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New Arbitration Rules of Zhuhai Court of International Arbitration

Against the background of “One Belt, One Road” initiative and the construction of Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Great Bay Area, after being elevated to be a national free trade zone a few years ago, Henqin Island located in Zhuhai City of Guangdong Province and neighboring Macau was re-labelled as the deeper integration (cooperation) area between Guangdong and […]

A New Interesting Book on PIL Aspects of Corporate Social Responsibility

A book edited by Catherine Kessedjian & Humberto Cantú Rivera and titled “Private International Law Aspects of Corporate Social Responsibility” has just been released electronically and in hard copy. As said in the abstract of the book, “This book addresses one of the core challenges in the corporate social responsibility (or business and human rights) […]

International Civil and Commercial Dispute Resolution in Asia Pacific

(This announcement is provided by Dr. Jeanne Huang, who is now working in Sydney Law School) International Civil and Commercial Dispute Resolution in Asia Pacific China and Australia Private International Law Forum 17th & 18th July 2019, Shanghai, China CALL FOR PAPERS PROPOSAL Submission Deadline: 15th April 2019 Send to: ecpfl_ecupl@163.com With the increase of […]

The UM Macao Distinguished Visiting Scholar (MDS)

The UM Macao Distinguished Visiting Scholar (MDS), established by University of Macau (UM) under the UM Macao Talent Program, aims to attract established scholars to conduct inter/multi-disciplinary research activities with UM faculty members or to promote joint research projects/publications.  Read more…

The UM Macao Post-doctoral Fellowship (MPF)

The UM Macao Post-doctoral Fellowship (MPF), established by University of Macau (UM) under the UM Macao Talent Program, aims to attract high-calibre PhD graduates for faculties to sustain and strengthen their research capabilities and build up areas of expertise.  Read more…

Proving Chinese Law: Deference to the Submissions from Chinese Government?

Written by Dr. Jie (Jeanne) Huang, Senior Lecturer, University of New South Wales Faculty of Law The recent U.S. Supreme Court case, Animal Science Products, Inc. v. Hebei Welcome Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd, concerns what weight should be given to the Chinese government’s submission of Chinese law. On Page 58 of the trial transcript, Justices Kagan […]