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Geneviève Helleringer

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Geneviève Helleringer is a fellow of the Institute of European and Comparative Law (IECL) at the Law Facutly and a fellow of St Catherine’s College.  She is an associate law professor at Essec Business School.

Her research focuses on contract, corporate and financial law and alternative dispute resolution, and draws on insights from economics, sociology and psychology. She has written, edited, or contributed to numerous books and articles. She is an executive editor of the Journal of Financial Regulation (Oxford University Press) and editorial board member of the Studies in European Economic Law and Regulation book series (Springer). Geneviève has been a regular visiting fellow at the Max Planck Institute in Hamburg. 

Geneviève holds a JD from Columbia University (1999), an MSc in legal sociology from Paris II Panthéon Assas University (2009), as well as an MSc and a doctorate in private law from the Sorbonne University (2010) (receiving three national prizes for her doctoral thesis, including the French Academy Grand Prize). She is admitted to the New York and the Paris Bars. She studied philosophy, mathematics, and literature, as an undergraduate, and economics and social sciences later at Essec Business School and Sciences-Po Paris, as well as experimental psychology at a graduate level at Oxford University. Before completing her doctoral work, she worked for Shiseido in Japan and practised corporate law at Willkie Farr & Gallagher and at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in New York and Paris (2000-2006). 



Research: Private Law (obligations, commercial contracts, banking law) Corporate and Financial Market Law Comparative Contract Law and European Legal Culture Law and Behavioural studies

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Correspondence address:

Institute of European and Comparative Law
St Cross Building, St Cross Road, Oxford OX1 3UL

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St Catherine's College

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