Claes Cronstedt

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Claes Cronstedt "is an international corporate lawyer with 36 years of practice. He is a former International Partner of Baker & McKenzie Law Firm where he advised and was the chairman of the board of several clients, including among others: Teradyne Scandinavia Inc., TNT Sverige AB, Compaq Computer AB, Granada Computer Services AB, Adobe Systems Nordic AB, Lear Corporation Sweden AB and Novell Svenska AB.

"He was the head of the Corporate Practice Group in the Stockholm office and the leader of M&A transactions. He served as arbitrator as well as counsel in international arbitrations and was the founder and head of the Corporate Social Responsibility Practice Group in Stockholm. Mr Cronstedt is a member of the working-group of experts of the for EU´s 700.000 lawyers on how to advise in Corporate Social Responsibility.

"He is also the co-founder and member of the Advisory Board of the Swedish Amnesty International Business Group and a member of the Geneva International Committee of Human Rights Watch.

"From 2001 until 2004 he was a member of the Swedish Committee of the ICC Commission on Business in Society, engaged in drafting a Guidebook on Responsible Business Conduct.

"He was a trustee 1999 - 2006 of International Alert, London. As from 2006 he is a member of the International Commission of Jurists´ Expert Legal Panel on Corporate Complicity in International Crimes." [1]

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  1. Claes Cronstedt, Globe Forum, accessed August 16, 2007.