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Dr Henrik Andersen

Senior Visiting Fellow on the Rule of Law and Sustainable Development.

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+357 24694000


PhD Degree title: EU Antidumping Determinations and WTO Law (Copenhagen Business School, 2008)

Postgraduate Degree title: MSc in Commercial Law and Business Administration, (Copenhagen Business School, 2001)

Undergraduate Degree title: BSc in Commercial Law and Business Administration, (Copenhagen Business School, 1998)

Any other qualifications: Assistant Professor Programme in Teaching and Pedagogical Competence, (Copenhagen Business School, 2010-2011)



  • WTO law
  • EU’s External Trade Relations
  • Antidumping

Employment Track

Previous employment

  • University of Central Lancashire – Lancashire Law School (UK): Senior Lecturer, 2016-2018; Lecturer, 2014-2016
  • Copenhagen Business School – Law Department (Denmark): Associate Professor, Copenhagen Business School, Law Department, 2012-2014; Post.Doc, Copenhagen Business School, Law Department, 2010-2012; Assistant Professor, Copenhagen Business School, Law Department, 2008-2010; PhD Fellow, Copenhagen Business School, Law Department, 2005-2007; Teaching Fellow, Copenhagen Business School, Law Department, 2003-2004
  • Danish Energy Agency: Legal Officer, 2002-2003

Previous Visiting Lecturer:

  • Copenhagen Business School, Law Department, 2014-2015
  • University of Westminster, Law School, 2013-2014
  • The Danish School of Media and Journalism, 2012

Previous Visiting Researcher:

  • University of Westminster, London (February 2013 – November 2013)
  • City University of Hong Kong (August 2012 – September 2012)
  • European University Institute, Florence (November 2010 – April 2011)
  • City University of Hong Kong (July 2010 – September 2010)
  • City University of Hong Kong (January 2006 – September 2006)

Research Interests

  • WTO law
  • International Trade and the International Rule of Law
  • International Trade and International Climate Change Law
  • Antidumping Law and Trade Defences
  • EU-China Trade Relationship, including “One Belt, One Road”


Roles and Responsibilities  

Teaching and Course Leadership (current) 

  • Course Leader, EU Law, CBS
  • Course Leader, Public Law, CBS
  • Course Leader,  Internal market and climate change, CBS

List of modules taught (current)

  • WTO Law, UCLAN, Cyprus
  • EU Law, CBS
  • Constitutional Law, CBS
  • Internal Market and Climate Change, CBS

Administrative Roles (current)

  • Coordinator of Education, CBS Law


Selective Publications 

5 most recent:

  • “WTO Panel and Appellate Body Jurisprudence on Environmental Protection of Marine Living Resources: Considerations for the Maritime Silk Road Shipping Policies”, Accepted for publication in Comparative Law Yearbook of International Business, expected in 2021
  • “The WTO Dispute Settlement Institutions: The Important Actors to Promote the Rule of Law over Power-Orientation in the Russia-EU Trade Relationship”, accepted for publication in the IUP Journal of International Relations, expected in 2021.
  • “Rule of Law Gaps and the Chinese Belt and Road Initiative: The Problem of Legal Certainty for International Businesses and other Stakeholders” in “Towards a New Silk Road? A Legal Analysis of The Belt and Road Initiative”, Giuseppe Martinico and Wu Xueyan (eds.),(2020) 103-129, Palgrave Macmillan,
  • “WTO Law and Prices of Pharmaceutical Products: Rule of Law Gaps and the Unclear Balance between Trade Protection, Human Rights, and IP Protection,”University of the Pacific Law Review, 51 (3) 2020, 452-473.
  •  “The New Maritime Silk Road and WTO Law; Road to Harmony or Conflict?”, book chapter in “Maritime Silk Road: Challenges and Opportunities for Asia and Europe”, in “The 21st Century Maritime Silk Road: Challenges and Opportunities for Asia and Europe”, Keyuan Zou, Qiang Ye, and Shicun Wu (eds), Routledge, 2020, p. 243-262.

5 selected:

  • “Protection of Non-Trade Values in WTO Appellate Body Jurisprudence:  Exceptions, Economic Arguments, and Eluding Questions “, 18 (2) Journal of International Economic Law, 2015, pp. 383-405
  • “China and the WTO Appellate Body’s Rule of Law” 5 Global Journal of Comparative Law, 2016, pp. 146-182
  • “EU Safeguards Applications and WTO Law” – book chapter in “Liberalizing Trade: Comparing the Experiences of the EU and the WTO”, Sanford Gaines, Birgitte Egelund Olsen, and Karsten Engsig Sørensen (eds.) – 2012, Cambridge University Press.
  • “Malaysia: A Silent Voice in World Trade Organization Dispute Settlement – Some Legal Considerations for Future Involvement in Renewable Energy Disputes,” Journal of Malaysian and Comparative Law, 45 (1) 2018, pp. 1-26.
  • “EU Dumping Determinations and WTO Law”, Kluwer Law International; Global Trade Law Series, 2009

Selective Conference and Seminar Presentations 

5 most recent:

