Regulating the Visible Hand?
The Institutional Implications of Chinese State Capitalism
Edited by Benjamin L. Liebman and Curtis J. Milhaupt
Benjamin L. Liebman is the Robert L. Lieff Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Chinese Legal Studies at Columbia University Law School. His current research focuses on Chinese tort law, on Chinese criminal procedure, on the impact of popular opinion and populism on the Chinese legal system, and on the evolution of China's courts and legal profession. Professor Liebman is recognized as one of the leading scholars of Chinese law, and consulted with both the U.S. and Chinese governments on legal developments in China. He previously served as a law clerk to Justice David Souter and to Judge Sandra Lynch of the First Circuit. He is a graduate of Yale, Oxford, and Harvard Law School.
Curtis J. Milhaupt is the Parker Professor of Comparative Corporate Law, Director of the Parker School of Foreign and Comparative Law, the Fuyo Professor of Japanese Law, and Director of the Center for Japanese Legal Studies--all at Columbia University Law School. He is also a member of Columbia University's Weatherhead East Asian Institute, the American Law Institute, and the European Corporate Governance Institute. His research, which focuses on comparative corporate governance, the legal systems of East Asia, state capitalism, and the relationship between legal institutions and economic development, has been featured in The Economist, the Financial Times and The Wall Street Journal, and has been widely translated.
(Last names of Chinese contributors are capitalized. Where an author typically uses Western name order, that style has been retained.)
CHEN Ruoying is an Associate Professor and Assistant Dean at Peking University Law School, with degrees from Peking University (LL.B.), Oxford University (M.Juris.) and the University of Chicago Law School (J.S.D.). Her teaching and research focus on law & economics and government regulation of capital market, environment and land. She worked for Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer on M&A and securities transactions and taught at the University of Chicago Law School.
Donald Clarke is a professor of law at the George Washington University Law School. He specializes in modern Chinese law and writes the Chinese Law Prof blog. He is a member of the New York Bar and the Council on Foreign Relations.
Wei CUI is an Associate Professor at the Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia. He previously taught at China University of Political Science and Law, and has also held visiting appointments at Michigan, Columbia, and Melbourne Law Schools. During 2009-2010, he served as Senior Tax Counsel for the China Investment Corporation. He has also served as a consultant to the United Nations, the Budgetary Affairs Commission of China's National People's Congress, China's Ministry of Finance and State Administration of Taxation on a wide variety of tax policy matters.
DENG Feng, Associate Professor, Peking University Law School, Co-director of Peking University Institute for Law &Economics. B.A (1995), M. Phil. (1998) and Ph. D. at Law (2001) from Renmin University of China Law School. Deng's study interests lie in corporation law, contract law, regulation, antitrust, and law and economics.
Mary Gallagher is an associate professor of political science at the University of Michigan where she is also the director of the Kenneth G. Lieberthal and Richard H. Rogel Center for Chinese Studies. She is also a faculty associate at the Center for Comparative Political Studies at the Institute for Social Research. From 2012-2013, she was a visiting scholar at the Koguan Law School at Shanghai Jiaotong University.
GOU Li is a law school Professor of Peking University, and the chief editor of PKU Journal of Legal Studies. He also taught and researched at Cornell, Vanderbilt, Freiburg, Case Western Reserve, and recipient of Humboldt Foundation Fellowship. His scholarly interests cover financial laws, social development and comparative studies.
Nicholas Calcina Howson is a Professor of Law at the University of Michigan Law School. He has also taught at the University of California, Berkeley, Columbia, Cornell, and Harvard Law Schools. A former partner of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, he worked out of that firm's New York, Paris, London and Beijing Offices, finally as a managing partner of the firm's Asia Practice based in the Chinese capital.
Sergio G. Lazzarini (PhD, 2002, Washington University in St. Louis) is a Professor of Organization and Strategy at Insper Institute of Education and Research, Brazil. He does research on how institutional conditions affect business strategy, the organization of public-private interactions, and how private investors address social impact.
LIAO Fan, Professor of Law, Institute of International Law, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. LL.B. (China Youth College of Political Studies, 1999), LL.M. (Southern Methodist University, 2002), Ph.D. (Peking University, 2005). Published three books (in Chinese) and over thirty articles (in Chinese and English). Major areas of research include corporate law, banking law, securities law and international law.
