Per Johan Eckerberg

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  • Stockholm
  • Languages:
    Swedish, English

Per Johan Eckerberg specialises in Insurance law and has acted as advisor to the insurance industry for more than 30 years. In 1990, Per Johan was one of the founders of Vinge's Insurance Group, which made Vinge the first law firm in Sweden with an insurance business law specialisation. Per Johan Eckerberg is Honorary Chairman of the Disciplinary Board of the Swedish Insurance Distribution Market (InsureSec). For many years, Per Johan has been the Chairman of the Swedish International Chamber of Commerce (ICC Sweden) Committee on Financial Services and Insurance. Per Johan Eckerberg is the author of the only commentary to the Swedish Insurance Business Law. 

Mentions

‘Fabian Ekeblad and Per Johan Eckerberg are in my opinion the two top lawyers in Sweden in the field of insurance business legislation. Eckerberg is one of the founders of Vinge’s insurance practice in the eighties and is probably the best known Swedish insurance business lawyer, having written several books on the subject.’ - Legal 500 2021

Per Johan Eckerberg is described by one interviewee as "the most experienced and well-known lawyer in Sweden for insurance business law."

He has extensive experience advising on disputes with the financial services regulator and regulatory compliance matters. Chambers & Partners 2021 

‘Per Johan Eckerberg has an unsurpassed experience of the insurance sector.‘ - Legal 500 2020

Interviewees highlight Per Johan Eckerberg for his academic contributions to the market's understanding of European and Swedish insurance law. He advises on appeals against decisions made by the Swedish financial services regulator and assists with regulatory compliance questions. "If anyone in the insurance market wants a second opinion they turn to him, since he has made his name as a professor in the insurance field," states one interviewee. - Chambers & Partners 2020

Clients applaud Per Johan Eckerberg for being "outstanding in his field," while noting his particular expertise in corporate insurance and regulatory matters. - Chambers & Partners 2018

"Per Johan Eckerberg is the ”best of the best” – Euromoney 2014 and 2018

Per Johan Eckerberg is highly experienced in regulatory issues and insurance transactions. Clients note that he is "extremely knowledgeable and experienced in all aspects of insurance law and insurance business, and well-deservedly regarded as one of the leading insurance lawyers in Sweden." - Chambers & Partners 2017

Per Johan Eckerberg is "extremely knowledgeable and has great experience in dealing with these legal issues." He is a leading authority in the market for his work on regulatory and compliance matters.- Chambers & Partners 2016

Vid Insurance Awards 2015 tilldelades Per Johan Eckerberg försäkringsbranschens pris ”Årets försäkringsprofil”

Per Johan Eckerberg is "very knowledgeable when it comes to insurance business practices," according to sources, and is well regarded for his expertise in regulatory and compliance matters. - Chambers & Partners 2015

Per Johan Eckerberg is hailed as "one of the greatest authorities on insurance in Sweden." He is notably experienced in insolvency mandates involving insurance companies, and is also recognised for his regulatory expertise. - Chambers & Partners 2014

Per Johan rankas bland Sveriges ledande advokater inom försäkringsrätt av bl.a. Euromoney, Legal 500, Practical Law Company och the International Who's Who.

   

Practice Areas

Business Sectors

Education

  • Uppsala University, LL M, 1982

Experience

  • Vinge, Paris 1987-1988
  • Service at Swedish Courts 1982-1985

Awards

News

Insurance services in Sweden – a summary 2021
News February 09, 2021

Insurance services in Sweden – a summary 2021

Vinge’s insurance team has written a brief summary of some of the main features of the Swedish regul…

Insurance services in Sweden – a summary 2020
News February 10, 2020

Insurance services in Sweden – a summary 2020

Vinge’s insurance team has written a brief summary of some of the main features of the Swedish regul…

Insurance services in Sweden – a summary
News November 30, 2018

Insurance services in Sweden – a summary

Vinge’s insurance team has written a brief summary of some of the main features of the Swedish regul…

Viveka Classon strengthens Vinge’s Insurance Offering
News June 15, 2017

Viveka Classon strengthens Vinge’s Insurance Offering

Vinge has now expanded its competence within insurance law by employing Viveka Classon, former gener…

Per Johan Eckerberg receives insurance industry award - "Insurance Profile of the Year"
News April 24, 2015

Per Johan Eckerberg receives insurance industry award - "Insurance Profile of the Year"

At the Insurance Industry Awards ceremony held at Berns on 22 April 2015, Vinge partner Per Johan Ec…

Articles

Article April 27, 2015

Insurance Services in Sweden 2015

Insurance Services in Sweden 2015
Article November 26, 2014

IMD II – Seminar 4-5 November 2014

God försäkringsförmedlingssed – vad innebär det i ditt arbete?
Article May 20, 2014

Hur skyddar vi försäkringstagarnas intresse?

Folksams konferens Ömsesidighet
Article May 20, 2014
Article March 27, 2012

Inget är nytt under solen - en tillbakablick på hanteringen av vissa principbaserade rörelseregler i FRL.

Föredrag vid Stockholm Center for Commercial Laws seminarium om Solvens II
Article November 16, 2011

Vad är försäkring, egentligen.

Föredrag vid försäkringsjuridiska Föreningens möte
Article November 09, 2011

Intressekonflikter –identifiering och hantering.

Föredrag vid Svenska Försäkringsföreningens Complianceseminarium
Article October 19, 2011

Nya försäkringsrörelselagen

Föredrag vid Svenska Försäkringsföreningens Juridikseminarium
Article October 11, 2011

Nya försäkringsrörelselagen – ”en modern och tydlig associationsrättslig reglering”

Föredrag vid seminarium med Stockholm Centre for Commercial Law
Article July 01, 2008
Article October 01, 2007

The Swedish insurance

Guide to the World’s Leading Insurance and Reinsurance Lawyers, Sweden Chapter
Article March 05, 2007

New Business Opportunities for EEA Life Insurance Companies

Insurance/Reinsurance - Sweden, March 2007, International Law Office
Article January 03, 2007

Motor Vehicle Insurance: Proposed Changes, January 2007

Article October 02, 2006

Proposed Reform of Solvency Rules for Insurance Companies

Insurance/Reinsurance - Sweden, October 2006, International Law Office
Article September 01, 2006

Traffic-Light Model Will Soon Apply to Non-life Insurance Companies

Insurance/Reinsurance - Sweden, September 2006, International Law Office
Article June 01, 2006

New Insurance Business Act

Insurance/Reinsurance - Sweden, June 2006, International Law Office
Article March 09, 2006

Overview March 2006

Insurance/Reinsurance - Sweden, March 2006, International law Office

Books

Book September 01, 2011

FörsäkringsrörelseManualen 2011 - En bruksanvisning till försäkringsrörelselagen, Scandinavan RE Production 2011

FörsäkringsrörelseManualen 2014 - En bruksanvisning till försäkringsrörelselagen Scandinavan RE Production 2014