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Asia Law Weekly: Dan Guttman

Asia Law Weekly: Dan Guttman

Wednesday, January 23
12:15-1:50 pm
Furman Hall Room 318
245 Sullivan Street
New York, NY 10012

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About the Speaker

Dan Guttman is a teacher and lawyer and has been a public servant.  Following two years (2004-6) as a Fulbright scholar in China  (teaching/co-teaching courses in law, public policy, China-US relations, environment at Peking, Tsinghua, Shanghai Jiao Tong, Fudan and Nanjing Universities) he works with colleagues in China, the US and other countries developing educational programs, and practices law as of counsel to Guttman, Buschner & Brooks.

His China work with colleagues has included development and teaching/coteaching courses in comparative law, China/US relations, environment governance and public management/public policy; research and writing (including Chinese language textbooks on comparative public interest law, China environmental governance and comparative environmental law,  co-editor of Peking University press series on U.S. society, and articles on comparative environmental governance, comparative cyberfinance regulation, comparative public management); co-organizer with University of California Professor Oran Young and China colleagues of ongoing comparative environmental governance workshop and writing network, assistance in development of centers and programs addressing law, China/US relations and environment; participation as faculty in environmental law training programs; service as UNDP and EU China Environmental governance foreign expert on environmental law/governance.

2018 activities included publications with colleagues on non state actors and China environmental governance (as part of environmental governance network) and on cyberfinance regulation (as part of Shanghai based cyberfinance law research team); co-organizer of Shanghai Forum day of workshops on green trade governance; participation as faculty in Environmental Law Institute/China Environmental Protection Forum environmental law trainings of judges, prosecutors, police and ngo staff; co-organizer of Shanghai Forum workshops on green trade governance; assistance (as Tianjin Law professor) to Tianjin University law school in development of cooperation with universities in India, Australia, and U.S.; co-organizer (as part of environmental governance network) of workshops at Tsinghua and Shanghai Institutes for International Studies;  participant as speaker/presenter in programs at Peking University, China Academy of Sciences, Tsinghua, Fudan, City University of Hong Kong, Shanghai Jiao Tong/University of Edinburgh low carbon college, East China University of Political Science and Law, the Central Party School, PACE ( Association of China Environmental experts) annual conference; participation in Nanjing University directed UNEP multiyear research program on China environmental governance reform;  co-author with Duke Kunshan University colleague of evaluation of US/China Asia Law Partnership.