Academic Staff

Dr Richard Wu 胡惠生

Associate Professor
LLB (HKU) PCLL (HKU), BSc (Economics), LLM (London), MBA (Warwick),
LLB, LLM (Peking), LLM (IT and Telecommunications Law) (Stratclyde) and
PhD (London)

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Publications

A. Publication List:

Refereed Articles:

'Land Registration Act 2002 of England: Lessons on Title Registration Reform
for China', (2011) Tsinghua China Law Review, 4(1), 73-84 

'Promoting Feedback Through Second Chance Assessment: the Hong Kong
Experience' (with Dr Michael Dilena) (2011) The Law Teacher, 45(2), 2011, 181-193    

'The Law and Policy for Implementing a Unified Communications Regulator in the
United Kingdom and Lessons for Hong Kong' (with Dr Grace Leung) (2010) Hong Kong
Law Journal
, 40(1), 111-128

'Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission: A Model of Unified
Communications Regulator for Hong Kong?' (with Mr. Zul K.M.Y.B) (2010) Malayan Law
Journal
, 2, lxxix-cix

'A Study of Regulatory Reforms for Hong Kong Communications Sectors: Lessons from
the Implementation Experience of NCC in Taiwan' (with Dr Grace Leung) (2010)
Journal of Communications Management, 11(1), 36 (in Chinese)

'The Changing Regime for Regulating Loans of State Owned Banks in China: Towards
a System of Prudential Banking?' (2009) UCLA Pacific Basin Law Journal, 26(2),
107-141

'Ethical Training For Law Students in China: Lessons from Overseas Countries'
(2009) Journal of International Business Ethics, 2(2), 39-47    

'Hong Kong and Singapore: Two Models of Telecommunications Regulation?' (2009)
Telematics and Informatics, 26(4), 322-332 (with Dr. Grace Leung)

'Competition Regulation in the Hong Kong Telecommunications Sector –  Challenges and Reforms' (with Dr. Grace Leung) (2008) Telecommunications Policy, 32(9-10), 652-661

'Developing Active Learning of Skills in Professional Legal Education in Hong Kong -from Theory to Etnography' (with Dr. F. Chan, Mr. W. Chow and Ms. J. Young) (2006)
Asian Journal of Comparative Law l (l), 4, 1-19

'Reform of Professional Legal Education at the University of Hong Kong' (2004)
Legal Education Review 14(2), 153-180

'Law and Policy for the Commercialization of Chinese State Owned Banks' (2004)
Australian Journal of Asian Law 6(2), 107-130

'The New Singapore Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy: the Context of the
Common Law and ICANN's UDRP' (2002) Canadian Journal of Law and Technology 1(2),
93-100

'The New Hong Kong Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy - A Comparative Analysis'
(2002) International Review of Law, Computers and Technology, 16(3), 251-264

'New Rules for Resolving Chinese Domain Name Disputes – A Comparative Analysis'
(2001) The Journal of Information, Law and Technology 1

'Media Policy and Regulation in the Age of Convergence - The Hong Kong Experience'
(2000) Hong Kong Law Journal, 30, 454-475

'Litigation Relating to Defective Software under Hong Kong Law – Old Bottles for New
Wine?'(2000)   Hong Kong Law Journal, 30, 32-46

Refereed Book Chapters:

'Contemporary Legal Education and Training in Hong Kong' (in Chinese) (with Mr.
Wilson Chow)(in Chinese) (2005) Contemporary Legal Education and Training (Fok Hin
Dan (ed.)), 359-376, Chinese University of Politics and Law Press

'Segregation and Convergence: the Chinese Dilemma for Financial Service Sectors'
(2003) China and the World Trade System: Entering the Millennium (Cass, Williams &
Cass (ed.)), 283-298, Cambridge University Press

'The People's Republic of China - From Multiple Regulator to Single Regulator?' (2002)
Financial Regulation - A Guide to Structural Reform (Arner (ed.)), 450-460

'Implementation of International Standards - Some Observations from China' (2001)
International Financial Sector Reform- Standard Setting and Infrastructure Development (Arner and Lin (ed)), 271-285

Conference Papers:

'Second Chance Assessment: Assessment Practice Reform in Hong Kong Legal
Education' (with Dr Michael Dilena) Proceedings of the Second East Asian Law and
Society Conference
(30 September to 1 October, 2011, Seoul)

'A Study of Title Registration System Development in Singapore' (with Mr. Zul.
K.M.Y.B.) Proceedings of the Second East Asian Law and Society Conference
(30 September to 1 October, 2011, Seoul)

'A Study of Land Registration Act 2002 and Its Lessons for Title Registration Reform in
China' Proceedings of Annual General Conference of the European China Law Studies
Association
(28-29 September, 2011, Paris)   

