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Archive - 2014

The Future of Rule of Law in China after the 4th Plenum of the 18th CPC Congress
Speaker: Mo Jihong, Professor, Institute of Law, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
Date: 16 December 2014 (Tuesday)
Time: 4:30 – 5:30 pm
Venue: School of Law Conference Room (Rm P5401), 5/F, Purple Zone, Academic 1, City University of Hong Kong

Conference on “Condominium Laws and Urban Governance in Asia”
Date : 27-28 November 2014 (Thursday & Friday)
Time : 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (27 Nov) 9:30 am – 12:00 noon (28 Nov)
Venue : School of Law Video Seminar Room (Rm G5353), 5/F, Green Zone, Academic 1 Building, City University of Hong Kong

Perspectives on law and literature
Session 1: Law and Literature: A Practitioner’s Perspective
Speaker: Prof. Mitchell Stocks (Adjunct Professor of Law and Visiting Fellow, City University of Hong Kong
Session 2: True Grit and the strange wonders at the limits of the law
Speaker: Dr. Daniel Matthews (Assistant Professor of Law, University of Hong Kong
Session 3: Surveillance and Privacy in U.S. Law and Literature
Speaker: Dr. Jeffrey Clapp (Lecturer, Department of Literature and Cultural Studies, Hong Kong Institute of Education)
Date : 27 October 2014 (Mon)
Time : 12:00 noon - 2:00 pm
Venue : School Conference Room [P5401]

Third party punishment under judicial review: An economic experiment on the effects of appeals
Speaker: Peter Lewisch, Professor of Criminal Law, University of Vienna
Date : 29 September 2014 (Monday)
Time : 12:00 noon – 1:00 pm
Venue : School of Law Conference Room (Rm P5401), 5/F, Green Zone, Academic 1 Building, City University of Hong Kong.

The interpretation of retention of title clauses: has the Court of Appeal got it wrong in Wilson v Holt?
Speaker : Professor Louise Gullifer
Date : 27 September 2014 (Saturday)
Time : 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Venue : School Conference Room [P5401]

Prenuptial problems: stories from New York and the implications of binding prenuptial agreements in the UK and Hong Kong
Speaker : Dr Sharon Thompson
Date : 18 September 2014 (Thursday)
Time : 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Venue : School Conference Room [P5401]

Re-Examining Damages for Fraudulent Misrepresentation: Towards a More Measured Response to Compensation and Deterrence
Speaker : Professor James Devenney
Date : 8 September 2014 (Monday)
Time : 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Venue : School Conference Room [P5401]

International Law and East China Sea Disputes: Much Ado about Nothing?
Speaker: Professor Donald R. Rothwell (Professor of International Law and Head of School, ANU College of Law, Australian National University)
Date: 25 April 2014 (Friday)
Time: 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Venue: School Conference Room [P5401]

Institutional Law Reform
Speaker: Professor Michael Tilbury
Date: 9 April 2014 (Wednesday)
Time: 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Venue: School Conference Room [P5401]

Appointing the Tribunal - Conflicts of Interest and Other Challenges
Speaker: Mr Robin Peard
Date: 8 April 2014 (Tuesday)
Time: 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Venue: Academic Building 1, LT-6, City University of Hong Kong

HKIAC: Its Work and Mission
Speaker: Mr Dennis Cai
Date: 8 April 2014 (Tuesday)
Time: 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Venue: Academic Building 1, LT-6, City University of Hong Kong

Arbitration under the Scheme of the Financial Dispute Resolution Centre
Speaker: Ms Ellen Wong Topic:
Date: 8 April 2014 (Tuesday)
Time: 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Venue: Academic Building 1, LT-6, City University of Hong Kong

Tort Law and the Rise of the Motor Car
Speaker : Prof. Paul Mitchell
Date : 26 March 2014 (Wednesday)
Time : 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Venue : School Conference Room [P5401]

Some Recent Developments of Arbitration Law and Practice in Austria
Speaker : Prof. Walter H. Rechberger
Date : 19 March 2014 (Wednesday)
Time : 6:00 - 7:00 pm
Venue : Video Seminar Room [G5353]

Corruption in International Investment Law
Speaker : Professor Hervé ASCENSIO
Date : 6 March 2014 (Thursday)
Time : 12 noon - 1 pm
Venue : Video Seminar Room [G5353]

United Nations Mixed Court: International Justice vs. National Jurisdiction
Speaker : Judge CHUNG Chang-ho
Date : 27 February 2014 (Thursday)
Time : 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Venue : School Conference Room [P5401]

Lobbying and Public Affairs in the European Union
Speaker : Dr. Gabriel Lansky
Date : 13 February 2014 (Thursday)
Time : 2:30 pm – 3:30pm
Venue : School of Law Video Seminar Room [Room G5353, 5/F, Academic 1, City University of Hong Kong]


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