Course descriptions - March 2014
EU Financial Regulation
Instructor – Arnaud Raynouard
Arnaud Raynouard is Professor of Law at the University of Paris-Dauphine, and Vice President of International Affairs. He has also taught at the University of Toulouse 1. He has both an academic and a professional background. He clerked in Barrister's Chambers (London), for a French “avocat aux conseils” at French Supreme Court (Cour de cassation), and for the international law firm of Simmons & Simmons.
He majored in both law (Université Paris 2) and management (finance, Université Paris-Dauphine) in Paris, before obtaining a PhD in law. He was educated in various countries, including Australia, the US, South Korea and Libya, and enjoys both US football and Tae kwon do.
He heads one of the only French blogs on US Supreme Court case law, and teaches, among other matters, comparative law & economics, and comparative EU/US competition law, european and international banking and financial law.
IP and Access to Essential Medicines in the Developing World
Instructor – Laurent Manderieux
Laurent Manderieux is Professor of IP Law at Bocconi University, Milan, Italy, Visiting Professor of IP Law, Trento University, Coordinator of the Transatlantic IP Academy and invited Professor / Lecturer of IP Law in Universities in many countries in all continents. In addition, he is Senior Intellectual Property Expert for various IGOs (WIPO, UNDP, UNCITRAL, OIF, IDLO, etc) and Governments. Among his various capacities, he was Head, WIPO Public Affairs and Media Relations, also in charge of IP training and information for government officials, lawyers, researchers, scientists, and business circles. He held Conferences on most key IP subjects and also worked earlier in his career for the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) at FAO headquarters in Rome, Italy, and at the European Union Headquarters in Brussels. He is the author of numerous IP material and publications, including recently: “La Proprietà intellettuale nelle Università”, Trento University Press, 2012, and “Guía práctica para la creación y la gestión de oficinas de transferencia de tecnología en universidades y centros de investigación de América Latina”, WIPO, 2011. Of French mother tongue, Professor Manderieux currently works in English, French, Spanish, Italian, also has some knowledge of German, and undertook missions and visited some 130 countries.
Chinese Corporate Law
Instructor – Wang Heng
Wang Heng is Professor of Law at Southwest University of Political Science and Law. He has served in a variety of visiting positions at leading academic institutions around the world, including the European University Institute (Florence), University of New South Wales (Australia), University of Ottawa (Canada), and Yokohama National University (Japan). He has published articles, in English and Chinese, about international trade, international economic law, Chinese law and regional integration. His recent English-language work appears in the Journal of World Trade and Cornell International Law Journal. He has lectured in forty countries, and the WTO Secretariat in Geneva; and won numerous awards for his scholarship from the Chinese Ministry of Education.