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Prof. Dr. Christoph Busch, Maître en Droit
Room 44/215
Phone: +49 541 969 6055
christoph.busch@uos.de

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Antje Wietzorek
Room 44/217
Phone: +49 541 969 6056
ls-busch@uos.de

Prof. Dr. Christoph Busch, Maître en Droit

Director of the European Legal Studies Institute

Professor of European Private Law, European Business Law and Private International Law

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16.6.2021

49th Annual Research Conference on Communications, Information, and Internet Policy in Washington, D.C. 

Professor Busch has been invited to present his paper "Rethinking Product Liability Rules for Online Marketplaces: A Comparative Perspective" at the 49th Annual Research Conference on Communications, Information, and Internet Policy (TPRC49), which will be held virtually in Washington, D.C. on September 22-24, 2021. TPRC49, which is one of the foremost conferences in its field, brings together experts from academia, industry, and government. This year's programme features speakers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Yale Law School, Columbia University, the European University Institute and other researchers from the U.S. and around the world. The draft paper by Professor Busch is available on SSRN.

15.6.2021

New Publication: Putting the Digital Services Act in Context

The research paper "Putting the Digital Services Act in Context: Bridging the Gap Between EU Consumer Law and Platform Regulation" co-authored by Professor Christoph Busch and Professor Vanessa Mak (University of Leiden) has been published in Issue 3/2021 of the Journal of European Consumer and Market Law. The paper explores how the Digital Services Act will fit into the framework of EU consumer law.  

C. Busch & V. Mak, 10 Journal of European Consumer and Market Law, 109-115 (2021). 

14.6.2021

Conference on the Digital Services Act at the German Federal Ministry of Justice

On 14 June 2021, Professor Busch gave the keynote speech at the conference "Digital Services Act - Making the Internet Fair Again," hosted by the German Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection. Speakers at the conference included members of the European Parliament and representatives of the European Commission who discussed the Commission's proposal for a Digital Services Act and the recently published Draft IMCO Report of the European Parliament. The focus of the discussion was on due diligence of online marketplaces, liability of platforms and the regulation of personalized online advertising. The slides from the presentation by Professor Busch are available here.

11.5.2021

Workshop at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law

On 11 May 2021 Professor Busch participated in the Workshop "Applying Product Liability Rules to Online Platforms" at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL) and presented a comparative paper on product liability of online marketplaces. The workshop which was organized by Professor Duncan Fairgrieve (BIICL).

5.3.2021

Consumer Law Scholars Conference 2021

On 5 March 2021, Professor Busch presented his paper "Rethinking Product Liability for Online Marketplaces: A Comparative Perspective" at the Consumer Law Scholars Conference 2021. The conference, hosted by the Berkeley Center for Consumer Law & Economic Justice and and Boston University, featured scholars from the Americas, Europe, and Australia who discussed current issues in consumer law. The working paper presented by Professor Busch is available on SSRN.