Christine Riefa

Brunel University - Brunel Law School

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Scholarly Papers (25)

1.

The Reform of Electronic Consumer Contracts in Europe: Towards An Effective Legal Framework?

Lex Electronica, Vol. 14, No. 2, Fall 2009
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 21 Sep 2010
Christine Riefa
Brunel University - Brunel Law School
Downloads 495 (56,040)

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electronic commerce, proposal for a Directive on Consumer Rights, electronic contract, consumers, distance selling

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A Dangerous Erosion of Consumer Rights: The Absence of a Right to Withdraw from Online Auctions

MODERNISING AND HARMONISING CONSUMER CONTRACT LAW, Geraint Howells and Reiner Schultze, eds., Sellier European Law Publishers, pp. 177-188, 2009
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 08 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2019
Christine Riefa
Brunel University - Brunel Law School
Downloads 399 (72,931)

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Directive, Consumer Rights, Right of Withdrawal, Auctions, Online Auctions, Consumer Contract, Distance sales, EU law, Consumer law

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Legal Instruments and Practice of Arbitration in the EU

Number of pages: 312 Posted: 30 Jul 2015
University of Leicester Law School, Brunel University London - Brunel Law School, Brunel University London - Brunel Law School, Brunel University - Brunel Law School, The Hague University of Applied Sciences and Radboud University
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Arbitration, Europe

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Article 5 of the Rome Convention on the Law Applicable to Contractual Obligations of 19 June 1980 and Consumer e-Contracts: The Need for Reform

Information and Communication Technology Law, Vol. 13, No. 1, 2004
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 07 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 16 May 2014
Christine Riefa
Brunel University - Brunel Law School
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electronic commerce, consumers, consumer contracts, internet, Rome Convention, contractual obligations, EU

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Know Your Copyright from Wrong: A Guide to UK Copyright Law

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 11 Mar 2009
Christine Riefa
Brunel University - Brunel Law School
Downloads 312 (96,544)

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copyright, EU law, UK law, Intellectual property

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Codification: The Future of English Consumer Law?

Journal of European Consumer and Market Law (EuCML) 1-2/2015, 12
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 08 May 2015 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2015
Christine Riefa
Brunel University - Brunel Law School
Downloads 217 (140,561)

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codification, consumer law

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Comparative Consumer Law Reform and Economic Integration

CONSUMER LAW AND POLICY IN AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND, J. Malbon and L. Nottage, eds, Federation Press, Australia, 2013, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 15/77, Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper No. 15/2016
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 25 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2016
Luke R. Nottage, Christine Riefa and Kate Tokeley
The University of Sydney Law School, Brunel University - Brunel Law School and Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
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Consumer law, comparative law, European law, New Zealand law, contract law, product safety law

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Uncovering the Dangers Lurking Below the Surface of European Consumer Arbitration

Consumer Journal, 2010
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 07 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 13 May 2011
Christine Riefa
Brunel University - Brunel Law School
Downloads 184 (163,753)
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consumer arbitration, access to justice, European law

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Online Auctions Are Distance Contracts Under the Directive 2011/83/EU on Consumer Rights

Consumer Protection and Online Auction Platforms - Towards a Safer Legal Framework, Ashgate Publishing, 2015
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 29 Sep 2015
Christine Riefa
Brunel University - Brunel Law School
Downloads 174 (172,181)

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Distance selling, Consumer Rights, Consumer Rights Directive, e-commerce, online auctions, online auction, eBay

10.

Legal Instruments and Practice of Arbitration in the EU - Annexes

Number of pages: 302 Posted: 30 Jul 2015
University of Leicester Law School, Brunel University London - Brunel Law School, Brunel University London - Brunel Law School, Brunel University - Brunel Law School, The Hague University of Applied Sciences and Radboud University
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Arbitration, Europe

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Online Marketing: Advertisers Know You are a Dog on the Internet!

Savin, Trzaskowski (Eds) Research Handbook on EU Internet Law (Edward Elgar 2014) 383-410
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 05 Oct 2015
Christine Riefa and Christiana Markou
Brunel University - Brunel Law School and European University Cyprus
Downloads 144 (201,962)

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cookies, behavioural advertising, UCPD, keywords, consumer protection, data protection

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Recommended Changes to the Definitions of 'Auction' and 'Public Auction' in the Proposal for a Directive on Consumer Rights

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 21 Sep 2010
Christine Riefa
Brunel University - Brunel Law School
Downloads 134 (214,064)

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consumer, consumers, online auctions, eBay, proposal for a Directive on Consumer Rights, European Union, EU, electronic commerce, distance selling, consumer rights, auction, public auction

13.

