Arnljotur Astvaldsson

Doctoral Student, Attorney at Law

Research areas and keywords

UKÄ subject classification

  • Law


  • EU Law, Company Law, Contract Law


Arnljótur Ástvaldsson is an Icelandic attorney at law and a doctoral student in EU Company Law with focus on the legal form and governance structure of cross-border European entities and ventures.
A specific focus in Ástvaldsson's research is on the legal form and governance structure of European Research Infrastructure Consortiums (ERICs).
His supervisors are Vilhelm Person and Ulf Maunsbach.

Main areas of research:
EU Law / EEA Law.
Company Law.
Cross-border agreements and partnerships.
EU State aid Law.


Ástvaldsson is a lecturer in various courses at the Faculty, including the following:

Internal Market Law (free movement of capital and State monopolies).
EU free trade agreements and external trade law.
EU Law on Banks and Financial Institutions.
Company Law.
Contract Law (negotiation and drafting of cross-border agreements).
Litigating before EU Courts (written and oral pleadings).

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