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The Arbitration Market: Challenges and Propospects for Macau


This Wednesday I will be taking part in the ‘Macao International Legal Symposium on Promoting Economic and Trade Cooperation between China and Lusophone Countries’, to be hosted by the World Trade Center Macau. The title of my presentation will be ‘The Arbitration Market: Challenges and Propospects for Macau’.


UNCITRAL and the Future of Investment Arbitration

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On 11 and 12 December the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) and the University of Macau will be holding the ‘UNCITRAL-UM Joint Conference 2017 – Modernization of National Commercial Laws and the Role of Legal Harmonization in International Commerce‘. The conference will take place at the World Trade Center Macau. On the second day I will be delivering a presentation titled ‘UNCITRAL and the Future of Investment Arbitration’. You can read the full programme here.



Plain Packaging of Food Products


On the 1st December the Faculty of Law of the Chinese University of Hong Kong will be hosting the conference ‘Food Law Comparative Perspectives: Safety, Trade, and Culture in Hong Kong, Asia, and the EU‘. I will be delivering a presentation titled ‘Plain Packaging of Food Products’.

The Common Commercial Policy in Times of Rising Economic Populism


On 27 and 28 November the Faculty of Law of the University of Macau will be hosting the conference ’60 years after the Treaties of Rome: What is the Future for the European Union?’. This conference is jointly organized by the Faculty of Law and the European Union Academic Programme Macao (EUAP). On Monday I will be presenting a paper titled ‘The Common Commercial Policy in Times of Rising Economic Populism’. You can read the conference programme here.

Food & Health Forum: How Innovation Impacts Quality of Life

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On 21 November the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong and Macau and the Emilia Romagna Regional Government will hold the ‘Food & Health Forum: How Innovation Impacts Quality of Life‘. The event will discuss the challenges of food safety and innovation, bio economy, health and ageing. I am delighted to have the opportunity to serve as discussant in one of the sessions.