Iris H-Y Chiu

University College London - Faculty of Laws

Professor of Corporate Law and Financial Regulation

Bentham House

4-8 Endsleigh Gardens

London, WC1E OEG

United Kingdom

ECGI

Research Fellow

c/o the Royal Academies of Belgium

Rue Ducale 1 Hertogsstraat

1000 Brussels

Belgium

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Scholarly Papers (37)

1.

Corporate Governance for Sustainability

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 07 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2020
Warwick Law School, Nyenrode Business university, University of Oxford - Said Business School, University of Cambridge - Centre for Business Research (CBR), University of Michigan, Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po), Columbia University School of Law, École Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Paris - Centre de Gestion Scientifique (CGS), Indiana University Maurer School of Law, Washington and Lee University - School of Law, University of Bristol, University of Oslo - Faculty of Law, University of Georgia School of Law, University of York - York Law School, City University London - The Business SchoolCardiff Business School, University of Bristol, Peter A. Allard School of Law, Ecole Universitaire de Management Clermont-Ferrand, University of Essex, University of San Francisco - School of Business and Management, University of New South Wales (UNSW) - UNSW Law & Justice, Drucker Institute, Essex Business School, Frank Bold, Morgan State University, Durham Business School, Liverpool Hope University, The University of Manchester - School of Law, De Montfort University - Faculty of Business and Law, Wellesley College - Department of Economics, University of Birmingham, Linnaeus University, Edge Hill University School of Law, Criminology and Policing, Queen Mary University of London - School of Law, University of California, Davis - School of Law, Queen's University Belfast - School of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of South Australia, University of Leicester - Management Centre, University of York, HEC Paris, University of Glasgow, University College London - Faculty of Laws, School of Law, King's College, London; Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge, Royal Holloway, University of London, The City Law School, University of Sheffield, University College London - Faculty of Laws, Nyenrode Business University, University of Oregon - Department of Management, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, University of Westminster, Universidad Andres Bello, University of Colorado at Boulder, University of Alberta - Department of Accounting, Operations & Information Systems, Queen’s University, School of Business and Economics, Linnaeus University, University of Auckland Business School, Zefat Academic College, School of Law, Queens University Belfast, University of Dundee - Department of Accountancy & Business Finance, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Oxford Brookes Business School, University of Leicester, Hofstra University College of Law, The Open University - Department of Political Economics, University of Leeds - School of Law, University of Massachusetts, University of Sheffield, School of Law, ICCE, Goldsmiths, University of London, University of Glasgow and College of Business, United Arab Emirates University
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corporate governance, company law, director duties, board obligations, sustainable finance action plan, sustainability strategy, ESG, shareholder primacy, sustainable development, climate change

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Exploring the Assetisation and Financialisation of Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs): Opportunities and Regulatory Implications

Banking and Finance Law Revuew, Summer 2022, forthcoming
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 12 Apr 2022
Iris H-Y Chiu and Jason G Allen
University College London - Faculty of Laws and Singapore Management University - Centre for AI & Data Governance
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Examining the Wates Principles for Large Private Companies As a Social Contract for Business-Society Relations

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 453/2019
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 23 May 2019
Roger Barker and Iris H-Y Chiu
Institute of Directors and University College London - Faculty of Laws
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corporate governance code, large private company, Wates Principles, social contract, controlling shareholder, concentrated ownership

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Regulating Crypto-finance: A Policy Blueprint

European Corporate Governance Institute - Law Working Paper No. 570/2021
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 18 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2021
Iris H-Y Chiu
University College London - Faculty of Laws
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cryptocurrency, crypto-assets, financial regulation, stablecoins, decentralised finance

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Technology vs Ideology: How Far will Artificial Intelligence and Distributed Ledger Technology Transform Corporate Governance and Business?

Berkeley Business Law Journal, Vol. 18, No. 1, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 07 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2020
Iris H-Y Chiu and Ernest Lim
University College London - Faculty of Laws and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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artificial intelligence, distributed ledger technology, corporate governance, institutional change

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Protecting Minority Shareholders in Blockholder-Controlled Companies – Evaluating the UK’s Enhanced Listing Regime in Comparison with Investor Protection Regimes in New York and Hong Kong

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 23 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2023
Iris H-Y Chiu and Roger Barker
University College London - Faculty of Laws and Institute of Directors
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listing rules, concentrated ownership, UK Corporate Governance Code, voting rights, mandatory agreement

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Regulatory Duties for Directors in the Financial Services Sector and Directors’ Duties in Company Law - Bifurcation and Interfaces

Journal of Business Law, 2016, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 04 Aug 2015
Iris H-Y Chiu
University College London - Faculty of Laws
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directors' duties, senior persons regime, financial sector

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European Shareholder Rights Directive Proposals: A Critical Analysis in Mapping with the UK Stewardship Code?

