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CIBEL to proudly organise Beijing keynote event with speaker Mr Wang Junfeng, King & Wood Mallesons Global Chairman, in collaboration with King & Wood Mallesons and Tsinghua University School of Law

Following on from the success of the roadshow in China in December 2016, UNSW Law’s CIBEL (China International Business and Economic Law) Initiative is again heading to Beijing.

AIELN conference in Xiamen, China

Date: 15 to 17 June 2017

Topic: Asian Perspectives on International Investment Law

Venue: Lujiang Harbourview Hotel Xiamen

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.

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.

Conference: Chinese-Australian Economic Relations in the post-ChAFTA World, 17-18 June 2016

Australia and China signed an historic international economic agreement on 17 June 2015 - the China Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA). The one year anniversary of the signing of the agreement provides an opportunity to stock-take, consider issues raised by the agreement, and discuss economic law issues relevant to the bilateral relationship between Australia and China.

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