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Personal profile

Biography

Dr. Han-Wei Liu joined the Department of Business Law and Taxation, Monash University as a Lecturer in January 2018. Prior to his appointment at Monash, he was Assistant Professor of Law at National Tsing Hua University in Taiwan. Dr. Liu works in the areas of international economic law, international law and global governance, as well as informal technology law. Before entering academia, he practiced with Baker & McKenzie and Russin & Vecchi for several years. Han-Wei earned his Ph.D., summa cum laude, from the Graduate Institute, Geneva (IHEID), where he was awarded full scholarship by Kathryn Davis Foundation and his master degrees from Columbia Law School and Oxford University on the Taiwan Government Scholarship and the British Chevening Scholarship, respectively. He received his LL.M. and LL.B. degrees from National Chengchi University. His publications appear in renowned international law journals, such as Journal of International Economic Law, University of Pennsylvania Journal of International  Law, Journal of World Trade, Columbia Journal of Asian Law, Melbourne Journal of International Law, and U.C Davis Journal of International Law & Policy. Han-Wei was invited in conferences/workshops held by Cambridge, Columbia, Duke, the Graduate Institute, Geneva, Harvard, Warwick, the Society of International Economic Law, and Asian Society of International Law, among others. In 2013-2015, he held visiting posts at Harvard Law School and Columbia Law School. Dr. Liu received various research grants from Taiwan’s Ministry of Science and Technology and Ministry of Economic Affairs and had advised high-tech firms and government-funded think-tanks on regulations of digital communication, cross-border data flow, and technology transfer/export control issues. In addition to his editorial role at Columbia Journal of European Law back in 2009, Dr. Liu currently sits on the editorial board of Manchester Journal of International Economic Law and Chinese (Taiwan) Yearbook of International Law and Affairs and acts as referees for various journals.

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Research interests

  • Artificial Intelligence: Law & Policy
  • Data Protection/Privacy Law
  • International Trade Law
  • International Investment Law
  • International Law & Global Governance

Supervision interests

  • Regulatory frameworks on artificial intelligence
  • Fintech regulations
  • Comparative studies on data protection/privacy laws
  • Linkage between digital technologies and international trade law
  • International standard-setting as compared to traditional international lawmaking process
  • Case studies of the Third World Approach to Iinternational Law (TWAIL)

Monash teaching commitment

  • Banking Law
  • Corporations Law

Education/Academic qualification

LL.M. (Stone Scholar), Columbia Law School

Ph.D. (summa cum laude), Institut de Hautes Etudes Internationales et du Developpement (Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies)

LL.M., National Chengchi University

LL.B., National Chengchi University

M.Jur. (Chenvening Scholar), University of Oxford

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Projects 2015 2018

Research Output 2006 2018

China standard time: the boundary of techno-nationalism in megaregionals

Liu, H-W., 2018, Governing Science and Technology under the International Economic Order: Regulatory Divergence and Convergence in the Age of Megaregionals. Peng, S-Y., Liu, H-W. & Lin, C-F. (eds.). Cheltenham UK: Edward Elgar Publishing, p. 114-139 26 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

Disruptive Technologies and Sustainable Development: Implications for Southeast Asia

Lin, C-F. & Liu, H-W., 30 Nov 2018, Geneva Switzerland: International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD). 30 p.

Research output: Book/ReportOther ReportResearch

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Governing science and technology in the era of megaregionals

Peng, S-Y., Liu, H-W. & Lin, C-F., 2018, Governing Science and Technology under the International Economic Order: Regulatory Divergence and Convergence in the Age of Megaregionals. Peng, S-Y., Liu, H-W. & Lin, C-F. (eds.). Cheltenham UK: Edward Elgar Publishing, p. 3-11 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Otherpeer-review

Governing Science and Technology under the International Economic Order: Regulatory Divergence and Convergence in the Age of Megaregionals

Peng, S-Y. (ed.), Liu, H-W. (ed.) & Lin, C-F. (ed.), 2018, Cheltenham UK: Edward Elgar Publishing. 385 p.

Research output: Book/ReportEdited BookOtherpeer-review

Regulatory rationalisation clauses in FTAs: a complete survey of the US, EU, and China

Lin, C-F. & Liu, H-W., Jul 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Melbourne Journal of International Law. 19, 1, p. 149-177 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Prizes

1st Place, Lee and Li Moot Court Competition

Han-Wei Liu (Recipient), 2003

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Best Paper Award, LCS & Partners Essay Competition

Han-Wei Liu (Recipient), 2004

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

British Chevening Scholarship

Han-Wei Liu (Recipient), 2007

Prize: National/international honour

Jack J.T. Huang Fellowship, Columbia Law School

Han-Wei Liu (Recipient), 2008

Prize: Competitive Fellowships

Kathryn Davis Scholarship

Han-Wei Liu (Recipient), 2011

Prize: National/international honour

Activities 2006 2018

Hong Kong Law Journal (Journal)

Han-Wei Liu (Peer reviewer)
2018

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review responsibility

‘Artificial Intelligence and China: Power and Perils’

Han-Wei Liu (Invited speaker), Ching-Fu Lin (Invited speaker), Yu-Jie Chen (Invited speaker)
2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

‘Can’t We Be Friends? Economic Cooperation in Troubled Relationships’ 

Han-Wei Liu (Invited speaker), Ching-Fu Lin (Invited speaker), Chien-Huei Wu (Invited speaker)
Jul 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences Institute of Network Cultures (Publisher)

Han-Wei Liu (Peer reviewer)
2018

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review responsibility

Chinese (Taiwan) Yearbook of International Law and Affairs (Journal)

Han-Wei Liu (Editorial board member)
2017 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review responsibility