Jonas Knetsch is a professor at the University of Lyon (Jean Monnet Faculty of Law, Saint-Étienne) and a member of the Centre de Recherches Critiques sur le Droit. He has published extensively in civil liability and insurance law as well as on private international and comparative law. As an elected member of the International Academy of Comparative Law, he was the national reporter during the XXth General Congress of Comparative Law in Fukuoka (Japan) on medical liability. He is also a fellow of the European Centre of Tort and Insurance law (ECTIL) in Vienna. Lately, he has conducted research projects on civil liability and insurance law issues related to autonomous vehicles and on the interplay between French social security, private insurance and civil liability compensation.