All areas of law need to be adjusted to digitalisation. Also the update of product safety rules is facing the challenge to set up a regime fit for new devices…
Author: Peter Rott
Peter Rott is a fully qualified German lawyer. He held positions as lecturer at the University of Sheffield, junior professor at the University of Bremen, associate professor at the University of Copenhagen, professor at the University of Kassel and visiting professor at the University of Gent. Currently he represents the Chair of Civil Law, Commercial Law and Information Law at the University of Oldenburg.
Peter is specialised in European private law and in German and European consumer law. Currently, he focuses on the effects of digitalisation on private law, on sustainable consumer law and on the enforcement of consumer law including collective enforcement and legal tech claims management.
He is a member of the International Association of Consumer Law, the European Law Institute, lead editor of the German law journal “Verbraucher und Recht” and member of the editorial boards of the “Journal of Consumer Policy” and the “European Journal of Consumer Law”. He has conducted numerous expert studies for EU institutions, German and Austrian ministries and consumer organisations and serves as a member of the Consumer Advisory Council of the German financial services regulator BaFin.