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Dr Christine Riefa
Reader - Law

Summary

Dr Christine Riefa is a Reader specialising in Consumer Law (incl. Payment Services) and E-commerce/New Tech Law.

Dr Riefa has acted as a consultant in a number of projects on various aspects of electronic commerce, new technologies and consumer law enforcement, for Consumers International, UNCTAD, BEUC, the European Commission and Parliament, and national governments and industry. She currently is a Member of two Working Groups on Consumer Protection and Electronic Commerce (unfair commercial practices and cross-border enforcement) as part of UNCTAD Inter-Governmental Group of Experts. She is an elected board member of the International Association of Consumer Law (IACLaw) and one of the editors of the  Journal of European Consumer and Market Law (EuCML), a peer-reviewed Journal, published by Beck and available on Kluwer Online

 

Qualifications

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

Responsibility

PGR Director and PhD Programme Lead for Brunel Law School 

Newest selected publications

Riefa, C. and Saintier, S. (2020) 'The way forward: For an 'inclusive' access to justice to protect vulnerable consumers', inVulnerable Consumers and the Law: Consumer Protection and Access to Justice. pp. 244 - 259. ISBN 13: 9780367204686.

Book chapter

Riefa, C. and Saintier, S. (2020) 'In search of (access to) justice for vulnerable consumers', inVulnerable Consumers and the Law: Consumer Protection and Access to Justice. pp. 1 - 16. ISBN 13: 9780367204686.

Book chapter

Riefa, C. and Gamper, H. (2020) 'Economic theory and consumer vulnerability: Exploring an uneasy relationship', inVulnerable Consumers and the Law: Consumer Protection and Access to Justice. pp. 17 - 30. ISBN 13: 9780367204686.

Book chapter

Riefa, C. (2020) 'Vulnerable Consumers and the Law: Consumer Protection and Access to Justice'. London: Routledge. ISSN 13: 9781003104650

Book

Riefa, C. (2020) 'Beyond e-commerce: some thoughts on regulating the disruptive effect of social (media) commerce'. Revista de direito do consumidor RDC (Brazil) 127 (Jan-Feb 2020), 281-304., 127 ((Jan-Feb 2020)). pp. 281 - 304. ISSN: 1415-7705 Open Access Link

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