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A new Chinese economic law order

8 October 2019
5:15pm - 7:00pm
Law G02, Law Building
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Please join us for the last in a series of lectures on US-Australia Dialogues on International Trade and Resource Governance Law.

The speaker is Gregory Shaffer Chancellor’s Professor of Law, University of California-Irvine School of Law. Her is a leading authority on international trade law and law and globalisation. His publications include six books and over 100 articles and book chapters on international trade law, global governance, and globalisation’s impact on domestic regulation. His work is cross-disciplinary, addressing such topics as public-private networks in international trade litigation; comparative institutional approaches to trade-social policy conflicts; and national regulation in global context. Prior to joining academia, he practiced law in Paris for seven years for Coudert Frères and Bredin Prat, where he was a member of the Paris bar.

Jim Harrowell AM will deliver a short response to Professor Shaffer's Lecture. Jim is Managing Partner at Hunt & Hunt Lawyers and the New South Wales Special Envoy for China. He has been appointed to the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC) panel of arbitrators, and the Shanghai Arbitration Commission. In 2012 UNSW recognised his work in China with the award of Doctor of Laws Honoris Causa.

This lecture is part of a series titled US-Australia Dialogues on International Trade and Resource Governance Law, which is sponsored by the Embassy of the United States of America in Australia. The objective of this series is to bring together top scholars from the United States to engage in dialogue with members of academia and practice in Australia. The lectures are free and open to all.