Private International Law and Business Compliance in Asia Pacific Conference

This international conference will be held on 21 February 2024 at the University of Sydney Law School, Australia. 

Keynote: Justice and injustice in foreign judgments – does terminology matter?

Professor Andrew Dickinson, Oxford University Law School

Other confirmed speakers include:


Professor Luke Nottage, University of Sydney:”Compliance with Alternative Dispute Resolution commitments in international commercial and investment agreements”

Dr. Yang Liu, East China University of Political Science and Law: Unilateral Sanctions as Defenses in Investment Arbitration

Ganesh Sahathevan, Centre For Industrial Research, Melanesian Mambefor Corporation: Remote Sensing Evidence in The Resolution Of Disputes Concerning Non-Compliant Carbon Credit Products

Dr Dan Xie, East China University of Political Science and Law: “The Judicial Interpretation and Application of Due Process Defence under the New York Convention: The Experience of Chinese Courts”


Professor Vivienne Bath, University of Sydney

Professor Tao Du, East China University of Political Science and Law: The HCCH Conventions in Chinese Courts

Dr Yan Li, Seoul National University Law Research Institute: “Declining Jurisdiction in China and South Korea: A Mixture of Civil and Common Law Culture in Private International Law?”

Dr Thu Thuy Nguyen, Hanoi Law University: The Barriers for Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Vietnam

International commercial transactions

Professor Bing Ling, University of Sydney

Dapo Wang, Shanghai Jiaotong University: Economic Sanctions and the Trade-Compliance Dilemmas for Chinese Companies

Dr Lemuel Didulo Lopez, RMIT University: “Choice of Forum Clause and the Protection of Weaker Parties: Lessons from Asia”

Stefano Dominelli, University of Genoa, Italy: “Once a Trader, Always a Trader” – Or Maybe not: The EU Law Shaping of the Law of State Immunities


Conference registration information can be found here.

If you are a speaker or a member of the University of Sydney’s staff, student body, or alumni, please reach out to to obtain a promotion code.