Legal Instruments and Practice of Arbitration in the EU - Survey Responses (by Country)

Number of pages: 3701 Posted: 06 Aug 2015
University of Leicester Law School, Radboud University, Brunel University London - Brunel Law School, The Hague University of Applied Sciences, Brunel University - Brunel Law School and Brunel University London - Brunel Law School
Downloads 133 (215,344)

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arbitration, Europe

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The Protection of Consumers on Online Auction Sites - Views from Across the Channel (La protection des consommateurs sur les plates-formes de courtage en ligne: point de vue d'Outre-manche)

European Consumer Law Journal, Vol. 4, pp. 301-346, 2005
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 07 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 08 May 2009
Christine Riefa
Brunel University - Brunel Law School
Downloads 107 (252,924)

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online auctions, consumers, French Law, English Law, eBay, consumer protection, cyberconsumerism

15.

Legal Instruments and Practice of Arbitration in the EU - Survey Responses (EU-Wide)

Number of pages: 235 Posted: 14 Aug 2015
University of Leicester Law School, Radboud University, Brunel University London - Brunel Law School, The Hague University of Applied Sciences, Brunel University - Brunel Law School and Brunel University London - Brunel Law School
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Arbitration, Europe

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'To Be or Not to Be an Auctioneer?' Some Thoughts on the Legal Nature of Online 'eBay' Auctions and the Protection of Consumers

Journal of Consumer Policy, Vol. 31, pp. 167-194, 2008
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 06 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2014
Christine Riefa
Brunel University - Brunel Law School
Downloads 78 (309,460)

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Online auctions, Auctions, eBay, Consumers, Consumer contracts, Distance selling

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App-solutely Protected? The Protection of Consumers Using Mobile Apps in the European Union

John A. Rothschild (ed), Research Handbook on Electronic Commerce Law (Edward Elgar 2016 Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 07 Oct 2015
Christiana Markou and Christine Riefa
European University Cyprus and Brunel University - Brunel Law School
Downloads 75 (316,698)

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applications, mobile phone, telecommunications, unfair commercial practices, consumer rights, contract, children

18.

Towards Fairness in Digital Influencers' Marketing Practices

8 (2019) Journal of European Consumer and Market Law (EuCML)
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 23 Apr 2019
Christine Riefa and Laura Clausen
Brunel University - Brunel Law School and University of Copenhagen, Students
Downloads 55 (371,856)

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influencer, influencer marketing, consumer law, UCPD, Unfair Commercial Practices, e-commerce, fairness

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A French Perspective on Misleading Advertising Campaigns for Internet Access

Hertfordshire Law Journal, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 23-29, 2003
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 14 May 2009
Christine Riefa
Brunel University - Brunel Law School
Downloads 55 (371,856)

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misleading advertising, French law, Internet access, consumer protection

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An Empirical Study of Unfair Terms in Online Auction Contracts in the UK: Evidence for the Need for Better Enforcement Mechanisms

University of Western Australia Law Review, Vol. 37, No. 1, 2013
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 08 May 2015
Christine Riefa
Brunel University - Brunel Law School
Downloads 48 (394,959)

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unfair terms, online auctions, contract terms, enforcement, UK

21.

Consumer Protection on Social Media Platforms: Tackling the Challenges of Social Commerce

in T.Synodinou, Ph. Jougleux, C. Markou, Th. Prastitou, Eu Internet Law in the Digital Era (Springer, Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 17 May 2019
Christine Riefa
Brunel University - Brunel Law School
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Unfair Commercial Practice Directive: Remedying Economic Torts?

P. Gilliker (ed.) Research Handbook in EU Tort Law (Edward Elgar 2016) 293-318
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 28 Apr 2019
Christine Riefa and Severine Saintier
Brunel University - Brunel Law School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 19 (527,687)

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UCPD, Torts, Consumer Protection, Enforcement, Consumer, Access to Justice, Right of Private Action, UTR, UK, EU, Unfair Commercial Practices

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The Changing Face of Electronic Consumer Contracts In the 21st Century: Fit for Purpose?

in Lilian Edwards and Charlotte Wealde (eds), Law and the Internet (Hart Publishing 2009) 89-119
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 29 Apr 2019
Christine Riefa and Julia Hörnle
Brunel University - Brunel Law School and Queen Mary University of London, School of Law
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distance selling, contracts, e-contracts, consumer contracts, electronic commerce, postal rule

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Council Regulation (EC) 44/2001 and Internet Consumer Contracts: Some Thoughts on Article 15 and the Futility of Applying 'In the Box' Conflict of Law Rules to the 'Out of the Box' Borderless World

International Review of Law, Computers & Technology, Vol. 19, No. 1, 2005
Posted: 07 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 08 May 2009
Charles Wild, Stuart Weinstein and Christine Riefa
University of Hertfordshire, Aston University - Aston Business School and Brunel University - Brunel Law School

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jurisdiction, Internet, consumers, consumer contracts, Brussels Regulation

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Consumers and Electronic Communications Laws in Europe and England: Reaping the Rewards of the New Regulatory Framework

Annals of Telecommunications, Vol. 61, pp. 925-950, 2006
Posted: 07 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 08 May 2009
Christine Riefa
Brunel University - Brunel Law School

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Communication law, Telecommunication regulation, Competition law, Universal service, Consumers