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Professor Julien Chaisse Quoted in Financier Worldwide Magazine on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) — an agreement that ranks among the largest free trade deals in history (12 May 2021)

CCCL Online Symposium on “Sources of Law, Authoritarian Legality, and Chinese Jurisprudence” (7 May 2021 Eng || Chi)

Professor Julien Chaisse Quoted in The Economic Times on India’s healthcare system approach to the pandemic (2 May 2021)

Professor Wang Jiangyu quoted in Singapore’s Lianhe Zaobao on Xi Jinping’s condolence message to Modi on India’s deteriorating Covid-19 pandemic situation (1 May 2021)

Dr. Fang Meng Mandy was invited to be the panellist for the 19th Edition of the John H. Jackson Moot Court Competition 2021 West and South Asia Regional Round (29 April 2021 and 30 April 2021). (30 Apr 2021)

Professor Wang Jiangyu quoted in Singapore’s Lianhe Zaobao on U.S. restrictions on solar panel products from Xinjiang (25 Apr 2021)

CCCL Newsletter (Vol. 1, Issue 2 (Apr 2021)) (24 Apr 2021)

Professor Julien Chaisse quoted in The Financial Express on the urgent need for better health infrastructure and efficient accessibility to healthcare services (26 Mar 2021)

Recommendations by Professor Liu Qiao and Professor Wang Jiangyu Adopted in a LegCo Legislative Proposal on the Application of CISG in Hong Kong (22 Mar 2021)

Professor Wang Jiangyu quoted in Canada’s The Globe & Mail on the trials of two Canadian citizens in China (22 Mar 2021)

Professor Wang Jiangyu spoke at the regional panel of the 2021 Annual Meeting of American Society of International Law (18 Mar 2021)

Professor Wang Jiangyu quoted in South China Morning Post on Beijing’s legislative focus on maritime law (11 Mar 2021)

Professor Wang Jiangyu quoted in Singapore’s Lianhe Zaobao on China’s legislative plan on laws with extraterritorial effect (9 Mar 2021)

Professor Wang Jiangyu quoted in Singapore’s Lianhe Zaobao on International Responses to Hong Kong’s Electoral Reform (7 Mar 2021)

Professor Wang Jiangyu spoke on geopolitics and human rights at a United Nations Conference (5 Mar 2021)

Professor Julien Chaisse quoted in Asian Business Law Journal on his research on digital assets being awarded the Tenth Smit-Lowenfeld Prize by the International Arbitration Club of New York (5 Mar 2021)

CCCL & CPLR International Online Symposium on Sino-Indian Border Disputes: A Dialogue between International Law and International Relations (4 Mar 2021 Eng || Chi)

CCCL Director Professor Wang Jiangyu’s article selected as Oxford University Press’ Best Comparative Law Paper of 2020 (3 Mar 2021)

Professor Julien Chaisse quoted in International Financial Law Review on EU-China Comprehensive Agreement on Investment (2 Mar 2021)

Professor Wang Jiangyu quoted in South China Morning Post on China’s needs for talents in international law (1 Mar 2021)

Professor Wang Jiangyu quoted in BBC News (中文) on the legal and international relations aspects of the Meng Wanzhou Case (27 Feb 2021)

Professor Wang Jiangyu quoted in South China Morning Post on the Meng Wanzhou case in Hong Kong (26 Feb 2021)

Professor Julien Chaisse Quoted in South China Morning Post on China’s main annual political meetings known as the Two Sessions (25 Feb 2021)

Professor Wang Jiangyu quoted in Singapore’s Lianhe Zaobao on the Meng Wanzhou case and Canada’s declaration on arbitrary detentions (17 Feb 2021)

Professor Julien Chaisse Quoted in The Journal de Montreal on increasing calls around the world to lift patents on COVID 19 vaccines (10 Feb 2021)

Professor Wang Jiangyu quoted in Singtao Daily on US-China relation in the Biden era (6 Feb 2021)

Dr. Lauren Yu-Hsin Lin’s Work Cited by the Court of Chancery of Delaware (3 Feb 2021)

