Conference on UK-EU-Japan relations

London, United Kingdom

18 September 2019

City Law School, City University of London 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. It is led by Prof. Elaine Fahey, Dr. Enrico Bonadio, Dr. Luke McDonagh, Prof. David Collins and Anthony Rogers.

 

Draft Programme

Programme is subject to change.

Time

Session

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

·         Makoko 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

·         Shanker Singham, Institute of Economic Affairs, UK Global Trade Issues Post Brexit

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

17:00-17:15

Wrap up and next steps: Luke McDonagh, City Law School

 

 

 



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