In January 2018, Dr Lerong Lu published an article 'Decoding Alipay: Mobile Payments, a Cashless Society and Regulatory Challenges' in the Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law (2018), Vol. 33(1), pp. 40-43. Abstract: The financial industry has witnessed the so-called “fintech revolution” in recent years. Due to the emergence of information technologies such … Continue reading L Lu, ‘Decoding Alipay: Mobile Payments, a Cashless Society and Regulatory Challenges’ in JIBFL 2018, Vol.33(1), pp. 40-43.
In December 2017, Dr Lerong Lu published an article 'How a little ant challenges giant banks? The rise of Ant Financial (Alipay)'s fintech empire and relevant regulatory concerns' in the International Company and Commercial Law Review 2018, Vol. 29(1), pp. 12-30. Abstract: This article examines the development, business model, legal and regulatory aspects of the world’s largest … Continue reading L Lu, ‘How a little ant challenges giant banks? The rise of Ant Financial (Alipay)’s fintech empire and relevant regulatory concerns’ in ICCLR 2018, 29(1), pp.12-30
In April 2017, Dr Lerong Lu and Ms Longjie Lu (PhD Candidate, School of Law, University of Leeds) published an article in the Journal of International Banking Law & Regulation. From 2014–15, China witnessed a super bull in its stock market, as the major SSE Composite Index was more than doubled, but it was followed … Continue reading L Lu and L Lu, ‘Unveiling China’s Stock Market Bubble: Margin Financing, the Leveraged Bull and Governmental Responses’ in JIBFL (2017), Vol.32(4)
In July 2016, Dr Lerong Lu published an article in the Banking & Finance Law Review, investigating China's latest financial reform to open up its banking sector to private investors. For a long time, China's banking sector has been dominated by state-owned lenders, such as the "Big Four": the Bank of China (BOC), the China Construction … Continue reading L Lu, ‘Private Banks in China: Origin, Challenges and Regulatory Implications’ in BFLR (2016), Vol. 31(3)