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December 11 WEBINAR CLE: Swim Confidently in Chinese Legal Waters with Westlaw China

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As China emerges as an economic power, more and more law firms are clamoring to enter this region of the world. What was once the forbidden territory is now the land of opportunity. However, before any law firm or lawyer can reap the benefits of what China has to offer, it is essential that they have a grasp of the Chinese legal system. Join our new sponsors, Thomson Reuters Global Legal, as they help U.S. practitioners navigate the Chinese legal system. This WEBINAR CLE provides an excellent entry point and introduction to this growing area of law so reserve your seat today!

Speaker:
* Mr. Chang Wang
Chang Wang is an associate professor of law at School of American and Comparative Law, China University of Political Science and Law. He is also a consultant with Thomson Reuters Legal, for whom he has been working on business development in China since 2005. He is lead advisor to TRL’s China Academic Programs and a board member of the Hildebrandt China Law Conference. Most recently, he has been working on the Westlaw China project.

In China, Mr. Wang is a member of the Central Civil and Judiciary Committee of China Association for Promoting Democracy, the fourth largest political party in the Mainland. He writes extensively, in English and Chinese, on constitutional law, legal research, intellectual property, critical theory, and film history, and his articles appear in leading Chinese legal and art journals. In addition to teaching legal research at China University of Political Science and Law, Mr. Wang speaks frequently at top law schools and government agencies in China on the rule of law and legal research.

In the U.S., Mr. Wang serves on the China Steering Committee of American Bar Association and the Advisory Board of the University of Minnesota China Art Program.

Mr. Wang received his B.F.A. in Film Studies from Beijing Film Academy in 1995; an M.A. in Comparative Literature and Comparative Cultural Studies from Peking (Beijing) University; an M.A. in American Art History from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; and his Juris Doctor from the University of Minnesota Law School. He has been admitted into practice in Minnesota, the District of Columbia, and federal courts.

When:

Thursday, December 11th , 2008, 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Where:

Offices of Garvey Schubert Barer
18th Floor, Second & Seneca Building
1191 Second Avenue
Seattle, Washington 98101-2939

CLE Credits:
1 CLE Credit pending

How to Register:

  • REGISTER NOW online through WSBA
  • WEBINAR CLE E-Flyer (.pdf file)
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