Tord Steffensen  Sortland

Tord Steffensen Sortland

Senior Associate, Oslo Download CV Download vCard

Tord specialises in securities law, in particular securities markets regulation, and is part of Schjødt's Capital Markets department. Tord holds a Master of Laws from the University of Bergen and was an exchange student at China University of Science and Law in Beijing.

Tord joined Schjødt in 2021 and came from a position in the Financial Regulatory Authority of Norway (Finanstilsynet), where he worked with the supervision of trading venues and central securities depositories (CSDs) for the Section for Infrastructure. He has participated in projects such as inspection of CSD account operator Anti-Money Laundering measures, assessing an application for CSD authorisation, creating national regulations for CSDs and a report on Short Sale in the Norwegian Market.

Tord also acted as the section expert on anti-money laundering. In addition to this, he has handled violation penalty cases for the Section for Market Conduct related to reporting of short sale, major shareholdings and persons discharging managerial responsibilities transactions and working in the Norwegian Short Sale Register.

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About Tord Steffensen


  • 2021 Associate, Schjødt
  • 2019 Higher Executive Officer, The Financial Supervisory Authority of Norway (Market Supervision Department)


  • 2018

    Master of Laws, University of Bergen

  • 2018

    Exchange studies, China University of Political Science and Law


  • 2018

    On the Relationship Between Trade Marks and Overlapping Domain Names in Transactions and as Collateral, Masters thesis at the University of Bergen