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Associate Professor Minas co-facilitates negotiation at COP27 climate conference

At COP27, Associate Professor Stephen Minas co-facilitated negotiation concerning national technology needs assessments (TNAs) and regional climate technology transfer and finance centres hosted by multilateral development banks.

Professor Danny Friedmann's Co-Authored Article on The Value of NFTs Published in Asia Pacific Law Revi...

2021 was a miraculous year for non-fungible tokens (NFTs), which led to confusion among observers of the phenomenon from both the art industry and regulatory authorities. This article provides a dispassionate analysis of the value of NFTs from an artist’s and intellectual property (IP) perspective. In the longer term, NFTs could improve the fate of artists to authenticate their works, set their conditions and get a resale compensation per transaction.

Professor Danny Friedmann’s Chapter on Innovative Foods That Can Help Prevent The Next Pandemic is Pub...

In his Chapter for the book ‘Law and Economics of the Coronavirus Crisis’, Professor Friedmann holds that continued factory farming makes a new viral pandemic ineluctable. Plant-based and cell-cultured food (together “innovative food”) producers use animal-based food names to signal a similar function, use, and taste, but without the negative externalities of the animal-based foods in regard to health, sustainability and ethicality.

Professor Joy Y Xiang Spoke at WTO Workshop on Technology Transfer to the LDCs

The three-day workshop explored ways to implement Article 66.2 of the WTO TRIPS Agreement to enhance technology transfer to the least developed countries (LDCs).

Professor Asif H Qureshi Published a Monograph entitled The Americanisation of the World Trade Order

This work is intended essentially as a focus on some of the challenges of accommodating the phenomenon of an economic superpower into a normative framework, for an international trading order the ownership of which rests with the international community.

Dr Stephen Minas Participates in PKU Yenching Global Symposium 2022

The panel held a wide-ranging discussion covering the situation in climate negotiations after the Glasgow conference, China’s 30/60 climate targets, green finance, the role of subnational governments and non-state actors in climate policy and the linkages between climate policy and conservation of biological diversity.

Dr Stephen Minas & Colleagues Cited in Landmark IPCC Report

The IPCC brings together leading experts from the natural and social sciences to provide regular assessments to the world’s governments on the state of climate change and the global response to it.

Dr Stephen Minas in ITU Panel Discussion on ICTs & Climate Change

Dr Minas discussed the importance of digitalization in the energy sector and the role of ICTs in making finance more sustainable. Dr Minas emphasized that the ‘information society’ is a key enabler of the net-zero society.

Professor Nitzan Shilon Interviews on Personal Liability Around Bank Hapoalim Scandal in Israel

Shilon urged the “clawback” of unearned executive compensation and called for imposing personal financial liability on Hapolaim’s directors and officers.

Distinguished Scholar in Residence Susan Finder Spoke on a EU-China Legal and Judicial Cooperation (EU...

Ms. Susan Finder spoke about the role of the SPC in creating a Chinese domestic and foreign-related legal infrastructure that keeps pace with China’s place in the world.