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Around the World on One Belt, One Road: Foreign Capital Competition and Development in the Twenty-First Century

24th Annual Herbert Rubin and Justice Rose Luttan Rubin International Law Symposium

October 18, 2018

NYU School of Law, Greenberg Lounge


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1:00 - 1:30pm- Welcome Remarks / Introduction 

1:30 - 3:00pm- Panel 1: The U.S. and the Silk Road: Analyzing Current and Future Implications of China’s Foreign Investment and Finance Practices


  • Aaron Halegua (US-ALI Affiliated Scholar)

  • Natalie Lichtenstein (former General Counsel, Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank)

  • Prof. Jerome Cohen (NYU Law)

  • Dr. Taisu Zhang (Yale Law)

3:10 - 3:50pm- Keynote Address by Scott Morris, Center for Global Development 

4:00 - 5:30pm- Panel 2: No Strings Attached? How Differences in Foreign Investment Practices Impact Law, Policy, and Human Rights in Africa and Latin America


  • Prof. Stephen Harder (NYU Shanghai)

  • Dr. William Easterly (NYU)

  • Dr. Matthew Erie (Oxford, Hauser Fellow at NYU Law)

  • Ying Xia (SJD Candidate, Harvard Law)


5:30 - 5:45pm - Remarks by JILP Editor in Chief 

Earlier Event: October 15
Asia Law Weekly: Bing LING
Later Event: October 22
Asia Law Weekly: David Scharff