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.

Enhancing the Chinese Connection: UNSW Law in the New Silk Road Law Schools Alliance

The New Silk Road Law Schools Alliance between 20 Chinese and foreign law schools was officially launched in Xi'an, the capital of Shaanxi province on 11 December 2015. UNSW Law’s Professor Colin Picker, Associate Dean (International), attended this event and represented UNSW Law School’s membership in this alliance.

CIBEL’s Connection with Chinese Scholars specialised in Competition Law

During 26 Oct to 29 Oct 2015, CIBEL was delighted to host several events for our distinguished Chinese visitors: Professor Shiying Xu from East China University of Political Science and Law, Professor Xiaoye Wang and Professor Xiaoming Li from Hunan University, and Dr Pinguang Ying from Shanghai University of International Business and Economics.

On 26 Oct Professor Shiying Xu provided the CIBEL interest group and PHD students with an update on the recent reforms to the Chinese State-Owned Enterprises.

China Connection

An initiative of UNSW Law puts the Faculty at the forefront of understanding China’s business environment.