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Proceedings of the Roundtable Meeting Law, Development and Socio-Economic Changes in Asia

Asian Law Series

No.1

Institute of Developing Economies
20-21 November 2000

PREFACE

TABLE OF CONTENTS
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PREFACE

TABLE OF CONTENTS

OPENING REMARKS / Dean Raul C. Pangalangan (College of Law, University of the Philippines), Mr. Naoyuki Sakumoto (Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Developing Economies)

DAY 1: JUDICIAL REFORM IN ASIA CURRENT ISSUES AND CHALLENGES
SESSION I: COUNTRY REPORTS ON JUDICIAL REFORM (1)
The Judicial System in Thailand: An Outlook for a New Century / Judge Vichai Ariyanuntaka (Central Intellectual Property and International Trade Court, Thailand)
Chinese Judicial System and its Reform / Dr. Zheng Qiang (Secretary-General of the Public Law Center, Institute of Law, Chinese Academy of Social Science, China)
The Legal and Judicial Reform during the Renovation Period in Vietnam / Prof. Dr. Dao Tri Uc (Director, Institute of State and Law, Vietnam)
Reform of the Judicial System in Japan: Current State and Theory -Training of Legal Practitioners / Mr. Akira Rokusha (Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, Keio University, Japan)

SESSION II: COUNTRY REPORTS ON JUDICIAL REFORM (2)
The Philippine Judicial System / Dean Raul C. Pangalangan (College of Law, University of the Philippines)
Alternative Dispute Resolution as an Alternative Means of Accessing Justice in Malaysia / Dr. Sharifah Suhana Ahmad (Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Malaya, Malaysia) , Ms. Christina Paul (Attorney-at-Law, Legal Executive of Olympia Industries, Malaysia)
Judicial Reforms in India / Prof. Surinder Kaur Verma (Director, Indian Law Institute, India)

SESSION III: PERSPECTIVE FOR JUDICIAL REFORM IN ASIA
Alternative Dispute Resolution for Consumer Protection: Consumer Complaints Handling System in Japan / Mr. Shinya Imaizumi (Institute of Developing Economies)
Perceptions of Judicial Function in Administrative Litigation: A comparative study of the judicial behaviour in Japan and India / Mr. Hajime Sato (Institute of Developing Economies)

DAY 2: RETHINKING OF “LAWAND DEVELOPMENT”: AN ASIAN PERSPECTIVE
SESSION IV: LAWAND MARKETIZATION
Southeast Asian Law in Transition: The Law and Political, Economic and Social Systems in the Post Crisis of 1997 / Dr. Nobuyuki Yasuda
(Professor, Graduate School of International Development, Nagoya University, Japan)
Indonesian Contract Law / Dr. Sunaryati Hartono SH (Professor, Vice Chairperson, National Ombudsman Commission, Indonesia)
Legal Technical Assistance in Japan’s ODA: An Implication for Law and Development / Ms. Miwa Yamada (Institute of Developing Economies)
Law and Poverty Reduction / Mr. Omar Tiwana (Counsel, Asian Development Bank)

SESSION V: LAWAND SOCIAL JUSTICE
Economic Development and Social Development: Do the Two Goals Meet? / Dr. Shin’ichi Ago
(Professor, Graduate School of Law, Kyushu University, Japan)
Development, Disability and Law / Mr. Masayuki Kobayashi (Institute of Developing Economies)
Law and Development: Environmental Law in Asia / Mr. Naoyuki Sakumoto (Institute of Developing Economies)
Law and Social Justice: From a Gender Perspectives / Prof. Myrna S. Feliciano
(Director, Institute of Judicial Administration, University of the Philippines Law Center)

CLOSING REMARKS / Dean Raul C. Pangalangan (College of Law, University of the Philippines)

CLOSING SPEECH / Mr. Masayuki Kobayashi (Institute of Developing Economies)

APPENDIX

Agenda

List of Participants