Jukka Tapio Mähönen

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Background

Jukka Mähönen has been a Professor of Law at the University of Oslo from 2015. Jukka is responsible of law and economics in the Master Programme of Law at the Faculty of Law, deputy head of Research Group Companies, Markets and Sustainability and leader of UiO:Nordic research project Futuring Sustainable Nordic Business Models. Jukka is risk manager at the Horizon 2020 research project Sustainable Market Actors for Responsible Trade (SMART).

Previously he worked at the University of Turku, in 2002-2015 as a Professor of Civil Law and in 2010-2015 as the Dean of the Faculty of Law. Jukka holds LL.M. (University of Turku and Berkeley Law), M.Sc. (Econ.) (Turku School of Economics), LL.Lic. (Turku) and LL.D. (Turku) degrees. After defending his dissertation and before his academic career he worked for a while as senior officer at the Finnish Ministry of Justice. He teaches as a visiting professor (title of a docent) of law and economics at the University of Helsinki and at the University of Eastern Finland. From beginning of 2019 he has been a part-time Professor of Cooperative Law at the University of Helsinki.

Jukka's research interests focus on company and securities law, accounting and auditing law, as well as law and economics. He is currently involved in research projects concerning company law, sustainable development and European economic law. He was a founding member and has served as a board member in the Finnish Corporate Law Association and Finnish Lawyers’ Association. Jukka has also been a member of the EU Commission’s Advisory Group on Company Law and Corporate Governance. In addition, he has served in various committees of the Finnish Government in the fields of corporate law, property law, tax law and accounting and auditing law. Until 2015, he was also the chairman of the Audit Board of Finland.

From beginning of 2018, Jukka has served as a non-executive board member at the University of Turku.

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Special fields

International and comparative company and securities law, accounting and auditing law, law and economics.

Research Projects

In Finland, Jukka was a project leader in the Academy of Finland financed project ECOHERENCE – Reconciling economic and non-economic values in a multi-polar society (2013-2016).

In Oslo he is the leader of UiO:Nordic research project Futuring Sustainable Nordic Business Models. He has been a member of the Research Council of Norway financed project Sustainable Companies Project and the EU framework program  Horisont 2020 financed project Sustainable Market Actors for Responsible Trade (SMART) (2016-2020), both led by professor Beate Sjåfjell, the head of Research Group Companies, Markets and Sustainability.

Tags: Company Law, securities law, accounting law, auditing law, Law and economics, European Law

Publications

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Norwegian Database Cristin (from late 2015)

  • Mähönen, Jukka (2020). Integrated Reporting and Sustainable Corporate Governance from European Perspective. Accounting, Economics, and Law – A Convivium. ISSN 2194-6051. 10(2). doi: 10.1515/ael-2018-0048. Full text in Research Archive
  • Monciardini, David; Mähönen, Jukka & Tsagas, Georgina (2020). Rethinking Non-Financial Reporting: A Blueprint for Structural Regulatory Changes. Accounting, Economics, and Law – A Convivium. ISSN 2194-6051. doi: 10.1515/ael-2020-0092. Full text in Research Archive
  • Mähönen, Jukka (2020). Comprehensive approach to relevant and reliable reporting in Europe: A dream impossible? Sustainability. ISSN 2071-1050. 12(13). doi: 10.3390/su12135277. Full text in Research Archive
  • Mähönen, Jukka (2019). Financing sustainable market actors in circular economy. In Eftestøl-Wilhelmsson, Ellen J.; Sankari, Suvi & Bask, Anu H. (Ed.), Sustainable and efficient transport. Incentives for promoting a green transport market. Edward Elgar Publishing. ISSN 9781788119276. p. 95–116. doi: 10.2139/ssrn.3273263.
  • Mähönen, Jukka (2019). Osuuskuntien ohjaaminen kestävään liiketoimintaan: laki vai hallinnointikoodi, vai jotain muuta? Defensor Legis. ISSN 0356-262X. 100(4), p. 443–461.
  • Mähönen, Jukka & Cullen, Jay T. (2019). Taming Unsustainable Finance: The Perils Of Modern Risk Management. In Sjåfjell, Beate Kristine & Bruner, Christopher M. (Ed.), The Cambridge Handbook of Corporate Law, Corporate Governance and Sustainability. Cambridge University Press. ISSN 9781108473293. p. 100–113. doi: 10.1017/9781108658386.013. Full text in Research Archive
  • Mähönen, Jukka & Johnsen, Gudrun (2019). Law, Culture and Sustainability: Corporate Governance In The Nordic Countries. In Sjåfjell, Beate Kristine & Bruner, Christopher M. (Ed.), The Cambridge Handbook of Corporate Law, Corporate Governance and Sustainability. Cambridge University Press. ISSN 9781108473293. p. 218–231. doi: 10.1017/9781108658386.022. Full text in Research Archive
  • Mähönen, Jukka (2018). Financing of sustainable business, as an example circular economy and new business models. In Mähönen, Jukka; Pölönen, Pasi & Vahtera, Veikko (Ed.), Juhlajulkaisu Risto Nuolimaa 1948-2/6-2018. Suomalainen Lakimiesyhdistys. ISSN 9789518553765. p. 137–150.
  • Mähönen, Jukka (2018). Decentralisation, digitalisation and cooperativism. Lakimies. ISSN 0023-7353. p. 928–953.
  • Mähönen, Jukka (2017). Hallinnointikoodi ja yritysvastuu - corporate governance -koodin yrityskuvan suhde pörssiyhtiöiden kestävään yritystoimintaan, Keskuskauppakamarin Liiketapalautakunta 80 vuotta. Alma Talent Oy. ISSN 978-952-14-3241-5. p. 203–218.
  • Mähönen, Jukka (2016). The Pervasive Issue of Liability in Corporate Groups. European Company Law. ISSN 1572-4999. 13(5), p. 146–149.
  • Mähönen, Jukka (2016). Osakkeenomistaja-aktivismi - siunaus vai kirous? In Mylly, Ulla-Maija; Nyström, Patrik & Viinikka, Tuija (Ed.), Oikeuden ja talouden rajapinnassa: Juhlakirja Matti J. Sillanpää 60 vuotta. Edita Publishing Oy. ISSN 978-951-37-6870-6. p. 147–157.
  • Mähönen, Jukka (2015). Do we need commercial law? Lakimies. ISSN 0023-7353. 113(7-8), p. 973–986.

