On January 21, we had the pleasure of co-sponsoring the Chinese Business Lawyers Association’s Trade Disputes Involving the United States and China event. Trade issues between the two nations took 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 presented an evening of dialogue among leading practitioners and professors who examined current issues in trade disputes between the U.S. and China.

Panelists and speakers included:

  • Professor Nicholas W. Allard, Joseph Crea Dean and Professor of Law, Brooklyn Law School
  • Professor Robin Effron, Co-Director, Dennis J. Block Center for the Study of International Business Law, Brooklyn Law School
  • Geoffrey Sant, Esq., Adjunct Professor, Fordham Law School, Special Counsel, Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • 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
  • T. Augustine Lo, Esq., Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • 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 Zhao Yun, Director of the Center for Chinese Law, University of Hong Kong
  • The Honorable Claire Kelly, Judge, US Court of International Trade, Trustee, Brooklyn Law School

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).

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