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International conference ‘Consumer Policy in a Comparative Perspective’

Consumer Policy conference

On 29 and 30 June 2017 the Faculty of Law of the University of Macau will be hosting the International Conference ‘Consumer Policy in a Comparative Perspective: New Challenges in Chinese, European, and International Law’. The conference features speakers from Macau, mainland China, Hong Kong, Korea, New Zealand, the Netherlands, Germany, and the United Kingdom and includes panels on the following topics:

  • Consumer Policy and Access to Information
  • Food Safety and Product Liability
  • Consumer Policy and Online Markets
  • Consumer Policy and Intellectual Property Rights
  • Trade and Investment Policies and Consumer Protection
  • Consumer Policy and Dispute Resolution

This conference is jointly organized by the Faculty of Law of the University of Macau, the European Society of International Law Interest Group on International Environmental Law, the American Society of International Law Intellectual Property Law Interest Group, and gLAWcal – Global Law Initiatives for Sustainable Development.

You can download the full programme here. To register, please send an email to denisel@umac.mo.

Summer Law Institute in China – Executive Education Training Program

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DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 30 APRIL 2017.

The Summer Law Institute in China – Executive Education Training Program – will be held in Beijing (China) between 8 July and 5 August 2017. This intensive intercultural experience, now in its 12th edition, includes two elective courses: Law, Policy, Economics and Technology on Sustainable Development, Climate Change, Energy and Environmental issues; and Chinese Law and Politics, Intellectual Property Rights, Chinese Intellectual Property.

You can download the brochure here.

Institutional Arbitration in the Belt and Road Initiative

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This Friday I will be taking part in the conference ‘The BRI and Dispute Resolution: Focusing on UNIDROIT Principles, International Arbitration and Judicial Adjudication’, to be hosted by the University of International Business and Economics (UIBE), in Beijing. This event is co-organized by the International Institute for the Unification of Private Law (UNIDROIT) and the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC). My paper is titled ‘Institutional Arbitration in the Belt and Road Initiative’. You can read more here.

“A arbitragem é um serviço: é preciso chegar aos clientes”

Plataforma 24_3_2017

Entrevista ao jornal ‘Plataforma’ de 24 de Março de 2017 (página 10).

Second International Conference ‘Consumer Policy in China: New Trends and Challenges’

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On 6 and 7 December 2016 the Faculty of Law of the University of Macau will be hosting the Second International Conference ‘Consumer Policy in China: New Trends and Challenges’. The conference features speakers from Macau, mainland China, Hong Kong, Australia, Italy, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America and includes panels on the following topics:

  • Consumers’ Right to Information
  • Consumer Policy, Trade and Investment
  • Consumer Policy and Dispute Resolution
  • Consumer Policy and New Marketplaces
  • Internet Domain Name: Consumer Policy on the Digital Market
  • Consumer Policy and Competition Law
  • Consumer Policy and Healthcare Services

This conference is part of the research project Consumer Policy in China: Protecting the Citizens, Strengthening the Domestic Market and Building an Ecological Civilization’ (Research Project funded by the University of Macau, Project Reference MYRG2015-00219-FLL).

You can download the full programme here.