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STL Professor Mark Feldman Invited to Deliver International Public Lecture on International Investment Law

In the talk, Professor Feldman outlined three distinctive geographic regions for investment treaty practice in the 2020s (Europe, the regional South, and the Pacific Rim) and discussed key characteristics associated with Pacific Rim investment treaty practice.

Professor Susan Finder Speaks in Three Webinars

In April and May, STL distinguished scholar Professor Susan Finder spoke in three webinars that attracted worldwide audiences.

Oxford Handbook of Transnational Law Published with Chapters from STL Faculty

Dr. Minas observed: “A multi-year and truly transnational enterprise has come to fruition. This is a weighty volume in more ways than one and it will be a key resource for the study of transnational law for years to come.“

Beloved STL Faculty Discuss How to Achieve Academic and Professional Success in Chinese Law with Students

Each guest sharing advice gleaned from personal experience on developing a career in the Chinese law field.

Professor Stephen Minas elected Chair of UNFCCC Technology Executive Committee

Dr Minas became a member of the TEC at the beginning of 2020 and served as vice-chair of the committee during the previous year.

STL Alumni Wu Han Named One of ALB China Top 15 TMT Lawyers

Wu Han joined King & Wood Mallesons (Beijing Office) in 2011 and is currently a partner at the firm. His main areas of practice at KWM is cybersecurity, data compliance, and governance.

STL in the Economist’s “Can Chinese law firms take over the world?”

The article recognizes that, historically, Chinese law firms found it hard to compete with more established Western firms. It explains that as due, in part, to Chinese lawyers’ lack of common law experience. However, this is increasingly being addressed by efforts such as STL’s niche focus on high quality instruction in both American common law and Chinese civil law.

Professor Thomas Man Gives Lecture at Nirma University, India

Titled “Seeking Truth in History and Law,” the lecture was part of Nirma University’s International Teaching Month that features legal scholars, jurists and public officials from over 20 countries.

Professor Minas Highlights Sustainable Finance Laws in Lecture to Energy Community

The presentation focused on European Union sustainable finance legislation but also considered developments in other key jurisdictions, such as China, and transnational markets and initiatives.