School Seminars

Recent Seminars

Towards the punitive damages in Italy?
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Angelo Viglianisi Ferraro
Date : 6 November 2017 (Mon)
Time : 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Venue : School Conference Room [P5401, 5/F, Yeung Kin Man Academic Building, City University of Hong Kong]

How to set up a joint PhD programme?
Speaker: Prof Anselm Kamperman Sanders
Date : 27 October 2017 (Fri)
Time : 12:00 nn - 1:00 pm
Venue : School Conference Room [P5401, 5/F, Yeung Kin Man Academic Building, City University of Hong Kong]

Staff Seminar - Injustice in Person: The Right to Self-Representation
Speaker: Dr Rabeea Assy
Date: 13 October 2017 (Fri)
Time: 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Venue: School Conference Room [P5401, 5/F, Yeung Kin Man Academic Building, City University of Hong Kong]

The Strasbourg Court and Privacy Protection: Margin of Appreciation as the battleground between National Sovereignty and International Control
Speaker: Dr Bjørnar Borvik
Date : 3 October 2017 (Tue)
Time : 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Venue : School Conference Room [P5401, 5/F, Yeung Kin Man Academic Building, City University of Hong Kong]

Beyond Bitcoin: Blockchain Technologies as Transactional Platforms?
Speaker: Dr Eliza Mik
Date : 29 September 2017 (Fri)
Time : 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Venue : School Conference Room [P5401, 5/F, Yeung Kin Man Academic Building, City University of Hong Kong]

Crowdsourcing Consumer Confidence: How to Regulate Online Customer Reviews in the Sharing Economy?
Speaker: Prof Christoph Busch
Date : 28 September 2017 (Thu)
Time : 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Venue : School Conference Room [P5401, 5/F, Yeung Kin Man Academic Building, City University of Hong Kong]

午間講座 《不獨立,無監督——中國政府與法院關係的憲法調整》
講者:劉亮訪問學者
日期:2017年9月21日(星期四)
時間:中午12時30分– 下午1 時30分
地點:香港城市大學楊建文學術樓紫區5樓G5353室,法律學院視像演講廳
語言:普通話

Disclosure of beneficial ownership of companies in Hong Kong
Speaker: Dr John Kong Shan Ho
Date : 30 August 2017 (Wed)
Time : 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Venue : School Conference Room [P5401, 5/F, Yeung Kin Man Academic Building, City University of Hong Kong]

午間講座 民法總則的時代精神與中國特色
講者:王軼教授 中國人民大學法學院院長
日期:2017年8月25日 (星期五)
時間:中午12時30分 – 下午1時30分
地點:香港城市大學楊建文學術樓紫區5樓G5353室,法律學院視像演講廳
語言:普通話

Intellectual Property Management: Lessons from Thailand
Speaker: Ms Orabhund Panuspatthna
Date : 20 June 2017 (Tue)
Time : 12:00 nn - 1:30 pm
Venue : School Conference Room [P5401, 5/F, AC1, City University of Hong Kong]

The Insurance Act 2015 - Reform of Warranties and Other Risk Control Provisions
Speaker: Prof Baris Soyer
Date : 5 June 2017 (Mon)
Time : 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Venue : School Conference Room [P5401, 5/F, Yeung Kin Man Academic Building, City University of Hong Kong]

Justice and the Common Good in Dispute Resolution Discourse
Speaker: Prof Timothy Murphy
Date : 1 June 2017 (Thu)
Time : 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Venue : School Conference Room [P5401, 5/F, AC1, City University of Hong Kong]

From Fedspeak to Forward Guidance: Regulatory Dimensions of Central Bank Communications
Speaker: Prof Robert B. Ahdieh
Date : 25 May 2017 (Thu)
Time : 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Venue : School Conference Room [P5401, 5/F, AC1, City University of Hong Kong]

Unfair Terms Regulation in the ASEAN Region: Variation and Change
Speaker: Dr Jeannie Paterson
Date : 10 April 2017 (Mon)
Time : 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Venue : School Conference Room [P5401, 5/F, AC1, City University of Hong Kong]

Competition law issues in aviation sector – an E.U. perspective
Speaker: Prof Dr Laurent Grosclaude
Date : 29 March 2017 (Wed)
Time : 12:00 nn - 1:00 pm
Venue : School Conference Room [P5401, 5/F, AC1, City University of Hong Kong]

Research Methodology in Action: Experiences from Civil Justice and Empirical ADR Scholarship
Speaker: Prof Deborah R. Hensler
Date : 24 March 2017 (Fri)
Time : 10:30 am - 12:00 nn
Venue : School Conference Room [P5401, 5/F, AC1, City University of Hong Kong]

