ANJeL will support a conference in Berlin on “Berlin conference on "Independent Directors in Japan and Other Major Asian Jurisdictions" on 17-19 July, 2014, which will be a two-day conference open to public, plus half-day closed session for editors and authors of a conference volume. The tentative program is available here. For more details, please visit the Japan Law blog
ANJeL will send a team to the 13th Intercollegiate Negotiation (and Arbitration) Competition. Sydney Law School, in cooperation with the Australian Network for Japanese Law (ANJeL), is putting together a team of students to join “Team Australia” to compete in the competition, which will take place in Tokyo on 29-30 November 2014 (please note the revised date). We welcome institutional sponsorship (contact firstname.lastname@example.org) as well as tax deductible gifts from alumni and friends of the team via this form for donations through USydney, or this form via ANU
ANJeL plans to support a conference in Japan on the Law of the Sea in relation to the South China Sea in October 2014. For updates watch this website or contact the ANJeL Co-directors via email@example.com.
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ANJeL collaborates in promoting the multi-lingual Zeitschrift
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ANJeL assists in the "Kyoto and Tokyo Seminars" in Japanese Law sponsored by Ritsumeikan University. ANJeL
sponsors a team of Australian
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ANJeL awards the Akira
Kawamura prize for performance in Japanese law courses at its
network of universities and the nationwide ANJeL/Ashurst essay prize in Japanese Law.