Mark Hsiao

Associate Professor in Commercial Law
Telephone: +44 (0)116 223 1255

Personal details

Prior to joining the Leicester Law School, University of Leicester, in July 2013, Mark has worked at universities both in the U.K and in Hong Kong and has previously held academic positions at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, School of Oriental and African Studies and Bangor University (Wales). He has taught banking and finance subjects on JD, LL.M, MA, MSc, PCLL and LL.B programmes. He has also held various administrative roles such as Assistant Director (Deputy Director) to the JD programme, Deputy Director of the MSc Law and Finance and the Director of the MBA Banking (University of London International Programme). Whilst working in H.K., he was an executive board member of the Asia Pacific Structured-Finance Association (H.K), he also served as one of executive members of the Centre for Financial Regulation and Economic Development, Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Current Teaching

LL.B: Equity and Trusts.

LL.M: International Banking Law, Capital Markets and Regulation of Financial Markets.


Books authored (4)

Articles & Book Chapter

  • Hsiao, M ‘Regulating OTC Derivatives: The Central Counterparty's Role and EMIR’ in Iris Chiu & Iain MacNeil (eds) Research Handbook on Shadow Banking: Legal and Regulatory Aspects (Elgar). Forthcoming
  • ‘A shift in the objective deduction of secondary fact in presumption’ (2017) 81(2) Conv. 101-115.
  • ‘A shift in the objective measure of the time value of money’ [2015] 23 RLR 92-105.
  • Chinese Trust Law: Registration as the Concept-Substitution and a Work-Out Solution for Investors (Beneficiaries)’ (2015) 25(8) T.& T. 1-13.
  • ‘The shift in China from corporate crime to corporate manslaughter crime: comparisons with the UK and Australia’ [2015] (1) J.B.L. 68-83.
  • ‘OTC Derivatives Regulation in China: how far across the river?’ (2014) 25(1) JBFLP 14-25.
  • ‘The legal transplant of the English floating charge and the pledge over receivables into Chinese law’ [2014] (2) J.B.L. 141-155.
  • ‘Finality orders in the clearing system and OTC derivatives regulation in Hong Kong’ (2013) 43(1) HKLJ 139-160.
  • From ISDA to NAFMII: Insolvency Stalemate and PRC Bankruptcy Jurisprudence’ (2013) 8(1) CMLJ 77-89 (with Mr. Kingsley Ong).
  • ‘The beginning and the end of an era of charitable public benefit in Hong Kong’ (2012) 76(3) Conv. 228-242.
  • ‘Does China need financial derivatives’ regulation: Catch 22 or a vicious circle?’ (2012) 27(3) Bank.& Fin.L.Rev 445-463.
  • ‘Deposit Insurance Scheme as the final destination-Mapping the financial market’(2011) 26(11) J.I.B.L.R. 538-547.
  • ‘Legitimized interference with private properties-Banking Act 2009’ (2010) 25(5) J.I.B.L.R. 227-234.
  • ‘The pilot securitization of credit assets in China’ (2009) 24(4) J.I.B.L.R. 216-223.
  • ‘Sprouting fiduciary duty of honesty and fidelity: Companies Act 2006’ (2009) 20(9) Int'l Company & Com.L.Rev. 301-308.
  • ‘Abandonment of the doctrine of attribution for gross negligent test on the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007’ (2009) 30(4) Co Law 110.
  • ‘An analysis of the Basel II framework on credit derivatives treatment on trading book for risk mitigation purpose and relationship to banking book’ (2008) 29(1) Co Law 26.
  • ‘Legal infrastructure of Chinese banking credit derivatives trading leading to securitization’ (2007) 28(10) Co Law 303.

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