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  • Mähönen, Jukka; Villa, Seppo; Alén-Savikko, Anette; Bärlund, Johan; Jauhiainen, Jyrki & Kaisanlahti, Timo [Show all 13 contributors for this article] (2020). Yritysoikeus. Alma Talent. ISBN 978-952-14-4135-6. 1548 p.
  • Mähönen, Jukka & Villa, Seppo (2020). Osakeyhtiö II: Pääomarakenne ja rahoitus. Alma Talent. ISBN 978-952-14-4122-6. 933 p.
  • Mähönen, Jukka & Villa, Seppo (2019). Osakeyhtiö III: Corporate governance. Alma Talent. ISBN 978-952-14-3363-4. 860 p.
  • Berge, Beate Kathrine & Mähönen, Jukka (2019). Rettsøkonomi i et nøtteskall. Gyldendal Juridisk. ISBN 9788205519350. 180 p.
  • Mähönen, Jukka; Pölönen, Pasi & Vahtera, Veikko (2018). Juhlajulkaisu Risto Nuolimaa 1948-2/6-2018. Suomalainen Lakimiesyhdistys. ISBN 9789518553765. 440 p.
  • Mähönen, Jukka (2017). Keskuskauppakamarin Liiketapalautakunta 80 vuotta. Alma Talent Oy. ISBN 978-952-14-3241-5. 617 p.
  • Mähönen, Jukka & Villa, Seppo (2016). Aktiebolag I: Allmänna läror. Talentum Pro. ISBN 978-952-14-2292-8. 531 p.

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  • Mähönen, Jukka (2018). Erling Eide og Endre Stavang: Rettsøkonomi, 2. utgave. Cappelen Damm Akademisk, 2018. 655 sider. Nytt i privatretten : nyhetsbrev for informasjon på det privatret. ISSN 1501-9594.
  • Mähönen, Jukka (2018). Avvikling av aksjeselskap – HR-2018-1983-A. Nytt i privatretten : nyhetsbrev for informasjon på det privatret. ISSN 1501-9594.
  • Mähönen, Jukka (2016). HR-2016-1439-A Oppløsning av aksjeselskap, innløsning av aksjer. Nytt i privatretten : nyhetsbrev for informasjon på det privatret. ISSN 1501-9594.
  • Sjåfjell, Beate; Nilsen, Heidi Rapp & Mähönen, Jukka (2021). 'Bidrag til Amnestys argumentsamling om oljefondet og forhåndsfiltrering', i rapporten fra Amnesty: "Oljefondets nye etiske rammeverk - rigget for framtiden?". Amnesty International.
  • Cullen, James; Mähönen, Jukka & Nilsen, Heidi Rapp (2020). Financing the Transition to Sustainability: SMART Reform Proposals. University of Oslo Faculty of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series.
  • Mähönen, Jukka & Nilsen, Heidi Rapp (2019). The role of the state as investor in promoting sustainability: an empirical analysis. . www.smart.uio.no.

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