HKCML Seminars

Recent Seminars

HK Maritime Week 2018- Marine Insurance: Risks and Interpretation -- A Chinese-English Law Dialogue
Date: 23 Nov 2018 (Friday) 
Time: 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Venue: School of Law Conference Room [P5401, 5/F, Yeung Kin Man Academic Building, City University of Hong Kong]
Language: English

Joint Staff Seminars: The Barriers to a Transnational Commercial Law (Lex Mercatoria Internationalis) and Repudiatory breach of contract: Further Restrictions on the Rights of the Innocent Party?
Speakers: Mr Peter MacDonald Eggers QC and Professor Howard Bennett
Date :  22 November 2018 (Thu)
Time : 12:00 nn - 1:30 pm
Venue :Video Seminar Room [G5353, 5/F, School of Law, Yeung Kin Man Academic Building, City University of Hong Kong]
Language: English

Staff Seminar: Reforming the law relating to secured transactions in Mexico
Speaker: Dr. Raul Iturralde Gonzalez
Date :  8 November 2018 (Thu)
Time : 11:00 am - 12:00 nn
Venue :Video Seminar Room [G5353, 5/F, School of Law, Yeung Kin Man Academic Building, City University of Hong Kong]
Language: English

Staff Seminar: The New Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market
Speaker: Prof. Anselm Kamperman Sanders
Date :  25 October 2018 (Thu)
Time : 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Venue :Video Seminar Room [G5353, 5/F, School of Law, Yeung Kin Man Academic Building, City University of Hong Kong]
Language: English

Working Paper Seminar: Unconscionability as Violation of Voluntary Commutative Justice
Summary: The current doctrine of unconscionability does not explain what it means to be unfair or the outcomes of cases we have at hand. The only hope in having a coherent doctrine is to explain unconscionability as violation of voluntary commutative justice as in Aristotelian tradition.
Speaker: Dr. Hao Jiang
Date :  25 October 2018 (Thu)
Time : 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Venue :SLW Conference Room [P5401, 5/F, School of Law, Yeung Kin Man Academic Building, City University of Hong Kong]
Language: English

The Future of Fair Use Models
Speakers: Prof Martin Senftleben
Prof Peter Yu
Date: 13 July 2018 (Friday)
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 nn
Venue: School Video Seminar Room [G5353, 5/F, Yeung Kin Man Academic Building, City University of Hong Kong]
Language: English

Private Law Workshop
Date: 12-13 July 2018 (Thursday and Friday)
Time: 9:15 am - 5:30 pm (12 July 2018)
9:15 am – 12.00 pm (13 July 2018)
Venue: LT-14 (Leung Ko Yuk Tak Lecture Theatre), 4/F, Yeung Kin Man Academic Building, City University of Hong Kong, 83 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon
Language: English

Symposium: Hedge Funds and Alternative Investment Funds in Hong Kong and Singapore
Date: 20 April 2018 (Fri)
Time: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm 
Venue: School Conference Room [P5401, 5/F, Yeung Kin Man Academic Building, City University of Hong Kong]
Language: English

HKCML Seminar “The Slave Trade at Sea and Maritime Commerce”
Speaker: Professor Jean Allain
Date: 30 November 2017 (Thursday)
Time: 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Venue: P5401, 5/F, AC1 , City University of Hong Kong

P&I Insurance: History and Practice
Time: 8 April 2017 (Saturday), 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Venue: P4302, AC 1, City University of Hong Kong
Speaker: Ms Julia Ju
Language: English

HKCML Seminar “The Insurance Act 2015: Impacts on Insurers”
Speaker: Mr. Peter Gregoire
Date: 25 January 2016 (Monday)
Time: 7:00pm – 8:00pm
Venue: Video Seminar Room (G5353), School of Law, City University of Hong Kong

HKCML Lunchtime Seminar: “Introduction to Ship Financing”
Speaker: Mr. David Beaves
Date: 27 November 2015 (Friday)
Time: 1 p.m. – 2.30 p.m.
Venue: Video Seminar Room (G5353), School of Law, City University of Hong Kong

HKCML Seminar “Recent Developments in Admiralty Jurisdiction in Hong Kong and Elsewhere”
Speaker: Mr. Edward Alder
Date: 23 November 2015 (Monday)
Time: 7:00pm – 8:00pm
Venue: Video Seminar Room (G5353), School of Law, City University of Hong Kong

HKCML Lecture: “Maritime Arbitration Law and Practice: Recent Developments and Future Direction”
Spearker: The Hon Sir Bernard Eder
Date: 28 October 2015 (Wednesday)
Time: 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Venue: AC1 – LT 10, City University of Hong Kong, 83 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon

HKCML Lunchtime Seminar: An Emerging Legal Regime of Marine Oil Pollution Liability
Speaker: Dr Xing Lijuan
Date: 11 April 2014 (Friday)
Time: 12:30 – 1:30pm
Venue: P5401, School of Law Conference Room, Academic 1, City University of Hong Kong

HKCML Lunchtime Seminar: An Introduction of the Taiwanese Sea Carriage Law
Speaker: Dr Tai Sik Kwan
Date: 2 April 2014 (Wednesday)
Time: 12:30 – 1:30pm
Venue: School Conference Room [P5401]