Associate Professor Jeanne Huang

LLB, LLM (SUIBE) SJD (Duke) CIArb
Associate Professor

F10 - Law School (Camperdown)
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 86277321
Fax +61 2 9351 0200

Website Social Science Research Network
Centre for Asian and Pacific Law

Biographical details

Associate Professor Huang’s teaching and research interests are in private international law, e-commerce law, international investment law, international litigation and arbitration, and underwater cultural heritage protection. She has published four books and authored more than thirty articles in law journals, such as Journal of International Economic Law and Journal of Private International Law. Twelve of her articles are indexed by SSCI. As a chief investigator, she has received funding from China National Social Science Fund (equivalent to ARC), China Ministry of Education, the China Law Society, Shanghai Philosophy and Social Science Fund, and Shanghai Government Development and Research Center Fund.

Before moving to the University of Sydney, she held academic positions at University of New South Wales Faculty of Law in Australia and Shanghai University of International Business and Economics School of Law (SUIBE Law) in China. She served as Associate Dean at SUIBE Law. She was awarded Pujiang Rencai (Pujiang Scholar) in 2011 and Shuguang Xuezhe (Dawn Scholar) in 2013 by Shanghai Education Committee. She was a Foreign Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law in Hamburg, Germany, and also had research experience at The Hague Academy of International Law, and the Academy of International Arbitration Law, Paris, France.

She is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. She also serves as an Arbitrator at the Hong Kong International Arbitration Center, Shanghai International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (Shanghai International Arbitration Center) and Xi’an Arbitration Commission.

She has been interviewed for Chinese law and related dispute resolution by Jiefang Daily (解放日报), Wenhui Daily (文汇报), and ABC News Australia.

Research interests

  • Private International Law
  • Cross-border E-commerce Regulations
  • International Investment Law
  • Chinese Law
  • International Business Transactions
  • Dispute Resolution (litigation and arbitration) in contracts and cultural heritage issues

Teaching and supervision

  • Private International Law
  • International Business Law
  • International Commercial Transactions
  • International trade and investment law

Associations

  • Member on the International Law Association International Committee on Intellectual Property and Private International Law.
  • Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.
  • Member of the American Society of International Law.
  • Member, Australia and New Zealand Society of International Law

Awards and honours

In 2015, Associate Professor Huang won the First Prize of Excellent Scholarship awarded by the China Society of Private International Law and the Nomination Award of the Dong Biwu Prize for Youth Research in Law in China.

In the media

As a contributor, Associate Professor Huang is in the short film prepared for the 60th anniversary of the New York Convention, which was presented at the session of UNCITRAL which took place at the UNHQ in New York on 28 June 2018. The film is now available on the UNCITRAL website and on the New York Convention Guide website. The film is also directly available by clicking on the following link: http://newyorkconvention1958.org/index.php?lvl=cmspage&pageid=7&id_news=1008.

Selected publications

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Books

  • Huang, J. (2016). China's free trade agreement strategy: A critical study in the context of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement. Shanghai, China: Shanghai People's Press.
  • Huang, J. (2014). Interregional recognition and enforcement of civil and commercial judgments: Lessons for China from US and EU laws. Oxford, UK: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC.
  • Huang, J. (2010). Legal theory of international commercial arbitration and its practical implications (translation of Emmanuel Gaillard, aspects philosophiques du droit de l'arbitrage international [Martinus Nijhoff Publishers 2008]) [Chinese]. Beijing, China: Peking University Press.

Book Chapters

  • Huang, J. (2018). Expanding the e-commerce. In Colin Picker, Heng Wang, Weihuan Zhou (Eds.), The China-Australia Free Trade Agreement: A 21st-Century Model, (pp. 305-328). Oxford, United Kingdom: Hart Publishing.
  • Huang, J. (2018). Nationwide regulatory reform starting from China's free trade zones: The case of negative list of non-conforming measures. Investment Law and Arbitration in the Asia-Pacific Region: Current Practice, Emerging Issues, and Future Prospects (Forthcoming). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

