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Cristina Poncibò

About me

Cristina Poncibò is Professor of Comparative Private Law at the Law Department of the University of Turin, Italy and Faculty Member at the Center for Transnational Legal Studies in London.

Cristina is also a Faculty Member at the Law School Global League (LSGL).

She is Fellow of the Transatlantic Technology Law Forum (Stanford Law School and Vienna School of Law).

In Michaelmas Term 2022 Cristina has been visiting professor at the Institute of European and Comparative Law of the University of Oxford.

She teaches Comparative Law, Contracts, EU Competition Law, and Blockchain and the Law. Her most recent edited books include: Contracting and Contract Law in the Age of Artificial Intelligence (Hart, 2022, with M. Ebers and M. Zou) and The Cambridge Handbook of Smart Contracts, Blockchain Technology and Digital Platforms (Cambridge University Press, 2019, with L. Matteo and M. Cannarsa).

Cristina is a member of the International Association of Comparative Law and Delegate of the Law Department (sponsor institution) to the American Association of Comparative Law. She is also a member of Ascola, Juris Diversitas and ELI (European Law Institute).

She regularly acts as an expert for European institutions and international organizations and she is a coordinator of the LLM in International Trade Law, co-organised with ITC-ILO, in cooperation with Unicitral and Unidroit. Cristina is a graduate of the University of Turin (LLM) and Florence (PhD) and was an intern in the Italian Competition Authority. In her career, she has been a Marie Curie Fellow (Université Panthéon-Assas), a Max Weber Fellow (EUI) and a Lagrange Fellow.

Experience and activities


MSt in AI Ethics and Society


Georgetown Law

Center for Transnational Legal Studies





Law Schools Global League

Global Private Law and Institutions Group Member


European Law Institute



The Cambridge Handbook of Artificial Intelligence

Global Perspectives on Law and Ethics