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The Arbitration Market: Challenges and Propospects for Macau

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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’.

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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.

 

 

The Common Commercial Policy in Times of Rising Economic Populism

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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.

International conference ‘Consumer Policy in a Comparative Perspective’

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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.

Promotion to Associate Professor

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I am delighted to share the news that the University of Macau has approved my promotion to the rank of Associate Professor, effective from 16 August 2017. I thank my family, friends and colleagues for their continuous support and encouragement.

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