Lecturers and Seminars 2008

December 2008

TLRP/AIIFL Seminar "Tax in the Virtual World" by Dr Michael Walpole, Associate Professor and Associate Dean, ATAX, Faculty of Law, University of New South Wales on 18 December 2008

November 2008

Public Lecture "The Law of Monopoly Control in the EC and UK" by Professor Mark Furse, University of Glasgow on 6 November 2008

Public Lecture "Antitrust Law in China and Hong Kong – A Critical Perspective" by Professor Mark Furse, University of Glasgow on 26 November 2008

Seminar "Credit Default Swaps – Why Were They So Popular and What Was Their Part in the Financial Crisis?" by Graham Roberts, Professorial Fellow, Queen Mary, University of London on 28 November 2008

October 2008

Seminar "The Global Credit Crisis: Causes and Consequences" by Dr Douglas Arner, Director, Asian Institute of International Financial Law on 24 October 2008

September 2008

Seminar "Risk Taking, the Limits of Law and Regulatory Failure – The Case of Northern Rock" by Professor Roman Tomasic, Chair in Company Law, Durham Law School on 8 September 2008

Seminar "The Interpretation of Article 56 of the European Community Treaty" by Borbala Kolozs, Assistant Professor, Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest, Hungary on 12 September 2008

July 2008

AIIFL and Duke-HKU Asia-America Institute in Transnational Law Seminar "Shareholderism: Board Members' Values and the Shareholder-Stakeholder Dilemma" by Professor Amir Licht, Dean, Radzyner School of Law, Israel on 25 July 2008

June 2008

AIIFL and Corporate Law Studies Interest Group (CoSIG) organized a Seminar "Dating Games in the U.S. Executive Suite: A Scandal Hong Kong Can Avoid" by Professor Cindy A. Schipani, Merwin H. Waterman Collegiate Professor of Business Administration, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, University of Michigan on 12 June 2008

Public Lecture "Professional Indemnity Insurance" by Professor Robert Merkin, Southampton University on 19 June 2008

Seminar "Achieving Tax Reform: Consultation in a Tax Policy Network" by Miranda Stewart, Associate Professor and Co-Director of Taxation Studies, Law School, University of Melbourne on 23 June 2008

May 2008

LL.M. Degree Programme in Arbitration & Dispute Resolution, HKU Dialogues in Dispute Resolution and AIIFL jointly organized a Seminar "Islamic Finance and ADR" by Amirali Bakirali Nasir, Solicitor and Founding Partner of the Nasirs Law Firm on 6 May 2008

Seminar "The Shareholder Empowerment Debate: Lessons from News Corp’s Exodus to Delaware" by Professor Jennifer Hill, Sydney Law School on 21 May 2008

Public Lecture "Modernisation of EU Competition Policy – A Model for the New Chinese Anti-Monopoly Law?" by Professor Josef Drexl, Director, Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition and Tax Law on 22 May 2008

April 2008

Seminar "Corporate Governance and Shareholder Litigation" by Dr. Arad Reisberg, Director, UCL Centre for Commercial Law and Lecturer, Faculty of Laws, University College London on 3 April 2008

Seminar "Legal Reform in Transition Countries: the EBRD Approach" by Michel Nussbaumer, Chief Counsel – Legal Transition, EBRD and Frederique Dahan, Senior Counsel, EBRD on 10 April 2008

March 2008

Seminar “The Meaning and Reach of a Contractual Choice of Law Clause in International Financial Transactions” by Professor Jan Dalhuisen, School of Law, King’s College London and Paul Hastings Visiting Professor in Corporate and Financial Law, Faculty of Law, HKU on 17 March 2008

Seminar “Dynastic Chinese Law and the Modern Chinese Legal Identity” by Professor John Head, School of Law, University of Kansas and Paul Hastings Visiting Professor in Corporate and Financial Law, Faculty of Law, HKU on 18 March 2008

Seminar "Transnationalisation of Law and Finance" by Professor Jan Dalhuisen, School of Law, King’s College London and Paul Hastings Visiting Professor in Corporate and Financial Law, Faculty of Law, HKU and Professor John Head, School of Law, University of Kansas and Paul Hastings Visiting Professor in Corporate and Financial Law, Faculty of Law, HKU on 27 March 2008

January 2008

Seminar "Capital Markets Competitiveness and the Forced Internationalization of US Securities Regulation" by Eric J. Pan, Director, The Samuel and Ronnie Heyman Center on Corporate Governance, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law on 7 January 2008

The Hong Kong Institute of Directors and AIIFL jointly organized a Professional Talk "Executive Compensation in the USA" by Professor Deborah DeMott, Duke University, USA on 10 January 2008

Seminar "The New Financial Instruments and Exchange Law of Japan and Better Regulation Issues" by Dr Mamiko Yokoi-Arai, Reader in International Finance Law and Regulation; CCLS, Queen Mary, University of London and Research Fellow, Financial Services Agency, Japan and Mr Masamichi Kono, Deputy Director-General, Supervisory Bureau, Financial Services Agency, Japan on 22 January 2008