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The Human Face in Legal Globalisation: Tensions and Contradictions

Dr Jianfu Chen is Professor of Law at La Trobe University (Melbourne, Australia). He has held several professorial fellowships/visiting professorships in universities in China and Europe. He teaches international business law and human rights law and has published widely on Chinese law, comparative law, and legal globalisation.
Dr Gonzalo Villalta Puig is a Lecturer in the School of Law at La Trobe University (Melbourne, Australia). He is a Barrister and Solicitor of the High Courts of Australia and New Zealand and a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales. He teaches and researches in the fields of commercial and contractl law,  constitutional law and constitutionalism. He has published widely, including two books on banking and finance law, and personal property securities law.
Dr Gordon Walker is Professor of Law and the Head of the School of Law at La Trobe University (Melbourne, Australia). He earned his doctoral degree in Law from Duke University School of Law in the United States for a thesis on securities regulation. At La Trobe University, he created and is Director of the LLM in Global Business Law Program and the LLM for International Students Program. Professor Walker previously taught law at the University of Adelaide, University of Sydney, and in New Zealand. In the 1980s, he practised law with Freehill, Hollingdale & Page in Sydney and worked in investment banking. His books include Securities Regulation in Australia and New Zealand (2nd ed, 1998, LBC Information Services) and the four volume service, International Securities Regulation: Pacific Rim (Oxford University Press). From 1997 to 2000, Professor Walker led teams tasked by Butterworths Asia with annotating the four key statutes governing the securities and futures industries in Malaysia.

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(2007) 25 No 1  Law in Context 1-10

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