Siibak, Kadri

Articles in Juridica International

Articles in Juridica

  • On Some Legal Problems Related to Digital Money, Juridica Abstract, 2015, No. 5, pp. 326-331
  • Dear Reader, Juridica Abstract, 2015, No. 5, pp. 305-305
  • Some Problems Regarding Judicial Practice on Account Relationships, Juridica Abstract, 2014, No. 9, pp. 652-658
  • The Principle of Responsible Lending and Borrowing, Juridica Abstract, 2009, No. 10, pp. 704-711
  • Banking Secrets, Juridica Abstract, 2002, No. 3, pp.171–176
  • Financial Regulation and Financial Supervision: Problems and Developments, Juridica Abstract, 2001, No. 3, pp. 170–174
  • Discretionary Decisions in Banking Supervision, Juridica Abstract, 1999, No. 8, pp. 380–382
  • New Credit Institutions Act, Juridica Abstract, 1999, No. 5, pp. 224–230

Personal data

  • Born: July 18, 1956, Tartu


  • Doctor iuris, University of Tartu, 2011
  • Magister iuris, University of Tartu, 2002
  • Faculty of Law, University of Tartu, 1979 (cum laude)


  • Chief Specialist for the Financial Policy Department, Estonian Ministry of Finance
  • Lecturer Extraordinary of Civil Law, Faculty of Law, University of Tartu, 2007–current
  • Legal Advisor of Financial Supervision Authority, 2002–2003
  • Legal Advisor of Banking Supervision, Bank of Estonia, 2000–2002
  • Advisor to Vice President, Bank of Estonia, 1998–2000
  • City Secretary, Tartu City Government, 1997–1998
  • Lawyer, Law Office Fides, 1991–1997
  • Judge, Tartu County Court, 1987–1990
  • Lawyer, Tartu Catering Enterprise, 1979–1987

Main areas of research

  • Bankruptcy Law, Banking Law

Professional activity and membership

  • Member of the Expert Committee for Insolvency, Ministry of Justice
  • Member of the Internal Audit Committee, Estonian Academic Law Society (EAÕS)

Participation in scientific conferences and seminars:

  • 6th Estonian Social Sciences Annual Conference [ Eesti Sotsiaalteaduste VI aastakonverents], Tallinn, November, 2005
  • Development and Convergence of Financial Sector of New EU Members, Tallinn University of Technology and University of Tartu, Tallinn, November, 2005
  • Regional Conference of Central and East European States: Combating Corruption. Report: Role of banking in combating corruption, Bucharest, March, 2000

Studies abroad

  • Complementary course in banking supervision, Central Bank of Finland, Finland, 2000
  • European Commission Enlargement Directorate-General TAIEX programme brief courses, Lisbon, 1999; London, 2000

Hobbies and community work

  • Music


  • K. Siibak. Bank Secret – Safeguard of Privacy or a Part of the Modern Waxworks Show? [Pangasaladus – privaatsuse tagatis või osa kaasaegsest panoptikumist?] – In: Interdisciplinarity in Social Sciences [Interdistsiplinaarsus sotsiaalteadustes]. Compiler A. Pulver, TU Press, Tallinn 2007, pp. 43–54 (in Estonian).
  • K. Siibak. The Financial Safety Nets – Case of Estonia – In: Development and Convergence of Financial Sector of New EU Members, ed. J.Vainu. TUT Press, 2005, pp. 167–178.
  • P. Kama, M. Vutt, K. Siibak, A. Siibak. On the Legal Environment of Economic Activities. Tartu, 1997. pp. 10–127 (in Estonian).


  • Estonian (Native)
  • English (Good)
  • Russian (Good)