Meetings

The Law of International Business Transactions:
A Global Perspective

 Hamburg , Germany
April 10 – 12, 2008

 

This conference is supported in part by grants from
ZEIT-Stiftung
Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius
and the Wang Family Foundation

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Thursday, April 10, 2008

16:00 – 20:00
Registration

19:00 – 21:00
Opening Reception Sponsored by Law School Admission Council

Welcome
Carl C. Monk, IALS President

Greetings from Law School Admission Council
Daniel O. Bernstine, President and CEO, Law School Admission Council, United States

Greetings from ZEIT-Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius
Markus Baumanns, Executive Vice President, ZEIT-Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius , Germany

Friday, April 11, 2008

9:00 – 9:15
Welcome
Carl C. Monk, IALS President

Introduction
Nerina Boschiero, University of Milan, Chair, Planning Committee for IALS Conference on Teaching International Business Transactions Courses in the Global Context

9:15 – 10:45
Globalization and Its Impact on the Law of International Business

Economic
Thomas Straubhaar, President, Hamburg World Economic Institute, Germany

Social
Saskia Sassen, Lynd Professor of Sociology, Committee on Global Thought and Department of Sociology, Columbia University, United States

Technological
Obi Aginam, Director for Program for Peace and Governance, United Nations University, Japan

Moderator: Clifford Larsen, Bucerius Law School, Germany

10:45 – 11:15
Refreshment Break Sponsored by ZEIT-Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius

11:15 – 12:15
Small Group Discussions
See the handout in your materials folder for your small group assignment and its meeting room location.

12:30 - 13:45
Luncheon Sponsored by ZEIT-Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius

13:45 – 15:15
Regulation of International Business Transactions

Global Institutions
Sungjoon Cho, Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology, United States

Regional Institutions
Ljiljana Biukovic, University of British Columbia, Canada

National Institutions
James Li, Tsinghua University Law School, China

Moderator: Francis SL Wang, Kenneth Wang School of Law, Soochow University, China

15:15 – 15:45
Refreshment Break Sponsored by ZEIT-Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius

15:45 - 17:00
Small Groups
See the handout in your materials folder for your small group assignment and its meeting room location.

 17:00 – 17:45
Small Group Summation
Moderator: Frank J. Garcia, Boston College, United States

Saturday, April 12, 2008

9:00 - 10:15
Concurrent Sessions: Selected Trends in Global Business

  • Intellectual Property

    Public Law
    Francis SL Wang, Kenneth Wang School of Law, Soochow Univeristy, China

    Private Law
    Nerina Boschiero, University of Milan, Italy

Moderator: Frank J. Garcia, Boston College, United States

  • Foreign Investment

Xavier Forneris, International Finance Corporation, a member of the World Bank Group, United States
Roberto Guerrero V., Vice Dean of Law School Pontifica Universidad Catolica de Chile Santiago, Chile
Moderator: Mustaqeem de Gama, Stellenbosch University, South Africa

10:15-10:30 a.m.
Refreshment Break Sponsored by ZEIT-Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius

10:30 – 11:45 a.m.
Concurrent Sessions: Selected Trends in Global Business

  • Dispute Resolution
    Edwini Kessie, Counsellor in the Technical Cooperation Division of the World Trade Organization, Switzerland
    Stefan Kröll, Visiting Lecturer at the Bucerius Law School, Germany and a Visiting Reader at the School of Arbitration, Center for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary College University of London, England
    Moderator: Ljiljana Biukovic, University of British Columbia, Canada

  • Jurisdiction and Choice of Law
    Alberto Malatesta, Universit á Carlo Cattaneo (LUIC), Italy
    Megan Richardson, Victoria University of Wellington, Australia
    Moderator: Nerina Boschiero, University of Milan, Italy

12:00 – 13:45
Luncheon Sponsored by Zeit-Stiftung and Bucerius Law School

13:45 – 15:15
Beyond Lecturing: Other Methods of Teaching International Business Transactions

A “Role-Playing” Method of Teaching International Business Transaction
Sungjoon Cho, Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology, United States

Pairing Law and Business
Clifford Larsen, Bucerius Law School, Germany

Summer Law Institute and IBT Simulation
Karsten Thorn, Bucerius Law School, Germany
Francis SL Wang, Kenneth Wang School of Law, Soochow University, China

Training Law Students to be International Transactional Lawyers ...
Daniel D. Bradlow, American University, United States

Using Yarmouk University Faculty of Law As An Example
Lafi Daradkeh, Yarmouk University, Jordan

Beyond Lecturing: Georgetown Law’s “Week One: Law in a Global Context”
Barry E. Carter, Georgetown University Law Center, United States

Moderator: Carl C. Monk, IALS President

15:15-15:25
Closing Remarks
Nerina Boschiero, University of Milan, Chair, Planning Committee for IALS Conference on Teaching International Business Transactions Courses in the Global

19:00
Closing Dinner Sponsored by ZEIT-Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius and Wang Family Foundation
*Buses will depart from the Radisson SAS and Baseler Hof hotels at 18:30

Greetings from ZEIT-Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius
Markus Baumanns, Executive Vice President, ZEIT-Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius, Germany

Greetings from Bucerius Law School
Karsten Schmidt, President, Bucerius Law School, Germany

Greetings from Wang Family Foundation
Francis SL Wang, Kenneth Wang School of Law, Soochow University, China

 
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