CCCL Newsletter (Vol. 1, Issue 1 (Jan 2021)) (2 Feb 2021)

Professor Wang Jiangyu quoted in BBC News (中文) on the Meng Wanzhou Case and its impact on Biden’s China Policy (27 Jan 2021)

Professor Wang Jiangyu Quoted in Singapore’s Lianhe Zaobao on the Prospects of China’s Accession to the CPTPP (17 Jan 2021)

CCCL Director Wang Jiangyu discussed legal education in Hong Kong with local media (15 Jan 2021)

CityU School of Law Dean Prof. Tan Cheng Han and CCCL Director Prof. Wang Jiangyu Interviewed by HK01 on the Role of Hong Kong Law Schools in Legal Research and Education Reform in Hong Kong (15 Jan 2021 Eng || Chi)

Professor Wang Jiangyu Quoted in The Economist on China’s Blocking Statute (14 Jan 2021)

Professor Wan Wai Yee Obtains HK$3,114,629 Collaborative Research Fund from Research Grant Council (13 Jan 2021)

Professor Wang Jiangyu Quoted in the South China Morning Post on China’s Increasing Interest in International Law (12 Jan 2021)

Professor Wang Jiangyu Quoted in the South China Morning Post on the Rule of Law in China under Xi Jinping (12 Jan 2021)

Professor Julien Chaisse interviewed in Vietnam Tuổi Trẻ daily newspaperon economic trajectory of Vietnam which might surpass Malaysia and the Philippines in terms of both GDP and GDP per capita (1 Jan 2021)

Professor Wang Jiangyu Quoted in Singapore’s Lianhe Zaobao on China’s “Wolf Warrior” Diplomacy (1 Jan 2021)

Professor Wang Jiangyu Invited to Give a Keynote Speech on U.S.-China Trade War at Renmin University (26 Dec 2020)

Report on “The National Security Law of Hong Kong: Theoretical and Practical Perspectives” International Online Symposium (21 Dec 2020)

Professor Wang Jiangyu Invited to Deliver a Keynote Speech on Singapore and Hong Kong as Free Trade Ports and the Implications for China (12 Dec 2020)

Professor Wang Jiangyu Quoted in BBC Report on Meng Wanzhou’s Extradition Case (9 Dec 2020)

Professor Julien Chaisse Quoted in South China Morning Post on China-Australia Trade Relations (8 Dec 2020)

Professor Julien Chaisse Quoted in South China Morning Post on China’s New Export Controls Regulation (2 Dec 2020)

Professor Julien Chaisse Quoted in South China Morning Post on China-Australia Trade Tensions that Have Increased Over the Last Months (1 Dec 2020)

RCCL International Symposium on ‘The Rule of Law in Chinese Foreign Affairs’ (1 Dec 2020 Eng || Chi)

Professor Wang Jiangyu Quoted in South China Morning Post on China-United States Disputes on Beijing’s “Fox Hunt” (28 Nov 2020)

Professor Julien Chaisse Quoted in South China Morning Post on China-Australia Trade Tensions That Have Increased Over the Last Months. (28 Nov 2020)

Professor Julien Chaisse Quoted in South China Morning Post on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Signed 15 Asia-Pacific Nations in November 2020. (17 Nov 2020)

Professor Wang Jiangyu published an Op-ed in Global Times on the RCEP and its impact on regional economic integration in Asia (14 Nov 2020)

Professor Julien Chaisse Interviewed in Vietnam Tuổi Trẻ Daily Newspaper on COVID-19 and ASEAN Responses. (13 Nov 2020)

Professor Julien Chaisse Quoted in South China Morning Post on U.S. Presidential Election Consequences for Business in Hong Kong. (8 Nov 2020)

Professor Wang Jiangyu quoted in Singapore’s Lianhe Zaobao on Singapore and Hong Kong as international legal hubs in Asia (8 Nov 2020)

Professor Wang Jiangyu quoted in Singtao Daily on U.S. presidential election and its impact on U.S.-China relations (6 Nov 2020)

Professor Wang Jiangyu published an Op-ed on the Meng Wanzhou case in Singapore’s ThinkChina (6 Nov 2020)

