The 7th SIEL Conference on Rethinking Global Economic Governance was held virtually from 7 – 9 July 2021. The event saw opening remarks from Peter Van den Bossche and Andrea Sironi. The opening keynote event saw Giorgio Sacerdoti interviewing Mario Monti, President of Bocconi University. The conference included several roundtables on international economic governance, including inter alia on the future of international investment regulation, the global minimum tax initiative, trade policy etc. Closing remarks for the conference were delivered by Isabelle Van Damme and Markus Wagner, SIEL Executive Vice Presidents.
Mark McLaughlin (Global Visiting Assistant Professor, Singapore Management University and SIDRA) spoke on Panel VIII: The Challenges of Regulating the Behaviour of State-Owned Enterprises, moderated by Suresh Nanwani (Professor, Durham University). Mark presented on ‘Regulating State-owned Enterprises in Chinese Investment Treaties’. Other distinguished panellists include Freya Baetens (Professor of Public International Law, Oslo/Leiden University), Wei Yin (Associate Professor, Southwest University of Political Science and Law) and Lu Wang (Lecturer, University of New South Wales).