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Dr Christine Riefa
Reader - Law


Dr Christine Riefa is a reader specialising in consumer and internet law. She is an elected board member of the International Association of Consumer Law ( and one of the founding editors and article editors of the Journal of European Consumer and Market Law (EuCML), a peer-reviewed Journal, published by Beck (


Maîtrise (University of Montpellier) DEA ((University of Montpellier) Doctorat/PhD (University of Montpellier)


Director of Teaching & Learning

Newest selected publications

Siciliani, P., Riefa, C. and Gamper, H. (2019) 'Consumer Theories of Harm - an economic approach to consumer law enforcement and policy making'. Hart Publishing. ISSN 10: 1509916857 ISSN 13: 9781509916856


Riefa, C. and Clausen, L. (2019) 'Towards Fairness in Digital Influencers' Marketing Practices'. Journal of European Consumer and Market Law, 8 (2). pp. 64 - 74. ISSN: 2364-4710 Open Access Link

Journal article

Riefa, C. (2017) 'Directive 2009/110/EC on the taking up, pursuit and prudential supervision of the business of electronic money institutions and Directive 2015/2366/EU on payment services in the internal market', in Arno R. Lodder. and Andrew D. Murray. (eds.) EU Regulation of E-Commerce A Commentary. Edward Elgar Publishing. pp. 146 - 176. ISBN 10: 1785369334. Open Access Link

Book chapter

Riefa, C. and Saintier, S. (2017) 'Unfair Commercial Practices Directive: Remedying Economic Torts?', in Giliker, P. (ed.) Research Handbook on EU Tort Law. Edward Elgar. pp. 293 - 320. ISBN 10: 1785365711.

Book chapter

Riefa, C. (2016) 'Mind the gap: Modelling the liability of online auction intermediaries and market places in Hong Kong on the EU regime'. Chinese Journal of Comparative Law, 4 (2). pp. 274 - 299. ISSN: 2050-4802 Open Access Link

Journal article
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