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Geneviève Helleringer

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Geneviève Helleringer (JD Columbia, Doct Sorbonne, MSc Essec Business School) is a fellow of the Institute of European and Comparative Law (IECL) and of St Catherine's college. She is associate professor at Essec Business School.

Dr Helleringer has worked over the three precedent years on comparative contract law, pluralism and European legal culture, contributing to the emerging academic study of European private law. This work has involved a study of the emerging common European contract culture  and has provided evidence that  contract clauses have a potential to serve as lingua communis and to improve the way commercial and consumer contracts work.

 Genevieve  has more recenlty engaged in an empirical study of private regulation of disputes. Her main focus is on the conflict of interests deriving thereof, in commercial arbitration as well as corporate and financial market disputes. In this endeavour, she increasingly relies on findings from behavioural studies.


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

other affiliation(s):

St Catherine's College

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