ZHOU Qin, Alex

Post-Doctoral Fellow

JSD (City University of Hong Kong); LLM (Northwestern University); LLB, LLM (Beijing Technology and Business University)

Post-Doctoral Fellow, Centre for Banking & Finance Law
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Office Address

Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore
Eu Tong Sen Building
469G Bukit Timah Road
Singapore 259776
Research Interests

Banking and finance law
Contract law
Law and society

Subjects Taught


Brief Biodata

Alex holds a JSD from the City University of Hong Kong and an LLM from the Northwestern University. He had served as a senior research associate at the City University of Hong Kong and participated in several General Research Fund projects. Alex is skilled at analyzing research questions with qualitative and quantitative methods. His JSD thesis empirically examined the diverse contracting practices between commercial banks and retail investors in mainland China. He has presented papers at conferences such as Law & Society Annual Meeting and Asian Law Institute Conference.

Representative Publications

1. "Suing the Leviathan: An Empirical Analysis of the Litigation Involving Bank-Issued Wealth Management Products in China", presented at the Asian Law Institute Conference (Singapore) hosted by National University of Singapore Faculty of Law on 11-12 June, 2019

2. "What We Do and Do Not Know about Standard Form Contracts? An Empirical Analysis of Wealth Management Product Agreements in China", presented at the Law and Society Annual Meeting (Toronto, Canada) hosted by Law and Society Association on 7-10 June, 2018

3. "Innovative Authoritarianism: Central-Provincial Relations and Legislating Open Government Information Regulations in China", Workshop on Financing and Managing China’s Intergovernmental Relations (Hong Kong) hosted by the Education University of Hong Kong on 14-15 March, 2017

Publication List