Corruption, Criminal Law, and China: Offering and Accepting Bribes

Corruption, Criminal Law, and China: Offering and Accepting Bribes In-person event The XII Amendment to Criminal Law of P.R.C adopted by the Standing Committee of People’s Congress on 29 December 2023 is guided by two principles. One is to enhance protection for private enterprises and the other is to punish offering bribes and accepting bribes …

China as a Development Model for the Global South: Opportunities and Limits

China as a Development Model for the Global South: Opportunities and Limits In-person event With its remarkable economic success, China could be regarded by countries in the Global South as presenting a development model that is easier to emulate than that of Western developed countries. In this paper, we examine to what extent the Chinese …

30th Anniversary of the Shanghai Winter School

Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Shanghai Winter School In-person event Join us for a special reception hosted by the University of Sydney Law School Centre for Asian and Pacific Law, commemorating three decades of the Shanghai Winter School program. We extend a warm invitation to our esteemed staff, students, alumni, and anyone passionate about Asian and Pacific …

Business Compliance in International Commercial Transactions across Asia Pacific

Business Compliance in International Commercial Transactions across Asia Pacific This international conference will be held on 21 February 2024 at The University of Sydney Law School.  The year 2024 marks the thirtieth anniversary of the Shanghai Winter School program, offered by the University of Sydney Law School in collaboration with the East China University of …

Private International Law and Voices of Children

Private International Law and Voices of Children Online event When making decisions, adults should think about how their decisions will affect children. Recent years have witnessed, in private international law cases and legislation, the protection of children is increasingly mingled with gender, indigenous issues, refugees, violence, war, surrogacy technology, etc. This is evidenced by the …

Conflict-of-norms in the information society: national security and cross-border data flow

Conflict-of-norms in the information society: national security and cross-border data flow Online event National security has increasingly become a concern for cross-border data flow. In this panel discussion, we will survey the conflicts and potential collaboration between protecting national security and enhancing digital trade. Our distinguished panel will cover relevant laws and practices in big …

Book launch: China and the International E-commerce and Digital Trade Law

Book launch: China and the International E-commerce and Digital Trade Law THIS EVENT IS BEING HELD ONLINE AND IN-PERSON AT SYDNEY LAW SCHOOL. The University of Sydney Law School is delighted to invite you to the launch of China and the International E-commerce and Digital Trade Law by Associate Professor Jie (Jeanne) Huang, Sydney Law School. The …

Indo-Pacific Digital Trade and National Security: A China Context

Indo-Pacific Digital Trade and National Security: A China Context Data collection, analysis, disposal, and cross-border flow are essential components of digital trade and investment projects. A tension exists between promoting private commercial businesses under investment and trade treaties concluded between China and countries in the Indo Pacific and protecting the national interest in data security …

Ukraine and China: Russian Invasion and After

Ukraine and China: Russian Invasion and After On 24 February 2022, Russia started a large-scale military invasion of Ukraine. It is no doubt that the crisis is going to be considerably elongated with equally as elongated consequences for China, its policy, and international environments. This multidisciplinary roundtable will combine renowned speakers from the disciplines of …

Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Sports, Law, and Policies

Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Sports, Law, and Policies Beijing will organize the XXIV Olympic Winter Games from 4 to 20 February and the XIII Paralympic Winter Games from 4 to 13 March 2022. Amid the pandemic, concerns, and controversies, these Olympics may have special implications on the future development of sports-related law and policies in …