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China-US Economic Law Conference

On February 11, 2011, the University of Michigan Law School, the Wayne State Law School and the University of Michigan Center for Chinese Studies will jointly convene a one day academic conference to discuss legal and regulatory aspects of the U.S.-China economic, trade and investment relationship.

February 11, 2011 12:00am

The strong focus of the meeting will be on how the relationship works through the WTO mechanism (with debate on current cases and controversies), but will also touch on the currency question, labor issues, technology sharing and cross-investment, and environmental policy and climate change negotiations.

A flyer with more detail on the panels and presenters is attached in PDF format.  Attendance is free of charge (other than a nominal charge for the lunchtime keynote presentation), but we ask people to register at the site noted below.

Confirmed participants at the meeting include:

Charlene Barshefsky, former USTR
Sungjoon Cho, Chicago Kent Law School
Alan Deardorff, University of Michigan Economics Department and Ford School of Public Policy Merit Janow, Columbia University and former WTO Appellate Body member Li Yongjie, Director, PRC MofCom Department of Treaty and Laws Julia Qin Ya, Professor, Wayne State Law School Tim Stratford, Partner, Covington & Burling and former Director USTR China Desk Zang Dongsheng, University of Washington Law School Zhao Minyuan, Ross Business School Zhang Ruosi, WTO Secretariat, Geneva

A number of our ChinaPol colleagues will also participate, including Mary Gallagher, Scott Kennedy, John Ohnesorge, Amy Porges, Dan Rosen and Mark Wu.

You can register for the conference at or gain more information on the conference from Ms. Holly Hughes at or
(313) 577-3620.

Phone Number: 
(313) 577-3620