About Rökstólar

The law firm, Rökstólar, specialises in business law, in particular legislation regarding financial services, and European law. The services are mainly directed at legal persons, although individuals are also part of Rökstólar´s clientele. The background and experience of the owner of Rökstólar is as follows:

Jónas Friðrik Jónsson

Work experience

Director of the Financial Supervisory Authority.
Director of the Internal Market Affairs Directorate of the EFTA Surveillance Authority (ESA).
Specialist at the ESA on the issues of company law, securities markets and free movement of capital.
Deputy Director (and previously Attorney) of the Iceland Chamber of Commerce.


MBA, Vlerick Business School, Belgium.
L.LM, Cambridge University, United Kingdom. – Master thesis: “Free movement of capital, the late runner of the internal market”.
Candidatus Juris (L.LM & L.LB), University of Iceland. – Master thesis: “Penal liability of the Media”.

Professional qualifications

District Court Attorney.
Stock broker examination.

Other recent work related experience

Chairman of the board of Keldan ehf. (www.keldan.is & www.keldan.com )
University of Reykjavik: Business law for MBA students and International Trade: Iceland and the EU (2004-2008).