President Trump and the Future of Immigration in the United States
Speaker: Professor Robert Schapiro
Date: 10 March (Friday)
Time: 1:00pm – 2:30pm
Venue: Lecture Theater 10 (LT-10), Academic Building 1, City University of Hong Kong

Liability for Artificial Intelligence: The Case of Self Driving Cars
Speaker: Dr Martin Ebers
Date: 23 February 2017 (Thu)
Time: 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Venue: School Conference Room [P5401, 5/F, AC1, City University of Hong Kong]

Regulating Squeeze-outs and Delistings by Controlling Shareholders: the Divergence Between Hong Kong and Singapore
Speaker: Associate Professor Wan Wai Yee
Date: 16 January 2017 (Mon)
Time: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Venue: School Conference Room [P5401, 5/F, AC1, City University of Hong Kong]

[CANCELLED] The Athens Convention 2002 and Asia
Speaker: Dr Kate Lewins
Date: 19 January 2017 (Thu)
Time: 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Venue: School Conference Room [P5401, 5/F, AC1, City University of Hong Kong]

The competition related provisions of Korea's FTAs and Bilateral Competition Cooperation Agreements, and their implication to the multilateralization of competition rules in the world
Speaker: Dr Sungjin Kang
Date : 01 December 2016 (Thu)
Time : 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Venue : School of Law, Conference Room [P5401, 5/F, AC1, City University of Hong Kong]

FRAND Licensing of SEPs in Asia and Its Regulation
Speaker: Professor Liu Kung-Chung
Date : 28 November 2016 (Mon)
Time : 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Venue : School Conference Room [P5401, 5/F, AC1, City University of Hong Kong]

Introduction to the Maritime and Transportation Law Stream of Master of Laws (LLM) Programme
Speaker: Dr Xing Lijuan, Dr Zhao Liang
Date: 24 November 2016 (Thur)
Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Venue: Video Seminar Room (G5353), School of Law, City University of Hong Kong

Consumer Guarantees in Hong Kong: Building on New Zealand’s Experience
Speaker: Associate Professor Alexandra Sims
Date : 24 November 2016 (Thur)
Time : 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Venue : School Conference Room [P5401, 5/F, AC1, City University of Hong Kong]

Accessorial Responsibility
Speaker: Dr Mark Dsouza
Date : 10 November 2016 (Thur)
Time : 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Venue : School Conference Room [P5401, 5/F, AC1, City University of Hong Kong]

International Environmental Litigation in EU Courts: A Regulatory Perspective
Speaker: Dr Ugljesa Grusic
Date : 08 November 2016 (Tue)
Time : 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Venue : School Conference Room [P5401, 5/F, AC1, City University of Hong Kong]

ILA’s Recommendations and Guidelines on the Best Practices of the Law Applicable to International Consumer Contracts
Speaker: Professor Claudia Lima Marques
Date : 21 October 2016 (Fri)
Time : 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Venue : School Conference Room [P5401, 5/F, AC1, City University of Hong Kong]

中國大陸地區知識產權法院的立法思考
講者: 張炳生 寧波大學法學院教授
日期:2016年10月13日 (星期四)
時間:中午12:30時 – 下午1:30時
地點:香港城市大學學術樓(一)紫區5樓P5401室,法律學院會議室
語言:普通話

Lesser Included Offences, Alternative Offences and Accessorial Liability
Speaker: Professor Dennis J. Baker
Date : 11 October 2016 (Tue)
Time : 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Venue : School Conference Room [P5401, 5/F, AC1, City University of Hong Kong]

Debiasing Copyright’s Overspills – The Unforeseen Virtues of the Endowment Effect
Speaker: Dr. Guy Pessach
Date : 30 September 2016 (Fri)
Time : 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Venue : School Conference Room [P5401, 5/F, AC1, City University of Hong Kong]

A ‘perfect’ enforcement? Private enforcement and procedural obstacles
Speaker: Mr Giacomo Pailli
Date : 20 September 2016 (Tue)
Time : 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Venue : School Conference Room [P5401, 5/F, AC1, City University of Hong Kong]

Corporate Social Responsibility, Directors’ Duties and Tort Liability
Speaker: Prof Peter Rott
Date : 12 September 2016 (Mon)
Time : 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Venue : School Conference Room [P5401]

高速公路经营者高度危险责任研究— 以行人非法进入高速公路为视角
讲者:陈广华 河海大学法学院副院长
日期:2016年9月6日 (星期二)
時間:中午12時 – 下午1時
地點:香港城市大學學術樓(一)紫區5樓P5401室,法律學院會議室
語言:普通話

