China WTO Public Lecture Series

China WTO: Trade Law & Policy (November 2001 – January 2002)

This public lecture series was organised in cooperation with the HKU Institute for China and Global Development and the Institute of European Studies in Macau. The lectures were timed to coincide with China’s accession to the WTO and provided delegates with knowledge of WTO jurisprudence and the latest developments regarding China’s WTO accession. Attendance totalled 240 attendees for the 11 lectures. Speakers were from the HKU Faculty of Law except where noted.

  • 15 November 2001: “Will China’s Legal System Satisfy WTO Demands?” Professor Jerome A. Cohen, New York University School of Law, US
  • 19 November 2001: “Anti-Dumping and the WTO” Professor Francis Snyder, Université d’ Aix-Marseille III, France
  • 26 November 2001: “TRIMS: Trade and Investment in the WTO” Professor Peter Malanczuk, Dean, City University of Hong Kong (former Distinguished Visiting Professor, HKU Faculty of Law)
  • 29 November 2001: “WTO Dispute Settlement and the Principle of Non-Discrimination in International Trade” Professor Miguel Maduro, New University of Lisbon, Portugal
  • 5 December 2001: “Intellectual Property Law and TRIPS” Professor Christopher Heath, Max-Planck Institute, Munich, Germany
  • 12 December 2001: “Post-Modern Trade Policy: Reflections on Challenges to Multilateral Trade Negotiations” Professor Michael Hart, Carleton University, Canada
  • 18 December 2001: “Trade in Services: Challenges and Prospects” Professor Pierre Sauvé, OECD Trade Directorate, France
  • 9 January 2002: “Financial Regulation and the WTO: Liberalisation and Restructuring in China” Dr. Douglas Arner
  • 16 January 2002: “The WTO Standards of Review of Administrative Action” Mr. Mattheo Bushehri
  • 23 January 2002: “Legal Challenges to Local Government in China from the WTO Perspective” Mr. Zhang Xian Chu
  • 30 January 2002: “China’s Accession – Implications for Foreign Direct Investment” Mr. Donald Lewis