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Dr Wangwei Lin

Wangwei Lin

Areas of interest

My research interests lie in the fields of sustainability, corporate social responsibility, artificial intelligence, fintech, financial regulation, merger and acquisition, and interdisciplinary areas such as law and technology, and business ethics. 

Teaching

  • International Corporate Governance and the Law 
  • Research and Writing Skills 
  • Tort
  • Internet Law

Academic qualifications

PhD in Company Law (The University of Manchester) 

Awards and honours

Grant application

I have won a grant from the Chinese Academy of Social Science (Project 16CFX022) and a grant from Nottingham Law School (Project NTU QSfundNLS02) as a co-investigator. I am a trusted intermediary for an AHRC project, Scoping the Future of Law and Social Justice- Listening& Hearing from the Frontline (AH/W00934X/1). 

Professional bodies/affiliations

I am a member of the secretariat of the annually Cambridge International Symposium on Economic Crime of Jesus College, Cambridge University. 

Publications

I have an established track record of being published in reputable journals such as the Journal of Business Law and Texas International Law Journal. 

  • Lin, W., ‘RegTech Compliance Tools for Charites in the United Kingdom: Can Machine Learning Help Lighten the Regulatory Burden?’ (2022) The Company Lawyer (with Singh, C. et al.) (1) 3 
  • Lin, W., ‘Can Machine Learning, as a RegTech Compliance Tool, Lighten the Regulatory Burden for Charitable Organisations in the United Kingdom?’ (2021) Journal of Financial Crime (with Zhao, L. et al.) 
  • Lin, W., 'A Shadowed Legal Transplantation: Takeover Defence Regulation in China' (2021) Journal of Business Law (1) 30 (with Andrikopoulos, P. et al.) 
  • Lin, W., ‘Make or Buy - A New Look for Derivative Action Costs in Chinese Law for a More Enabling Environment’ (2020) Texas International Law Journal (54) 297 (with Zhao, J. et al.) 
  • Lin, W., ‘Can Artificial Intelligence, RegTech and CharityTech provide Effective Solutions for Anti-money Laundering and Counter-terror Financing Initiatives in Charitable Fundraising’ (2020) Journal of Money Laundering Control 1-20 (with Singh, C.) 
  • Lin, W., ‘Reimagining the Role, Duties and Liabilities of Non-Executive Directors in 2020; 15 Years of the Companies Act 2006 and the Pathway to the UK Corporate Governance Code 2018. Part Two: The Most Current Approach’ (2021) International Company and Commercial Law Review 32(2) 89 (with Singh, C. et al.) 
  • Lin, W., ‘Reimagining the Role, Duties and Liabilities of Non-Executive Directors in 2020; 15 Years of the Companies Act 2006 and the Pathway to the UK Corporate Governance Code 2018. Part One: A Prelude to the Current Approach’ (2021) International Company and Commercial Law Review 32(1) 20 (with Singh, C. et al.) 
  • Lin, W., ‘An Overview of Insider Dealing Law and Policy: A Chinese Perspective: Part Two’ (2020) Company Lawyer 41(11) 374 (with Ye, Z. et al.) 
  • Lin, W., ‘An Overview of Insider Dealing Law and Policy: A Chinese Perspective: Part One’ (2020) Company Lawyer 41(10) 326 (with Ye, Z. et al.) 
  • Lin, W., ‘Controlling Insider Dealing Through Criminal Enforcement in China’ (2020) Journal of Financial Crime 27(4) 1061 (with Safari, N. et al.) 
  • Lin, W., 'Enhancing Director's Integrity in People's Republic of China' (2019) Company Lawyer 40(12) 395 (with Xing, L. et al.) 
  • Lin, W., 'A Destined Intermediary - The Role of Hong Kong in Shaping the Regulation of Takeover Defences in China' (2012) Company Lawyer 33(5) 145 
  • Lin, W., ‘Takeover Defense Regulations in the UK and China’ in Modernization of Financial Law (Beijing University Press, 2009) 638 (in Chinese) 

Shorter articles

  • Lin, W., ‘Artificial Intelligence Regulation and De-globalisation?’ (2022) Company Lawyer (forthcoming) 
  • Lin, W., ‘Artificial Intelligence in a Digital Age in China?’ (2022) Company Lawyer 43 (3) 91(with Xing, L. et al.) 
  • Lin, W., ‘China’s Securities Investor Service Centre Filed China’s First Special Representative Action’ (2021) Company Lawyer (with Xing, L. et al.) 
  • Lin, W., ‘Data Protection Regulation in the Context of De-globalisation’ (2020) Company Lawyer (2021) Company Lawyer42(1) 137 
  • Lin, W., ‘Luckin Coffee: Combating Accounting Fraud and Enhancing Market Integrity in China’ (2020) Company Lawyer41(11) 370 (with Xing, L. et al.) 
  • Lin, W., ‘China Enforces New Securities Law in 2020’ (2020) Company Lawyer 41(6) 188 (with Xing, L. et al.) 
  • Lin, W., ‘Towards an Open Market: Enhancing Integrity in China’s Securities Market’ (2020) Company Lawyer 41(2) 33(with Xing, L. et al.) 
  • Lin, W., ' New Science and Technology Innovation Board Launched in China' (2019) Company Lawyer 40(11) 363 (with Xing, L. et al.) 
  • Lin, W, ' China Passed New Foreign Investment Law in 2019' (2019) Company Lawyer 40(10) 330 (with Xing, L. et al.) 
  • Lin, W., 'Developing a Dispute Resolution Mechanism for China's 'One Belt, One Road' Initiative' (2019) Company Lawyer40(4) 118 
  • Lin, W., 'Legal Challenges in China's 'One Belt and One Road' Initiative' (2019) Company Lawyer 40(3) 91 (with Xing, L. et al.) 
  • Lin, W., 'Regulating Investment-based Crowdfunding over the Internet in China' (2018) Company Lawyer 39(10) 330 (with Xing, L. et al.) 
  • Lin, W. , 'Strengthening Shareholders Protection: The Fourth Judicial Interpretation on Company Law of The People’s Republic of China' (2018) Company Lawyer 39(7) 227 
  • Lin, W., 'The Vanco Takeover - Revisit Takeover Defence Regulation in China'(2017) Company Lawyer 38(5) 153 (with Xing, L. et al.) 
  • Lin, W., 'Regulating Internet Peer-to-peer Lending in China' (2016) Company Lawyer 37(12) 380 (with Xing, L. et al.) 

Editorial roles

  • Editorial Board, The Company Lawyer
  • Editorial Board, The Journal of Financial Crime
  • Editorial Board, The Journal of Money Laundering Control