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Comparative Approaches to Regulation in India and China Conference (at Penn Law)

Friday, October 23, 2015 - 09:00 to Saturday, October 24, 2015 - 05:00

at Penn Law

Co-hosted by the Center for Asian Law with the support of the Center for the Advanced Study of India, the Center for the Study of Contemporary China and the Center for Technology, Innovation and Competition, the conference will address various aspects of economic and broadly economics-related regulation in China and India.

Leading scholars, policy-makers and practitioners from law and related fields will present their perspectives on topics within the conference theme. Papers will address patterns and challenges of regulation in the following issue areas, with one paper in each area focusing in India and another on China:

  • Patterns of / Approaches to regulation in China and India (comparisons and contrasts)
  • Competition/Antitrust law (the aims and effects of regulation)
  • Patent law, with a focus on pharmaceuticals (including access and quality issues)
  • Regulating corporate / financial sector behavior (with a focus on corporate governance issues)
  • Environmental regulation (and enforcement of environmental standards)

Keynote Speakers:

Khalid Malik
Former Director, UNDP Human Development Report Office


Anna Wu Hung-Yuk
Chairperson Competitions Commission


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