Professor Wang Jiangyu quoted in South China Morning Post on U.S.-China relations under a new American president (5 Nov 2020)

Professor Wang Jiangyu quoted in Singapore’s Lianhe Zaobao on Vietnam between the US and China in international relations (31 Oct 2020)

Professor Wang Jiangyu invited to speak at The 2020 BIICL Annual WTO Conference (23 Oct 2020)

Professor Wang Jiangyu quoted in Singtao Daily on the new styles of Chinese diplomats (20 Oct 2020)

Professor Wang Jiangyu invited to speak at the 2020 Tsinghua World Forum on the Rule of Law (16 Oct 2020)

Professor Wang Jiangyu quoted in South China Morning Post on international law in China-India relations (15 Oct 2020)

Professor Julien Chaisse Quoted in South China Morning Post on Hong Kong formal intervention at a meeting of the WTO’s General Council against US rules on export labelling (15 Oct 2020)

Professor Julien Chaisse interviewed in Public Jurist on Hong Kong’s role in the World Trade Organization (WTO), China’s development, and recent problems faced by the global economy. The Journal’s Editors chose a timely topic for this issue which also features fascinating interviews with Pascal Lamy (Former WTO Director-General) and Stuart Harbinson (Former HK Representative to WTO) (11 Oct 2020)

Professor Wang Jiangyu quoted in Singapore’s Lianhe Zaobao on China’s more assertive stance in the UN on human rights (7 Oct 2020)

Professor Julien Chaisse Quoted in South China Morning Post on China accusing the United States and India of breaking global trading rules over bans on Chinese-made apps, including TikTok and WeChat. (5 Oct 2020)

Professor Julien Chaisse Quoted in Bangkok Post on Myanmar moves step closer to new bids on China-backed belt and road project (29 Sep 2020)

Professor Julien Chaisse Quoted in Macau Business on acquisition of mobile phone traffic and tracking location data device by Macau SAR (24 Sep 2020)

International Conference on “The National Security Law of Hong Kong: Theoretical and Practical Perspectives” (16 Sep 2020 Eng || Chi)

Professor Julien Chaisse Quoted in South China Morning Post on Myanmar that has opened the door for new bids against China Communications Construction Company (CCCC) for construction of the New Yangon City project (8 Sep 2020)

Professor Wang Jiangyu invited to speak at an Entrepreneurs Club in China on Hong Kong’s National Security Law (6 Sep 2020)

Professor Wang Jiangyu invited to be a lead discussant at the 2020 Inaugural Annual Conference of the University of Hong Kong Law Doctoral Colloquium (31 Aug 2020)

Professor Julien Chaisse Quoted in the fDi Magazine on the plan for the construction of Hainan Free Trade Port, a large-scale plan to transform the entire island province into a free trade port (29 Aug 2020)

RCCL Online Symposium on “The Application of the CISG to the HKSAR” (28 Aug 2020 Eng || Chi)

Professor Liu Qiao Presented at a Virtual Roundtable Jointly Organised by the Centre for Asian Legal Studies and EW Barker Centre for Law and Business of the Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore on 27 August 2020 (27 Aug 2020)

Professor Julien Chaisse Quoted in South China Morning Post on China and Azerbaijan cooperation on the belt and road transport route (25 Aug 2020)

Professor Wang Jiangyu quoted in Singapore’s Lianhe Zaobao on TikTok’s lawsuit against the Trump Administration (24 Aug 2020)

Professor Julien Chaisse Quoted in South China Morning Post on Hong Kong’s WTO threat against US ‘Made in China’ ruling (21 Aug 2020)

Professor Julien Chaisse Quoted in the South China Morning Post on how the new national security law could affect Hong Kong as an international hub for study, scholarship and academic exchanges (8 Aug 2020)

Professor Wang Jiangyu appeared on CGTN to comment on U.S. ban of TikTok (4 Aug 2020)

Dr. Fozia Lone Quoted in People’s Daily and Xinhua News on Protection of Human Rights in Public Health Crisis (3 Aug 2020)

