Discussant for the 2014 Asian Law and Economics Association Annual Conference panel, "Evolution of Private Law in China and Taiwan -- Business Organization Law", National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, June 2014.
Presented the paper "Dis-enabling Minority Exploitation to Finance State Capitalism: Agency Constraint of Party State Political Economic Power" at the Columbia Law School "China State Capitalism Workshop," New York City, June 2014.
Presented the paper "A New Bonding?—The Coming Race to Emerging Markets for Cross-listing" (V.S. Khanna, coauthor) at the joint Cornell International Law Journal and Peking University Law Review Symposium, "Never the Twain: Emerging U.S.-Chinese Business Law Relations," Ithaca, New York, February 2014.
Presented the paper "'Quack Corporate Governance' as Traditional Chinese Medicine" at the University of Toronto Law School China Law Conference, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, January 2014.
Presented "Quack Corporate Governance as Traditional Chinese Medicine—Firm Organization and the Consequences of China's Unreconstructed Political Economy" at the University of Michigan Center for Chinese Studies Noon Lecture Series, Ann Arbor, November 2013.
Presented the paper "'Quack Corporate Governance' as Traditional Chinese Medicine—The Securities Regulation Cannibalization of China's Corporate Law and a State Regulator's Battle Against Party-state Political Economic Power" at the Tsinghua University Law School Commercial Law Forum's 13th International Symposium on "Corporate Autonomy and Government Regulation," Beijing, China, October 2013.
Presented the published paper "Enforcement Without Foundation?—Insider Trading and China's Administrative Law Crisis" and an update regarding the 2012 Supreme People's Court and Supreme People's Procuratorate regulatory response to it at the ECLS 2013 conference, "New Approaches and New Questions in China Law," University of Oxford, England, September 2013.
Presented the paper, "Quack Corporate Governance as Traditional Chinese Medicine—the Securities Regulation Cannibalization of China's Corporate Law and the State's Enabling of Investor Autonomy," at the 5th Berle Symposium, "Capital Markets, the Corporation, and the Asian Century," University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, May 2013.
Presented "依法行政?—Administration According to Law and China's Rule of Law Ambition" at the Michigan Law International Law Workshop, Ann Arbor, April 2013.
Presented "The Development of China's Domestic Law and Legal Institutions" as part of the China Briefings for Mid-Career Military Officers of the United States Pacific Command, Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies, Honolulu, February 2013.
Presented the Long Institute Distinguished Scholar Lecture, "Corporate Law and Shareholders' Rights Before the Chinese Judiciary—Substantive Innovation, Institutional Autonomy, and the Political-Legal Divide," University of California Irvine, January 2013.
Presented "A Case Study of China's Administrative Law Crisis: The Unlawful Enforcement of Insider Trading Prohibitions" at the Indiana University Research Center for Chinese Politics and Business (RCCPB) Colloquium, Bloomington, November 2012.
Presented "Recent Developments in U.S. Domestic and Cross-border Substantive Securities Law and Enforcement Practice" before the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) Legal, Enforcement, and Market Supervision Departments, Beijing, China, October 2012.
Presented the article "Enforcement Without Foundation—Insider Trading and China's Administrative Law Crisis" at the Tsinghua University Law School Commercial Law Forum's 12th International Symposium "Innovative Development of the Capital Markets and Deepening Reform of the Corporate System," Beijing, China, October 2012.
Presented "Rule-maker as Rule-breaker: The Illegal Enforcement of Insider Trading Prohibitions and Tax Norms in the PRC and China's Administrative Law Crisis" at a meeting convened jointly by the Stanford Law School Rock Center for Corporate Governance and the Stanford Law School China Law and Policy Association, Stanford, October 2012.
Presented "China's Indirect Investment Structures and the Shaky Foundations of 'China Plays' on the Global Capital Markets" at a meeting convened jointly by the Berkeley Law School Center for Law, Business, and the Economy and the Berkeley Center for Chinese Studies, Berkeley, September 2012.
Presented the paper "Pathway to Minority Shareholder Protection:
Derivative Actions in the People's Republic of China" at the Berkeley Law School Law and Economics Workshop, Berkeley, April 2012.
Presented the paper "Enforcement Without Foundation?—Insider Trading and China's Administrative Law Crisis" at a meeting convened jointly by the Berkeley Law School Center for Law, Business, and the Economy and the Berkeley Center for Chinese Studies, Berkeley, February 2012.
Presented a paper entitled "Enforcement Without Foundation?—China's
Insider Trading Regime and the Abuse of Administrative Law"
at the Yale Law School China Law Center Workshop on Chinese Legal Reform
co-sponsored with the Yale Law School Center for the Study of
Corporate Law, New Haven, December 2011.
Presented "China's Outbound Direct Investment and Domestic Legal Reform" at the National Committee on U.S. China Relations' "China Town Hall" national webcast, San Francisco panel, "Legal Dimensions of the U.S.-China Relationship", University of California Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, November 2011.
Presented a paper entitled "Rebalancing the Investment Buy Side— Augmenting Channels for Chinese Purchase and Trading of Foreign-issued and -listed Securities" at the Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs' "China Economic and Trade Relations" Conference, New York City, November 2011.
Commentator for the paper, "The Party's Leadership as Living Constitution in Reform China," presented at the University of Chicago Law School's "Conference on Constitutions in Authoritarian Regimes," Chicago, October 2011.