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Søren Theilgaard
Advokat / Senior Counsel

Service areas
Banking and finance, Capital markets, Commercial, Corporate and M&A, Insurance and financial services

contact information
soren.theilgaard@magnussonlaw.com
T: +45 82 51 51 00
M: +45 28 35 28 79
Denmark

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Søren Theilgaard is a Danish attorney (advokat) and Senior Counsel at Magnusson. He has been practising law in the international environment for 45 years. From 1993 he was Company secretary / General Counsel at Codan Insurance. During 2010 – 2015 he was Head of Nordic Legal Department at AIG Insurance. He has focused in international contract law and Regulatory Law for Financial Institutions supplemented by mergers and acquisitions, corporate law and license and distribution contracts. Søren has experience working for multinational companies and understanding legal systems in many foreign jurisdictions. 

publications

Sale of Goods Act, 3rd edition 2008, Commentary
Incoterms 2010® -  Translation of ICC Rules
Incoterms 2010® -  and Comments, 3rd edition 2010
Cheque Law, 1998
Environmental Liability, Damages and Insurance, 1997
Consumer Protection on conveyance of Real Estate Property, 1996

professional experience

Head of Magnusson Banking and Finance Desk, Denmark
AIG Europe, Copenhagen - 2010-2015
Codan Insurance, Copenhagen – 1993 - 2008
Qviste & Theilgaard Law Firm, Denmark – 1980 – 1993
Bredgade 3 Law Firm – 1969 - 1980

- Expert member of the Danish Maritime & Commercial Court (2008 – 2014);
- Member of ICC Commission on Commercial Law and Practice;
- General insurance experience, including financial regulatory matters, guidelines and compliance, assignment of insurance portfolios;
- Participation in Mergers & Acquisitions activities, e.g. merger of Carlsberg – Tuborg (Breweries 1972), merger Hafnia – Haand i Haand (Insurance 1974), merger Nye Danske Lloyd (Insurance 1976), purchase Hafnia Insurance and merger with Codan Insurance (1993), purchase Trekroner Insurance (2002), purchase AB Lietuvos Draudimas, Lithuania (Insurance 1999) and AAS BALTA Latvia (Insurance 2001);
- Managing sale of Codan’s Life- and Pension Insurance companies (2004), sale of BALTA Life, Latvia (2005);
- Participation in Initial Public Offerings, e.g. Kompan A/S (playground equipment) and Brondby Football Club. Quotation of Bonus Shares and Subscription Shares for Codan A/S and managing relations with Copenhagen Stock Exchange for Codan;
- Speaker at seminars on Incoterms® 2010, Insurance Contract Law, Cross Border Insurance Activities, Economic Sanctions, Environmental Pollution.

education

Master of Law (Copenhagen University, Denmark)

bar admissions

Admitted in Denmark (advokat)

languages

Danish – native
English – fluent
Swedish – fluent
Norwegian – fluent
German

NEWS about Søren Theilgaard

  • MAGNUSSON COPENHAGEN ADVISES ON DEAL AT THE FRONTIER OF THE FINANCIAL SERVICES SECTOR

    Magnusson Copenhagen has advised Conning, a leading global investment management firm, in connection with the acquisition of a stake in Global Evolution, a premier specialist investment manager of emerging and frontier market debt strategies based in Kolding, Denmark.

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