  • “Rule of Law Gaps and the BRI: A business Perspective”, at the online debate: “The Law of the Belt and Road Initiative – A Transnational Dialogue”,  The debate was part of the STALS (Sant’Anna Legal Studies) seminars jointly organized by Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies and the Confucius Institute of Pisa, Italy, 11 December 2020.
  • “The WTO Dispute Settlement System as a New Actor in the EU-Russia Trade Relationship”, at the online symposium to mark the passage of 60 years since the Republic of Cyprus established state relations with Russia, School of Law at UCLAN Cyprus, 2 December 2020.
  • “Combatting COVID-19 and the Continued Global Trade Flow: The Interaction between World Trade Organization (WTO) Law and Technological Development”, at the Zoom colloquium titled, “Technological Progress, COVID-19 and the Future of Globalization”, VIT University, Chennai, India 22 June 2020.
  • “Technology Promotion in WTO Law: The Discrepancy between Trade Liberalization, IP Protection, and Competition Law – The Case with EU’s External Trade Policies”, at the international conference on Competition Law and Intellectual Property in the age of platforms and New Technology, VIT University, Chennai, India, 7 February 2020, (invited)
  • “Rule of Law Challenges in International Economic Law – The case with EU’s distorted Economy approach towards China”, Presentation for civil servants of the Government of China, Copenhagen, 26 November 2019 (invited)

5 selected:

  • Keynote speaker: “China’s One Belt One Road – Transnational and Multilevel Rule of Law Challenges from a European Perspective” at the International Symposium of Foreign Law and Comparative Law: “Comparative Legal Systems and Legal Culture in the View of Globalization.” International School of Law, Beijing International Studies University, 17-18 September 2016.
  • “Rule of Law Developments by the Judiciaries in the EU and the WTO: A Comparative Approach in a Multilevel Setting” at the Annual DSE-ECSA Conference 2019: Europe and the Rule of Law, Aarhus University 3-4 October 2019
  • “WTO Jurisprudence on the Protection of Marine Living Resources: Considerations for the Maritime Silk Road” at the International Symposium on “Blue Economic Sustainable Development along the Maritime Silk Road,” University of Central Lancashire, UK, 9-10 May 2019
  • “The Right to Privacy and the Challenged Nature of World Trade Organization Law: The Legal Advantage of the Judgment in Puttaswamy v Union of India by the Supreme Court of India as Justification for Trade Restricting Measures in the World Trade Organization?” at the International Conference on National and Global Perspectives on the Right to Privacy jointly organized by VIT School of Law, Pacific/McGeorge and Salzburg Schools of Law, Chennai, India, 19-20 January 2018
  • “An International Rule of Law in the Context of WTO Appellate Body Jurisprudence”, at the 3rd World Conference on Sinology at Renmin University, Beijing: 4 November 2012

Selective Research Funding/ Grant Capture

  • Co-applicant with Professor Keyuan Zou, Professor Michael Salter et al, “Creation and initial seed corn funding of a research institute/centre for international and comparative law studies”. Funded by The College Fund, The College of Business, Law and Social Sciences, University of Central Lancashire with £22.000 (€ 25.000), 2015
  • Principal Investigator, “The Transparency Principle in the WTO Judicial System”. Research time and research stay at City University of Hong Kong and European University Institute, Florence. Funded by the Danish Research Council with 1.500.000 Danish kroner (€ 201.500), 2009
  • Principal Investigator, “EU Dumping Determinations and WTO Law”. Research stay at City University of Hong Kong. Funded by City University of Hong Kong with HK$ 16.000 (€ 1.600), 2006
  • Principal Investigator, “EU Dumping Determinations and WTO Law”. Research stay at City University of Hong Kong. Funded by Konsul Axel Nielsens Mindelegat (Denmark) with 15.000 Danish Kroner (€ 2.000), 2006
  • Principal Investigator, “EU Dumping Determinations and WTO Law”. Research stay at City University of Hong Kong. Funded by Otto Mønsteds Fond (Denmark) with 10.000 Danish Kroner (€ 1.350), 2006
  • Bullet point list of some selective research projects/research funding
    Program/Call, Project Title, Project Role (researcher, assistant, primary investigator, work package leader, etc.), Funding Amount, start year- end year.


Supervision of Projects/PhDs

  • Currently supervising 2 PhD students: one at CBS, one at University of Lund
  • Supervisor for 2 PhD students who got awarded the PhD degree
  • Examiner in relation to 4 PhD theses
  • Supervisor on a number of MSc and LLM dissertations

Other Scholarly and Outreach Activities

  • Editorial Board: Journal of Malaysian and Comparative Law, Subject Editor from January 2017.
  • CBS Law Research Paper Series, editor since September 2018.
  • Reviewer: The Economic and Social Research Council (UK); Reviewing applications for funding, (2018)
  • Reviewer: The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research; VENI review (2020)
  • Reviewer for publishers: Cambridge University Press; European Law Journal; Modern Law Review; Journal of Economics and International Finance; Journal of Malaysian and Comparative Law; The International Journal of Human Rights; Trivent Publishing