“The Role of the Law of Unjust Enrichment in Asia” Online Conference

On 26 June 2020, CUHK LAW organised another successful online conference on “The Role of the Law of Unjust Enrichment in Asia” with more than 350 registrations. Supported by the Chinese Journal of Comparative Law, the conference marked the inauguration of the Centre for Comparative and Transnational Law (CCTL) and its five cluster groups, namely Comparative Constitutional Law Research Forum, Corporate Law and Governance Cluster, Obligations Lab Asia, Private International Law Group, and Transnational Legal History Group. 

This conference explored issues related to the role of the law of unjust enrichment in Asia, including cities/regions such as Hong Kong, Macau, mainland China and Malaysia. Highlights included a keynote speech on “The Indispensability of a Refined System of Unjust Enrichment Remedies” by Professor Michael Martinek (Former Director of the Institute of European Law and Professor, University of Saarland in Saarbrücken), and keynote presentations on the role of the law of unjust enrichment in Japan, India and Singapore by Professor Megumi Hara (Professor of Law, Gakushuin University), Professor Harpreet Kaur (Professor of Law, National Law University Delhi), and Professor Tang Hang Wu (Professor and Director of the Centre for Cross-Border Commercial Law in Asia, School of Law, Singapore Management University) respectively. 

Revisit and watch the conference presentation videos on CUHK LAW website: https://bit.ly/2NHcig3

Professor Michael Martinek made a keynote speech on “The Indispensability of a Re ned System of Unjust Enrichment Remedies”.

Professor Steven Gallagher spoke on “The Law of Unjust Enrichment and Equity”.

Dr. Karmen Lutman spoke on “The Measure of Liability in Unjusti ed Enrichment and Change of Position Defense: A Comparative Study”.

Professor Lutz-Christian Wolff spoke on “Law of Unjust Enrichment or Law of Unjusti ed De-enrichment?”.

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