Finance in Asia: Regulating Regional Markets

Conference co-hosted by: Melbourne School of Government | Research Project: Financial Regulation in Asia – A New Model for Regional Co-operation; Global Economic Law Network, Centre for Corporate Law and Securities Regulation and Transactional Law Group, Melbourne Law School; Asian Institute of International Financial Law, Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong; KoGuan Law School, Shanghai Jiao Tong University; and Centre for Cross-Border Commercial Law in Asia, Singapore Management University.

Supported by: RGC Theme-based Research Scheme Project:
“Enhancing Hong Kong’s Future as a Leading International Financial Centre”

Friday, 6 November 2015, 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Academic Conference Room, 11/F Cheng Yu Tong Tower
Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong

Regional Financial Architecture


Andrew Walter and Jikon Lai, University of Melbourne

Ramon Pacheco Pardo, King’s College London

  • ASEAN+3 Financial Regulation: Cooperation or Competition with Global Regulatory Bodies2Michael Taylor, Moody’s
  • Standard-setting Bodies and Challenges for Regional Coordination
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China and the Regional Financial Architecture


Chien-chung Lin, National Chiao-Tung University

Zhao Yang, White & Case

  • Opportunities and Challenges of Islamic Finance in the Context of One-Belt and One-Road Program

Shen Wei, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

  • China-centric Global Financial Architecture -International Engagement and Domestic Reforms

Regional Financial Integration: Liberalisation Mechanisms


Andrew Mitchell, University of Melbourne

  • Proposed Trade in Services Agreement and Financial Services

Wan Wai Yee, Singapore Management University

Bruce Aronson, Hitotsubashi University

The Challenges of Regulating Regional Markets


Kevin Davis, University of Melbourne

Andrew Godwin and Ian Ramsay, University of Melbourne

Christopher Chen Chao-hung, Singapore Management University