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News Archive 2017

Talk on gender and Pakistani law
Talk on gender and Pakistani law

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

On 13 December 2017, Syed Imad-ud-Din Asad [Founding Director and Associate Professor, UMT School of Law and Policy] gave a talk, titled “Gender and Pakistani Law,” to candidates pursuing M.Phil. in Gender studies at University of Management and Technology’s School of Social Scien...

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SLP co-organizes conference in Belgium
SLP co-organizes conference in Belgium

Thursday, December 07, 2017

On 07 December 2017, UMT School of Law and Policy (SLP) co-organized an international conference, titled “Islamic Finance: Between Religious Norms and Legal Practice,” at Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KU Leuven), Belgium. SLP was represented at the conference by a five-member delega...

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SLP hosted at the French Senate
SLP hosted at the French Senate

Monday, December 04, 2017

On 04 December 2017, UMT School of Law and Policy’s delegation, led by Syed Imad-ud-Din Asad [LL.M. (Harvard); Ph.D. Candidate (FAU); Founding Director and Associate Professor, SLP], was cordially hosted at the French Senate by Frederic Bourdais [LL.M. (Harvard); MBA (Cambridge); Legal Couns...

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Course on Law and Economics
Course on Law and Economics

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

As part of the ongoing collaboration between UMT School of Law and Policy (SLP) and Friedrich-Alexander-Universität (FAU), Germany, Dr. Klaus Ulrich Schmolke [Chair of Private Law, Company Law, and Business Law at FAU] taught a four-day course, titled “Introduction to Law and Economics,&...

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Screening of Luther
Screening of Luther

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

On 25 October 2017, Syed Imad-ud-Din Asad [Associate Professor and Founding Director, SLP] screened Luther in his course on Islamic jurisprudence, which is offered to 2nd year LL.B. candidates. The screening was followed by a discussion, lead by Prof. Asad, about the similarities between the 16th c...

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UMT vs. Pakistan Bar Council: Summary
UMT vs. Pakistan Bar Council: Summary

Sunday, October 22, 2017

UMT applied to PBC, in accordance with the relevant provisions of Pakistan Bar Council (Recognition of Universities) Rules, 2005, for the recognition of its 5-year LL.B. program through letter No. ORG/PBC/2526/001/01, dated 18 November 2013. UMT sent a reminder to PBC through letter No. ORG/PBC/25...

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International conference on dispute resolution
International conference on dispute resolution

Thursday, October 19, 2017

On 21 October 2017,Center for International Investment and Commercial Arbitration (CIICA) and UMT School of Law and Policy (SLP), jointly held an international conference, titled “OBOR and CPEC: The Resolution of Commercial and Investment Disputes,” on the implications of China’s ...

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Hiba Akbar joins SLP
Hiba Akbar joins SLP

Wednesday, September 06, 2017

Hiba Akbar has joined UMT School of Law and Policy as a lecturer. She has a B.A./LL.B. from Lahore University of Management Sciencesand an LL.M. from Columbia Law School, which she attended as a Fulbright Scholar. At Columbia, she was named a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and received Parker Certifica...

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Second summer program in Belgium for SLP students
Second summer program in Belgium for SLP students

Saturday, September 02, 2017

As part of the ongoing collaboration between University of Antwerp (UA) and UMT School of Law and Policy (SLP), UA offered another summer program for SLP students from 20 August 2017 to 02 September 2017. Following are the brief details: The program was titled “Companies Crossing Borders&rdq...

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UMT writes to PBC
UMT writes to PBC

Thursday, May 11, 2017

As Punjab Higher Education Commission (PHEC) has formally approved the establishment of Faculty of Law at University of Management and Technology (UMT), through letter No. PHEC(Acc)4-12/2015 dated 14 March 2017, the Registrar of UMT has asked Pakistan Bar Council (PBC), through letter No. UMT/ORG/...

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Talk on cooperation and confrontation
Talk on cooperation and confrontation

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

On 19 April 2017, Professor Asad invited Frédéric Verheyden [Ambassador of Belgium] to give a talk to undergraduate and graduate students at UMT School of Law and Policy. Based on his experience as a diplomat in different countries, Mr. Verheyden shared his personal views on cooperat...

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Talk on religion and law in Pakistan
Talk on religion and law in Pakistan

Friday, March 24, 2017

As part of the ongoing collaboration between UMT School of Law and Policy (SLP) and Faculty of Law, Heidelberg University (Heidelberg), Heidelberg invited Syed Imad-ud-Din Asad to give a talk, titled “Religion and Law in Pakistan,” on 24 March 2017. Heidelberg Law NMUN organized the eve...

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Approval of faculty of law by PHEC
Approval of faculty of law by PHEC

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

The Punjab Higher Education Commission (PHEC) has approved the addition of the Faculty of Law at the University of Management and Technology (UMT). This was communicated to UMT by PHEC through letter No. PHEC(Acc)4-12/2015 dated 14 March 2017.   The UMT School of Law and Policy (SLP) was set ...

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Talk on Islamic law in Pakistan
Talk on Islamic law in Pakistan

Monday, March 13, 2017

As part of the ongoing collaboration between Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KU Leuven) and UMT School of Law and Policy (SLP), Syed Imad-ud-Din Asad was invited by Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies, KU Leuven, to give a talk, titled “Islamic Law in Pakistan,” on 13 March 2017....

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Prof. Asad teaches Islamic finance at KU Leuven
Prof. Asad teaches Islamic finance at KU Leuven

Monday, March 06, 2017

As part of the ongoing collaboration between the Katholieke Universitiet Leuven (KU Leuven) and the UMT School of Law and Policy (SLP), Syed Imad-ud-Din Asad [LL.M. (Harvard); Founding Director and Associate Professor, SLP] is again teaching a graduate-level short-course on Islamic finance at the ...

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