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Asia Law Weekly: Chang-fa Lo

Chang-fa LO

Monday, October 8, 2018
12:15-1:50 pm
Furman Hall Room 318
245 Sullivan Street
New York, NY 10012




Professor Chang-fa Lo is Justice of the Constitutional Court, Taiwan, ROC. He was Dean of NTU College of Law; NTU Chair Professor; Distinguished Professor; founding Director of Asian Center for WTO and Int’l Health Law and Policy of NTU Law (ACWH); founding Director of Center for Ethics, Law and Society in Biomedicine and Technology of NTU; Commissioner of the Fair Trade Commission; and Commissioner of International Trade Commission. He received the National Chair Professorship Award by Ministry of Education and the Outstanding Scholarship Chair Professor Award by the Foundation for Advancement of Outstanding Scholarship. In his capacity as ACWH Director, he launched two English journals: the “Asian Journal of WTO and Int’l Health Law and Policy” (AJWH, an SSCI listed journal) and “Contemporary Asia Arbitration Journal” (CAAJ) in 2006 and 2008 respectively. In his capacity as Dean of NTU College of Law, he also launched an English “NTU Law Review” for the college in 2006. He was appointed by the Director General of the WTO as panelist for the disputes of DS332 Brazil —Retreaded Tyre in 2006 and DS468 Ukraine — Definitive Safeguard Measures in 2014 and was also appointed as a member of the Permanent Group of Experts (PGE) of the WTO. He was a practicing lawyer prior to joining the academics. He received his LL.M. and SJD degrees from Harvard Law School. He is still chairing the Asia WTO Research Network, which covers 17 jurisdictions and 52 members from these jurisdictions. He authored 13 books (including the most recent one of “Treaty Interpretation under the Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties: A New Round of Codification”, Springer 2017); edited 7 books (including “Taiwan and International Human Rights: A Story of Transformation” co-edited with Jerome Cohen and William Alford, expected to be published in October 2018 by Springer); and published more than one hundred journal papers and book chapters.

Earlier Event: October 1
Asia Law Weekly: Thomas Kellogg
Later Event: October 15
Asia Law Weekly: Bing LING