Cross-border flow of personal data: globalized Internet and fragmented (inter)national regulations

Cross-border flow of personal data: globalized Internet and fragmented (inter)national regulations Personal data is the fuel of the digital economy. However, in the globalised world of personal data being used over the Internet, there is a lack of harmonized international governance mechanisms. A typical example is the ideological, legal and functional divergence in data regulations …

The Hague Judgments Convention and Commonwealth Model Law – A Conversation With Dr. Abubakri Yekini

The Hague Judgments Convention and Commonwealth Model Law – A Conversation With Dr. Abubakri Yekini This presentation will examine the concept of legal pragmatism in private international law and how it has been used by courts and treaty makers to solve practical legal problems arising from the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments. Specifically, it …

The Public International Law Webinar Series: How states negotiate their treaties

The Public International Law Webinar Series: How states negotiate their treaties The organisers are pleased to invite you to attend a public international law webinar series that will bring together leading public international law practitioners, academics and arbitrators to discuss topical issues of global importance. The webinar series will be launched by keynote addresses by …

The Public International Law Webinar Series: Climate change and international disputes

The Public International Law Webinar Series: Climate change and international disputes The organisers are pleased to invite you to attend a public international law webinar series that will bring together leading public international law practitioners, academics and arbitrators to discuss topical issues of global importance. The webinar series will be launched by keynote addresses by …

The Public International Law Webinar Series: New horizons for investor-state disputes

The Public International Law Webinar Series: New horizons for investor-state disputes The organisers are pleased to invite you to attend a public international law webinar series that will bring together leading public international law practitioners, academics and arbitrators to discuss topical issues of global importance. The webinar series will be launched by keynote addresses by …

The Public International Law Webinar Series: Keynote addresses by Professor Shotaro Hamamoto and Professor Simon Chesterman

The Public International Law Webinar Series: Keynote addresses by Professor Shotaro Hamamoto and Professor Simon Chesterman The organisers are pleased to invite you to attend a public international law webinar series that will bring together leading public international law practitioners, academics and arbitrators to discuss topical issues of global importance. The webinar series will be …

Private International Law and Intellectual Property: the ILA Kyoto Guidelines

Private International Law and Intellectual Property: the ILA Kyoto Guidelines In 2020, the 79th Conference of the International Law Association passed the Resolution 6/2020 and adopted the Guidelines on Intellectual Property and Private International Law (‘Kyoto Guidelines’). The Guidelines are part of international efforts to establish a cooperative global system for jurisdiction, choice of law, …

Climate extremes on the road to Glasgow

Climate extremes on the road to Glasgow Recent climate-induced extreme weather events and disasters around the world have resulted in loss of life, property, infrastructure and livelihoods and have severely disrupted the normal functioning of the societies which they have impacted. The IPCC’s 2021 Sixth Assessment Report confirms that these events are likely to become more frequent …

JSI Seminar: Fidelity to Real-World Politics: Political Realism under Conditions of Modernity

JSI Seminar: Fidelity to Real-World Politics: Political Realism under Conditions of Modernity Speaker: Lukas Opacic, Sydney Law School In recent years, the debate between political moralists and political realists has enjoyed increasing relevance within the philosophical literature, and this presentation adds another voice to that debate. Lukas Opacic begins by outlining what he regards as …

JSI Seminar: Law’s People

JSI Seminar: Law’s People Speaker: Dr Susan Bartie, University of Tasmania Alice Erh-Soon Tay was appointed as Challis Professor of Jurisprudence at the Faculty of Law at the University of Sydney in 1975. She became the first Asian-Australian and second woman to become a law professor at an Australian university. Her appointment brought with it a …