Dr. Michel Cannarsa is Dean of the Law School at Lyon Catholic University. He received his PhD from Université Jean Moulin - Lyon 3 and from Turin University in 2003. His areas of research are International and European Law, Commercial Law, Comparative Law, Consumer Law, Law of Obligations and Legal Translation. He is regularly involved in European and International research programs in the area of European Private Law and more particularly EU Consumer Law (e.g. the Uniform Terminology for European Private Law and the Consumer Law Compendium project). He also supervises the English taught international programs of the Law School in the area of International Business, Trade and Investment Law.