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prof. dr. O.O. (Olha) Cherednychenko

Professor of European Private Law and Comparative Law / Director Groningen Centre for European Financial Services Law
prof. dr. O.O. (Olha) Cherednychenko
+31 50 36 35658 (+31503635658)



European internal market law and private law, in particular, financial services law, contract law, fundamental rights and private law; comparative law 

Selected publications (for a complete publication list see 'Research'):

Cherednychenko, O.O. (2019). Rediscovering the Public/Private Divide in EU Private Law. European Law Journal (ELJ), pp. 1-21.  

Cherednychenko, O.O. (2019). EU Financial Regulation, Contract Law and Sustainable Consumer Finance. In E. van Schagen & S. Weatherill (Eds.), Better Regulation in EU Contract Law: The Fitness Check and the New Deal for Consumers. (Studies of the Oxford Institute of European and Comparative Law, Oxford: Hart Publishing), pp. 61-91.

Cherednychenko, O.O. & Meindertsma, J.M. (2019). Irresponsible Lending in the Post-Crisis Era: Is the EU Consumer Credit Directive Fit for Its Purpose? Journal of Consumer Policy (JCP), 42 (4), pp. 483-519. 

Cherednychenko, O.O. (2017). Fundamental Freedoms, Fundamental Rights and the Many Faces of Freedom of Contract in the EU. In M. Andenas, T. Bekkedal & L. Pantaleo (Eds.), The Reach of Free Movement. (The Hague: T.M.C. Asser Press), pp. 273-292.

Cherednychenko, O.O. (2016). Cooperative or Competitive? Private Regulators and Public Supervisors in the Post-Crisis European Financial Services Landscape. Policy and Society, 35 (1), pp. 103-114.   

Cherednychenko, O.O. (2015). Contract Governance in the EU: Conceptualising the Relationship between Investor Protection Regulation and Private Law. European Law Journal (ELJ), 21 (4), pp. 500-520.

Cherednychenko, O.O. & Reich, N. (2015). The Constitutionalization of European Private Law: Gateways, Constraints, and Challenges. European Review of Private Law (ERPL), 23 (5), pp. 797-827.    

Cherednychenko, O.O. (2015). Public and Private Enforcement of European Private Law in the Financial Services Sector. European Review of Private Law (ERPL), 23 (4) (Special Issue on Public and Private Enforcement of European Private Law: Perspectives and Challenges), pp. 621-647.   

Cherednychenko, O.O. (2014). Fundamental Rights, European Private Law, and Financial Services. In H.-W. Micklitz (Ed.), Constitutionalization of European Private Law. (Oxford: Oxford University Press), pp. 170-209.

Cherednychenko, O.O. (2014). Freedom of Contract in the Post-Crisis Era: Quo Vadis? European Review of Contract Law, 10 (3), pp. 390-421.

Cherednychenko, O.O. (2014). Public Supervision over Private Relationships: Towards European Supervision Private Law? European Review of Private Law, 22 (1), pp. 37-67.

Cherednychenko, O.O. (2013). Private Law Discourse and Scholarship in the Wake of the Europeanisation of Private Law. In J. Devenney, & M. Kenny (Eds.), The Transformation of European Private Law: Harmonisation, Consolidation, Codification or Chaos? (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press), pp. 148-171.

Cherednychenko, O.O. (2011). Full Harmonisation of Retail Financial Services Contract Law in Europe: A Success or a Failure? In S. Grundmann, & Y. M. Atamer (Eds.), Financial Services, Financial Crisis and General European Contract Law: Failure and Challenges of Contracting (pp. 221-258). Alphen aan den Rijn: Kluwer Law International.

Cherednychenko, O.O. (2007). Fundamental Rights and Private Law: A Relationship of Subordination or Complementarity? Utrecht Law Review, 3 (2), 1-25.

Cherednychenko, O.O. (2007). Fundamental Rights, Contract Law and the Protection of the Weaker Party: A Comparative Analysis of the Constitutionalisation of Contract Law, with Emphasis on Risky Financial Transactions. München: Sellier, European Law Publishers, 629 p. 

Other positions

Member Advisory Board World Council for Law Firms & Justice (WCLF); Member Institute for Responsible Finance (iff), Hamburg; Member Amsterdam Centre for Insurance Studies (ACIS), University of Amsterdam; Member Centre for Philosophy, Politics and Economics (Centre for PPE), University of Groningen
Last modified:14 September 2020 12.02 p.m.

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Oude Kijk in 't Jatstraat 26
9712 EK Groningen
The Netherlands

Harmony building

+31 50 36 35658 (+31503635658)