Journals

  • Hu, J., Huang, J. (2018). Dispute resolution mechanisms and organizations in the implementation of 'One Belt, One Road' initiative: Whence and whither. Journal of World Trade, 52(5), 815-838.
  • Huang, J. (2018). Partially modernized Chinese conflicts system: Achievements and challenges - review of Zheng Sophia Tang, Yongping Xiao, and Zhengxin Huo, Conflict of laws in the People's Republic of China. Journal of Private International Law, 13(3), 633-654. [More Information]
  • Huang, J. (2018). Procedural models to upgrade BITs: China�s experience. Leiden Journal of International Law, 31, 93-115. [More Information]
  • Deng, H., Huang, J. (2018). What Should China Learn from the CPTPP Environmental Provisions? Asian Journal of WTO and International Health Law and Policy, 13(2), 513-552.
  • Huang, J. (2017). Comparison of e-commerce regulations in Chinese and American FTAs: Converging approaches, diverging contents, and polycentric directions? Netherlands International Law Review, 64(2), 309-337. [More Information]
  • Huang, J. (2017). Private International Law in Oceania 2016 (forthcoming). Commentaries on Private International Law: The PILIG Newsletter, 3(3).
  • Huang, J. (2016). Book review: 'Comparative Commercial Contracts: Law, Culture and Economic Development' (Hornbook Series) by Boris Kozolchyk [West Academic Publishing, St. Paul, MN, 2014, ISBN 978-0-314-28968-1. International and Comparative Law Quarterly, 65(3), 768-770. [More Information]
  • Huang, J. (2016). Silk Road Economic Belt: Can old BITs fulfil China�s new initiative? Journal of World Trade, 50(4), 733-754.
  • Huang, J. (2015). Challenges and solutions for the China-US BIT negotiations: Insights from the recent development of FTZs in China. Journal of International Economic Law, 18(2), 307-339. [More Information]
  • Huang, J. (2015). Protecting non-indigenous human remains under cultural heritage law. Chinese Journal of International Law, 14(4), 709-733. [More Information]
  • Huang, J. (2014). Maritime archaeology and identification of historic shipwrecks: A legal perspective. Marine Policy, 44, 256-264. [More Information]
  • Huang, J. (2014). The development of dispute resolution mechanism in Shanghai FTZ and the innovation of relevant national legal system [Chinese]. Zhongshan University Journal (Philosophy and Social Science edition), September, 176-184.
  • Huang, J. (2013). 2012 US Model BIT and TPP Investment Chapter: Challenges or opportunities for China? [Chinese]. Global Law Review. [More Information]
  • Huang, J. (2013). Chasing provenance: Legal dilemmas for protecting states with a verifiable link to underwater culture heritage. Ocean and Coastal Management, 84, 220-225. [More Information]
  • Huang, J. (2013). Odyssey's treasure ship: salvor, owner, or sovereign immunity. Ocean Development and International Law, 44(2), 170-184. [More Information]
  • Huang, J. (2012). Implement the ECFA: Prospects of a bilateral investment agreement between Mainland China and Taiwan. Journal of Chinese Economic and Foreign Trade Studies, 5(2), 127-156. [More Information]
  • Huang, J. (2012). Negotiating the first bilateral investment agreement between mainland China and Taiwan: Difficulties and solutions. Hong Kong Law Journal, 42(3), 971-999.
  • Huang, J. (2012). The Impact of TPP upon ECFA and China's strategies. Journal of International Trade, 8, 40-48.
  • Huang, J. (2012). TPP v. ECFA: similarities, differences, and China's strategies. The China Review: an interdisciplinary journal on greater China, 85, 85-111.
  • Huang, J. (2011). Analysis of mainland capital investing in Taiwan-From the perspective of ECFA [Chinese]. Hebei Law Review, 3.
  • Huang, J. (2011). Conflicts between civil law and common law in judgment recognition and enforcement: When is the finality dispute final? Wisconsin International Law Journal, 29, 70-109.
  • Huang, J. (2010). Chinese multilateral recognition and enforcement arrangement for civil and commercial judgments: Proposed solutions for four critical challenges. Journal of International Business Research, 6.
  • Huang, J. (2008). Suing your American business partners in their home: An analysis of subject matter jurisdiction in U.S. federal district courts [Chinese]. Journal of International Business Research, 2, 45-52.
  • Huang, J. (2007). Overturning a final judgment tainted by fraud: A comparison between Mainland China and Hong Kong. Willamette Journal of International Law and Dispute Resolution, , 47-74.
  • Huang, J. (2006). An analysis of the obligation of preservation of goods in the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (1980) [Chinese]. Journal of International Trade Law, 1, 104-114.
  • Huang, J. (2002). An analysis of Article 79 of the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (1980) [Chinese]. Journal of International Business Research, 5(62), 65.
  • Huang, J. (2002). The first step to reforming Chinese law for foreign commerce and trade after China's accession to the World Trade Organization: The revised Chinese joint venture law. China Northern Economy and Trade Journal, 12, 45-46.

