Dr Xiaochuan Weng

Charlie Xiao-chuan WENG joined the UNSW Law faculty in 2015 as an Associate Professor. Previously, he was Eastern Scholar Chair Professor of Law and Assistant Dean at the KoGuan Law School of Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU, China) . He also taught at Nagoya University Graduate School of Law (Japan) as Designated Associate Professor. He studied law at East China University of Political Science and Law (ECUPL) before completing his LLM at the National University of Singapore (NUS). After working for ECUPL for five years, he went to the University of Pennsylvania School of Law for his LLM and SJD in corporate law, followed by an appointment as a Robert S. McNamara Fellow at the Yale Law School Center for the Study of Corporate Law. In 2012, he was recruited by SJTU as a Research Professor. He also held fellow/visiting professor positions in many leading research institutions, such as Stanford Law School and Cambridge University. 

His research interest centers on law and business. He has published widely in the fields of corporate law, securities law, and bankruptcy. His research projects were heavily supported by multiple organizations, including the World Bank and the Municipal government of Shanghai. Before joining UNSW, his research outputs well advised funding organizations and legislatures. Currently, he is especially interested in research on the law of capital markets and the fundamental theory of corporate law. Also, he is interested employing cross-disciplinary research methodologies to analyze the impact on the real economy of changes in the law governing corporate law and financial regulation

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Journal articles

Weng X, 2017, 'Inside or Outside the Corporate Law Box? Shareholder Primacy and Corporate Social Responsibility in China', European Business Organization Law Review, vol. 18, pp. 155 - 191, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40804-017-0063-5

Weng X, 2017, 'Do Auctions Matter? Assessing the Chinese Auction Promotion Institution of Takeover Law', Tsinghua China Law Review, vol. 10

Weng X; Babie P; Orth J, 2017, 'The Honoré-Waldron Thesis: A Comparison of the Blend of Ideal-Typic Categories of Property in American, Australian and Chinese Land Law', Tulane Law Review, http://www.tulanelawreview.org/91-4-babieetal/

Weng X; Watters C, 2016, 'Does the Housing Market and Absence of Consumer Bankruptcy Protection Make Interpretation (III) of the Chinese Marriage Law Beneficial to Women, Not Men?', Property Law Journal

Weng CXC; Jia J, 2015, 'Assessing the administrative sanctions regime for insider trading in China: An empirical approach', Asian Journal of Comparative Law, vol. 10, pp. 343 - 358, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/asjcl.2015.18

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