COVID-19 and Private International Law: ILA (Australia) and UNSW Law

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The International Law Association (Australian Branch) and UNSW Sydney Faculty of Law is hosting a series of Zoom seminars on COVID-19.

COVID-19 and Private International Law

Thursday May 14

5.00-5.45pm AEST

Associate Professor Jeanne Huang, University of Sydney Law School and Member of the International Law Association (Australian Branch) Management Committee, will be speaking on collecting evidence abroad by video link under the Hague Evidence Convention and/or domestic laws.

Professor Vivienne Bath, University of Sydney Law School, will be speaking on private international law, mandatory rules and frustration of contract/force majeure (with particular application to China and Chinese contracts).

Each presentation will be approximately 10 mins, allowing 15-20 mins for responses to questions via the Zoom chat function.

Please RSVP by the end of Wednesday, 13 May and the meeting link will be sent through on Thursday morning prior to the seminar.

Subsequent seminars being planned for this series include COVID-19 and international commercial arbitration, and human rights, and refugees. Details will follow.

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