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Young Scholars Workshop Webinar 4: New Issues of Finance and Currency

6 August 2021
4:30pm - 6:00pm
Online via MS Teams
Young Scholars Workshop Webinar 4: New Issues of Finance and Currency

New issues of finance and currency are arising, ranging from new international development banks to new technology and digital currency. They appear to be profoundly affected international economic order in crucial aspects (e.g., new institutions, and regulatory challenges).

This panel will discuss the following crucial issues, which help us to explore the new landscape of the world economy.

  • Will new international development banks re‐configure international economic development discourses?
  • What are the legal responses of central bank digital currency, particularly based on the proposals of China, Eurozone, and the United States?
  • How to regulate blockchain?
Speakers
A headshot photo of Professor Heng Wang

Professor Heng Wang

Professor Heng Wang is co-director of UNSW Law's China International Business and Economic Law (CIBEL) Initiative. Heng researches into the Belt and Road Initiative, China and economic (de)globalization, and central bank digital currency (CBDC). He was or is executive council member of one global, two Asian and all three Chinese societies of international economic law. Heng spoke at the WTO Headquarters and leading institutions including Harvard University, Oxford University, New York University and the LSE. He taught in Australia, Canada, China, Japan, Singapore, and the US as visiting professor, and has been frequently interviewed by media.