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American Society of International Law (ASIL)
International Economic Law Interest Group
2010 Biennial Meeting Agenda

In Partnership With:
Minnesota Journal of International Law
ASIL Midwest

"International Economic Law in a Time of Change: Reassessing Legal Theory, Doctrine, Methodology and Policy Prescriptions"

November 18-20, 2010
University of Minnesota Law School



Friday, November 19, 2010

8:00 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.
Registration (continued) and Continental Breakfast (Outside Room 25)


8:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Panel A (Room 15) - Transnational Law and Domestic Regulation

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  • Mariana Mota Prado - University of Toronto
    • Transnational Influences on National Regulatory Reform in Large Developing Countries: Brazil's Contrasting Experiences in Electricity and Telecommunications Governance
  • Joseph Yockey - University of Iowa
    • Passive Corruption and Transnational Firms: A Regulatory Analysis
  • Alexia Brunet Marks - University of Colorado
    • Check Please: Evaluating the Means of Deterrence in the Food Import Industry
  • Jarrod Wong - McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific
    • The International Phenomenon of Clawbacks
  • Moderator: David A. Gantz- Samuel M. Fegtly Professor of Law and Director of the International Trade Law Program, University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law

8:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Panel B (Room 25) - International Economic Law Governance and International Policy Space

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  • Claire Kelly and Sungjoon Cho - Brooklyn Law School and Chicago-Kent Law School
    • Promises and Perils of New Global Governance
  • Nicole Foster - University of West Indies
    • The WTO, Developing Countries and the Problem of Development
  • Alvaro Santos - Georgetown University
    • Carving Out Policy Autonomy for Developing Countries in the WTO
  • Moderator: Jeffrey L. Dunoff - Temple University, Beasel School of Law

10:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Coffee Break

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Panel A (Room 15) - International Monetary Law

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  • Joseph Perkovich - Dorsey & Whitney LLP
    • The Structural Problem of International Monetary Law
  • Aldo Caliari - Rethinking Bretton Woods Project
    • Updating the International Monetary System to Respond to Current Global Challenges: Can It Happen Within the Existing Legal Framework?
  • Adam Feibelman - Tulane University
    • Globalization and the Regulation of Consumer Finance
  • Ioana Ciobanasu - VU University Amsterdam
    • Expanded Mandate for the IMF: Global Financial Stability and Legal Implications for the Articles of Agreement
  • Moderator: Anna Gelpern - Associate Professor of Law, American University, Washington College of Law

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Panel B (Room 25) - Roundtable: Robert Hudec’s Developing Countries in the GATT—Where are we now and why?

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  • J. Michael Finger - Arlington, VA
  • Bernard M. Hoekman - World Bank Group - Research Manager and Former Lead Economist, Development Research Group
  • Chiedu Osakwe - WTO Secretariat, Director of the Accessions Division
  • Moderator: Gregory Shaffer - Melvin C. Steen Professor of Law, The Law School

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch (Spannaus Commons, Ground Floor)

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Keynote Lecture (Room 25) - "Professor Hudec and the Appellate Body"

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2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Panel A (Room 15) - International Financial Law

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  • Galit Sarfaty - Wharton School of Business
    • Harmonization of Anti-Corruption Efforts among Multilateral Development Banks
  • David Zaring - Wharton School of Business
    • Can International Finance be Understood Through the Lens of International Trade?
  • Odette Lienau - Cornell University
    • Emerging Norms of Sovereignty in International Debt
  • Sarah Woo - New York University
    • Regulatory Reforms: Flawed Ratings and Regulatory Arbitrage
  • Moderator: Chris Brummer - Professor of Law, Georgetown Law

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Panel B (Room 25) - International Economic Law and Domestic Intersections

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  • Jide Nzelibe - Northwestern University
    • Strategic Globalization: The Logic of Partisan Support and Opposition to International Law
  • Rachel Brewster - Harvard University
    • Supplying Compliance: Domestic Sources Trade Law and Policy in the United States
  • Julian Ku - Hofstra University
    • The Rights of Corporations under International Law
  • Moderator: Padideh Ala'i - Professor of Law, American University, Washington College of Law

3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Coffee Break

4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Panel A (Room 15) - International Trade, Economic Regulation and Interactions

  • Tania Voon and Andrew Mitchell - University of Melbourne
    • International Trade Law Implications of the National Broadband Network
  • Juscelino Colares - University of Syracuse
    • The Limits of WTO Adjudication: Is Compliance the Problem?
  • Efraim Chalamish - New York University Law School
    • International Law and State Capitalism
  • Markus Wagner - University of Miami
    • Law Talk v. Science Talk: The Languages of Law and Science in WTO Proceedings
  • Moderator: Mark Wu - Assistant Professor, Harvard Law School

4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Panel B (Room 25) - Roundtable: Fostering Collaboration in International Economic Law Through Web 2.0

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  • Stephen Zamora (University of Houston), Tony Van Duzer (University of Ottawa) and Ricardo Ramirez (WTO/Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico - UNAM)
    • Law Students Without Borders: Collaborative International Exercises for Law Students via the Internet
  • Susan Franck - Washington & Lee University / Vanderbilt University
    • Lessons from Collaboration
  • Mary Rumsey - University of Minnesota
    • Giving Students Tools to Research International Economic Law
  • Thomas McDonnell - Pace University School of Law
    • Commentator
  • Moderator: Chiedu Osakwe - WTO Secretariat, Director of the Accessions Division

5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Cocktail Reception (Auerbach Commons, Ground Floor)

See Agenda for Thursday, November 18, 2010

See Agenda for Saturday, November 20, 2010