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March 4th, WITA Talk:Why the Trade Facilitation Agreement is a Big Deal

The Washington International Trade Association (WITA) Proudly Present  Why the Trade Facilitation Agreement is a Big Deal Opening the World to International Trade Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM Registration opens at 8:30 AM Ronald Reagan Building … Continue reading

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Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre Road Show – New Rules and Recent Practice (New York stop)

Asia’s role in leading the global economic recovery and the associated shift in investment activity from West to East is contributing to a golden age of arbitration in Asia. Hong Kong, Asia’a premier location for dispute resolution, is increasingly playing … Continue reading

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SE Asia’s Fishing Industry and The Tohoku Three Year Anniversary

Ya’an Earthquake Anniversary A year has passed since a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck Lushan in Sichuan Province, China. There were over 200 people killed, over 10,000 people injured, and hundreds of thousands adversely affected by the earthquake. In total, the … Continue reading

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Law Asia Career Talk: What about the World Bank?

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USPTO Extends Period to Apply for China IPR Legal Positions

USPTO has extended the deadline to apply for the recently published China IPR legal positions in Washington, DC to April 9: USPTO has announced a position for US citizens on the China team.  Here is the link:http://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/364794400 .  The position requires US citizenship, … Continue reading

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CECC Roundtable: Understanding China’s Crackdown on Rights Advocates: Personal Accounts and Perspectives Tuesday, April 8, 2014 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Senator Sherrod Brown, Chairman and Representative Christopher Smith, Cochairman of the Congressional-Executive Commission on China announce a hearing on “Understanding China’s Crackdown on Rights Advocates: Personal Accounts and Perspectives” Tuesday, April 8, 2014 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Russell Senate … Continue reading

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Prof. SHEN Wei: From Bilateralism to Multilateralism: China’s BIT Law and Practice – Speech at GULC (Tomorrow!) and Talk on local government debt at GWU Law School

Prof. SHEN Wei of Shanghai Jiaotong University Law School will have a speech tomorrow at McDonough 492, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.  The Topic is “From Bilateralism to Multilateralism: China’s BIT Law and Practice.” Please come and join us! Date: April … Continue reading

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CECC Roundtable: “Prospects for Democracy and Press Freedom in Hong Kong,” Thursday, April 3, 2014, 12 pm

Senator Sherrod Brown, Chairman and Representative Christopher Smith, Cochairman of the Congressional-Executive Commission on China announce a roundtable on “Prospects for Democracy and Press Freedom in Hong Kong” Thursday, April 3, 2014 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Russell Senate Office … Continue reading

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