Birkmose, H. S., 2016, Dansk Privatret. Clausen, N. J. (ed.). 19 ed. Kbh.: Djøf Forlag, p. 655-668 14 p.

Rekonstruktion

Birkmose, H. S., 2016, Dansk Privatret. Clausen, N. J. (ed.). 19 ed. Kbh.: Djøf Forlag, p. 581-592 12 p.

Shareholders’ Duties in European Company Law

Birkmose, H. S., 2016, In: European Company Law. 13, 1, p. 5-6 2 p.

Forvaltere af Alternative InvesteringsFonde (FAIF)

Birkmose, H. S. & Kruhl, M. C., 2015, Kbh.: Karnov Group. 338 p.

Kommentar til Lov om forvaltere af alternative investeringsfonde

Birkmose, H. S. & Kruhl, M. C., 2015, Karnovs lovsamling. von Eyben, B., Pedersen, J. & Rørdam, T. (eds.). 30. ed. Kbh.: Karnov Group

European Challenges for Institutional Investor Engagement: Is Mandatory Disclosure the Way Forward

Birkmose, H. S., 2014, In: European Company and Financial Law Review. 11, 2, p. 214-257 44 p.

Immaterialret

Birkmose, H. S., 2014, Dansk Privatret. Henschel, R. F. (ed.). 18 ed. Kbh.: Djøf Forlag, p. 711-732 22 p.

Introduktion: sammenhæng og forskelle

Birkmose, H. S., 2014, Dansk Privatret. Henschel, R. F. (ed.). 18 ed. Kbh.: Djøf Forlag, p. 703-710 8 p.

Introduktion

Birkmose, H. S., 2014, Dansk Privatret. Henschel, R. F. (ed.). 18 ed. Kbh.: Djøf Forlag, p. 649-656 8 p.

Kapitalselskaber

Birkmose, H. S., 2014, Dansk Privatret. Henschel, R. F. (ed.). 18 ed. Kbh.: Djøf Forlag, p. 671-700 30 p.

Konkurrenceret

Birkmose, H. S., 2014, Dansk Privatret. Henschel, R. F. (ed.). 18 ed. Kbh.: Djøf Forlag, p. 747-754 8 p.

Markedsføringsret

Birkmose, H. S., 2014, Dansk Privatret. Henschel, R. F. (ed.). 18 ed. Kbh.: Djøf Forlag, p. 733-745 13 p.

Nye krav til institutionelle investorer: Kommissionens forslag til ændring af aktionærrettighedsdirektivet

Birkmose, H. S., 2014, In: Nordisk Tidsskrift for Selskabsret. 3, p. 64-87 24 p.

Personselskaber

Birkmose, H. S., 2014, Dansk Privatret. Henschel, R. F. (ed.). 18 ed. Kbh.: Djøf Forlag, p. 657-669 13 p.

Rekonstruktion

Birkmose, H. S., 2014, Dansk Privatret. Henschel, R. F. (ed.). 18 ed. Djøf Forlag, p. 583-591 9 p.

Forslag til etablering af fælles mål for undervisningsevaluering på Aarhus Universitet

Lassesen, B., Thomsen, H. K., Birkmose, H. S., Kristensen, K. M., Gejl Pedersen, J., Henriksen, K., Ostersen, J. B., Sonne, O., Karring, E. S., Andersen, N. B., Jensen, E. Ø. & Krogh, L. B., 28 Oct 2013, 46 p.

Directors’ Duties to Engage Shareholders

Birkmose, H. S., 2013, Boards of Directors in European Companies: reshaping and harmonising their organisation and duties. Birkmose, H. S., Neville, M. & Sørensen, K. E. (eds.). Alpen aan den Rijn: Kluwer Law International, p. 103-128 26 p. (European Company Law Series, Vol. 10).

Institutional Investors: Active Ownership Through Nomination Committees

Birkmose, H. S. & Strand, T., 2013, Institutional Investors’ Power to Change Corporate Behavior: International Perspectives. Gates, S. & Young, S. (eds.). Emerald Group Publishing, p. 201-224 24 p. (Critical Studies on Corporate Responsibility, Governance and Sustainability, Vol. 5).

Introduction

Birkmose, H. S., Neville, M. & Sørensen, K. E., 2013, Boards of Directors in European Companies: Reshaping and Harmonising their Organisation and Duties. Sørensen, K. E., Birkmose, H. S. & Neville, M. (eds.). Kluwer Law International, p. 1-10 10 p. (European Company Law Series, Vol. 10).

Kampen om bestyrelsen: Finanstilsynets skærpede krav til bestyrelsen i pengeinstitutterne

Birkmose, H. S., 2013, Festskrift til Nis Jul Clausen. Dietz Legind, N., Gram Mortensen, B. O., Godsk Pedersen, H. V. & Engsig Sørensen, K. (eds.). Kbh.: Djøf Forlag, p. 27-42 16 p.

Nomineringskomiteer: Vejen til aktivt ejerskab i Danmark?

Birkmose, H. S. & Strand, T., 2013, In: Nordisk Tidsskrift for Selskabsret. 4, p. 73-90 18 p.

Introduction

Birkmose, H. S., Neville, M. & Sørensen, K. E., 2012, The European Financial Market in Transition. Birkmose, H. S., Neville, M. & Sørensen, K. E. (eds.). Alphen aan den Rijn: Kluwer Law International, p. 1-8 8 p. (European Company Law Series, Vol. 9).

Investeringsforeningsret

Birkmose, H. S., Kruhl, M. C. & Madsen, L., 2012, Kbh.: Karnov Group. 408 p.

The European Financial Market in Transition

Birkmose, H. S. (ed.), Neville, M. (ed.) & Sørensen, K. E. (ed.), 2012, Alphen aan den Rijn: Kluwer Law International. 451 p. (European Company Law Series, Vol. 9).

The Transformation of Passive Institutional Investors into Active Owners: ‘Mission Impossible’?

Birkmose, H. S., 2012, The European Financial Market in Transition. Birkmose, H. S., Neville, M. & Sørensen, K. E. (eds.). Alphen aan den Rijn: Kluwer Law International, p. 107-132 26 p. (European Company Law Series, Vol. 9).

Ledelsen af finansielle virksomheder i Danmark: status quo eller skærpede krav

Birkmose, H. S., 2011, In: Nordisk Tidsskrift for Selskabsret. 1, p. 47-69 23 p.

Whistleblower-ordninger - en forpligtelse for danske selskaber

Birkmose, H. S., 2011, In: Nordisk Tidsskrift for Selskabsret. 4, p. 50-71 20 p.