Category Archives: Asia

Podcast: Refugee law, asylum justice & closed borders

It was great to speak with my colleague Liu Yue for the latest episode of Legal Frontiers. Yue shares his experience working with refugees and asylum seekers at Asylum Access Thailand, and we also discussed recent developments in refugee law

Podcast: Refugee law, asylum justice & closed borders

It was great to speak with my colleague Liu Yue for the latest episode of Legal Frontiers. Yue shares his experience working with refugees and asylum seekers at Asylum Access Thailand, and we also discussed recent developments in refugee law

PKU School of Transnational Law commencement 2020

Yesterday Peking University’s School of Transnational Law held a virtual Commencement Ceremony for Class of 2020. Details are online here. Here is my message of congratulations to the Class of 2020. They are graduating at an extremely challenging time but

PKU School of Transnational Law commencement 2020

Yesterday Peking University’s School of Transnational Law held a virtual Commencement Ceremony for Class of 2020. Details are online here. Here is my message of congratulations to the Class of 2020. They are graduating at an extremely challenging time but

Interview: China’s Supreme People’s Court in 2020

In the second episode of the Legal Frontiers podcast, STL colleague Susan Finder and I discuss China’s highest court, the Supreme People’s Court (SPC), and key SPC developments in 2020: The SPC’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, various aspects of

Interview: China’s Supreme People’s Court in 2020

In the second episode of the Legal Frontiers podcast, STL colleague Susan Finder and I discuss China’s highest court, the Supreme People’s Court (SPC), and key SPC developments in 2020: The SPC’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, various aspects of

STL conferences on soft law & evidence

This month Peking University’s School of Transnational Law hosted on conferences on soft law and on the topic of facts and evidence, in which I was pleased to participate. The workshop on “The Use of Soft Law by National Courts

STL conferences on soft law & evidence

This month Peking University’s School of Transnational Law hosted on conferences on soft law and on the topic of facts and evidence, in which I was pleased to participate. The workshop on “The Use of Soft Law by National Courts

Review: Julien Chaisse (ed), China’s International Investment Strategy: Bilateral, Regional, and Global Law and Policy

The Chinese Journal of International Law has published my review of the recent book “China’s International Investment Strategy” edited by Julien Chaisse. The review is online here.

Review: Julien Chaisse (ed), China’s International Investment Strategy: Bilateral, Regional, and Global Law and Policy

The Chinese Journal of International Law has published my review of the recent book “China’s International Investment Strategy” edited by Julien Chaisse. The review is online here.

The Ocean Law and Governance International Symposium on “Marine Scientific Research and the Law of the Sea”

It was a great pleasure to participate in the Hangzhou symposium on marine scientific research & the law of the sea .For those interested, my presentation on marine technology transfer in the potential BBNJ agreement drew on my recent paper

The Ocean Law and Governance International Symposium on “Marine Scientific Research and the Law of the Sea”

It was a great pleasure to participate in the Hangzhou symposium on marine scientific research & the law of the sea .For those interested, my presentation on marine technology transfer in the potential BBNJ agreement drew on my recent paper

Presentations on EU-China relations

I was pleased to participate in recent weeks in legal conferences on issues of energy and investment law, including the Energy Community Summer School in Split, Croatia and the Jean Monnet Chair Workshop on international trade, investment and the rule

Presentations on EU-China relations

I was pleased to participate in recent weeks in legal conferences on issues of energy and investment law, including the Energy Community Summer School in Split, Croatia and the Jean Monnet Chair Workshop on international trade, investment and the rule

Review: Aquaculture Law & Policy: Global, Regional & National Perspectives, edited by Nigel Bankes, Irene Dahl & David L Vangerzwaag

My review of “Review: Aquaculture Law and Policy: Global, Regional and National Perspectives” in the latest issue of “Water Law” is now online at SSRN. Sustainable use of our oceans is a key challenge of our time, and aquaculture is a

Review: Aquaculture Law & Policy: Global, Regional & National Perspectives, edited by Nigel Bankes, Irene Dahl & David L Vangerzwaag

My review of “Review: Aquaculture Law and Policy: Global, Regional and National Perspectives” in the latest issue of “Water Law” is now online at SSRN. Sustainable use of our oceans is a key challenge of our time, and aquaculture is a

Audio: Settlement and Management of International Maritime Disputes in Asia

Earlier this month we hosted a discussion of maritime disputes in Asia, including the South China Sea arbitration, by Professor Mariko Kawano of Waseda University in Japan. A write-up of the event is online here. Professor Kawano’s remarks can be

Audio: Settlement and Management of International Maritime Disputes in Asia

Earlier this month we hosted a discussion of maritime disputes in Asia, including the South China Sea arbitration, by Professor Mariko Kawano of Waseda University in Japan. A write-up of the event is online here. Professor Kawano’s remarks can be

Conservation or Claim? The Motivations for Recent Marine Protected Areas

A paper by Professor David D Caron and me concerning marine protected areas has been posted to SSRN as part of the Transnational Law Institute’s Think! series. The paper analyses the 2015 outcome of the Mauritius-UK arbitration concerning the Chagos

Conservation or Claim? The Motivations for Recent Marine Protected Areas

A paper by Professor David D Caron and me concerning marine protected areas has been posted to SSRN as part of the Transnational Law Institute’s Think! series. The paper analyses the 2015 outcome of the Mauritius-UK arbitration concerning the Chagos