Mads Andenas is a Professor of Law at the University of Oslo. He holds the degrees
of Cand jur (Oslo), Ph D (Cambridge) and MA and DPhil (Oxford). 

He is one of five members of the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, see
http://www2.ohchr.org/english/issues/detention/index.htm. 

Senior academic appointments in the United Kingdom include as Director of the British
Institute of International and Comparative Law, London and Director of the Centre of
European Law at King’s College, University of London. 

He remains a Fellow of the Institute of European and Comparative Law, University of
Oxford and at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, School of Advanced Studies,
University of London. 

He has been Visiting Professor at University of Paris I (Sorbonne) in 2006 and University
of Rome La Sapienza in 2004-8, in 2002–3 he held the Chaire W J Ganshof van der Meersch
under the Fondation Philippe Wiener—Maurice Anspach at the Université Libre de Bruxelles
and in 2005 he was a Fellow of Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities
and Social Sciences (NIAS). In 2006 he delivered the Annual Guido Carli Lecture at the
University of LUISS Guido Carli, Rome. In 2008-9 he delivered a series of lectures at
l'École normale Supérieure, Paris om human rights and comparative law. 

He is Editor of the International and Comparative Law Quarterly (Oxford University Press)
and of European Business Law Review (Kluwer Law International) and on the editorial
boards of some ten other law journals and book series, including as General Editor of the
Martinus Nijhoff Series in International Trade Law. 

He is a Bencher of the Inner Temple, London, an Honorary Fellow of the Society of Legal
Studies (UK) and a Fellow of the International Academy of Commercial and Consumer Law
(where he is presently a member of the board). He is an Honorary Member of the British
Institute of International and Comparative Law, London. 

He was the Secretary General of the Fédération internationale de droit européen
2000-2002, the Hon Secretary of the UK Association of European Law 1997-2008 and the Hon
Secretary of the UK Committee of Comparative Law 1999-2005. He was the Chair, Association
of Human Rights Institutes (AHRI) in 2008. He has been a member of International Law
Association's Securities Regulation Committee since 1999. 

Research 

He is involved in research projects concerning the relationship between national law and
European and international law, comparative constitutional and human rights law and
constitutional aspects of the EU and the WTO. One main current research interest is the
role of rule of law and rights concepts in the implementation of international human
rights standards and the development of court remedies. The publications below illustrate
research output, project organisation and research networks in relevant fields. 

M Andenas and F Wooldridge European Comparative Company Law (Cambridge University Press
2009). G Alpa and M Andenas Grundlagen des Europäischen Privatrechts (Springer Verlag
2009). M Andenas and D Fairgrieve (eds) Tom Bingham and the Transformation of the Law
(Oxford University Press 2009) M Andenas and F Ortino (eds) WTO Law and Process (BIICL
London 2005). M Andenas and K Alexander (ed) WTO and Trade in Services (Nijhoff Brill
2008). M Andenas English Public Law and the Common Law of Europe (Key Haven Publishing
London 1998). G Canivet, M Andenas and D Fairgrieve (eds) Comparative Law before the
Courts (BIICL London 2004) G Canivet, M Andenas and D Fairgrieve (eds) Judicial
Independence and Accountability (BIICL London 2006) pp 1-34. R Mullersohn M Fitzmaurice
and M Andenas (eds) Constitutional Reform and International Law in Eastern Europe (Kluwer
Law International London The Hague Boston 1997) pp xxii + 348. M Andenas and FG Jacobs
(eds) Community Law in English Courts (Oxford University Press Oxford 1998) pp xxvi +
295. M Andenas (ed) Court Review in International Perspective (Kluwer Law International
London The Hague Boston 2000). M Andenas (ed) The Creation and Amendment of
Constitutional Norms (BIICL 2001) pp 410. M Andenas and JA Usher (eds) The Treaty of Nice
and Beyond Enlargement and Constitutional Reform (Hart Publishing Oxford 2003) pp 448. M
Andenas and S Zleptnig Proportionality and Balancing in the WTO: a comparative
perspective (2007) 20 Cambridge Review of International Affairs. M Andenas and S Zleptnig
Trade and Non-Trade Values: Proportionality and Balancing in the WTO in M Andenas and K
Alexander (eds) WTO and Trade in Services (Brill 2008). M Andenas and F Wooldridge
Comparative European Company Law (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2008) G Alpa and
M Andenas Fondamenti del diritto privato europeo (Guiffré Milano 2005) M Andenas, B Hess
and P Oberhammer (eds) Enforcement Agencies Practice in Europe (BIICL London 2005) G
Canivet, M Andenas and D Fairgrieve (eds) Comparative Law before the Courts (BIICL London
2004) M Andenas and Y Avgerinos (eds) Financial Markets in Europe: Towards a Single
Regulator (Kluwer Law International The Hague 2003) M Andenas and D Fairgrieve Reforming
Crown Immunity (2003) Public Law 730-52 D Fairgrieve, M Andenas and J Bell (eds) Tort
Liability of Public Authorities in Comparative Perspective (BIICL London 2002) M Andenas
and WH Roth (eds) The Right to Provide Services in EC Law (Oxford University Press Oxford
2002) M Andenas and D Fairgrieve Misfeasance in Public Office, Governmental Liability and
European Influences (2002) 51 ICLQ 757-780 

Financial Market Regulation

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Who is Going to Supervise Europe's Financial Markets, Financial Markets in Europe: Towards a Single Regulator (2003)

The article argues that financial market regulation at the national level cannot be effective. Rule-making,...

 

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Applied Monetary Policy and Bank Supervision by the ECB (with Lazaros E. Panourgias), International Monetary Law and Financial Law in the New Millenium (2002)

Monetary policy and banking supervision are closely related and interdependent concepts. Monetary policy and central...

 

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Misfeasance in Public Office, Governmental Liability and European Influences, International and Comparative Law Quarterly (2002)

The article deals with the liability of banking regulators in the UK after the BCCI...

 

European Union Law

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EU Company Law and the Company Laws of Europe, International and Comparative Corporate Law Journal (2008)

The article analyses the role of free movement in company law in Europe, after the...

 

Proportionality

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Proportionality: WTO Law in Comparative Perspective (with Stefan Zleptnig), Texas International Law Journal (2007)

This article discusses the emergence of necessity and proportionality principles in WTO law. It is...

 

Comparative law before the courts

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‘ There is A World Elsewhere’ — Lord Bingham and Comparative Law (with Duncan Fairgrieve), Tom Bingham and the Transformation of the Law (2009)

In this article we look at the dialogues between different national and international courts. An...

 

Macro-prudential supervision in Europe

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Harmonising and Regulating Financial Markets, THEORY AND PRACTICE OF HARMONISATION (2012)

This paper discusses problems of harmonisation and regulation of the European Internal Financial Market. The...

 

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Applied Monetary Policy and Bank Supervision by the ECB (with Lazaros E. Panourgias), International Monetary Law and Financial Law in the New Millenium (2002)

Monetary policy and banking supervision are closely related and interdependent concepts. Monetary policy and central...

 

Laibility for banking regulators

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Misfeasance in Public Office, Governmental Liability and European Influences, International and Comparative Law Quarterly (2002)

The article deals with the liability of banking regulators in the UK after the BCCI...