Katri Havu

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Description of research and teaching

Dr Katri Havu is an expert of European private law and EU competition law. Additionally, her research focuses on EU law before national courts and judicial review in EU law matters.

 

Major Research Interests:

  • EU Law: relationship to Member State law, enforcement in national courts, horizontal effects, liability for damages in EU law, legal theory on EU law
  • Damages liability (economic interests)
  • Competition law; private enforcement of competition law
  • Contract law, consumer law, unfair competition

Doctoral research (2009 - 2013): private enforcement of EU competition law

"Right to Damages under Competition Law in EU Law and Finnish Law" (the actual dissertation in Finnish, articles published separately in English)

 

Teaching: (2010 - , University of Helsinki, Faculty of Law & elsewhere)

  • Law of obligations, law on damages (tort law)
  • Commercial law
  • Competition law
  • EU law
  • Legal analysis and argumentation skills, Introductory studies (Law)

Havu has held interactive lecture courses for major student groups and teaching for smaller groups. Havu uses activating teaching methods, which support learning by doing.

Teaching experience includes supervision and evaluation of Master's and Bachelor's theses. Havu has also taken up Doctoral thesis supervision duties (an exchange doctoral student in competition law Spring 2015; a doctoral student in competition and contract law Spring 2015-; a doctoral student in EU and competition law Fall 2015-). She is also involved in the doctoral seminar of law of obligations (2014-) and coordinates an informal competition law researcher circle (2014-). Additionally, Havu acts as a 'Doctoral Thesis Tutor' for a doctoral student in competition law (2013-).

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Further information on the affiliation- Assistant Professor of Private Law (tenure track, Sept 2017-) - Title of Docent in European Law (Adjunct Professor, April 2017-) - Centre of Excellence in Foundations of European Law and Polity (2010-2013) - OMM (Oikeus Muuttuvassa Maailmassa / Law in A Changing World) Graduate School (2010-2013)

Highlighted publications

  1. Pre-Installed Software - An Unfair Commercial Practice?: Case C-310/15 Deroo-Blanquart v. Sony, EU:C:2016:633

    Zupancic, N. & Havu, K. A. 2017 In : Maastricht Journal of European and Comparative Law . 24, 2, p. 289-297 9 p.

    Publication: Contribution to journalA1 Refereed journal article

  2. Horizontal Liability for Damages in EU Law - The Changing Relationship of EU and National Law

    Havu, K. 2012 In : European Law Journal. 18, 3, p. 407-426 20 p.

    Publication: Contribution to journalA1 Refereed journal article

  3. Case Comment: Collusion and Online Platforms in Eturas

    Havu, K. A. & Zupancic, N. 2016 In : Competition Law Review. 11, 2, p. 255-266 12 p.

    Publication: Contribution to journalA1 Refereed journal article

  4. Fault in EU Competition Law Damages Claims

    Havu, K. Feb 2015 In : Global Competition Litigation Review. 8, 1, p. 1-13 13 p.

    Publication: Contribution to journalA1 Refereed journal article

  5. Private Claims Based on EU Competition Law: Jurisdictional Issues and Effective Enforcement: Case C‑352/13 CDC Hydrogen Peroxide, EU:C:2015:335

    Havu, K. A. 2015 In : Maastricht Journal of European and Comparative Law . 22, 6, p. 879-887 9 p.

    Publication: Contribution to journalA1 Refereed journal article

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Highlighted activities

  1. E-Journal of Law (External organisation)

    Havu, K. (Board member)
    May 2017 → …

    Activity: MembershipMembership or other role in national/international committee, council, board

  2. National Reporter (Finland), Study on Interest on Damages due to Infringement of Competition Law

    Havu, K. (Participant)
    Sep 2014Jan 2015

    Activity: OtherTypes for other activities - Other

  3. Maastricht European Private Law Institute (M-EPLI), Maastricht University

    Havu, K. (Visiting researcher)
    17 Mar 20144 May 2014

    Activity: Visiting an external institutionAcademic visit to other institution

  4. Supervisory Board, Law Student Association's Legal Aid Services (External organisation)

    Havu, K. (Chair)
    Jan 2015 → …

    Activity: MembershipMembership or other role in national/international committee, council, board

  5. Supervisor for a doctoral student (EU law and competition law)

    Havu, K. (Supervisor)
    Oct 2015 → …

    Activity: ExaminationSupervisor or co-supervisor of doctoral thesis

  6. Supervisor for a doctoral student (competition and contract law)

    Havu, K. (Supervisor)
    May 2015 → …

    Activity: ExaminationSupervisor or co-supervisor of doctoral thesis

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Highlighted prizes

  1. Author awards 2015, Journal: Defensor legis

    Katri Havu (Recipient), May 2016

    Prize: Prizes and awards

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