Tuesday, April 19, 2016

New Law Projects Funded by HKU Seed Funding for Basic Research

Congratulations to our nine colleagues who recently obtained grants from the HKU Seed Funding for Basic Research.  A total of more than $0.5 million was awarded in funding.  The project topics range from crowd-funding, China's anti-monopoly law to the law and policy of creative industries and innovation in Hong Kong.  The details of the awarded projects are as follows (in no particular order):
1.  The Case for Crowd-Funding in Hong Kong, Alexa Lam
2. Dispute Resolution in China: Litigation, Arbitration, Mediation, and their Cross-Interactions, Weixia Gu  
3. Analysis of Intellectual Property Licence Refusals under the Chinese Anti-Monopoly Law, Kelvin Kwok 
4. Should Directors Be Accountable to Shareholders?: A Critical Reassessment, Ernest Lim
5. How Can Copyright Law Best Promote the Public Interest? Perspectives from the Google Digital Library Litigations in China and the United States, Haochen Sun
6. Asian Courts in Dynamic Democracies, Po Jen Yap 
7. A Comparative Study of Civil Sanctions Against Money Laundering, Simon Young
8. Professionalism, gender and culture - empirical and comparative study of professional attributes using standardized clients in professional legal education, Wilson Chow
9. A Study of the Law and Policy for Creative Industries and Innovation in Hong Kong, Richard Wu

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