Atle advises Norwegian and non-Norwegian clients with company law, corporate governance and financial market law.
His company law experience encompasses companies in a broad sense, such as public limited companies, limited companies, general partnerships, foundations, intermunicipal companies, etc.
In the area of financial market law, he assists with areas such as IPOs, market abuse-regulation, insider trading regulation, Take-overs, equity and debt issues and prospectuses. He also focuses on the regulatory aspects of various financial undertakings, securities firms, fund management companies and other companies subject to licensing requirements and supervision by the Financial Supervisory Authority of Norway.
As the former general counsel at of the Oslo Stock Exchange, he has been responsible for administrative and regulatory work in connection with the laws and regulations that apply to listed companies, stock exchange members, securities firms, debt issuers and other actors in the securities market. He has contributed in several legislative reviews and been responsible for regulatory, framework and concession processes on behalf of Oslo Børs.
He has extensive knowledge of and experience with corporate governance, including as chairman of the Norwegian Corporate Governance Board (NUES).
Atle is ranked among the leading experts in capital market law by the international lawyer ranking services Chambers Global and Chambers Europe.