Student Research Seminar
Speakers: Ms XIAO Huina, PhD Student Mr ZHOU Qin, JSD Student
Topics: “Vicious circle: Regulating invoices-related VAT evasions in China” by Ms XIAO Huina
“Neighborhood effects on drug abuse for youth in Hong Kong” by Mr ZHOU Qin
Date: 30 June 2016 (Thursday)
Time: 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Venue: School of Law Video Seminar Room (G5353, AC-1)

Sentencing Guidelines in England/Wales: Development, Controversy and Critique
Speaker: Mr Bill Hebenton
Date : 13 June 2016 (Monday)
Time : 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Venue : School Conference Room [P5401]

Bringing Responsible Ownership to the financial market of Hong Kong: How effective could it be?
Speaker: Dr John Ho Kong Sang
Date : 8 June 2016 (Wed)
Time : 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Venue : School Conference Room [P5401]

Supply chain contractual governance and transnational private regulation
Speaker: Prof. Fabrizio Cafaggi
Date : 7 June 2016 (Tuesday)
Time : 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Venue : School Conference Room [P5401]

Liability of Online Platforms: The new Challenges of the Digital Revolution
Speaker: Dr. Alberto De Franceschi
Date : 2 June 2016 (Thur)
Time : 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Venue : School Conference Room [P5401]

China’s Foreign Investment Law Reform: a Focus on the Evolution of the National Security Review System
Speaker: Professor Dr Yuwen Li
Date : 31 May 2016 (Tue)
Time : 11:00am - 12:00 pm
Venue : School Conference Room [P5401]

Business and Human Rights: Is there Any Value in ‘Flirting’ with the Treaty Idea?
Speaker: Dr Surya Deva
Date : 18 May 2016 (Wed)
Time : 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Venue : School Conference Room [P5401]

Statistical Science in the Courtroom
Speaker: Prof. SINGPURWALLA Nozer Darabsha
Date : 09 May 2016 (Mon)
Time : 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Venue : School Conference Room [P5401]

A Call for Legal Accountability in the Wake of the MH17 Tragedy
Speaker: Dr Vernon Nase Dr Mark Kielsgard
Date : 21 Apr 2016 (Thur)
Time : 11:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Venue : School Conference Room [P5401]

Staff Seminar: American Common Law of Contracts: Myths & Stirrings
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Larry A. DiMatteo
Date : 20 April 2016 (Wed)
Time : 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Venue : School Conference Room [P5401]

Modern History and Reconciliation in the Balkans
Speaker: Dr Mateja Durovic
Date : 11 April 2016 (Mon)
Time : 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Venue : School Conference Room [P5401]

Consumer Protection, Competition law and the Consumer Rights Act 2015: getting the balance right?
Speaker: Prof Mel Kenny
Date : 7 April 2016 (Thur)
Time : 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Venue : School Conference Room [P5401]

Norms v. Rules: Is the International Law of Cyber Security in Crisis?
Speaker: Dr Kubo Mačák
Date : 31 March 2016 (Thur)
Time : 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Venue : School Conference Room [P5401]

The Performance Interest in the Contract Laws of Asia
Speaker: Prof Alexander Loke
Date : 22 March 2016 (Tue)
Time : 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Venue : School Conference Room [P5401]

Compensation, Certainty and Market Damages
Speaker: Professor Michael Bridge
Date : 18 March 2016 (Fri)
Time : 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Venue : School Conference Room [P5401]

The Future of lawyers - For practitioners and aspiring lawyers alike
Speaker: Ms Helen Tung
Date : 9 March 2016 (Wed)
Time : 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Venue : School Conference Room [P5401]

The European Union and the Future of Investment Arbitration
Speaker: Professor Hervé Ascensio
Date: 26 February 2016 (Friday)
Time: 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Venue: School Conference Room [P5401]

International Environmental Law: Negotiating the Role of Science
Speaker: Professor Saleem H. Ali
Date : 2 February 2016 (Tue)
Time : 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Venue : School Conference Room [P5401]

Private Enforcement of Antitrust Law: The Chinese Way
Speaker: Dr. Marco Botta & Dr Alexandr Svetlicinii
Date : 2 February 2016 (Tue)
Time : 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Venue : School Conference Room [P5401]

Navigational Rights, Freedoms and Obligations In The South China Sea
Speaker: Dr Paul von Mühlendahl
Date : 1 February 2016 (Mon)
Time : 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Venue : School Conference Room [P5401]

The Consumer Rights Act 2015 – A bastion for European consumer rights?
Speaker: Professor Paula Giliker
Date : 19 January 2016 (Tue)
Time : 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Venue : School Conference Room [P5401]

