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JANE Y. WILLEMS

2020-12-02
Associate Professor, IADS Associate Course Director

University of Angers, School of Law, France, Ph.D. in Law (magna cum laude), 2013

· Thesis: Sino-Foreign Joint Ventures Contract Disputes before International Arbitrators

University of Paris I Sorbonne, School of Law, France

· L.L.M. in International Business Law, 1990

· L.L.B. in Business Law, 1989

National Institute of Oriental Languages and Civilizations, France

· B.A. in Chinese Language and Civilization, 1986

· Taiwan  Normal University, Taipei, Visiting Student 1983-1985

Teaching and Research Interests

International Investment Law                           Private International Law

International Contracts                                    International Arbitration

Comparative Law

· Since September 2016 – Associate Professor, Tsinghua University School of Law, Beijing

· September 2014 to August 2016 – Associate Professor, University of International Business & Economics, School of Law, Beijing

· December 2010 to June 2013 – Visiting Fellow, City University of Hong Kong, School of Law

· December 2008 to November 2010 – Lecturer, International Law Institute, Washington D.C.,

Other Academic Positions

· Since January 2013 – Visiting Lecturer, University of Aix (France), School of Law, Europe-Asia Research Institute,

· October 1996 to January 2015 – Visiting Lecturer, University of Angers (France), School of Law

Other Activities

· President of arbitral tribunal or arbitrator in numerous international arbitrations involving ICC, CIETAC, BAC, HKIAC or ad-hoc UNCITRAL rules.

· Counsel for Lao PDR in investor-State arbitration proceedings, Sanum v Lao PDR, ad-hoc UNCITRAL (PRC-Laos BIT); Lao Holdings v Lao PDR, ICSID/AF (Netherland-Laos BIT).

· Legal consultant, World Bank, International Financial Corporation: preparation of a judicial manual on arbitration for the Judiciary of Vietnam.

· Legal consultant, Lao PDR, Ministry of Foreign Affairs: drafting of a model BIT.

· Member, ICCA-Tsinghua Working Group on Chinese Arbitration Practice

Professional Activities and Associations

Accredited arbitrator: SIAC, HKIAC, CIETAC, Beijing Arbitration Commission, CAA (Taipei)

Advisory Board Member, Asian Academy International Law

Steering Committee Member, Arbitration Commission, International Lawyers Organization

Member, Commission of Arbitration and ADR, ICC

Member, ICCA; Member, International Law Association

Member, ICC Institute of World Business Law; London Court of International Arbitration

Books and Book Chapters

1.Sino-Foreign Joint-Venture Disputes Before International Arbitrators, Larcier Ed., Brussels, 2015 (in French)

2.The Arbitrator’s Jurisdiction at Risk: The Case of Hybrid and Asymmetrical Arbitration Agreements, in The Powers and Duties of an Arbitrator, Shaughnessy &Tung (Ed), Kluwer Law Intl, 2017.

3.Compendium of Chinese Arbitration Laws, ICCA-IADS Tsinghua, Tsinghua University Press, 2017 (Chinese-English).

4.Investment Disputes under China's BITs: Jurisdiction with Chinese Characteristics? in Investment Law and Arbitration in the Asia-Pacific Region: Current Practice, Emerging Issues, Future Prospects, Chaisse, Ishikawa & Jusoh (Ed), OUP, 2017.

5.Marketing, in Business Law in China: Trade, Investment and Finance (Co-author) ICC Publishing, Paris, 1997.

Journal Articles

6.The Settlement of Investor State Disputes and China: New Developments on ICSID Jurisdiction, South Carolina JIL&B Vol. 8: Iss. 1 (2011) 1-62

7. The Protecting the Business Interests of Chinese Companies Engaged in International Arbitration Outside China: Trends in International Arbitration, Arbitration in Beijing, Vol. 25(1) 2011 37-52 (in Chinese)

8. The Reform of Mediation in Hong Kong, 2010(3) Paris Journal of International Arbitration 767-778 (in French)

9. Arbitration and Procedural Indivisibility, 2001 Cahiers de l’Arbitrage 100-114 (in French)

10. Provisional measures and arbitration after the Van Uden Decision of the Court of Justice of the European Union, 2001 Cahiers de l’Arbitrage 83-87 (in French)


