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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.

STL LL.M. Student Awarded 2020 PKU International Students Academic Award

Chinwe was one of the two Shenzhen Graduate School students who received the award.

Professor Thomas Man Co-edits Cross-Disciplinary Study on Law and History

Professor Man co-edited with Professors Baosheng Zhang and Jing Lin (both of China University of Political Science and Law).

Professor Friedmann Co-edits First Book on Wine Law and Policy, From National Terroirs to a Global Market

This 26-chapter volume brings together leading academics and practitioners to examine how wine law and policy have gradually moved from national terroirs to a global market.

Professor Minas Co-authors New Comparative Study of EU & Chinese Climate Change Regulation

The article discusses recent developments in the concepts of ‘climate justice’ and ‘just transition’, and examines how these concepts are being implemented through regulation in the European Union and its Member States, in China and through international cooperation.

STL Held Lecture on US 2020 Presidential Elections

The lecture introduced the more conventional topics of election phases, specifically explaining the difference between the popular vote and the electoral college.