Prof. Dr. Erdem Büyüksagis

Professor of Law
Nationality: Swiss
Course: Consumer Contracts, Software Liability, Online Platform Regulations

Erdem Büyüksagis is an internationally recognized expert in contract law, commercial law and tort law. He is lecturing at Yeditepe University in Istanbul and Fribourg University in Switzerland. Some of his works were cited by the Swiss Federal Court. In addition to his academic activities, Professor Büyüksagis regularly acts as an arbitrator under the ICC Rules, Swiss Rules, or in ad hoc panels. He holds both Swiss and Turkish citizenship and is a Member of the Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA) and the ICC Turkey.

Some of his publications are:
Liability of E-Commerce Platforms for Third-Party Defective Products, in: Eva Maria Belser, Pascal Pichonnaz, Hubert Stöckli (Eds.), Le droit sans frontières - Recht ohne Grenzen - Law without Borders, Mélanges pour Franz Werro, Bern 2022, pp. 127-141.

The Bounds between Negligence and Strict Liability, in: Mauro Bussani & Anthony J. Sebok (Eds.), Global Tort Law, Edward Elgar Publishing – 2nd ed. Cheltenham 2021, Chapter 10 (with Franz Werro).

Towards a Transatlantic Concept of Data Privacy, 30 Fordham Intell. Prop. Media & Ent. L.J. 2019, pp. 139-221.

What Europeans Can Learn from an Untold Story of Transjudicial Communication: The Swiss-Turkish Experience, in: Mads Andenas & Duncan Fairgrieve (Eds.), Courts and Comparative Law, Oxford University Press - Oxford 2015, Chapter 37."


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