The Center for International and Comparative Law will host a conference on China's First Ten Years in the WTO - Issues, Challenges, and Prospects. Join us on October 5, 2012 at Inlow Hall. CLE credit available pending approval.
October 5, 2012
Center for International and Comparative Law Conference
China's First Ten Years in the WTO - Issues, Challenges, and Prospects
CLE: 6.0 Hours (pending approval)
Speaker: Academic Experts from around the world
Time: 9:00 am - 5:15 pm
Location: Wynne Courtroom and Atrium, Inlow Hall, 530 W. New York Street, Indianapolis, IN
Contact: Brooke Merry at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Center for International and Comparative Law will host a conference on China's First Ten Years in the WTO - Issues, Challenges, and Prospects. Join us on October 5, 2012 at Inlow Hall.
Faculty, staff and students of Indiana University may attend for free. Please contact Brooke Merry at email@example.com to sign up.
|8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.||Welcome and Registration|
|9:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.||Opening Remarks|
Prof. Antony Page, J.D., MBA, Vice-Dean, Robert H. McKinney School of Law
|9:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.||Compatibility of China’s Political and Economic System with WTO Law|
- China's State Capitalism and the WTO
Dr. Ming Du, LL.M., Professor at The Chinese University of Hong Kong
- Neoliberal Economic Policy and its Discontents: A Look at Chinese Development Policies and their Compatibility in a Multilateral Trading System
Mark L. Shope, J.D., LL.M., Associate at Faegre Baker Daniels, Indianapolis
|10:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.||Coffee Break|
|11:15 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. ||Rule Based vs. Power Based Trade Relations |
- China, the US, and the EU in the WTO – ‘The Power and the Glory’or just ‘Catch-as-Catch-Can’?
Dr. Frank Emmert, LL.M., John S. Grimes Professor and Director of the Center for International and Comparative Law at IU Robert H. McKinney School of Law and Anna Hakobyan, LL.M., Assistant Professor at Yerevan State University
- The Evolution and Future of the China-EU-Investment Relations
Dr. Marc Bungenberg, LL.M., Professor of Public Law, European Law, Public International and International Economic Law at Siegen University and Visiting Professor at the University of Lausanne
|12:45 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.||Lunch|
|1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.||Global Equality vs. Regional Preferences |
- Regional Trade Agreements - Effects, Significance, and Rank within the Framework of the World Trading System
Dr. Talia Einhorn, Professor at Ariel University Center, Department of Economics and Business Management and Visiting Senior Research Fellow at Tel Aviv University Faculty of Management
- China's Investment and Trade in Africa - Neo-Colonialism or Mutual Benefit?
Ying Chen, LL.M., SJD cand. at IU Robert H. McKinney School of Law
- Trade and Investment Between China and Latin America
Dr. Javier Esguevillas, Professor at Universidad Rey Juan Carlos III, Madrid, and Research Fellow at Notre Dame University
|3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.||Coffee Break|
|3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.||Dispute Settlement on the National and International Level |
- Challenges, Contention and Compliance: China's Role in WTO Dispute Resolution
Timothy Webster, J.D., LL.M., Professor at Case Western Reserve University School of Law
- The Implementation of China's WTO Transparency Commitment and Its Effect on China's Rule of Law: An Empirical Study
Dr. Lu Xiaojie, Professor at Tsinghua University School of Law, Beijing
|5:00 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. ||Closing Remarks|
Professors Ming Du and Frank Emmert