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"Contract Law Reform in Asia" Symposium


6 December 2013

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The Symposium (9.30am - 4pm) compares the comprehensive reforms recently proposed for Japan's Civil Code, likely to be enacted in 2014, with contract law reform initiatives and possibilities in Korea, China, Indonesia and Australia - involving leading speakers and moderators from all these jurisdictions as well as New Zealand and the USA.

The Symposium is supported by the Centre for Asian and Pacific Law at the University of Sydney and the Australian Network for Japanese Law, and is dedicated to the memory of the lateProfessor Zentaro Kitagawa.

PROGRAM

9.15-9.30

Registration

9.30-10am

Contract Law Reform in Japan - Process and Prospects

Professor Luke NOTTAGE, Sydney Law School

Chair: Dr Petra BUTLER, VUW

10-10.45am

Japan - Specific Topics

Professor Andrew PARDIECK, Southern Illinois University School of Law

Chair: Stacey STEELE, Melbourne Law School/ Standard and Poors

10.45-11am

Morning Tea

11-11.45am

Japan - Specific Topics (cont'd)

Professor Kenji SAIGUSA, Waseda University Law Faculty

Chair: Professor Greg TOLHURST

11.45-12.15pm

Q&A chaired by Dr Trevor RYAN

12.15-1pm

Lunch

1-1.45pm

Contract Law Reform in Korea (including Q&A)

Professor JEONG Jonghyu, Chonnam National University Faculty of Law

Chair: Professor Bing LING

1.45-2.45pm

Contract Law Reform in China (including Q&A)

Professor YAO Hui (deputy director), Renmin University Law School

Professor YANG Lixin (director), Renmin University Law School

Professor LIU Baoyu, Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics School of Law

Chair: Professor Bing LING

2.45-3.00pm

Afternoon Tea

3.00-3.45pm

Contract Law Reform in Indonesia (including Q&A)

Dean Paripurna SUGARNA, Gadjah Mada University Law Faculty

Chair: A/Professor Simon BUTT

3.45-4.00pm

General Q&A chaired by Veronica TAYLOR, ANU


Time: 9.30am - 4pm (Registration from 9.15am)

Location: Common Room Level 4, New Law Building (F10), University of Sydney

Cost: Full Fee $50 ; Alumni/Academics $25

Contact: PLaCE Coordinator

Phone: 02 9351 0429

Email: 222a46612c1721060d1d1a263529284e176a14030d6c2c5a