Professor Douglas W Arner

  • Professor Douglas W Arner

Senior Fellow (Melbourne Law Masters)
University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong


Douglas Arner is a Professor in the Faculty of Law of the University of Hong Kong and Project Coordinator of a major five-year project funded by the Hong Kong Research Grants Council Theme-based Research Scheme on “Enhancing Hong Kong’s Future as a Leading International Financial Centre”. He is Co-Director of the Duke University-HKU Asia-America Institute in Transnational Law, a Senior Fellow of Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne, and a member of the Hong Kong Financial Services Development Council. He served as Head of the HKU Department of Law from 2011 to 2014 and from 2006 to 2011 he was the Director of HKU’s Asian Institute of International Financial Law, which he co-founded in 1999 along with the LLM in Corporate and Financial Law (of which he serves as Director). His most recent book is Reconceptualising Global Finance and its Regulation (Cambridge University Press 2016) (with Ross Buckley and Emilios Avgouleas).


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