Cheng-Yun Tsang

Research Fellow , UNSW Law
Dr Tsang joined UNSW Law as a research fellow in September 2015 to work on the Regulation of Digital Financial Services project. He is also a member of the China International Business and Economic Law (CIBEL) Initiative. Currently his research is focused on the regulation of digital financial services and FinTech – mobile money, blockchain, and RegTech in particular. He is a Taiwanese-qualified lawyer with legal compliance experience in a major financial holding company. He practised law in the field of M&A and financial services prior to joining academia. He served also as a regulatory affairs assistant at the Institute of International Finance. He has consulted to financial regulators and to the industry and the legislative sector in Taiwan on cutting-edge issues such as regulatory sandbox, and has written extensively on FinTech Regulation and financial regulatory reforms in the greater China area. He has also taught and lectured upon the principles of FinTech Regulation in a number of universities in Taiwan. Dr. Tsang received his SJD and LLM from Duke University School of Law, and his MBA from National Taiwan University. He obtained a Certificate in Digital Money from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and the Digital Frontiers Institute. His works have been published, and are in the publishing processes, of journals such as Capital Markets Law Journal and Banking & Finance Law Review. His op-eds have been published by some influential media outlets in the Mandarin-speaking community, such as Harvard Business Review Complex Chinese Edition.