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Front Row: Dr. Allan Burman, Kim Phan, ZHANG Mingqi, YIN Baohu
Second Row:  SUN Zitian, GU Ran, Jason Matechak, Robert Sargin, ZHANG Wei, YANG Shangrun, YANG Xiaoping, SHEN Shuyu

 
The International Law Institute was proud to welcome Mr. Zhang Mingqi, Vice-President of China Law Society, and Vice-Chairman of Law Committee of National People’s Congress, accompanied by an esteemed delegation of senior Chinese legal experts of the China Law Society. 
 
Mr. Zhang was accompanied by Mr. Yin Baohu, Secretary-General of the delegation, also the Director-General of China Legal Exchange Center of China Law Society; Mr. Yang Shangrun, Vice-President of Chinese Financial Workers’ Union; Mr. Yang Xiaoping, Deputy Director-General of Overseas Liaison Department of China Law Society; Ms. Zhang Wei, Vice-President of Beijing Lawyers Association; and President of Beijing Win Law Firm; and Ms. Gu Ran, Program Officer of China Legal Exchange Centre of China Law Society. 
 
The purpose of our conference focused on the established educational partnership between the China Law Society and the International Law Institute.  Included in discussion were our upcoming training program for senior Chinese legal experts on the topic of the Reasonable Distribution of Judicial Powers.  Also discussed were possible future cooperation in the areas of government procurement and issues related to international trade. 
 
Representing ILI were Kim Phan, ILI Executive Director; Spencer S. Griffith, ILI Vice-Board Chairman and Partner at the firm of Akin Gump, LLP; Dr. Allan V. Burman, ILI expert faculty and President of Jefferson Solution of Jefferson Consulting Group, LLC; Jason Matechak, ILI Director of Center for Public Procurement; and Robert Sargin, ILI Deputy Director.  The conference was supported by the assistance of ILI Associates Ms. Shuyu Shen and Mr. Zitian Sun.
 
The International Law Institute is very proud of our relationship with China Law Society.  We hope that the ILI can continue to provide substantive benefit to the capacity needs for the China Law Society and legal community throughout China.  
 
 
 
 
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 Mr. Zhang Mingqi discusses China Law Society and ILI initiatives  Spencer Griffith addresses TPP and regional trade issues