Brief Bio

Riccardo de Caria is an associate professor (starting 1 September 2021) at the Department of Law of the University of Turin, where he teaches Comparative Law and Economics and Public Economic Law, and a visiting professor (since 2020) at the Law Faculty of the Université Lyon III Jean Moulin, where he teaches Comparative Tech Law and Policy.

He received his Ph.D in Public law from the University of Turin and a Master of Laws (LLM) from the London School of Economics and Political Science. He is co-chair of the Italian hub of the European Law Institute and of the Turin Observatory on Economic Law and Innovation (TOELI); fellow of the Institut de recherches économiques et fiscales and of the Istituto Bruno Leoni; research associate of the Istituto Universitario di Studi Europei (IUSE); and affiliate of the Netzwerk für Ordnungsökonomik und Sozialphilosophie.

His research interests include tech law; financial regulation, with particular regard to the legal framework of monetary policy; the law of blockchain, smart contracts, cryptocurrencies and the tokenised economy; and freedom of expression, with particular regard to its economic dimension.

Courses taught at CTLS

  • Law and Policy of Technological Innovation (Fall 2021)