10 June 2016
Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Venue: Lecture Theatre, Centre for Commercial Law Studies, 67-69 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3JB
The Institute of Global Law, Economics and Finance (IGLEF) of the Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary University of London organises, in partnership with two of the leading universities in China, Renmin University Law School and Tsinghua University Law School, the 3rd Annual Sino-UK Conference on Commercial Law and Corporate Law in London on the 10 June 2016. . The aim of the conference is to bring together the academic community with the legal practice and policy makers in UK and China. Leading academics, partners from major international law firms and leading Chinese law firms will attend. The topics of this conference will revolve around M&A law and hostile takeovers, insolvency law as well as competition law, exploring the more recent challenges presented by these areas of law in UK and China.
- 09:00 Registration
- 09:30 Welcome: Professor Spyros MANIATIS (Centre for Commercial Law Studies, QMUL), Professor Xin TANG (Tsinghua University Law School), Professor Junhai LIU (Renmin University Law School)
- 10:00-12:00 Panel 1: Hostile Takeovers and Their Regulation in China and Europe
Chair: Professor Xin TANG (Tsinghua University Law School)
Professor Junhai LIU (Renmin University Law School)
Professor Xin TANG (Tsinghua University Law School)
Michael HATCHARD (Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher and Flom)
Hui ZHENG (Counsel, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer)
- 12:00-13:00 Lunch break
- 13:00-14:30 Panel 2: Protection of Investors and Creditors in the Context of Insolvency Law
Chair: Professor Junhai LIU (Renmin University Law School)
Graham LANE (Partner, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP)
Associate Professor Simin GAO (Tsinghua University Law School)
Professor Rodrigo OLIVARES CAMINAL (Centre for Commercial Law Studies, QMUL)
- 14:30-15:00 Tea and coffee break
- 15:00-17:00 Panel 3: Cross-Border Competition Enforcement and the Internet
Chair: Professor Ioannis KOKKORIS (Centre for Commercial Law Studies, QMUL)
Dr Maria IOANNIDOU (Centre for Commercial Law Studies, QMUL)
Associate Professor Chenying ZHANG (Tsinghua University Law School)
Alexandros STRATAKIS (Associate, Baker and McKenzie)
Professor Mark FURSE (Glasgow University Law School)
- 17:00 Conclusions
The Conference will be followed by a Reception.
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Students - £20
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