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Asian Law & Economics Association (AsLEA) 2021 Annual Online Conference was successfully held

On December 11, 2021, the 17th Annual Asian Law & Economics Association (AsLEA) conference hosted by Peking University Law School was successfully held online. Dozens of domestic and foreign experts have been invited to attend the conference. Among the experts attending the conference, there are scholars from well-known universities and research institutes in Asia such as South Korea, Japan, Malaysia, Israel, and Hong Kong and Taiwan, as well as Asian scholars from Stanford University, the University of Chicago, Duke University, and University of Hamburg. In addition to Peking University teachers and students, the domestic participants also include scholars from Tsinghua University, Sun Yat-sen University, Xi'an Jiaotong University, Ocean University of China, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics and other universities.

The online conference officially began at 8: 15 on the same day. After the president of the association, Prof. Haksoo Ko of Seoul National University and A.P. Dai Xin of Peking University Law School delivered welcoming speeches, participants from many different time zones overcame the difficulty of time difference to launch in-depth and sufficient academic paper reports and discussions in respect of the six theme units of "Consumer Protection", "Property Law", "Corporate Governance", "Antitrust", "Justice", and "Government and Market". There are 18 papers for the keynote address at the conference, involving cutting-edge issues in the fields of law and policy, including network platform governance, consumer information disclosure, economic and comparative analysis of the rules of property rights law, theoretical paradigm innovation in corporate governance, capital market regulation, judge behavior, social perception of court AI, economic policy and corporate equity structure and media regulation. The conference lasted 10 hours and ended successfully. The atmosphere of the full-day seminar was rigorous, warm, in-depth and friendly. Participants spoke highly of the academic quality of the conference after the conference. 

Asian Law & Economics Association, founded in 2004, is a professional association for the study of Legal Economics in Asia. Its members cover high-level scholars from all countries and regions in the region. Since its establishment in 2005, the annual conference has been held every year, providing an open platform for the exchange of the latest research results among scholars in the field of economics and law. Previously, the conference has been held in the Mainland of China twice. This annual conference was organized online by Peking University Law School due to the epidemic, and achieved positive results, further promoting the exchanges and cooperation between Peking University Law School and relevant domestic and foreign universities and research institutes.

Translated by: Xu Tao

Edited by: Ma Yue