'The Legal and Policy Issues in Implementing 'Three Network Convergence' in China'
Proceedings of the Annual Law and Society Conference (2-5 June, 2011, San Francisco)

'Lawyers' Image and Ethics in Hong Kong Television and Films: From Social Elite to
Ordinary Professionals?' Proceedings of the 61st Annual International Communications Association Conference (26-30 May, 2011, Boston)    

'Title Registration System: Global Development and Local Implementation' Proceedings
of the 1st HKU-UNSW Research Symposium
(2-3 December, 2010, Sydney)

'The Implementation Experience of Land Title Registration System in England: Lessons
for Hong Kong and China'  Proceedings of the 6th Annual Conference of the Asian Law
and Economics Association
(23-24 August, 2010, Beijing)   

'Judicial Ethics in the People's Republic of China: Challenges and Reforms' Proceedings
of the Fourth International Legal Ethics Conference
(15-17 July, 2010, Stanford
University)

'Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission: A Model of Unified
Communications Regulator for Hong Kong?' (with Mr. Zul. K.M.Y.B.) Proceedings of the
18th Anniversary Biannual and Silver Anniversary Conference of International
Telecommunications Society (
27-30 June, 2010, Tokyo)

'The Implementation Experience of OFCOM in UK and its lessons for Hong Kong' (with
Dr Grace Leung)  Proceedings of Interdisciplinary Workshop on Communications Policy
and Regulation
(17 June, 2010, Glasgow) 

'Implementation of Land Title Registration System in Malaysia: Lessons for Hong Kong'
(with Mr. Zul K.M.Y.B.) Proceedings of the 7th Asian Law Institute Conference (25-26
May, 2010, Kuala Lumpur)

'Promoting Reflective Learning in Legal Education – the Hong Kong Experience' (with
Mr. Wilson Chow and Dr Michael Dilena) Proceedings of the Inaugural East Asian Law
and Society Conference
(5-6 February, 2010, Hong Kong)

'Improving Assessment Practices in Hong Kong Legal Education: Lessons from Other
Common Law Jurisdictions' Proceedings of Law and Society Annual Conference (27-30,
May, 2010, Chicago)    

'A Comparative Study of the Communications Law and Policy Reforms in Hong Kong,
Taiwan and China' Proceedings of the 59th Annual Conference of the International
Communication
Conference (21-25 May 2009, Chicago)

'Challenge and Response: Technological Convergence and Hong Kong
Telecommunications Regulation' (with Dr. Grace Leung) Proceedings of the Institute of
Law for Science and Technology Conference on Innovation, Competition and Regulation
(13-14, November 2008, Hsinchu)

'Regulatory Harmonization in the Age of Convergence: A Comparative Study of the
Telecommunications Law and Policy Development in Hong Kong and Singapore' (with
Dr. Grace Leung) Proceedings of the Annual HKU-Peking University Conference (18-19,
October, 2008, Beijing)

'A Study of the Changing Legal Regime for Regulating Bank Loan in the People's
Republic of China' Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Asian Law and
Economics Association
(27-28, September, 2008, Fukuoka)

'Telecommunications Regulation in Mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan: Towards a
Common Model of a Unified Regulator?' (with Dr. Grace Leung) Proceedings of the 19th
European Regional Conference of International Telecommunications Society
(18-20,
September 2008, Rome)

'The Hong Kong Communications Authority: A New Watchdog for the Media?' (with Dr.
Grace Leung) Proceedings of the 26th Congress of International Association for Media
and Communications Research
(20-25, July, 2008, Stockholm)

'Seeing the Trees Within the Forest: Future Integration of Skills and Ethics Teaching in
Hong Kong Professional Legal Education' Proceedings of the Third International Legal
Ethics Conference
(13-16 July, 2008, Gold Coast)

'Hong Kong and Singapore: Two Asian Models of Telecommunications Regulations?'
(with Dr. Grace Leung) Proceedings of the 17th Biennial Conference of the
International Telecommunications Society
(24-27, June 2008, Montreal)

'Significance of Professional Legal Education Reform in Hong Kong to Chinese Law
Schools: A Critical Assessment' Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Law
and Society Association
(29 May to 1 June 2008, Montreal)

'The Changing Legal and Regulatory Regime for Negotiable Instruments in the People's
Republic of China: A Critical Evaluation' Proceedings of the 5th Asian Law Institute
Annual Conference
(22-23, May 2008, Singapore)

'A Unified Regulator and a Unified Law - The Right Regulatory Framework for Hong
Kong Telecommunications Market?' (with Dr. Grace Leung)

Proceedings of the 18th European Regional Conference of the International
Telecommunications Society
(3-5 September 2007, Istanbul)

'Converging Regulator in a Converging World: A Critical Evaluation of the
Establishment of the Communications Authority in Hong Kong' (with Dr. Grace Leung)
Proceedings of the Africa-Asia-Australasia Regional Conference of the International
Telecommunications Society
(27-28 August 2007, Perth)

