Professor Xianchu Zhang 張憲初

Department of Law

Biography

Professor Zhang Xianchu received his LL.B degree from China University of Political Science & Law and MCL and JD from Indiana University School of Law at Bloomington. He served as an associate dean of the Faculty of Law from 2002-2014 and 2018-2019. Currently he is a director of the Hong Kong Legal Education Fund, a council member of Chinese Judicial Studies Association of the Supreme People’s Court, a member of the Expert Committee of Foreign Related Trials Studies of China Law Society, and an arbitrator of CIETAC, Shanghai and Shenzhen International Arbitration Commissions. He is also an editor of Asian Commercial, Financial and Economic Law and Policy Series of Edward Elgar Publishing and Bologna Law Review.

He has taught various subjects on PRC and Hong Kong commercial laws. His research interests include corporate law, foreign investment law, financial market regulations and cross-border legal issues. His recent publications include Opportunities and Challenges Facing Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Great Bay Area), Macau Law Review, No. 2 of 2019, at 189-204 (in Chinese); Integration of CCP Leadership with Corporate Governance: Leading Role or Dismemberment? China Perspectives, No. 1 of 2019, at 55- 63; Transparency in a Socialist Market Economy: Market Discipline and Political Authoritarianism in Fu Hualing, Michael Palmer and Zhang Xianchu (ed.), Transparency Challenges Facing China, Wildy, Simmonds & Hill Publishing, 2019, at 20-47;  A Critical Analysis of the Agreement on Mutual Taking Evidence in Civil and Commercial Matters between the Courts of Mainland China and the Hong Kong SAR, in Chinese Yearbook of Private International Law and Comparative Law, Vol. 20 (2017), at 177-192 (in Chinese); Company and Interaction: Chinese Legal Literature in the Course of Globalization,in Tze-Shiou Chien (ed.), Cross-Strait, Four Regions: Legal Developments in Taiwan, China, Hong Kong and Macau (Legal Studies and Legal Methods), Vol. I, Taiwan Academia Sinica, at 1-44 (in Chinese); Rethinking the Mediation Campaign, Journal of Comparative Law, Vol. X, Issue 2 (2016), at 44-65; and The New Round of Civil Codification in China, 1 University of Bologna Law Review (2016), at 121-152.


Research Area

  • Chinese Law
  • Commercial Law
  • Investment Law
  • Comparative Law

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