Law, Institution, and Development (2014)
The Law and Development Institute hosted its fifth annual conference in Manchester, U.K. Several senior and rising scholars from Americas, Europe, and Asia presented current issues on law, institution, and development as well as rising issues on the legal origins theory, international fiscal law and development, and law and civil stability.
Date: May 16, 2014
Venue: Manchester Conference Centre, Manchester, U.K.
Opening remark by Prof Y.S. Lee, Director of the Law and Development Institute & Keynote presentation

“Rule of Law and Development”
Panel Presentation: Law, Institution, and Development
Chair: Prof. Y.S. Lee, The Law and Development Institute

“Institutional Bypasses in Brazil: Overcoming Ex-Ante Resistance to Institutional Reforms”
Prof. Mariana Prado, University of Toronto

“Entrepreneurship, Law and Development: Lessons from Weber and Bendix”
Prof. Soo Hee Lee, University of Kent, School of Business Administration

“Law and Finance in Emerging Market”
Dr. Helen Chen, Newcastle University
Panel Discussion, Q&A
Intersession Break
Panel Presentation: Rising Issues in Law and Development
Chair: Dr. Jackson Maogato, University of Manchester

“Piecemeal Legal Origin”
Mr. Alessandro Romano, Erasmus University

“Infusing Development into International Fiscal Law: SAARC a Test Case”
Mr. Ajay Kumar, University of Manchester

“The Law and the Profits: Maintaining Civil Stability in the Era of Corporate Privilege”
Ms. Lucy Johnson, Public Interest Advocate
Panel Discussion, Q&A
Closing Remark
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