Trude Myklebust

Postdoctoral Fellow - Institutt for privatrett
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Trude Myklebust completed her Master’s degree in Law at the University of Oslo in 1993. She worked with financial market regulation in the Financial Market Department of the Norwegian Ministry of Finance from 1993 until 2003. Later she worked in the Asset Management Department in the MoF from 2007 until the end of 2011. The Asset Management Department is responsible for the investment strategy and follow-up of the Norwegian Government Pension Fund, including the strategies for responsible investment. She has also worked in the judicial system, as a deputy judge and as adviser to the Director General for the Norwegian Supreme Court. She completed a MSc (res) from Oxford University in 2012 at the School of Geography and Environment and is the author of a text book; Introduction to Financial Market Regulation, which is part of the curriculum at various educational institutions.


Trude Myklebust teaches the course Financial Market Regulation.

Ongoing work

PhD thesis: "Fair and orderly trading? An analysis of the European regulation of High Frequency Trading"

She is a member of the Council on Ethics for the Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global, the Norwegian Commission on Climate Risk and the Norwegian economy, and the  Steering Committee of the PRI Academic Network.

Research Interests

Regulation of the financial system - especially questions relating to systemic risk and the safeguarding of public interest. How regulation shapes financial markets. The societal impact of activities in the financial markets and questions about democracy and legitimacy. The field of responsible investment and sustainable financial markets.

CV English


  • Myklebust, Trude (2020). High-Frequency Trading as an Impediment to Long-Term and Sustainable finance: Identifying a regulatory gap that can put the goals of the European action plan on financing sustainable growth at risk. Oslo Law Review. ISSN 2387-3299. 7(2), p. 63–83. doi: 10.18261/ISSN.2387-3299-2020-02-01.
  • Myklebust, Trude (2020). Fairness and Integrity in High-Frequency Markets - a Critical Assessment of the European Regulatory Approach . European Business Law Review. ISSN 0959-6941. 31(1), p. 33–76. Full text in Research Archive
  • Myklebust, Trude (2016). Form and Function of the ESRB: A Critical Analysis. In Andenæs, Mads & Deipenbrock, Gudula (Ed.), Regulating and Supervising European Financial Markets. More Risks than Achievements”.. Springer. ISSN 978-3-319-32172-1. p. 43–66. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-32174-5_3.

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  • Myklebust, Trude (2015). Knut Bergo: Børs- og verdipapirrett. Nytt i privatretten : nyhetsbrev for informasjon på det privatret. ISSN 1501-9594. 2015(1), p. 14–14.
  • Sjåfjell, Beate & Myklebust, Trude (2013). Norwegian Company and Financial Market Law: Status and Remaining Challenges.

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