Hans Fogtdal

Attorney-at-Law, Of Counsel

Hans Fogtdal is an attorney-at-law, of counsel, in our Dispute Resolution team.

Hans used to be a Deputy State Prosecutor with the Danish State Prosecutor for Serious Economic and International Crime and has extensive litigation experience, having conducted more than 30 cases before the Danish Supreme Court. He worked for 20 years with the Danish State Prosecutor for Serious Economic and International Crime as well as the Director of Public Prosecution and previously worked as a corporate lawyer for more than ten years.

Hans focuses on providing advice on the criminal law aspects in relation to businesses' compliance, contact with the authorities, legal crisis management and internal investigations.

He has extensive knowledge of the criminal law aspects of stock market rules and financial legislation from a large number of cases involving market abuse and violations of financial legislation.

Hans has an MCJ from New York University and also lectures on insider trading etc as an external lecturer at the University of Copenhagen and at various courses about while-collar crime. 

He is the author of "Børskriminalitet" (on insider trading and market abuse) from 2015, a major Danish work in the field. The book is being updated with the new legal challenges facing listed companies following the coming into force of the new Market Abuse Regulation.

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