John Gillespie is a Professor in Law and the Director of the Asia-Pacific Business Regulation Group at Monash University. His research interests include Asian comparative law, law and development theory and ethnographic research. His current work concerns land dispute mediation in Cambodia and Vietnam. He has also consulted for a wide range of international donors such as the World Bank, UNDP, IFC, Danida and Asia Foundation on legal development projects in East Asia. Recent book publications include (with Fu Hualing eds) Resolving Land Disputes in East Asia: Exploring the Limits of Law, 2014; (with Michael Dowdle and Imelda Maher eds.,) Asian Capitalism and the Regulation of Competition: Towards a Regulatory Geography of Global Competition Law ‘Competition, Regulation and Capitalism Lessons from Asia’ (2013); and (with Pip Nicholson eds.,) Law and Development and the Global Discourses of Legal Transfers (2012).