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.
Programme is subject to change.
Coffee, Welcome and Workshop Aims, TRILATRADE organisers, City Law School
Session 1: UK-EU-JAPAN Trade and Investment
Chair: David Collins, City Law School
Â· Yoshinori Abe, Gakushuin University, WTO Dispute Settlement System
Â· Nicolette Butler, Manchester University, International Investment Arbitration Reform
Â· Rikako Watai, Keio University, Recent Developments in National Security Review of Foreign Direct Investment: US, UK and Japan
Â· Makoko Shimada, Keio University, Investor-State Dispute Settlement in EU-Japan FTA
Session 2: JEEPA, BREXIT & INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL ECONOMY
Chair: Elaine Fahey, City Law School
Â· Fredrik Ponjaert, VULB (Brussels), The political economy of EU-Japan relations
Â· Minako Morita-Jaeger, UK Trade Policy Observatory, University of Sussex, Economic benefits of the EPA
Â· Sonali Chowdhry, Kiel Institute for the World Economy, Benchmarking the economics benefits of the EU-Japan EPA
Â· Shanker Singham, Institute of Economic Affairs, UK Global Trade Issues Post Brexit
Session 3: UK-EU-Japan Law, Regulation & Regulatory Standards
Chair: Enrico Bonadio, City Law School
Â· Fumihiko Azuma, Nagasaki University; Keio Law School, Regulatory cooperation
Â· Maiko Meguro, University of Amsterdam, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan, title, tbc
Â· Machiko Kanetake, Utrecht University, Data transfers
Â· Elaine Fahey & Isabella Mancini, City Law School, The EU as a Global Convergence Actor: from Data to Trade
Session 4: UK-EU-JAPAN IP
Chair: Darren Smyth (EIP)
Â· Kazuhiro Ando, Toyo University - 'Japanese IP law in the context of the EU and UK
Â· Enrico Bonadio -Luke McDonagh, City Law School - 'Patents, Brands and International Trade - the EU, UK and Japan'
Â· Plamen Dinev, City Law School 'Intellectual Property Aspects of 3D Printing: a Japan/EU/UK comparative analysis'
Â· Diana Filatova, City Law School 'International Arbitration, Trade and IP law'
Session 5: ROUND TABLE ON RECENT DEVELOPMENTS UK & JAPAN COMMERCIAL LAW
Chair: Isabella Mancini, City Law School
Â· Naoki Kanehisa, Atsumi & Sakai, London
Â· Eduardo Prim, MFB, London
Â· William Godwin QC, 3, Hare Court Chambers
Â· Anthony Rogers, City Law School
Â· Makoto Shimada, Keio Law School
Wrap up and next steps: Luke McDonagh, City Law School