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2021 UNCITRAL ASIA PACIFIC DAY UNCITRAL RCAP-UM JOINT CONFERENCE 2021 CONQUERING THE COVID: ENHANCING ECONOMIC RECOVERY THROUGH HARMONIZATION OF LAW GOVERNING MSMES

On 17 December 2021, the UNCITRAL RCAPUM Joint Conference, an event celebrating the 2021 UNCITRAL Asia Pacific Day, is scheduled in the University of Macau (Macau SAR) under the title “Conquering the COVID: Enhancing Economic Recovery through Harmonization of Law Governing MSMEs”. This is the annual conference rising from the successful cooperation between the UNCITRAL […]

Appeal on Merits in Commercial Arbitration?–An Overview

(authored by Chen Zhi, Wangjing & GH Law Firm, PhD Candidate at University of Macau) Finality of tribunal’s decision without any challenging system on merits issues has been well established and viewed as one of the most cited benefits of arbitration, which can be found in most influential legal documents such as 1958 New York […]

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…