LAW Seminar: “Online Platforms and The Future of European Private Law” Dr. Mateja Durovic (King’s College London), B-114, 12:40PM March 9 (EN)


“Online Platforms and The Future of European Private Law”
Dr. Mateja Durovic, King’s College London

Date: 09.03.2020, Monday
Time: 12:40 – 13:30
Place: B 114

How will the recent reform of the consumer law in the European Union address regulation of the online platforms and securing consumer confidence, while acting on the online marketplace? Dr. Mateja Durovis will talk about the Directive (EU) 2019/2161 on better enforcement and modernization of EU consumer protection rules, known as the “Omnibus Directive” by referring to real-life examples.

Short Bio
Dr Mateja Durovic is a Reader in Contract and Commercial Law, having joined the Dickson Poon School of Law in July 2017. Previous to this, he was an Assistant Professor (2015‐2017) at the School of Law, City University of Hong Kong. Dr. Mateja Durovic holds a PhD and LLM degrees from the European University Institute, Florence, Italy, LLM degree from the University of Cambridge, UK, and LLB degree from the University of Belgrade, Serbia, where he graduated as the first and best student of his class.
Dr Durovic was a Post‐doc Research Associate at the European University Institute (2014-2015), Visiting Scholar at Stanford Law School, USA (2011), and at the Max Planck Institute of Private International and Comparative Law, Hamburg, Germany (2010). Dr. Durovic worked for the Legal Service of the European Commission, as well as a consultant for the European Commission, BEUC (European Consumer Organisation) and the United Nations. He speaks fluently Serbian, English, French and Italian and basic Spanish and Greek.

Dr Durovic’s work has been published in leading law journals (European Review of Private Law, European Review of Contract Law, Journal of Consumer Policy) and by most prominent publishers (Oxford University Press, Hart Publishing).