Professor Wang Jiangyu appeared on Korea’s Ariang TV to discuss U.S.-China conflicts (29 Jul 2020)

RCCL & CALS Roundtable on “How Has COVID-19 (Re)Shaped Government-Business Relations in Asia?” (28 Jul 2020 Eng || Chi)

Professor Wang Jiangyu quoted in Singapore’s Lianhe Zaobao on the Meng Wanzhou case (26 Jul 2020)

Professor Wang Jiangyu appeared on CGTN to comment on the international law and international relations aspects of U.S.-China competition in closure of consulates (25 Jul 2020)

Professor Wang Jiangyu quoted in Singapore’s Lianhe Zaobao on China’s retaliatory closure of U.S. Consulate in Chengdu (25 Jul 2020)

Professor Wang Jiangyu quoted in South China Morning Post on Shenzhen’s whistleblower protection law (19 Jul 2020)

Professor Julien Chaisse Quoted in South China Morning Post on Hong Kong Autonomy Act (15 Jul 2020)

Professor Wang Jiangyu quoted in the Fortune magazine on whether foreign banks may violate the National Security Law when complying with U.S. sanctions (15 Jul 2020)

Professor Julien Chaisse Quoted in South China Morning Post on Australia’s Commitment to Signing the RCEP Despite Rising Political Tensions with China Possibly Paving the Way for a New Platform for Trade-Conflict Resolution between the Two Countries (10 Jul 2020)

Professor Wang Jiangyu quoted in South China Morning Post on China’s anti-corruption campaign in the law enforcement system (10 Jul 2020)

Publication of the Issue 1, Vol. 8 of The Chinese Journal of Comparative Law, a Special Issue on Dispute Settlement in the Belt and Road Initiative. (9 Jul 2020)

Professor Julien Chaisse Quoted in the Wall Street Journal on Tech Companies’ Decision to Pause Review of Government Requests for User Data in Hong Kong (7 Jul 2020)

Professor Wang Jiangyu Quoted in Singapore’s Lianhe Zaobao on the Role of the National Security Office under the National Security Law for Hong Kong (4 Jul 2020)

Professor Wang Jiangyu Quoted in Financial Times on the Impact of the National Security Law on Business in Hong Kong (3 Jul 2020)

Professor Wang Jiangyu Commented on the National Security Law on CGTN on Legal Issues Concerning the Law’s Scope of Application (3 Jul 2020)

Professor Wang Jiangyu Discussed Several Legal Issues Concerning the National Security Law on CGTN (2 Jul 2020)

Professor Wang Jiangyu Quoted in Singapore’s Lianhe Zaobao on Hong Kong’s National Security Law (2 Jul 2020)

Professor Wang Jiangyu Quoted in Singapore’s Lianhe Zaobao on the Impact of the National Security Law on Stability in Hong Kong (2 Jul 2020)

Professor Wang Jiangyu Commented on the National Security Law on CGTN (1 Jul 2020)

Report on the “National Security Law of the HKSAR” Online Symposium (30 Jun 2020)

Professor Julien Chaisse Quoted in the South China Morning Post on US Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security Decision to Add New Chinese Entities and Research Institutions to Its Prohibited “Entity List” (25 Jun 2020)

Professor Julien Chaisse Quoted in Financier Worldwide on the Unpredictability of Global Capital Flows Due to COVID-19 Has Led the Prospects of FDI into Deep Waters (21 Jun 2020)

Peter Wang Quoted in South China Morning Post on Hong Kong National Security Law (19 Jun 2020)

Professor Julien Chaisse Quoted in fDi Magazine — the Leading News and Foreign Direct Investment Publication, Providing an Up-to-Date Review of Global Investment Activity on China and the “Middle-Income Trap” (18 Jun 2020)

RCCL & CPLR Online Symposium: International Symposium on COVID-19 and Models of Governance in East Asia and the World (12 Jun 2020 Eng || Chi || Video)

Professor Julien Chaisse Quoted in Public Jurist on Hong Kong’s Role in the World Trade Organization, China’s Development, and Recent Problems Faced by the Global Economy and the World Trade Organization (WTO) (10 Jun 2020)