'Legal Reform for Commercialisation of State Owned Banks in the People's Bank of
China' Proceedings of the Third Annual Conference of Asian Law and Economics
Association (16-17 August 2007, Taipei)

'Reform of Professional Legal Education in Hong Kong - A New Model for China and
Asia?' Proceedings of the International Conference on Law and Society in the 21st
Century
(25-28 July 2007, Berlin)

'Evaluation of Skills and Problem-Based Learning: Transitional Phase for  Professional
Legal Education in Hong Kong' (with Dr. F. Chan, Mr. W. Chow and Ms. J. Young)
Proceedings of the Conference on Redesigning Pedagogy: Culture, Knowledge and
Understanding (28-30 May 2007, Singapore)

'The Communications Authority: A Panacea for Hong Kong Communications Law and
Policy?' (wth Dr. Grace Leung) Proceedings of the 57th Annual Conference of the
International Communication
Conference (24-28 May 2007, San Francisco)

'Limits of 'Sector-specific' Competition Law - A Critical Evaluation of the Hong Kong
Telecommunications Law and Policy' (with Dr. Grace Leung) Proceedings of the 4th
Asian Law Institute Conference
(24-25 May 2007, Jakarta)

'Commercialization of Chinese State Owned Banks - From Policy to Law
Implementation' Proceedings of the International Conference on Contemporary China
Studies
(5-6 January 2007, Hong Kong)

'Competition Regulation without a General Competition Law - A Case Study of Hong
Kong Telecommunications Regulation' (with Dr. Grace Leung) Proceedings of the
Biennial Conference of the International Telecommunications Society
(12-16 June,
2006, Beijing)

'Convergence with International Standards and Practices - A Study of Selected Chinese
Banking Regulations Adopted After WTO Accession' Proceedings of the Third Asian Law
Institute Conference
(25-26 May 2006, Shanghai)

'Developing Active Learning of Skills in Professional Legal Education - from Theory to
Ethnography' (with Dr. F. Chan, Mr. W. Chow and Ms. J. Young) Proceedings of the
Reflections on Legal Education in Asia Symposium
(10-11 November 2005, Singapore)

'Reform of Professional Legal Education at the University of Hong Kong' Proceedings of
the Annual Conference of Australian Association of Asian Studies
(4-6 July 2004,
Canberra)

'Reform of Professional Legal Education at the University of Hong Kong and its
Implications for China' Proceedings of the International Conference on Legal Culture
and Legal Education
(1-2 May 2002, Beijing)

'Technological Convergence and Regulatory Reforms - Multiple Regulators or Single
Regulator: Options for Hong Kong' (with Dr. Grace Leung) Proceedings of the 54th
Annual Conference of International Communication
Association (1-3 July 2002, Seoul)

B. Grant Record:

Leung Kau Kui Research and Teaching Endowment Fund Teaching Grants (2011)

Award: HK$75,000
Project Title: Effective Teaching of Common Law Concepts and Values to Chinese Students                                                          
Status: Ongoing

Sumitomo Foundation Research Grant (2011)                            
Award: US$80,000                                                        
Project Title: Regulation of Lawyers' Ethics in Japan and China: A Comparative
Perspective                                                       
Status: Ongoing

HKU Small Project Funding (2010)                                        
Award: HK$72,000                                                       
Project Title: A Study of the Legal and Policy Issues in Implementing 'Three Network
Convergence' in China                                          
Status: Ongoing

Government Research Fund (GRF) (2009)
Award: HK$311,360
Project Title: The Legal and Policy Implications of Implementing a Land Title
Registration System in England: Lessons for Hong Kong and
Status: Ongoing

HKU Small Project Funding (2009)                                        
Award: HK$71,757                                                       
Project Title: Lawyer's Image and Ethics in Hong Kong Television and Films              Status: Ongoing

Public Policy Research Grant (PPRG) (2008)
Award: HK$370,000
Project Title: The Legal and Policy Implications of Establishing the Communications
Authority in Hong Kong                                             
Status: Completed

HKU Teaching Development Grant (2008)
Award: HK$269,488
Project Title: Improving Assessment Practices for Legal Education            
Status: Completed

Small Project Funding (2007)
Award: HK$66,885
Project Title: Implementation of Banking Laws in China after WTO Accession  
Status: Completed

Seed Funding Programme for Basic Research (2007)
Award: HK$70,000
Project Title: The Law and Policy for Implementing A Land Title Registration
System in Hong Kong                                               
Status: Completed

Leung Kau Kui and Run Run Shaw Research and Teaching Endowment
Funds (2007)
Award: HK$99,996
Project title: Promoting the Teaching Legal Ethics and Professionalism:
Assessment for Curriculum Reform in Professional Legal Education                
Status: Completed