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Monday, October 14, 2013

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM
Event: Monday Morning View
Repeats weekly forever

Join the deans, administrative staff and faculty for a 15-minute stand up meeting in the Dean's Lobby every Monday morning at 9 a.m.  Stay informed about events and activities at Arizona Law!

Location: Dean's Lobby, 2nd Floor


12:00 PM - 12:55 PM
Event: "The 2012 US Model Bilateral Investment Treaty...: Challenges or Opportunites for China?"

Join the National Law Center for Inter-American Free Trade in welcoming


Professor Jie Huang of the Shanghai University of International Business and Economics School of Law

for a Lunchtime Presentation on:


“The 2012 US Model Bilateral Investment Treaty and Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement’s Investment Chapter:

Challenges or Opportunities for China?”


Monday, October 14, 2013

12:00 – 1:00 pm, Room 118


Free Pizza and Drinks will be provided at 12:00

with the Presentation beginning at 12:10 pm


An Introduction to Professor Huang’s Presentation: The 2012 U.S. Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) model reflects the new international investment law that the U.S. will pursue in its BITs and Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) negotiations. This new international investment law requires host states to provide pre-establishment treatment and negative list; combine environment and labor protection with investment; improve transparency in domestic legislation, neutrality of government in competition, and regulation of state-owned enterprises. It also emphasizes the legitimacy of host states’ regulation of financial service, and it does not require investors to exhaust local remedies before submitting a dispute to international investment arbitration. The mechanism of final investor-state investment arbitration and the legitimacy of host state’s regulation of financial service are consistent with China’s interests.


Location: Room 118 Department: National Law Center for Inter-American Free Trade


12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Event: Faculty Presentation - Professor Elizabeth Trujillo

 Professor Elizabeth Trujillo, Suffolk Law, will present to the faculty.


Faculty Lounge, #237.

Location: Faculty Lounge, Room #237


12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
Event: 1L Spring Schedule Info Session

Information session for 1Ls re their Spring courses, including their elective options.

Location: Room 164