ERA Forum, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 23 May 2016
Iris H-Y Chiu
University College London - Faculty of Laws
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Stewardship Code, Shareholder Rights Directive, Shareholder Activism, Shareholder Engagement, Investment Management, Corporate Governance

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Learning from the UK in the Proposed Shareholders’ Rights Directive 2014? European Corporate Governance Regulation from a UK Perspective

ZVg1RWiss 114 (2015 Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 04 Apr 2015
Iris H-Y Chiu
University College London - Faculty of Laws
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Shareholders' Rights Directive, shareholder engagement, Stewardship Code, say on pay

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Regulatory Suspensions in Times of Crisis: The Challenges of Covid-19 and Thoughts for the Future

European Corporate Governance Institute - Law Working Paper No. 517/2020
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 May 2020
Iris H-Y Chiu, Andreas Kokkinis and Andrea Miglionico
University College London - Faculty of Laws, University of Birmingham and University of Reading
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Covid-19, financial regulation, micro prudential regulation, pre-emption rights, capital markets regulation, legal elasticity, crisis management

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Managing Corporations’ Risk in Adopting Artificial Intelligence: A Corporate Responsibility Paradigm

(2021) 19 Washington University Global Studies Law Review (forthcoming)
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 25 Feb 2021
Iris H-Y Chiu and Ernest Lim
University College London - Faculty of Laws and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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machine learning, artificial intelligence, regulation, responsibility

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An Institutional Theory of Corporate Regulation

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 400/2018
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 12 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 04 May 2018
Iris H-Y Chiu
University College London - Faculty of Laws
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corporate regulation, corporate social responsibility, new governance, liberal market economy, anti-bribery, supply chain, tax avoidance, mandatory disclosure, stakeholders

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Governing the Purpose of Investment Management: How the ‘Stewardship’ Norm is being (Re)Developed in the UK and EU

European Corporate Governance Institute - Law Working Paper No. 602/2021
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 23 Aug 2021
Iris H-Y Chiu
University College London - Faculty of Laws
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institutional shareholders, stewardship, sustainable finance, shareholder engagement

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Building a Single Market for Sustainable Finance in the EU- Idealism, Policy and Mixed Messages

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 14 Jul 2020
Iris H-Y Chiu
University College London - Faculty of Laws
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sustainable finance, taxonomy, actively-managed, passively-managed, indices

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Power and Accountability in the EU Financial Regulatory Architecture: Examining Inter-Agency Relations, Agency Independence and Accountability

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 18 Feb 2015
Iris H-Y Chiu
University College London - Faculty of Laws
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European System for Financial Supervision, Board of Appeal, Single Supervisory Mechanism, Single Resolution Board, Inter-agency accountability

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The Law and Governance of Decentralised Business Models

Roger M Barker and Iris H-Y Chiu, The Law and Governance of Decentralised Business Models: Between Hierarchies and Markets, Routledge, 31 Dec 2020
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 12 Mar 2021
Roger Barker and Iris H-Y Chiu
Institute of Directors and University College London - Faculty of Laws
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Decoupling Tokens From Trading: Reaching Beyond Investment Regulation for Regulatory Policy in Initial Coin Offerings

International Business Law Journal/ Revue de Droit des Affaires Internationales, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 21 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2018
Iris H-Y Chiu
University College London - Faculty of Laws
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Initial Coin Offerings, Securities Regulation, Collective Investment Regulation, Financial Markets Regulation, Consumer Protection

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Can ICO Markets Offer Insights into Marketising Sustainable or Social Finance? Proposals for a Revolutionary Regulatory Framework

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 03 Dec 2018
Iris H-Y Chiu and Edward Greene
University College London - Faculty of Laws and University College London
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initial coin offerings, cryptoassets, social finance, sustainable finance

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Corporate Governance: The Missing Paradigm in the Mandatory Bail-in Regime for Creditors of Banks and Financial Institutions

Journal of Business Law Issue 8 (2014)
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 19 May 2014 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2014
Iris H-Y Chiu
University College London - Faculty of Laws
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bail-in, corporate governance, bank resolution

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Unlimited Central Bank Digital Currency: The Case for a Public Good in the Euro Area and its Regulatory (and Deregulatory) Implications for Modern Finance

North Carolina Journal of International Law, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 03 Mar 2023
Iris H-Y Chiu and Christian Hofmann
University College London - Faculty of Laws and National University of Singapore Faculty of Law
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central bank digital currency, digital euro, European system of central banks, monetary policy, bank regulation

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Submission to The Business Skills and Innovation Commons Select Committee: Corporate Governance Inquiry

