Iina Tornberg

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Description of research and teaching

Iina Tornberg conducts doctoral research at the Faculty of Law, University of Helsinki, Finland. Her doctoral research deals with EU competition rules and their application in international commercial arbitration. The special focus is on Article 101 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU), which prohibits restrictive agreements, and international commercial arbitration in China.

She is particularly interested in the fundamental questions of public policy and internationally mandatory rules as well as in transnational standards and the existing discrepancies in international commercial arbitration considered often as globally coherent system of dispute resolution. In addition, general questions of private international law are close to her heart.

Tornberg has lectured on private international law and arbitration at the University of Helsinki. She has also been a visiting researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law in Hamburg. Tornberg is a Secretary of the Finnish Branch of the International Law Association as well as a Board Member of the Finnish Committee of the International Academy of Comparative Law (IACL) and International Association of Legal Science. She holds also other memberships, including with the European China Law Studies Association.

Fields of Science

  • 513 Law