Professor Qiao Liu’s Article Accepted for Publication by the Journal of Contract Law (9 Jun 2020)

RCCL Online Symposium on Chinese Civil Code (7 Jun 2020 Eng || Chi || Video)

CPLR & RCCL Online Symposium: “National Security Legislation of the HKSAR” (5 Jun 2020 Eng || Chi)

Professor Wang Jiangyu Quoted in Singapore’s English Media on U.S. Sanctions on Hong Kong (1 Jun 2020)

Professor Wang Jiangyu Quoted in Singapore’s Lianhe Zaobao on China’s Proposed Legal Approach to Deal with the Protests in Hong Kong (31 May 2020)

Professor Wang Jiangyu Quoted in Singapore’s Lianhe Zaobao on the Judgment by a Canadian Court on the Extradition Case of Meng Wanzhou (29 May 2020)

Professor Julien Chaisse Quoted in the South China Morning Post on Washington’s Announcement to End Hong Kong’s Preferential Trade Status with the United States (29 May 2020)

Professor Julien Chaisse Quoted in Politico on the Reasons that Explaining that European Leaders are Unlikely to Follow the U.S. in Threatening Trade Sanctions Against Beijing as It Moves to Tighten Its Grip on Hong Kong (29 May 2020)

Professor Wang Jiangyu Quoted in South China Morning Post on China’s Draft Civil Code (26 May 2020)

RCCL Online Workshop: “COVID-19, International Law and the Post-Pandemic International Order” (22 May 2020 Eng || Chi)

Professor Wang Jiangyu Quoted in Reuters on China’s Newly Adopted Civil Code (21 May 2020)

Professor Wang Jiangyu quoted in Singtao Daily on China’s Treats to Punish American Politicians (15 May 2020)

Professor Julien Chaisse Quoted in Vietnam’s Main Newspaper "Tuổi Trẻ" on US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s Plan to Establish a New “Economic Prosperity Network” — Which Includes the US, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea, New Zealand and Vietnam (10 May 2020)

Professor Wang Jiangyu Quoted in Singapore’s Lianhe Zaobao on a Controversial Statement on Hong Kong by an Office of the State Council (7 May 2020)

Professor Wang Jiangyu Quoted in Singapore’s Lianhe Zaobao on China’s Foreign Aid Policy (2 May 2020)

Professor Wang Jiangyu Quoted in the South China Morning Post on the New Role of China’s Ministry of Justice (29 Apr 2020)

Professor Wang Jiangyu Interviewed by Shenzhen TV on the International Law Issues Concerning Lawsuits in the United States against China Concerning Covid-19 Compensation (27 Apr 2020)

Professor Wang Jiangyu Quoted in Singapore’s Lianhe Zaobao and ThinkChina on Missouri State’s Legal Action against China for Covid-19 Compensation (23 Apr 2020)

Professor Wang Jiangyu Quoted in Singapore’s Lianhe Zaobao and ThinkChina on Chinese nationalism (17 Apr 2020)

Professor Wang Jiangyu Published an Op-ed at Singapore’s Lianhe Zaobao on the Impact of Covid-19 on China’s Participation in Globalization (15 Apr 2020)

Surya Deva Discusses Prospects and Perils of China’s New Export, Its Model of Governance (15 Apr 2020)

An article, titled “Party Building or Noisy Signaling: The Contours of Political Conformity in Chinese Corporate Governance”, co-authored by RCCL core member, Dr. Lauren Yu-Hsin Lin, and Professor Curtis J. Milhaupt, William F. Baxter-Visa International Professor of Law at Stanford Law School, was featured on the Oxford Business Law Blog (OBLB) on 9 April 2020 (14 Apr 2020)

RCCL Associate Member Professor Zhu Guobin Published Commentary on "One Country Two Systems" in Ta Kung Pao (10 Apr 2020)

Professor Wang Jiangyu Quoted in Singapore’s Lianhe Baobao (聯合早報) on China’s Covid-19 Assistance to Other Countries (2 Apr 2020)

