Douglas Arner

Douglas Arner

The University of Hong Kong

Douglas W Arner is the Kerry Holdings Professor in Law and RGC Senior Fellow in Digital Finance and Sustainable Development at The University of Hong Kong (HKU). Among other roles, he is associate director of the HKU-Standard Chartered Foundation FinTech Academy, associate dean (taught postgraduate) of the HKU Faculty of Law, a senior visiting fellow of Melbourne Law School of the University of Melbourne, a visiting professorial fellow of the University of New South Wales (UNSW) Sydney, an advisory board member of the Centre for Finance, Technology and Entrepreneurship (CFTE), and co-founder and an executive board member of the Asia Pacific Structured Finance Association. Dr Arner has served as a consultant with international institutions including the World Bank, UN and Asian Development Bank, and has published 18 books and over 200 other pieces on international financial law and regulation. He is involved with financial sector reform projects around the world and regularly serves as a visiting professor at prominent universities and other institutions including Duke, Harvard, the Hong Kong Institute for Monetary Research, IDC Herzliya, McGill, Melbourne, National University of Singapore, the UNSW, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, and Zurich, among others.

Articles by Douglas Arner


Is Transnational Data Governance Broken?

Thursday, October 7, 2021

Dividing data into jurisdictional compartments and potentially data storage centers and the internet, too, would be a regressive move.