Revisiting the relevance of the Legal Capital Regime in Modern Company Law
Speaker: Dr John Ho Kong Sang
Date : 13 January 2016 (Wed)
Time : 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Venue : School Conference Room [P5401]

The treatment of parody in copyright law
Speaker: Professor Nigel Gravells
Date : 7 January 2016 (Thur)
Time : 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Venue : Video Seminar Room [G5353]

CityU Alumni Seminar: Enterpreneurship and Law
Date: 11 December 2015
Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Venue: The Law Society Clubhouse, 3/F, Wing On House 71 Des Voeux Central, Hong Kong

Advance Care Planning, Families and the Law in Singapore
Speaker: Mr Tracey Evans Chan
Date : 24 November 2015 (Tue)
Time : 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Venue : School Conference Room [P5401]

Revisiting the relevance of the Legal Capital Regime in Modern Company Law(Cancellation)
Speaker: Dr John Ho Kong Sang
Date : 20 November 2015 (Fri)
Time : 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Venue : School Conference Room [P5401]

The Relationship Between the CISG and International Arbitration: A Love With Obstacles?
Speaker: Dr André Janssen
Date : 3 November 2015 (Tue)
Time : 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Venue : School Conference Room [P5401]

Legal Change in the Common Law: the Coronation Cases and Contractual Frustration
Speaker: Professor Catharine MacMillan
Date : 30 October 2015 (Fri)
Time : 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Venue : Video Seminar Room [G5353]

Revisiting the notion of ‘safe port’ - was The “Ocean Victory” [2015] EWCA Civ. 16 a disappointing judgment?
Speaker: Dr. Poomintr SOOKSRIPAISARNKIT
Date : 29 October 2015 (Thu)
Time : 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Venue : School Conference Room [P5401]

Thoughts on collaborative measures between Korean and Chinese scholars for resolving Japanese sexual slavery issue
Speaker: Dr JANG Eun Jeong
Date : 23 October 2015 (Friday)
Time : 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Venue : School Conference Room [P5401]

Consumer Sales Law and 3-D Printing – Time for a Paradigm Shift?
Speaker: Professor Christian Twigg-flesner
Unfair contract terms: public interest litigation before European courts
Speaker: Professor Hans-W. Micklitz
Date : 15 October 2015 (Thur)
Time : 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Venue : School Conference Room [P5401]

Striving for Research Excellence
Speaker: Professor Peter Cane
Date : 4 September 2015 (Friday)
Time : 12:00 noon - 2:00 pm
Venue : School Conference Room [P5401]

Shareholder protection in takeover offers and schemes of arrangement
Speaker: Professor Jennifer Payne (Merton College, Oxford)
Date : 21 July 2015 (Tuesday)
Time : 5:30 pm – 7:10 pm
Venue : Clubhouse, The Law Society of Hong Kong (Address: 3/F, Wing On House, 71 Des Voeux Road Central, Hong Kong)

Collective Redress Mechanisms for Consumer Claims in EU Competition Law: Theoretical Challenges and Practical (Mis) Application
Speaker: Dr Maria Ioannidou
Date : 26 May 2015 (Tuesday)
Time : 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Venue : Video Seminar Room [G5353]

Law and Literature Talk Series II Literary Perspectives on Law, Sexuality and Gender
Date : 27 April 2015 (Mon)
Time : 12:00 noon - 2:00 pm
Venue : School Conference Room [P5401]

Energy Security and Sustainable Development: the Shale Gas Development in China
Speaker: Professor Paolo Davide Farah
Date : 25 March 2015 (Wednesday)
Time : 4 pm - 5 pm
Venue : School Conference Room [P5401]

The liability of intermediary online auction platforms - towards a safer legal framework for consumers?
Speaker: Dr Christine Riefa
Date: 24 March 2015 (Tuesday)
Time: 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Venue: School Conference Room [P5401]

The Future of Unification of Contract Law
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Ingeborg Schwenzer
Date: 16 March 2015 (Monday)
Time: 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Venue: School Conference Room [P5401]

Recent Developments in Civil Procedure: Towards European Union Principles of Transnational Civil Procedure?
Speaker : C H (Remco) van Rhee Professor of European Legal History and Comparative Civil Procedure, Department of Foundations and Methods of Law, Faculty of Law, Maastricht University
Date : 27 February 2015 (Friday)
Time : 12:00 noon – 1:00 pm
Venue : School of Law Conference Room (Rm P5401), 5/F, Purple Zone, Academic 1, City University of Hong Kong

Hadley v Baxendale (1854): History, Policy and Comparison
Speaker: Professor Roger Halson
Date : 29 January 2015 (Thursday)
Time : 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Venue : Video Seminar Room [G5353]


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