Centre for Banking & Finance Law
Iris H-Y Chiu is Professor of Corporate Law and Financial Regulation at the Faculty of Laws, University College London, specialising in corporate governance, company law, banking and investment regulation. Dr Chiu joined the UCL Faculty of Law in September 2009. She previously taught at the School of Law, King's College London and the University of Leicester. She was a legislative draftsman and State Counsel at the Attorney-General's Chambers in Singapore prior to joining academia.
Dr Chiu has published extensively on directors' duties, shareholder stewardship and corporate governance, as well as regulatory theories and governance in the financial sector, in a number of books and in over 40 peer-reviewed journals in the UK and US. She is editor of The Law of Corporate Governance in Banks and Financial Institutions, one of the Elgar Law and Finance Series and the Research Handbook on Shadow Banking. She is Executive editor of the European Business Law Review and co-series editor of the Palgrave Macmillan Corporate and Financial Law Series.
Dr Chiu is co-Director of the UCL Centre for Ethics and Law, a research centre focused on thinking and development in topical issues of business and society, law, regulation and ethics, the professions and ethics, and ethical dimensions in medicine and technology.