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 28 Oct 2016
Iris H-Y Chiu and Roger Barker
University College London - Faculty of Laws and Institute of Directors
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Corporate Governance, Directors' Duties, Stakeholder Engagement, Executive Pay, Board Composition

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Regulating Financial Benchmarks by ‘Proprietisation’: A Critical Discussion Paper

Capital Markets Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 06 Nov 2015
Iris H-Y Chiu
University College London - Faculty of Laws
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Charting the Indefatigable Rise of Public Regulation of the Investment Management Industry

Forthcoming in Research Handbook on Global Capital Markets
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 15 May 2022
Iris H-Y Chiu
University College London - Faculty of Laws
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asset management, financial regulation, stewardship, liquidity, ESG, sustainability

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The Application of the EU Markets in Crypto-asset Regulation to Decentralised Finance

Forthcoming in Issue 12/2023, Journal of International Banking Law and Regulation
Posted: 08 Nov 2023
Iris H-Y Chiu
University College London - Faculty of Laws

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same activity, same risks, same rules, initial coin offerings, crypto-assets, sectoral regulation, financial innovation

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Transforming the Financial Advice Market - The Roles of Robo-advice, Financial Regulation and Public Governance in the UK

Banking and Finance Law Review, Forthcoming
Posted: 06 Nov 2019
Iris H-Y Chiu
University College London - Faculty of Laws

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robo-advice, personalised financial planning, algorithmic finance, artificial intelligence, behavioural finance, public good

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Rethinking the Law and Economics of Post-Crisis Micro-prudential Regulation - The Need to Invert the Relationship of Law to Economics?

Review of Banking and Financial Law, Forthcoming
Posted: 06 Oct 2018
Iris H-Y Chiu
University College London - Faculty of Laws

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micro-prudential regulation, capital adequacy, total loss absorbing capacity, law and economics

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Unfinished Work in UK Company Law Reforms - A Normative and European Perspective to Addressing the Gaping Holes in Directors’ Duties

European Company Law Forthcoming
Posted: 06 Oct 2018
Iris H-Y Chiu and Roger Barker
University College London - Faculty of Laws and Institute of Directors

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directors' duties, corporate governance, mandatory disclosure, s172

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Corporate Governance and Firm Innovation - Are Conventional Corporate Governance Standards a Hindrance?

Posted: 07 Dec 2017
Iris H-Y Chiu and Roger Barker
University College London - Faculty of Laws and Institute of Directors

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A Rational Regulatory Strategy for Governing Financial Innovation

European Journal of Risk Regulation, Forthcoming
Posted: 08 Sep 2017
Iris H-Y Chiu
University College London - Faculty of Laws

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Regulatory sandbox, financial innovation, fintech, techfin, cost-benefit analysis

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A New Era in Fintech Payment Innovations? A Perspective from the Institutions and Regulation of Payment Systems

Law, Innovation and Technology (Forthcoming)
Posted: 05 Jun 2017
Iris H-Y Chiu
University College London - Faculty of Laws

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The Disruptive Implications of Fintech-Policy Themes for Financial Regulators

Journal of Technology Law & Policy, Vol. 21, No. 1, 2017
Posted: 22 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2017
Iris H-Y Chiu
University College London - Faculty of Laws

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shadow banking, functional approach, financial regulation

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A New Milestone in Corporate Regulation: Procedural Legalisation, Standards of Transnational Corporate Behaviour and Lessons from Financial Regulation and Anti-Bribery Regulation

Posted: 19 Mar 2016
Iris H-Y Chiu and Anna Donovan
University College London - Faculty of Laws and University College London - Faculty of Laws

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new governance, meta-regulation, corporate law theory, financial regulation, anti-bribery

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From Multilateral to Unilateral Lines of Attack: The International Legal Order for Offshore Tax Havens and Financial Centres

Connecticut Journal of International Law, Forthcoming
Posted: 11 Jan 2016
Iris H-Y Chiu
University College London - Faculty of Laws

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Financial Benchmarks: Proposing a Governance Framework Based on Stakeholders and the Public Interest

Law and Financial Markets Review, 2015 Forthcoming
Posted: 25 Aug 2015
Iris H-Y Chiu
University College London - Faculty of Laws

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financial benchmarks, financial regulation

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Constructing a Taxonomy of Financial Consumer Protection Policy and Assessing the New Consumer Duty in the United Kingdom’s Financial Sector

Vol 7(2), Cardozo International and Comparative Law Review 2024
Number of pages: 86
Iris H-Y Chiu and Wai Yee Wan
University College London - Faculty of Laws and City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Centre for Chinese & Comparative Law
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consumer protection, financial consumer, Consumer Duty, performance-based regulation