Bar Admissions

California, 2004  Paris, France, 1991

Languages

English, French, Chinese (Putonghua), German

University of Angers, School of Law, France, Ph.D. in Law (magna cum laude), 2013

· Thesis: Sino-Foreign Joint Ventures Contract Disputes before International Arbitrators

University of Paris I Sorbonne, School of Law, France

· L.L.M. in International Business Law, 1990

· L.L.B. in Business Law, 1989

National Institute of Oriental Languages and Civilizations, France

· B.A. in Chinese Language and Civilization, 1986

· Taiwan  Normal University, Taipei, Visiting Student 1983-1985

Teaching and Research Interests

International Investment Law                           Private International Law

International Contracts                                    International Arbitration

Comparative Law

· Since September 2016 – Associate Professor, Tsinghua University School of Law, Beijing

· September 2014 to August 2016 – Associate Professor, University of International Business & Economics, School of Law, Beijing

· December 2010 to June 2013 – Visiting Fellow, City University of Hong Kong, School of Law

· December 2008 to November 2010 – Lecturer, International Law Institute, Washington D.C.,

Other Academic Positions

· Since January 2013 – Visiting Lecturer, University of Aix (France), School of Law, Europe-Asia Research Institute,

· October 1996 to January 2015 – Visiting Lecturer, University of Angers (France), School of Law

Other Activities

· President of arbitral tribunal or arbitrator in numerous international arbitrations involving ICC, CIETAC, BAC, HKIAC or ad-hoc UNCITRAL rules.

· Counsel for Lao PDR in investor-State arbitration proceedings, Sanum v Lao PDR, ad-hoc UNCITRAL (PRC-Laos BIT); Lao Holdings v Lao PDR, ICSID/AF (Netherland-Laos BIT).

· Legal consultant, World Bank, International Financial Corporation: preparation of a judicial manual on arbitration for the Judiciary of Vietnam.

· Legal consultant, Lao PDR, Ministry of Foreign Affairs: drafting of a model BIT.

· Member, ICCA-Tsinghua Working Group on Chinese Arbitration Practice

Professional Activities and Associations

Accredited arbitrator: SIAC, HKIAC, CIETAC, Beijing Arbitration Commission, CAA (Taipei)

Advisory Board Member, Asian Academy International Law

Steering Committee Member, Arbitration Commission, International Lawyers Organization

Member, Commission of Arbitration and ADR, ICC

Member, ICCA; Member, International Law Association

Member, ICC Institute of World Business Law; London Court of International Arbitration

Books and Book Chapters

1.Sino-Foreign Joint-Venture Disputes Before International Arbitrators, Larcier Ed., Brussels, 2015 (in French)

2.The Arbitrator’s Jurisdiction at Risk: The Case of Hybrid and Asymmetrical Arbitration Agreements, in The Powers and Duties of an Arbitrator, Shaughnessy &Tung (Ed), Kluwer Law Intl, 2017.

3.Compendium of Chinese Arbitration Laws, ICCA-IADS Tsinghua, Tsinghua University Press, 2017 (Chinese-English).

4.Investment Disputes under China's BITs: Jurisdiction with Chinese Characteristics? in Investment Law and Arbitration in the Asia-Pacific Region: Current Practice, Emerging Issues, Future Prospects, Chaisse, Ishikawa & Jusoh (Ed), OUP, 2017.

5.Marketing, in Business Law in China: Trade, Investment and Finance (Co-author) ICC Publishing, Paris, 1997.

Journal Articles

6.The Settlement of Investor State Disputes and China: New Developments on ICSID Jurisdiction, South Carolina JIL&B Vol. 8: Iss. 1 (2011) 1-62

7. The Protecting the Business Interests of Chinese Companies Engaged in International Arbitration Outside China: Trends in International Arbitration, Arbitration in Beijing, Vol. 25(1) 2011 37-52 (in Chinese)

8. The Reform of Mediation in Hong Kong, 2010(3) Paris Journal of International Arbitration 767-778 (in French)

9. Arbitration and Procedural Indivisibility, 2001 Cahiers de l’Arbitrage 100-114 (in French)

10. Provisional measures and arbitration after the Van Uden Decision of the Court of Justice of the European Union, 2001 Cahiers de l’Arbitrage 83-87 (in French)


Bar Admissions

California, 2004  Paris, France, 1991

Languages

English, French, Chinese (Putonghua), German