The 12th Peking University - Seoul National University - The University of Tokyo Law Seminar was Successfully Held
Date：2018-11-05 Source：Author： Huang Lianggui Jiang Lu
On October 20th, the 12th Peking University-Seoul National University-BESETO Conference was successfully held in Room 307, (Leo) Koguan Building, Peking University Law School. Vice-President of Seoul National University School of Law, Prof. Quan Ying, Professor Xu Shengxu, Jiang Guangwen, Associate Dean of the University of Tokyo Law School, Yamamoto Takashi, Professor Yu Heke, Fujita Yukie, Mimura Ziren, Vice Dean of Peking University Law School, Guo Li, Xue Jun, Professor Zhang Ping, Wang Cheng, Assistant Professor Peng Yu attended the meeting. The meeting was held in three sessions, with the theme of “Legal Protection of Personal Information: New Developments in China, Japan and Korea”.
At the opening ceremony, Vice President Guo Yan extended a warm welcome to all the participating scholars. He said that the BESETO conference has been held for 12 consecutive sessions, which has made important contributions to the academic exchanges between the three law schools and deepen the long-term friendship between the three schools.
（Opening speech by Guo Li，the Vice Dean of Peking University Law School）
The first discussion focused on "Personal Information Protection and Justice." Under the auspices of Prof. You Tian, Professor of the University of Tokyo, Professor Wang Cheng from Peking University and Professor Mi Cun from the University of Tokyo published the article entitled “Civil Law Protection of China's Personal Information: Status, Disputes and Future” and “Data Subjects agree to data transmission”. A few questions: a report from a judicial perspective. The two professors deeply analyzed the status quo, existing problems and causes of the protection of personal information legislation in China and South Korea from different angles.
（Moderator: Prof. You Tian, Professor of the University of Tokyo）
（Speaker: Professor Wang Cheng from Peking University）
（Speaker: Professor Mimura from University of Tokyo）
The second discussion was based on the theme of “Personal Information Protection and Public Law”. Under the auspices of Professor Jiang Guangwen from Seoul National University in South Korea, Prof. Yu Heke, Professor of the University of Tokyo and Professor Xu Shengxu of Seoul National University respectively published the article entitled “Protection of Personal Information in Japan: Focus on the Public Sector” and “Data Ownership in the Age of Intelligent Networks”. Report. The two professors take the public sector as a foothold and explain the relationship between public law and personal information protection from different angles.
Moderator: Professor Jiang Guangwen, Seoul National University
Speaker: Professor Yu Heke, University of Tokyo
Speaker: Professor Xu Shengxu, Seoul National University
The third discussion was based on the theme “The Challenge of Personal Information Legal Protection”. Hosted by Prof. Yamamoto Takashi of the University of Tokyo, Prof. Zhang Ping from Peking University and Prof. Handsome from Seoul National University respectively published a report on “The coming of AI: the dilemma and solution of personal information protection” and “Emotional loss caused by personal information infringement”. The two professors pointed out the challenges of legal protection of personal information in contemporary society, and on this basis put forward scholars' suggestions.
Moderator: Professor Yamamoto Takashi of the University of Tokyo
Speaker: Professor Zhang Ping, Peking University
Speaker: Professor of the National University of Seoul
During the meeting, the participating scholars commented on or raised questions about the subject reports and conducted in-depth discussions. After the end of the three discussions, Professor Xue Jun, Professor Qiang Lijun and Prof. Yamamoto gave a closing speech on behalf of the three schools, expressing their gratitude to the participants, congratulating the successful convening of this annual meeting and expecting the 2019 law school seminar in 2019. Seoul National University was successfully held.
Vice Dean Xue Jun, on behalf of Peking University Law School, presented the "Legal Enlightenment, Law Research Series" and "Peking University Law Journal" to Seoul National University and the University of Tokyo.
This year's Peking University-Seoul National University-Tokyo University Law Seminar deeply explored the status quo, problems and development of the legal system of China, Japan and Korea in the field of personal information protection, and put forward suggestions from scholars to promote mutual exchange among scholars of the three schools. Learning from and learning has deepened the long-standing academic friendship between the three schools.