CIBEL news and events list

The Emergence of New and Dynamic China-Africa Economic Relationships: International Economic Law Perspectives 22-24 November, Tanzania

Event date: 
Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 08:00 to Friday, November 24, 2017 - 18:00
The Trade Policy Training Centre in Africa (trapca),Arusha, Tanzania

Hosted by: The Trade Policy Training Centre in Africa (trapca), Arusha, Tanzania

The South Asia International Economic Law Network (SAIELN)

The South Asia International Economic Law Network (SAIELN) Inaugural Conference

Event Date: 29 to 30 April, 2017

The full program can be found here.

CIBEL China Roadshow - December 2016

The CIBEL embarked on a four-city "China Roadshow" (to Chongqing, Shanghai, Beijing, and Xian) designed to solidify existing relationships with the leading Chinese law schools as well as to develop new relationships with other elite institutions in China. In addition, the CIBEL met with legal, industrial and governmental leaders to introduce the CIBEL to them and to begin discussions about future research and other collaborations. CIBEL held receptions in Shanghai and Beijing for UNSW alumni as well as for old and new friends from academia, industry and legal practice.

CIBEL host New Silk Road Law Schools Alliance Meeting

The New Silk Road Law School Alliance (NSRLSA), of which UNSW Law is a founding member, held its first annual meeting and workshop over two days (4-5 November) at UNSW Law. The event was hosted by UNSW Law’s China International Business and Economic Law (CIBEL) Initiative. The NSRLSA aims to establish a platform for the promotion of international collaboration on legal education and research and the enhancement of the rule of law. 

CIBEL hosts delegation from Xi'an Jiaotong University

On 24 September 2016, UNSW Law’s Chinese International Business and Economic Law (CIBEL) Initiative welcomed the delegation from Xi'an Jiaotong University (XJTU) and hosted a roundtable discussion with the distinguished guests, including its President, Professor Shuguo Wang and Assistant President, Professor Wenhua Shan.

ELSA Mooting Competition: CIBEL sponsor UNSW Law team

UNSW Law student Cara Sorensen provides her report of the mooting competition.

"The European Law Students' Association (ELSA) organises an annual international moot court competition for international trade law, which simulates hearings in the Dispute Settlement Body of the World Trade Organisation. CIBEL was responsible for sponsoring the team from UNSW Law for this year's edition, the first time the faculty has competed in a few years. Our team consisted of Mitchell Buckingham, Laura Dransfield, Nicholas Story and Cara Sorensen and was coached by Professor Brett Williams.

CIBEL Lunch: The Silk Road: History and Current Importance

Event date: 
Thursday, August 18, 2016 -
13:00 to 14:00
Law Boardroom
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We are very pleased to have Adjunct Professor Nicholas Morris to speak on “The Silk Road: History and Current Importance”, in which Nicholas will provide a brief overview of the history of the Silk

CIBEL lunchtime talk: Anti-competitive practices in the Global value chain in selected sectors

Event date: 
Friday, August 12, 2016 -
12:30 to 14:00
Staff Common Room
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The China International Business and Economic Law (CIBEL) Initiative invites you to the following lunchtime talk by:

Chinese-Australian Economic Law relations in the post-ChAFTA World

On June 17 and 18, the one year anniversary of the signing of the China Australia Free Trade Agreement (the ‘ChAFTA”), the CIBEL was proud to host a conference entitled “Chinese-Australian Economic Law relations in the post-ChAFTA World” that examined the consequence of the ChAFTA – locally, regionally and internationally.

CIBEL Lunch Program - May 2016

Event date: 
Friday, May 27, 2016 -
13:00 to 14:00
Law 206 (Boardroom)
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The third session of CIBEL Lunch 2016 will be held at Law 206 (Boardroom) at 1-2pm Friday 27 May 2016.