Mr Björn Wendleby > Harvest Advokatbyrå > Stockholm, Sweden > Lawyer Profile

Harvest Advokatbyrå
Engelbrektsplan 1
Box 7225
103 89
Björn Wendleby photo

Work Department

Banking and Finance


Founding Partner

Björn Wendleby is specialized in financial regulation, mainly within exchange and securities law, banking and finance legislation, asset management, sustainability regulation, crypto assets and AML. Björn has significant regulatory experience representing clients in contacts with the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority (Sw. Finansinspektionen). In his daily work, Björn provides advice in a variety of matters relating to authorizations with the Financial Supervisory Authority and in various implementation projects. He has over the years participated in several long term projects implementing new legislation, such as MiFID/MiFID 2, PSD/PSD 2, AIFMD and 4 AMLD.


Harvest Advokatbyrå, Founding Partner, 2016-

Magnusson Advokatbyrå, Partner, 2010-2016

Advokat Björn Wendleby AB, Partner, 2004-2010

ABG Sundal Collier, CEO, Partner, Compliance Officer and Head of Legal, 2001-2004

ABG Securities Stockholm Branch, Compliance Officer and in-house counsel, 2000-2001

Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken (SEB), In-house counsel, 1998–2000

Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority, Legal Counsellor, 1994-1998

Service as appeal court judge, district court judge, court clerk, 1988-1994


Swedish and English


Member of the Swedish Bar Association since 2006

Chairman of the Disciplinary Committee of Spotlight Stock Market, 2022-

Member of the Disciplinary Committee of Spotlight Stock Market, 2011-2021

Co founder of the Swedish Anti-Money Laundring Institute, SIMPT, 2013-


LL.M., Uppsala University, Sweden, 1988

Lawyer Rankings

Sweden > Banking and finance

(Leading individuals)

Björn Wendleby – Harvest Advokatbyrå

Boutique firm Harvest Advokatbyrå’s banking and finance practice has a strong reputation for handling financial regulatory issues, including compliance work, internal audits, application procedures, AML/CTF issues and technology outsourcings. The team advises start-ups, investment banks, fund managers, credit providers, and crypto-asset service providers, among others. Björn Wendleby, specialising in financial legislation, sustainability regulation, and AML work, chairs the team alongside Gustav Sälgström, who has securitisation, fund operation and AML regulation expertise. The team was strengthened by the arrival of both Niklas Sinander and Liselotte Calander in January 2023.