Professor Julien Chaisse Quoted in Nikkei Asian Review’s Cover Story on How the Coronavirus is Reshaping Asia’s Borders, Business and Trade (1 Apr 2020)

Professor Wang Jiangyu Quoted in Lianhe Zaobao (聯合早報) on U.S.-China Relations in the Coronavirus Crisis on 15 March 2020 (24 Mar 2020)

Professor Liu Qiao Talked about Legal Responses to Impact of COVID-19 at Baker McKenzie FenXun Panel Discussion in February 2020 (15 Mar 2020)

Professor Wang Jiangyu quoted in Global Times regarding Trump’s National Emergency Declaration (14 Mar 2020)

Professor Wang Jiangyu quoted in Singapore’s Lianhe Zaobao (聯合早報) on Coronavirus’ Impact on Global Governance (14 Mar 2020)

Publication of Volume 7, Issue 3 of The Chinese Journal of Comparative Law (20 Feb 2020)

Professor Julien Chaisse’s Interview with Financier Worldwide Magazine on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (19 Feb 2020)

Professor Julien Chaisse Quoted in South China Morning Post Regarding the gradual withdrawal of South Korean firms from China (17 Feb 2020)

Professor Wang Jiangyu quoted in South China Morning Post regarding China’s Postpone of Its Annual Parliamentary Meeting (17 Feb 2020)

Professor Wang Jiangyu’s Interview with Shenzhen TV on the Diamond Princess Cruise Ship (16 Feb 2020)

New Book Announcement: Deference to the Administration in Judicial Review: Comparative Perspectives (Springer, 2019) (14 Feb 2020)

Professor Julien Chaisse Quoted in International Financial Law Review Discussing the Application of the Force Majeure Clause in the Context of the Coronavirus Outbreak (13 Feb 2020)

Co-authored Article of Professor Julien Chaisse on the Investment Treaty for the Belt and Road Initiative (13 Feb 2020)

New Book Announcement: Research Handbook on Asian Financial Law (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2020) (13 Feb 2020)

Professor Wang Jiangyu Quoted in South China Morning Post (SCMP) on the Coronavirus and China’s Governance (12 Feb 2020)

Article by Professor Wang Jiangyu and Professor Tan Cheng Han Featured on the Oxford Business Law Blog (OBLB) (11 Feb 2020)

Article by Professor Julien Chaisse on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (10 Feb 2020)

New Book Announcement: Dispute Resolution in China, Europe and World (Springer, 2020) (10 Feb 2020)

Recent Development of RCCL (1 Feb 2020 Eng || Chi)

RCCL Retreat (7 Nov 2019 Eng || Chi)

Article by Dr. Shucheng Peter Wang on a Comparative Study of Judicial Review of Legislation in Hong Kong (23 Sept 2019)

Recent Developments of the Centre for Chinese and Comparative Law (RCCL) as of August 2018 (23 Aug 2018 Eng || Chi)

RCCL Conference on “Dispute Resolution in Asia and Beyond: Progress and Trends” (17-18 May 2018 Eng || Chi)

Recent Developments of the Centre for Chinese and Comparative Law (RCCL) (22 Mar 2018 Eng || Chi)

International Conference on the Evolution of Constitutional Order of the HKSAR: Theoretical and Comparative Perspectives (26-27 Oct 2017 Eng || Chi)

RCCL Conference on Judicial Reform in China (19-20 Aug 2016 Eng || Chi)

RCCL Conference on “Governance, Democratization and Constitutional Reform: Definition of Political Structure of the HKSAR and Its Reform” (23-24 Jun 2016 Eng || Chi)

RCCL Roundtable on “Legal Issues Relating to Mong Kok Riot, Hong Kong Independence, and Freedom of Expression” (5 Jun 2016 Eng || Chi)

Conference of Perspectives on Chinese Contract Law (15-16 Apr 2016 Eng || Chi)

Law Conference of Mainland, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan: Legal Issues Relating to the “One Belt, One Road” Strategy (6-7 Nov 2015 Eng || Chi)

RCCL Conference on “The Occupy Central Movement and Its Aftermath: An Interdisciplinary Study” (18-19 Sep 2015 Eng || Chi)