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