Lectures and Seminars 2012

December 2012

EAIEL/AIIFL Seminar “Dispute Concerning the Plain Packaging of Tobacco Products” by Professor Andrew Mitchell, Melbourne Law School, The University of Melbourne, 12 December 2012    Powerpoint

November 2012

TLRP/AIIFL Seminar “Harmful Tax Competition Between Member States of the EU” by Dr. Patricia Lampreave, Lawyer and an Accredited Tax Professor in Spain, 8 November 2012   Article 1          Ariticle 2

AIIFL / CFRED, CUHK Public Lecture “Contractual Approach to Discipline Self-dealing by Controlling Shareholders” by María Gutiérrez, Associate Professor, Department of Business Administration, Universidad Carlos III, 7 November 2012

October 2012

Public Lectures “BRICS: Experiments with State Capitalism and Institutional Investment” by Professor John Farrar, Emeritus Professor of Law, Bond University, Professor of Corporate Governance, University of Auckland and Academic Advisory Board Member, Asian Institute of International Financial Law, 25 October 2012

Seminar “Legitimacy of the G-20 as Global Financial Regulator” by Professor Rolf H. Weber, University of Zurich, Visiting Research Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Hong Kong and Academic Advisory Board Member, Asian Institute of International Financial Law, 18 October 2012

AIIFL Seminar “Australian Corporate Governance” by Professor Michael Adams, Dean, School of Law, University of Western Sydney and Honorary Fellow, Asian Institute of International Financial Law, 12 October 2012
Powerpoint             Paper

Seminar “The US-PRC UnionPay WTO Dispute: Bringing the Back Office Front & Center” by Professor Jane K. Winn, Charles I. Stone Professor of Law, University of Washington School of Law, 5 October 2012   Powerpoint

TLRP/AIIFL Seminar “A GST/VAT Can Be Made to Work Well in a Small Jurisdiction with Time: The New Zealand Experience” by Professor Adrian Sawyer, University of Canterbury, 4 October 2012
Powerpoint                Paper

September 2012

AIIFL & CLLC “Capturing the Aurora of the Dawn after the Financial Crisis“, 15 September 2012

July 2012

Duke Law School/AIIFL Seminar “If There is Another Eurozone Sovereign Restructuring …” by Mitu Gulati, Duke Law School, 9 July 2012
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June 2012

AIIFL/The Hong Kong Insurance Law Association Public Lecture “Recent Developments in Liability Insurance” by Professor Robert Merkin, Research Professor of Commercial Law, Southampton University and Consultant, Norton Rose, 20 June 2012

 May 2012

Seminar “Dodd-Frank Act: Extra-Territorial Impact on Swap Dealers ” by Jeffrey H. Chen, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, 15 May 2012

Seminar “Dodd-Frank Act: Extra-Territorial Impact of the Volcker Rule” by Jeffrey H. Chen, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, 8 May 2012

Seminar “The Euro Zone Debt Crisis – Why Greece is (not) Argentina –” by Rainer Kulms, Max Planck Institute of Comparative and International Private Law, Hamburg, Germany, 2 May 2012

April 2012

International Centre for China Development Studies, Centre for China Financial Research and AIIFL jointly organized a Seminar “President Obama’s Pivot to Asia-Pacific and US-China Relations” by Professor Suisheng Zhao, Director, Center for China-US Cooperation, Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver, 27 April 2012

Public Lecture “The EU as a Leading Actor in International Trade and Investment” by Stefan Amarasinha, Head, Trade and Economic Section, European Union Office to Hong Kong and Macao, 25 April 2012

March 2012

TLRP/AIIFL Seminar “The EU Commission’s Proposal for a Financial Transaction Tax” by John Vella, Senior Research Fellow, Oxford University Centre for Business Taxation, 26 March 2012

Seminar “Harmonising Sales Law” by Dr Camilla Baasch Andersen, Senior Lecturer and Director of Leicester School of Law’s LLM Programme, 20 March 2012

International Centre for China Development Studies, Centre for China Financial Research and AIIFL jointly organized a Public Lecture “The Global Stock Market: Issuers, Investors, and Intermediaries In an Uneven World” by Dr Dariusz Wójcik, School of Geography and the Environment, Oxford University, 5 March 2012

February 2012

TLRP/AIIFL Seminar “Will the United States Government Ever Again Have a Functioning Budgetary System?” by Professor Neil H. Buchanan, The George Washington University Law School, 27 February 2012

Seminar ‘The Legal Framework for Bank-Customer Relationship in Israel” by Professor Ruth Plato-Shinar, Director, Center for Banking Law, Netanya Academic College, Israel, 23 February 2012

Public Lecture “The Bank’s Fiduciary Duty – Towards a New Model” by Professor Ruth Plato-Shinar, Director, Center for Banking Law, Netanya Academic College, Israel, 22 February 2012

Seminar “Supervision of Financial Conglomerates – Are Measures Avoiding Systemic Risks and Achieving Financial Stability Available?” by Professor Rolf H. Weber, University of Zurich and Visiting Research Professor, Faculty of Law, HKU, 1 February 2012    Powerpoint