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 …

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 …

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, …

Unilateralism in (International) Economic Law: the Case of Special Economic Zones

Unilateralism in (International) Economic Law: the Case of Special Economic Zones The international economic regime has entered a new phase of reassertion of sovereignty by States. This phase is especially prominent amid the COVID-19 pandemic. While States continue to show respect for the values of international (economic) law, the institutionalization of these values has devolved …

Asia-Pacific Commercial Dispute Resolution in the Aftermath of the Pandemic

Webinar: Asia-Pacific Commercial Dispute Resolution in the Aftermath of the Pandemic   The COVID-19 Pandemic has impacted on commercial dispute resolution in China, Singapore and Australia. The important question is whether these impacts will be transformed into legal doctrines and shape the development of law for commercial dispute resolution in the long term. Experienced panellists …

Artificial Intelligence and Global Trade Governance: A Pluralist Agenda

Artificial Intelligence and Global Trade Governance: A Pluralist Agenda This article is the first of its kind to map out imminent challenges facing the World Trade Organization (WTO) against the emergence of artificial intelligence. It does so by examining critically AI’s normative implications for four issue areas—robot lawyers, automated driving systems, computer-generated works, and automated …

Digital trade and digital sovereignty: Navigating best practice for cross border data transfers

Digital trade and digital sovereignty: Navigating best practice for cross border data transfers This talk aims to explore the challenges of privacy and security protection when Australian companies outsource personal and commercial data from Australia to technology service providers in India, China and other countries. The traditional jurisdiction rule is based upon geographical domains that …