Conferences

  • Huang, J. (2018). Vietnam's e-commerce regulations: Free flow of information and implications for UNCITRAL works on e-commerce. United Nations Commission on International Trade Law 50th Anniversary Congress - Modernizing international trade law to support innovation and sustainable development, Vienna, Austria: United nations Commission on Intentional Trade law.

Magazine / Newspaper Articles

  • Huang, J. (2014). The new arbitration rule promoting intellectual property arbitration in China (Shanghai) pilot free trade zone [Chinese]. Wenhui Daily.

2018

  • Hu, J., Huang, J. (2018). Dispute resolution mechanisms and organizations in the implementation of 'One Belt, One Road' initiative: Whence and whither. Journal of World Trade, 52(5), 815-838.
  • Huang, J. (2018). Expanding the e-commerce. In Colin Picker, Heng Wang, Weihuan Zhou (Eds.), The China-Australia Free Trade Agreement: A 21st-Century Model, (pp. 305-328). Oxford, United Kingdom: Hart Publishing.
  • Huang, J. (2018). Nationwide regulatory reform starting from China's free trade zones: The case of negative list of non-conforming measures. Investment Law and Arbitration in the Asia-Pacific Region: Current Practice, Emerging Issues, and Future Prospects (Forthcoming). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.
  • Huang, J. (2018). Partially modernized Chinese conflicts system: Achievements and challenges - review of Zheng Sophia Tang, Yongping Xiao, and Zhengxin Huo, Conflict of laws in the People's Republic of China. Journal of Private International Law, 13(3), 633-654. [More Information]
  • Huang, J. (2018). Procedural models to upgrade BITs: China�s experience. Leiden Journal of International Law, 31, 93-115. [More Information]
  • Huang, J. (2018). Vietnam's e-commerce regulations: Free flow of information and implications for UNCITRAL works on e-commerce. United Nations Commission on International Trade Law 50th Anniversary Congress - Modernizing international trade law to support innovation and sustainable development, Vienna, Austria: United nations Commission on Intentional Trade law.
  • Deng, H., Huang, J. (2018). What Should China Learn from the CPTPP Environmental Provisions? Asian Journal of WTO and International Health Law and Policy, 13(2), 513-552.

2017

  • Huang, J. (2017). Comparison of e-commerce regulations in Chinese and American FTAs: Converging approaches, diverging contents, and polycentric directions? Netherlands International Law Review, 64(2), 309-337. [More Information]
  • Huang, J. (2017). Private International Law in Oceania 2016 (forthcoming). Commentaries on Private International Law: The PILIG Newsletter, 3(3).

2016

  • Huang, J. (2016). Book review: 'Comparative Commercial Contracts: Law, Culture and Economic Development' (Hornbook Series) by Boris Kozolchyk [West Academic Publishing, St. Paul, MN, 2014, ISBN 978-0-314-28968-1. International and Comparative Law Quarterly, 65(3), 768-770. [More Information]
  • Huang, J. (2016). China's free trade agreement strategy: A critical study in the context of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement. Shanghai, China: Shanghai People's Press.
  • Huang, J. (2016). Silk Road Economic Belt: Can old BITs fulfil China�s new initiative? Journal of World Trade, 50(4), 733-754.

