Lu, L., ‘Regulating fintech corporations amidst Covid-19 pandemic: an analysis of Ant Group (Alipay)’s suspension of IPO and business restructuring’ (2021) 42 Company Lawyer 341 (with Zhang, L.).

Ant Group is the largest fintech company in the world which operates the Alipay mobile payment network. Lu, L., ‘Regulating fintech corporations amidst Covid-19 pandemic: an analysis of Ant Group (Alipay)’s suspension of IPO and business restructuring’ (2021) 42 Company Lawyer 341 (with Zhang, L.).

Lu, L., ‘Digital Yuan: The Practice and Regulation of China’s Central Bank Digital Currency’ (2021) 36 Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law 601 (with Chen, H.).

The People's Bank of China (PBOC) has been working on the digital form of its sovereign currency since 2014. Digital yuan, also known as the e-CNY, has been designed to replace the cash and coins already in circulation. Lu, L., ‘Digital Yuan: The Practice and Regulation of China’s Central Bank Digital Currency’ (2021) 36 Butterworths Journal of … Continue reading Lu, L., ‘Digital Yuan: The Practice and Regulation of China’s Central Bank Digital Currency’ (2021) 36 Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law 601 (with Chen, H.).

L Lu, ‘Black Swans and Grey Rhinos: Demystifying China’s Financial Risks and the Financial Regulatory Reform’ (2018) 33 Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law 594-597

In October 2018, Dr Lerong Lu published an article "Black Swans and Grey Rhinos: Demystifying China's Financial Risks and the Financial Regulatory Reform" in (2018) 33 Journal of International Banking and Financial Law 594-597. Abstract: China now has a gigantic financial industry worth trillions of dollars. Its banks and insurance companies are among the largest in … Continue reading L Lu, ‘Black Swans and Grey Rhinos: Demystifying China’s Financial Risks and the Financial Regulatory Reform’ (2018) 33 Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law 594-597

L Lu, ‘Solving the SME Financing Puzzle: Has Online P2P Lending Got the Midas Touch?’ (2018) 33 Journal of International Banking Law and Regulation 449-460

In November 2018, Dr Lerong Lu published an article "Solving the SME Financing Puzzle: Has Online P2P Lending Got the Midas Touch?" in  Journal of International Banking Law and Regulation (2018), Vol. 33, Issue 12, pp. 449-460. Abstract: This article investigates the financing dilemma of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the UK. After the … Continue reading L Lu, ‘Solving the SME Financing Puzzle: Has Online P2P Lending Got the Midas Touch?’ (2018) 33 Journal of International Banking Law and Regulation 449-460

L Lu, ‘Promoting SME Finance in the Context of the Fintech Revolution: A Case Study of the UK’s Practice and Regulation’ (2018) 33 Banking and Finance Law Review 317-343

In November 2018, Dr Lerong Lu published an article "Promoting SME Finance in the Context of the Fintech Revolution: A Case Study of the UK's Practice and Regulation" in Banking and Finance Law Review (2018), Vol. 33(3), pp. 317-343. English Abstract: Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) play a significant role in most European economies. In the … Continue reading L Lu, ‘Promoting SME Finance in the Context of the Fintech Revolution: A Case Study of the UK’s Practice and Regulation’ (2018) 33 Banking and Finance Law Review 317-343

L Lu, ‘Decoding Alipay: Mobile Payments, a Cashless Society and Regulatory Challenges’ in JIBFL 2018, Vol.33(1), pp. 40-43.

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.

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 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

L Lu, ‘Fintech and Challenger Banks in the UK: Gap Fillers or Real Challengers?’ in JIBLR (2017), Vol.32(7)

In July 2017, Dr Lerong Lu published an article in the  Journal of International Banking Law & Regulation. It examines the rising financial technology (or fintech) sector in the UK and globally, by focusing on digital-focused challenger banks like Shawbrook, Aldremore and Atom Bank. The article provides an in-depth analysis of relevant regulatory issues, including … Continue reading L Lu, ‘Fintech and Challenger Banks in the UK: Gap Fillers or Real Challengers?’ in JIBLR (2017), Vol.32(7)