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Sep

18

Wednesday

TRILATTRADE- On UK-EU-Japan relations in Trade, Regulation & IP

9.00am

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City Law School will organise on 18 September 2019 a kick-off conference in London the ESRC funded ‘TRILATRADE’ project with partner Keio Law School, Tokyo, Japan

The ESRC-funded TRILATTRADE research project seeks to model the legal framework of the trilateral UK-EU-Japan Trade, Regulation and IP relationship. Trade, regulation and IP constitute three core pillars of international, national and regional economic law and policy frameworks.

Draft Programme

Programme is subject to change.

TimeSession
8:45-9:00 Coffee, Welcome and Workshop Aims, TRILATRADE organisers, City Law School
9:00-10:00

Session 1: UK-EU-JAPAN Trade and Investment

Chair: David Collins, City Law School

  • Yoshinori Abe, Gakushuin University, WTO Dispute Settlement System
  • Nicolette Butler, Manchester University,  International Investment Arbitration Reform
  • Rikako Watai, Keio University, Recent Developments in National Security Review of Foreign Direct Investment: US, UK and Japan
  • Makoto Shimada, Keio University, Investor-State Dispute Settlement in EU-Japan FTA
10:00-11:15

Session 2: JEEPA, BREXIT & INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL ECONOMY

Chair: Elaine Fahey, City Law School

  • Fredrik Ponjaert, VULB (Brussels), The political economy of EU-Japan relations
  • Minako Morita-Jaeger, UK Trade Policy Observatory, University of Sussex, Economic benefits of the EPA
  • Sonali Chowdhry, Kiel Institute for the World Economy, Benchmarking the economics benefits of the EU-Japan EPA
11:15-11:30 Coffee break
11:30-13:00

Session 3: UK-EU-Japan Law, Regulation & Regulatory Standards

Chair: Enrico Bonadio, City Law School

  • Fumihiko Azuma, Nagasaki University; Keio Law School, Regulatory cooperation
  • Maiko Meguro, University of Amsterdam, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan, title, tbc
  • Machiko Kanetake, Utrecht University, Data transfers
  • Elaine Fahey & Isabella Mancini, City Law School, The EU as a Global Convergence Actor: from Data to Trade
13:00-14:00 Lunch break
14:00-15:45

Session 4: UK-EU-JAPAN IP

Chair: Darren Smyth (EIP)

  • Kazuhiro Ando, Toyo University – ‘Japanese IP law in the context of the EU and UK
  • Enrico Bonadio –Luke McDonagh, City Law School – ‘Patents, Brands and International Trade – the EU, UK and Japan’
  • Plamen Dinev, City Law School ‘Intellectual Property Aspects of 3D Printing: a Japan/EU/UK comparative analysis’
  • Diana Filatova, City Law School ‘International Arbitration, Trade and IP law’
15:45-16:00 Coffee break
16:00-17:00

Session 5: ROUND TABLE ON RECENT DEVELOPMENTS UK & JAPAN COMMERCIAL LAW

Chair: Isabella Mancini, City Law School

  • Naoki Kanehisa, Atsumi & Sakai, London
  • Eduardo Prim, MFB, London
  • William Godwin QC, 3, Hare Court Chambers
  • Anthony Rogers, City Law School
  • Makoto Shimada, Keio Law School
17:00-17:15Wrap up and next steps: Luke McDonagh, City Law School
Followed by dinner for speakers, chairs & discussants

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When and where

9.00am - 6.00pmWednesday 18th September 2019

Whiskin Street Building City, University of London Whiskin Street London EC1V 0HB United Kingdom