News JOHAN GERNANDT – HONORARY DOCTOR

April 18, 2015

Honorary Doctorates at Stockholm University for 2015 were conferred yesterday upon those persons who have made a distinguished contribution to research and education. We congratulate Johan Gernandt, who was one of them.

The explanatory statement in relation to the appointment provides as follows.

“Johan Gernandt is an eminent business lawyer with a strong international profile. Among other things, he is Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Stockholm Centre for Commercial Law (SCCL) and a member of the ICC Commission on International Arbitration. Mr Gernandt is also a member of the International Dispute Resolution Specialist Group and is listed as an arbitrator at several leading arbitration institutes. He is also a former member of the Swedish Riksbank’s General Council. By virtue of his international reputation and network of contacts, he has made a significant contribution to the furtherance of the international profile, research activities and education in commercial law and the law of arbitration at the Faculty of Law.”

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