Olha O. Cherednychenko

Olha O. Cherednychenko is Associate Professor at the University of Groningen (the Netherlands) where she holds the Chair in European Private Law and Comparative Law. She is also a Founder and Director of the Groningen Centre for European Financial Services Law (GCEFSL) which aims to promote high-quality research with a view to ensuring the sustainability of financial services in the EU. Previously she was a Senior Lecturer in Private Law at the VU University Amsterdam and a Lecturer/Researcher at the Utrecht University (the Netherlands). As a visiting scholar, she did research at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies in London (IALS), the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and the European University Institute in Florence (EUI).

The research of prof. Cherednychenko focuses on the interaction between European private law, in particular contract law and financial services law, European public law and national legal orders. In particular, she publishes widely on the impact of (European) fundamental rights and freedoms on (European) private law; the interface between (self-)regulation and general private law, public and private enforcement mechanisms and public and private institutions in regulated sectors, in particular in the financial sector; and the financial consumer protection in the post-crisis era.

Her recent key publications include ‘Contract Governance in the EU: Conceptualising the Relationship between Investor Protection Regulation and Private Law’, European Law Journal (ELJ)  (2015), forthcoming; ‘Fundamental Rights, European Private Law, and Financial Services’, in H.-W. Micklitz (ed.), Constitutionalization of European Private Law, (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014), pp. 170-209; ‘Freedom of Contract in the Post-Crisis Era: Quo Vadis?’, European Review of Contract Law (ERCL), (2014) 10, pp. 390-421;
‘Public Supervision over Private Relationships: Towards European Supervision Private Law?’, European Review of Private Law (ERPL) , (2014) 22, pp. 37-67.