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Legal and Funding Issues for Successful Startups, December 2

On December 2, 2018, in Shenzhen, Peking University School of Transnational Law (“STL”) will be partnering with the University of California, Berkeley School of Law’s acclaimed Berkeley Center for Law and Technology (“BCLT”) to present a major educational program for Greater Bay Area entrepreneurs, startups, financial institutions and others on, “Legal and Funding Issues for Successful Startups.”

Date & Time:  December 2 (Sunday), 9:00 a.m.-5:45 p.m.

Venue:  HSBC Business School Auditorium, Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School, University Town, Shenzhen, China

9:00 to 9:15 a.m. Welcome and Introduction
Philip McConnaughay, Dean and Professor, Peking University School of Transnational Law
Wu Yundong, Chancellor, Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School, Professor, School of Chemical Biology
Erwin Chemerinsky, Jesse H. Choper Distinguished Professor of Law, University of California, Berkeley School of Law
9:15 to 10:30 a.m. Session I:  Entity Formation and Early Financing
Adam Sterling, Executive Director, Berkeley Center for Law and Business, former startup and venture capital attorney, Gunderson Dettmer moderator and overview
David Thomas, Vice President of Industry Research & Analysis, Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO)
LIN Lin, Assistant Professor of Law and Finance, National University Singapore, venture capital, private equity and crowd-sourced funding in China/Asia
LIU Fang, Partner, Broad & Bright, China perspective
Discussion and Q&A
10:30 to 11:00 a.m. Featured Speaker: LU Shan, Deputy Director, Shenzhen United Property and Share Rights Exchange, VC
11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Session II:  Regulatory and Trade Issues
Mark Cohen, Senior Fellow and Director, Berkeley Center for Law and Technology, former Senior Advisor for China, US Patent and Trademark Office
Discussion and Q&A
12:00 to 1:00 p.m. LUNCH
1:00 to 2:30 p.m. Session III:  Advanced Financing and Related Issues
Sang Yop Kang, Professor of Law, Peking University School of Transnational Law, moderator
Adam Sterling, Executive Director, Berkeley Center for Law and Business, former startup and venture capital attorney, Gunderson Dettmer, overview
Sang Yop Kang, Peking University School of Transnational Law, control issues
LING Tong, Lawyer, FangDa, China perspective
Discussion and Q&A
2:30 to 4:00 p.m. Session IV:  Protecting the “Big Idea”
Robert Merges, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosata Professor of Law, Director, Berkeley Center for Law and Technology, University of California, Berkeley School of Law, moderator and overview
K Li, Chinese Academy of Sciences IP Investment Company
Jeff Cao, Tencent, China perspective
LI Binxin, Partner, Baker McKenzie/Fenxun, China perspective
Discussion and Q&A
4:00 to 4:30 p.m. Featured Speaker: DONG Shaoling, CEO, Zhongbei Mingyi Tech, Shenzhen IT startup, products include “RabbitPre” application generator with 8 million corporate users including Alibaba and China Mobile, Dong Shaoling named Forbes “Top 30 Under 30,” 2017
4:30 to 5:45 p.m. Session V:  Employee Issues
Robert Merges, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosata Professor of Law, Director, Berkeley Center for Law and Technology, University of California, Berkeley School of Law, moderator and overview
ZHU Shaobin, Partner, Morgan Lewis, China perspective
Discussion and Q&A
5:45 to 6:00 p.m. Closing Remarks

Simultaneous English and Chinese translation will be provided.  To register, please visit here: https://jinshuju.net/f/x8yVvB 

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Roundtable: Political Constitutionalism in Comparative Perspectives, December 2

Date & Time:  December 2 (Sunday), 10:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.

Venue:  STL 201 Moot Court, PKU Shenzhen

Speakers:

  • Erwin Chemerinsky, Dean and Jesse H. Choper Distinguished Professor of Law, School of Law, University of California-Berkeley
  • GAO Quanxi,  KoGuan Chair Professor of Law, Shanghai JiaoTong University KoGuan School of Law

Moderator:  Thomas Man, Professor from Practice and Associate Dean, Peking University School of Transnational Law

Language:  English

十周年海报-roundtable

China, The United States and Comparative Law Today, November 23-24

Date:  November 23 (Friday) -24 (Saturday)

Venue:  STL Building, Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School, University Town, Shenzhen

Lecture Language:  English

Registration:  https://jinshuju.net/f/Jt2Ak6

November 23, 17:00, STL Moot Court Room

Introductory Remarks: Dean Philip McConnaughay

Legal Orientalism at Home and Abroad: A Conversation

Teemu Ruskola, Emory University School of Law, author, Legal Orientalism: China, The United States, and Modern Law

LIANG Zhiping, Chinese National Academy of Arts, author, Explicating Law: A Comparative Perspective of Chinese and Western Legal Culture

ZHENG Ge, KoGuan Law School, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, author, Imperialism, Legal Orientalism and China’s Path Towards the Rule of Law

Chair: Nicholas Frayn, Peking University School of Transnational Law

Followed by dinner for conference participants

 

November 24, STL Room 205

9:00-10:30 Workshop I

Comparative Law And The Problem of Legal Orientalism: What’s Next?

Amy J. Cohen, Moritz College of Law, The Ohio State University

LU Nan, School of Law, Tsinghua University

JIN Zining, Peking University, School of Transnational Law

Chair: Francis Snyder, Peking University, School of Transnational Law 

11:00-12:30 Workshop II

The United States and the Legacy of Legal Orientalism

Jed Kroncke, Hong Kong University

TIAN Lei, East China Normal University

Danya Reda, Peking University, School of Transnational Law

Chair: Thomas Yunlong Man, Peking University, School of Transnational Law

12:30-14:00 Lunch

14:00-15:30 Workshop III

Historical Origins and Impacts of Legal Orientalism

ZHANG Yongle, Peking University School of Law

Thomas Coendet, KoGuan Law School, Jiao Tong University

JIANG Haisong, Hunan University School of Law

Chair: Norman Ho, Peking University, School of Transnational Law

16:00-18:00 Workshop IV

Comparative Law and Chinese Legal Reform

CHENG Jinhua, KoGuan Law School, Jiao Tong University, Shanghai

MA Jianyin, Beijing Normal University

WEI Leijie, Xiamen University School of Law

Chair: MAO Shaowei, Peking University, School of Transnational Law

Workshops followed by dinner for conference participants.

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