Kasper Formo Asplin is a specialist in financial regulation law.

Kasper primarily assists Norwegian and foreign investment firms, management companies and financial institutions on applications for authorization and operating conditions, in addition to participants who operates in the financial market and do not require such authorization.

His core expertise is establishing and structuring various fund structures, and he particularly works with alternative investment funds, venture capital funds, private equity funds, technology funds, virtual currency funds and impact funds.

Kasper’s qualifications encompasses listing on regulated markets and prospectuses, the rules covered by the market abuse directive (inside information, market manipulation and obligation to report), the rules regarding duty of disclosure for listed companies, the rules regarding takeover and mandatory bids, including criminal charges and damage claims in connection with these rules.

He also advises on tax and VAT issues in connection with participants on the financial market, as well as EU/EEA law regarding passporting and cross-border activities both in and out of Norway.



2018 - (today) Senior Lawyer, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS
2016 - 2017 Senior Associate, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS
2016 License to practice law
2011 - 2015 Associate, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS


2011 Master thesis, An assessment of the implementation of the takeover directive
2011 Master of Law, University of Oslo