Michèle Finck

Senior Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition

Michèle Finck is a Senior Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition and a Lecturer in EU law at Keble College, University of Oxford. She previously worked at the London School of Economics and was a visiting researcher at New York University. Michèle’s work engages with the interaction between technology, innovation and regulation. Over the past years she has been working on the digital economy, in particular (big) data, digital platforms, machine learning and other forms of AI as well as blockchain technology. She is an editor of the Cambridge Handbook on the Law and Regulation of the Sharing Economy (Cambridge University Press 2018) and the author of ‘Blockchain Regulation and Governance in the EU’ (Cambridge University Press 2018).

In addition to her scholarly work Michèle has advised governments and international organizations on the digital economy. She also is a member of the EU’s Blockchain Observatory and Forum.  Michèle is a graduate of the University of Oxford (doctorate), the European University Institute (LLM), King’s College London and the Sorbonne (dual degree in French and English law). Michèle is fluent in German, French, English and Luxembourgish and has passive knowledge of Spanish and Italian.

Research Fields

Law, Public Policy, Governance

Keywords

Regulation, Public Policy, Governance, Technology Law and Innovation

Affiliations

Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, University of Oxford

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