6th Sino-Finnish International Seminar on Comparative Law

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 11/06/2014 - 12/06/2014
All Day

Location
Mauno Conference Center

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The Sino-Finnish International Seminar on Comparative Law brings together law professors from China and Finland to discuss current issues in the field of law. It is held  in both countries alternately once a year.

Following his invitation made in Beijing last June, the Dean of the Law Faculty of the University of Turku, Professor Jukka Mähönen, warmly welcomes to participate in the 6th Sino-Finnish International Seminar on Comparative Law. This seminar will be held in Turku on June 11th-12th, 2014.

Program

Wednesday, 11 June 2014

12.30-13.15  Light lunch

13.15-13.45  Opening key notes speakers
Professor Jukka Mähönen, Dean Faculty of Law, University of Turku
Professor Li Lin, Director of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Institute of Law

14.00-16.00  Session I: Judicial Review
Chairs:
Professor Tian He, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Institute of Law
Professor Kimmo Nuotio, Dean Faculty of Law, University of Helsinki
14.00-14.30 Assistant Prof. Li Xia, CASS: Judicial Review of the Administrative Regulation in the context of Risk Society
14.30-15.00 Professor Olli Mäenpää, University of Helsinki: Courts and the Executive
15.00-15.30 Professor Wang Minyuan, CASS: Judicial Review in Criminal Proceedings
15.30-16.00 Discussion

16.00-16.30  Tea Break

16.30-18.30  Session II: Corporate Governance and Employee Participation
Chairs:
Professor Liu Renwen, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Institute of Law
Professor Jukka Mähönen, Dean Faculty of Law, University of Turku
16.30-17.00 Professor Ye Jingyi, Peking University: Legal Regulation of Collective Labour Relations: Chinese Experience
17.00-17.30 Professor Ulla Liukkunen, University of Helsinki / Director of the Finnish Center of Chinese Law and Chinese Legal Culture: Employee Participation and Corporate Governance – Finnish and European Developments
17.30-18.00 Professor Chen Jie, CASS: Local Path of Employee Participation System in the  Corporate Governance – Comments on the System of Employee Representatives on the Boards of Companies in China
18.00-18.30  Discussion

Thursday, 12 June 2014

9.00-11.00    Session III: Courts and Society I
Chairs:
Professor Li Mingde, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Institute of Law
Professor Ulla Liukkunen, University of Helsinki / Director of the Finnish Center of Chinese Law and Chinese Legal Culture
9.00-9.30 Professor Johanna Niemi, University of Turku: Procedural Reform in Finland
9.30-10.00 Professor Tian He, CASS: The Path of the practice of Open Justice in China
10.00-10.30 Professor Juha Karhu, Dean Faculty of Law,University of Lapland: The Role of Courts in a Legal System
10.30-11.00 Discussion

11.00-11.30  Tea Break

11.30-13.30  Session IV: Courts and Society II
Chairs:
Professor Wang Mingyuan, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Institute of Law
Professor Katja Lindroos, University of Eastern Finland
11.30-12.00 Professor Liu Renwen, CASS: Justice and the Media
12.00-12.30 Associate Professor Sakari Melander, University of Helsinki: Crime, Media, and Social Media
12.30-13.00 Mr Matti Tjäder: University of Lapland: Changing Circumstances in Chinese Contract Law
13:00-13:30 Discussion

13:30-15:00  Lunch

15:00-17:00  Session V: Globalization and Economic Law
Chairs:
Professor Chen Jie, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Institute of Law
Professor Juha Karhu, Dean Faculty of Law, University of Lapland
15.00-15.30 Associate Professor Xi Yuemin, CASS: The Future Development and Improvement of the Income Taxation System in China
15.30-16.00 Professor Katja Lindroos, University of Eastern Finland: Challenges of Courts in Dealing with Issues Raised by Global Digital Technologies
16.00-16.30 Professor Jukka Snell, University of Turku: The Trilemma of European Economic and Monetary Integration
16:30-17:00 Discussion

17:00-17:30 Tea Break

17:30-18:00 Closing ceremony
Chairs:
Professor Ye Jingyi, Peking University
Dean, Professor Jukka Mähönen, University of Turku
Professor Ulla Liukkunen, University of Helsinki / Director of the Finnish Center of Chinese Law and Chinese Legal Culture
Professor Li Lin, Director of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Institute of Law
Dean Professor Juha Karhu, University of Lapland; Dean Professor Kimmo Nuotio, University of Helsinki; Professor Katja Lindroos, University of Eastern Finland

 

The event is free of charge, but we kindly ask all interested to register by email to Ms Alice Neffe at alice.neffe@helsinki.fi by Monday, 9 June 2014.