Benjamin L. Liebman is the Robert L. Lieff Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Chinese Legal Studies at Columbia Law School. His current research focuses on Chinese tort law, on Chinese criminal procedure, on the impact of popular opinion and populism on the Chinese legal system, and on the evolution of China's courts and legal profession. Prior to joining the Columbia faculty in 2002, Professor Liebman was an associate in the London and Beijing offices of Sullivan & Cromwell. He also previously served as a law clerk to Justice David Souter and to Judge Sandra Lynch of the First Circuit. He is a graduate of Yale, Oxford, and Harvard Law School.
Li-Wen LIN is an assistant professor at the University of British Columbia Peter A. Allard School of Law. She holds a PhD degree in sociology from Columbia University and a JSD degree from the University of Illinois.
Curtis J. Milhaupt is the Parker Professor of Comparative Corporate Law, Director of the Parker School of Foreign and Comparative Law, Fuyo Professor of Japanese Law, and Director of the Center for Japanese Legal Studies--all at Columbia Law School. He is also a Research Associate of the European Corporate Governance Institute and a member of the American Law Institute.
Aldo Musacchio is an Associate Professor of Business at Harvard Business School and Brandeis University and a Faculty Research Fellow at the NBER. He has numerous journal articles and a book, Reinventing State Capitalism, examining the corporate governance arrangements of state-owned enterprises.
Michael Nolan is a partner in the Washington, DC office of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP. He has served as counsel or arbitrator in cases under AAA, ICC, ICSID, HKIAC, SIAC, UNCITRAL and other rules. He is an Adjunct Professor of Law at Georgetown University, General Counsel of the Intellectual Property Owners Association, and a member of the Board of Directors of the American Arbitration Association.
Mariana Pargendler is Professor of Law at Fundação Getulio Vargas School of Law in São Paulo (Direito GV), where she serves as a director for the Center of Law, Economics, and Governance, and Global Associate Professor of Law at New York University School of Law. She holds LL.M. and JSD degrees from Yale Law School, and LL.B. and PhD degrees from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul.
Katarina Pistor is Michael I. Sovern Professor of Law at Columbia Law School and director of Columbia Law School's Center on Global Legal Transformation. She is a member of Columbia University's Committee on Global Thought, the board of directors of the European Corporate Governance Institute and the Curatorium of Bucerius Law School, and serves as a Research Associate of the Center for Economic Policy Research.
Karl P. Sauvant is Resident Senior Fellow at the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment, a joint center of Columbia Law School and the Earth Institute at Columbia University; Lecturer-in-Law and Senior Research Scholar at Columbia Law School. He is a Fellow of the Academy of International Business and an Honorary Fellow of the European International Business Academy.
Alex Wang is an Assistant Professor of Law at the UCLA School of Law. His primary research and teaching interests are in environmental law, Chinese law, comparative law, and torts. He has been a visiting assistant professor at UC Berkeley School of Law. Prior to 2011, Wang was a senior attorney for the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) based in Beijing and the founding director of NRDC's China Environmental Law & Governance Project for nearly six years.
Mark Wu is an Assistant Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. He previously served as the Director for Intellectual Property in the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative and as an Economist and Operations Officer for the World Bank in China. He is a Faculty Director of the Berkman Center for Internet and Society and serves on a number of expert groups organized by the World Economic Forum and the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development on trade governance.
Angela Huyue ZHANG is a lecturer in competition law and trade at King's College London. Prior to joining King's, she practiced law for six years at offices of international law firms in Asia, United States and Europe. Angela received her LL.B degree from Peking University in 2004 and her J.S.D. (2011), J.D. (2008), and LL.M (2006) degrees all from the University of Chicago Law School.
ZHENG Lei is an Associate Professor of Law at Zhejiang University Guanghua Law School. His research interests include constitutional review, constitutional interpretation and its operation and realization in China, constitutional methodology, and the supervision mechanism of the NPC standing committee. Prof. Zheng received his BA, LL.M. and Ph.D. all from Zhejiang University, Guanghua Law School.
Wentong ZHENG is an Assistant Professor of Law at Levin College of Law, University of Florida. He received his BA and MA at Renmin University of China, his Ph.D. in economics at Stanford University and his JD at Stanford Law School. Prof. Zheng's research interests include international trade, international business transactions, antitrust and competition policy, Chinese law, commercial law, and law and economics.
ZHOU Chun is an LL.D. candidate at PKU Law School. She received her LL.M from Columbia Law School, where she served as Articles Editor of Columbia Journal of Asian Law. Her academic interests lie in comparative corporate law and law and finance.