School of Law

Faculty Publications

Archive - 2014

Surya DEVA

“Chief Executive Election by Universal Suffrage: The Relevance of the Basic Structure Doctrine to the Nomination Quandary”, at the “Roundtable on Issues Relating to the 2017 Chief Executive Election”, organised by the Centre for Chinese and Comparative Law, School of Law, City University of Hong Kong, on 26 April 2014.

“Business and Human Rights: International Frameworks”, at the Asia-Pacific Dialogue on National Implementation of Business and Human Rights Frameworks, organised by the Jindal Global Law School, the International Corporate Accountability Roundtable and the Danish Institute for Human Rights, Sonipat, on 11-12 April 2014.

“The Human Rights Obligations of Business: Reimagining the Treaty Business”, at the Workshop on “Human Rights and Transnational Corporations: Paving the Way for a Legally Binding Instrument”, organized by the Permanent Mission of Ecuador in Geneva during the 25th Session of the Human Rights Council, Geneva, on 11-12 March 2014.

“Business and Human Rights: Dialogue to Move beyond the ‘Present’?”, at the Workshop on “Implementing the UN’s Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights: A South-Initiated North‐South Dialogue”, organised by the Watson Institute for International Studies, Brown University and Dejusticia, on 20-22 February 2014.

‘Indian Constitution in the 21st Century: The Continuing Quest for Empowerment, Good Governance and Sustainability’ in Albert Chen (ed.), Constitutionalism in Asia in the Early Twenty-First Century (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014) 342-366.

‘Treating Human Rights Lightly: A Critique of the Consensus Rhetoric and the Language Employed by the Guiding Principles’ in Surya Deva and David Bilchitz (eds.), Human Rights Obligations of Business: Beyond the Corporate Responsibility to Respect? (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013), 78-104.

‘Foreign Investment and the Environment in International Law’, by Jorge E. Viñuales (Cambridge University Press, 2012)’ (2014) 26:1 Journal of Environmental Law 164-166.


GU Minkang

GU Minkang & Meng Qi, “TPP: Its Impact on Chinese State-owned Enterprises and Possible Countermeasures”, Journal of CUPL (Beijing), Vol. 6, 2014, pp. 145-156.


GUAN Wenwei

“IP & Competition Policy in TRIPS: Implications for Foreign Investments in China”, at the “2nd East Asia IP Forum”, organized by the School of Law, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, on 2 May 2014.

Guan, W. (May, 2014), “International Trade ‘from Status to Contract’ and Back: A Critique of the NME Normal Value Determination and Beyond.” 7.1 Journal of East Asia and International Law (2014), pp. 79-106. doi: 10.14330/jeail.2014.7.1.04.

Guan, W. (March, 2014), “How General Should the GATT General Exceptions Be?: A Critique of the ‘Common Intention’ Approach of Treaty Interpretation.” 48.2 Journal of World Trade (2014), pp. 219-258.

Guan, W. (February, 2014), “Consensus Yet Not Consented: A Critique of the WTO Decision-Making by Consensus.” 17.1 Journal of International Economic Law (2014), pp. 77-104. doi: 10.1093/jiel/jgu004.



"Struggle Music: South African Politics in Song", Law and Humanities (Hart Publishing) 2014 Vol. 8 Issue 2, 247-268

"Shaken Baby Syndrome: A South African Medico-Legal Perspective", Potchefstroom Electronic Law Journal  (IBSS Journal)2014 Vol. 17, No. 4, 1292 - 1321 (with Burger, E)

“Mental health and ethno-etiologies in Southern Africa: Towards collaborative therapeutic relationships” in Sandberg, Eric & Scheurer, Maren (eds.) Culture, Experience, Care:
(Re-)Centring the Patient Oxford: Inter-Disciplinary Press (2014) ISBN: 978-1-84888-262-1 pp. 115 - 128

“Clinical Research Conduct in South Africa: Informed Consent” (2014) Lambert Academic Publishing ISBN 978-3-659-62501-5 (with Britz, R)


Eugene LIM

“Proximity, Psychiatric Injury and the Primary/Secondary Tortfeasor Dichotomy: Rethinking Liability for Nervous Shock in the Information Age” (2014) 23 Nottingham Law Journal, pp.1-19.

 “Thin-Skull Plaintiffs, Socio-Cultural ‘Abnormalities’ and the Dangers of an Objective Test for Hypersensitivity”, (2014) 37:2 Dalhousie Law Journal 749.


Fozia LONE

F. N Lone, ‘Edict in Pre-Colonial India: An Analysis from the New Haven Perspective’, Beijing Law Review, Vol.5 No.1, March 2014


Christopher TO

“Competition Law in Construction – HK and Asia”, at the “Hong Kong: Global Competition Law Forum Asia”, organised by Kluwer Law, HK, on 27 Jun 2014.

“CIETAC HKAC Fees Schedule for CIETAC HKAC Administered Cases”, at the “CIETAC-CMAC New Panels Ceremony and Seminar”, organized by the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission, HK, on 31 July 2014.

“Effectively managing disputes in growing markets to conserve your business resources”, at the “Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Summit 2014”, organised by Asialaw, HK, on 11 Sept 2014.

“Construction Management Mastermind: Striving to Excellence”, at the “CIOB (Hong Kong) Conference 2014”, organised by CIOB (HK), HK, on 12 Sept 2014.

“How to manage the impact of Hong Kong Competition Law enforcement and what challenges this may bring”, at the “2014 ALB HK Legal Summit”, organised by Asia Legal Business, HK, on 12 Sept 2014.

“Resolving Disputes in the Construction Industry”, at the “HK Academy of Law CPD Course”, organised by HK Academy of Law, HK, on 25 Sept 2014.

“Tips and Tricks for Strategic Decision-Making in International Arbitration”, at the “An In-house Counsel’s Perspective on the Effective Management of Arbitration”, organised by International Chamber of Commerce, HK, on 15 Oct 2014.

“Should International Arbitration Lawyers be Retooling as ADR Practitioners?  The Growing Demand for Dispute Prevention and ADR”, at the “ADR in Asia Conference: Asia at the Cutting Edge”, organised by Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre, HK, on 16 Oct 2014.



“Some thoughts on the development of judicial mediation in the Mainland of China and the prospects for the development of a harmonious regime for cross-border commercial mediation”, at the First Plenary Session “The Global Trend in Mediation” in the Mediation Conference “Mediate First for a Win-Win Solution” held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, on 20 March 2014.

Invited submission on behalf of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (East Asia Branch) on the Contract (Rights of Third Parties) Bill and attended the meeting of the Legislative Council of the HKSAR (LegCo) on 7 May 2014 as an elected Committee Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) East Asia Brach.