Roderic Kermarec is reading for a DPhil in Law, under the supervision of Christopher Hare. His thesis examines the recent development of extraterritoriality in financial regulation, and how to reconcile this trend with the necessity of an international coordination. He is an associate-editor of the Oxford Business Law Blog.
Roderic joined the Faculty in 2015, completing the Magister Juris and the MPhil in Law (Distinction) at Exeter College. He previously graduated from the Pantheon-Assas University in Paris, where he received a Master’s degree in Business Law (Cum Laude), a Master’s degree in Banking and Financial Law (Cum Laude) and a Graduate Certificate in Banking and Financial Law (Summa Cum Laude, Valedictorian). He also graduated from the Paris Bar School and is fully qualified to practice law in France.
Roderic was awarded the Freshfields Prize for the best French student in business law and the Spitz-Poulle Prize for the best French student in financial law. He is a laureate of the Paris Bar School, a laureate of the Pantheon-Assas University in Criminal Law, and a recipient of the Herbert Smith Freehills scholarship. He has published papers on the European Banking Union, the European proposal for a separation of banking activities, and the interaction between European financial law and the Art market. Roderic was the coach of the Oxford team, runner-up of the 2017 Oxford French Law Moot.