2015

  • Huang, J. (2015). Challenges and solutions for the China-US BIT negotiations: Insights from the recent development of FTZs in China. Journal of International Economic Law, 18(2), 307-339. [More Information]
  • Huang, J. (2015). Protecting non-indigenous human remains under cultural heritage law. Chinese Journal of International Law, 14(4), 709-733. [More Information]

2014

  • Huang, J. (2014). Interregional recognition and enforcement of civil and commercial judgments: Lessons for China from US and EU laws. Oxford, UK: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC.
  • Huang, J. (2014). Maritime archaeology and identification of historic shipwrecks: A legal perspective. Marine Policy, 44, 256-264. [More Information]
  • Huang, J. (2014). The development of dispute resolution mechanism in Shanghai FTZ and the innovation of relevant national legal system [Chinese]. Zhongshan University Journal (Philosophy and Social Science edition), September, 176-184.
  • Huang, J. (2014). The new arbitration rule promoting intellectual property arbitration in China (Shanghai) pilot free trade zone [Chinese]. Wenhui Daily.

2013

  • Huang, J. (2013). 2012 US Model BIT and TPP Investment Chapter: Challenges or opportunities for China? [Chinese]. Global Law Review. [More Information]
  • Huang, J. (2013). Chasing provenance: Legal dilemmas for protecting states with a verifiable link to underwater culture heritage. Ocean and Coastal Management, 84, 220-225. [More Information]
  • Huang, J. (2013). Odyssey's treasure ship: salvor, owner, or sovereign immunity. Ocean Development and International Law, 44(2), 170-184. [More Information]

2012

  • Huang, J. (2012). Implement the ECFA: Prospects of a bilateral investment agreement between Mainland China and Taiwan. Journal of Chinese Economic and Foreign Trade Studies, 5(2), 127-156. [More Information]
  • Huang, J. (2012). Negotiating the first bilateral investment agreement between mainland China and Taiwan: Difficulties and solutions. Hong Kong Law Journal, 42(3), 971-999.
  • Huang, J. (2012). The Impact of TPP upon ECFA and China's strategies. Journal of International Trade, 8, 40-48.
  • Huang, J. (2012). TPP v. ECFA: similarities, differences, and China's strategies. The China Review: an interdisciplinary journal on greater China, 85, 85-111.

2011

  • Huang, J. (2011). Analysis of mainland capital investing in Taiwan-From the perspective of ECFA [Chinese]. Hebei Law Review, 3.
  • Huang, J. (2011). Conflicts between civil law and common law in judgment recognition and enforcement: When is the finality dispute final? Wisconsin International Law Journal, 29, 70-109.

2010

  • Huang, J. (2010). Chinese multilateral recognition and enforcement arrangement for civil and commercial judgments: Proposed solutions for four critical challenges. Journal of International Business Research, 6.
  • Huang, J. (2010). Legal theory of international commercial arbitration and its practical implications (translation of Emmanuel Gaillard, aspects philosophiques du droit de l'arbitrage international [Martinus Nijhoff Publishers 2008]) [Chinese]. Beijing, China: Peking University Press.

2008

  • Huang, J. (2008). Suing your American business partners in their home: An analysis of subject matter jurisdiction in U.S. federal district courts [Chinese]. Journal of International Business Research, 2, 45-52.

2007

  • Huang, J. (2007). Overturning a final judgment tainted by fraud: A comparison between Mainland China and Hong Kong. Willamette Journal of International Law and Dispute Resolution, , 47-74.

2006

  • Huang, J. (2006). An analysis of the obligation of preservation of goods in the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (1980) [Chinese]. Journal of International Trade Law, 1, 104-114.

2002

  • Huang, J. (2002). An analysis of Article 79 of the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (1980) [Chinese]. Journal of International Business Research, 5(62), 65.
  • Huang, J. (2002). The first step to reforming Chinese law for foreign commerce and trade after China's accession to the World Trade Organization: The revised Chinese joint venture law. China Northern Economy and Trade Journal, 12, 45-46.

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