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AABANY Co-sponsors: Trade Disputes Involving the United States and China
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1/21/2015
When: 1/21/2015
5:00 - 9:00 PM
Where: Brooklyn Law School
Subotnick Center, 250 Joraelmon Street
Brooklyn, New York 
United States

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TRADE DISPUTES INVOLVING THE UNITED STATES AND CHINA

2 FREE CLE credits

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 * Subotnick Center, 250 Joraelmon Street * Brooklyn Law School

Two judges from the US Court of International Trade * partners from two leading law firms handling China trade disputes * professors from four law schools * former chairman of Federal Trade Commission * former general counsel of MasterCard

REGISTRATION

PROGRAM

RECEPTION

5:30 PM

6-8 PM

8 PM onward

WELCOME Professor Nicholas W. Allard
                     Joseph Crea Dean and Professor of Law, Brooklyn Law School

INTRODUCTION Professor Robin Effron, Co-Director, Dennis J. Block Center for the Study of International Business Law, Brooklyn Law School

FIRST PANEL: PURE TRADE DISPUTES

MODERATOR Geoffrey Sant, Esq.,   Adjunct Professor, Fordham Law School, Special Counsel, Dorsey & Whitney LLP

PANELISTS

The Honorable Donald Pogue, Senior Judge, US Court of International Trade

Professor Bill Kovacic, Global Competition Professor, George Washington Law School, Former Chairman of Federal Trade Commission

Bill Perry, Esq., Partner, Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Formerly in Office of General Counsel, US International Trade Commission; Office of Chief Counsel and Office of Anti-dumping Investigation, U.S. Department of Commerce

SECOND PANEL: DISPUTES BETWEEN TRADE PARTNERS

MODERATOR T. Augustine Lo, Esq., Dorsey & Whitney LLP

PANELISTS

Chris Cloutier, Esq., Partner, King & Spalding LLP, Former Acting Deputy Director of Trade Remedy Compliance, US Department of Commerce (at US Embassy in Beijing, China)

Professor Thomas Lee, Leitner Family Professor of International Law, Fordham Law School

Noah Hanfft, Esq., President & CEO of International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution
Former General Counsel of MasterCard

Professor ZhaoYun, Director of the Center for Chinese Law, University of Hong Kong

CLOSING REMARKS

The Honorable Claire Kelly, Judge, US Court of International Trade, Trustee, Brooklyn Law School

RECEPTION

8 PM onward

THIS EVENT IS FREE, BUT RSVPS ARE REQUIRED

RSVP to events@cblalaw.org

About the Program

The United States and China are major trading partners. Trade issues between the two nations take center stage as leaders negotiate new trade treaties and struggle to resolve disputes under existing legal frameworks. Brooklyn Law School and the Chinese Business Lawyers Association present an evening of dialogue among leading practitioners and professors who will examine current issues in trade disputes between the U.S. and China.

Sponsored by the Dennis J. Block Center for International Business Law, Chinese Business Law Association(CBLA), the ABA Section of International Law, the Asian American Bar Association of New York, and the Trade Secrets Institute(TSI).

WE EXPECT ALL SEATS TO BE RSVP'D. TO ATTEND, PLEASE RSVP AS SOON AS POSSIBLE TO events@cblalaw.org OR TO www.brooklaw.edu/tradedisputes

For directions, please visit: www.brooklaw.edu/directions

This course provides two (2) CLE credits in the State of New York. Partial credit is not available. The credits are transitional and non-transitional and the category is Professional Practice.