Research Profile

Professor Douglas W. Arner

Professor Arner has published widely: he is author, co-author or co-editor of eleven books, and author or co-author of more than 100 studies, articles and chapters on global, regional and domestic financial regulation, stability and development.


The RegTech Book: The Financial Technology Handbook for Investors, Entrepreneurs and Visionaries in Regulation (J. Wiley 2019) (co-editor).

Systemic Risk in the Financial Sector: Ten Years after the Great Crash (McGill University Press / Centre for International Governance Innovation 2019) (co-editor).

Handbook of Asian Financial Regulation (Edward Elgar 2019) (co-editor).

Financial Markets in Hong Kong: Law and Practice (Oxford University Press, 2d ed., 2016) (co-author).

Reconceptualising Global Finance and its Regulation (Cambridge University Press 2016) (co-editor).

Finance in Asia: Institutions, Regulation and Policy (Routledge 2013) (co-author).

Finance in Asia: A Collection of Major Works (Routledge 2013) (4 vols, co-editor).

From Crisis to Crisis: The Global Financial System and Regulatory Failure (Kluwer 2011, co-author)

East Asian Economic Integration: Law, Trade and Finance (Edward Elgar 2011, co-editor)

International Economic Law – The State and Future of the Discipline (Hart Publishing 2008, co-editor)

Financial Stability, Economic Growth, and the Role of Law (Cambridge University Press 2007)

Project Finance for Construction and Infrastructure: Principles and Case Studies (Blackwell 2007, co-author)

Financial Markets in Hong Kong: Law and Practice (Oxford University Press 2006, co-author)

Asia’s Debt Capital Markets: Prospects and Strategies for Development (Springer 2006, co-editor)

Financial Restructuring and Reform in Post-WTO China (Kluwer 2006, co-editor)

Financial Regulation: A Guide to Structural Reform (Sweet & Maxwell 2003, co-editor)

International Financial Sector Reform: Standard Setting and Infrastructure Development (Kluwer 2002, co-editor)

Financial Crises in the 1990s: A Global Perspective (British Institute of International and Comparative Law 2001, co-editor)


Professor Arner's  articles have appeared in a wide range of international venues, including European, North American and Asia-Pacific legal and social sciences journals. His recent papers are available through SSRN at