Erik Nerep was born in Stockholm by Estonian parents in 1951.
Professor in Swedish and International Trade Law at the Stockholm School of Economics.
Law Degree (juris kandidat) at the Stockholm University in 1975. Master of Comparative Jurisprudence at the New York University School of Law in 1977. Doctor of Law (juris doctor) at the Stockholm University in 1982 and assistant professor at the same university in 1983.
Practising lawyer in New York (1977-78) and Stockholm (1982-1986) in the area of business law. Temporary professor at the Stockholm Scool of Economics in 1986 and professor with full tenure at the same school since 1992. Legal counsel in company and competition law, as well as general business law, to companies, institutes, governmental authorities, law firms and auditing firms. Appointed as arbitrator in a vast number of arbitration procedures.