David C. Donald

Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law

Professor

Faculty of Law

6/F, Lee Shau Kee Building

Shatin, New Territories

Hong Kong

http://www.law.cuhk.edu.hk/en/people/info.php?id=10

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (31)

1.

Assessing Hong Kong as an International Financial Centre

University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2014/012
Number of pages: 209 Posted: 23 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2018
The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of LawUniversity of Hong Kong, Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong - Department of Politics and Public Administration, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance, Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance, University of Hong Kong, University of Oxford, St. Peter's College and The University of Hong Kong - Department of Geography
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Hong Kong, international financial center

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The Rise and Effects of the Indirect Holding System - How Corporate America Ceded its Shareholders to Intermediaries

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 27 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2015
David C. Donald
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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share transfers, market microstructure, securities settlement, clearing and settlement, UCC, shareholder communications

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Approaching Comparative Company Law

Number of pages: 74 Posted: 15 Feb 2008
David C. Donald
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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Comparative Company Law, Comparative Law, Corporate Law, Securities Law, EU Law

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From Block Lords to Blockchain: How Securities Dealers Make Markets

The Chinese University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2018-4
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 09 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2020
David C. Donald
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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Hong Kong's Public Enforcement Model of Investor Protection

The Chinese University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2017-01
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 20 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2017
David C. Donald and Paul W.H. Cheuk
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law and Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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corporate law, securities law, derivative actions, unfair prejudice actions, enforcement

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Atomic Cross-Chain Swaps: Development, Trajectory and Potential of Non-Monetary Digital Token Swap Facilities

Annals of Emerging Technologies in Computing (AETiC) Vol. 3, No. 1, 2019 , The Chinese University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2019-01
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 15 Jan 2019
Mahdi H. Miraz and David C. Donald
Xiamen University Malaysia Campus and Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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blockchain, cryptocurrency, swap, interoperability

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The Transfer of Securities Pursuant to Article 8 UCC

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 10 Mar 2008
David C. Donald
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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Commercial Law, Securities Transfers, Market Structure

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Evolutionary Development in Hong Kong of Transplanted UK-Origin Takeover Rules

The Chinese University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2015-09
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 22 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2016
David C. Donald
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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Takeovers, Acquisitions, Hong Kong, Acting in Concert, Transplantation of Law

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Developing a Hybrid Variant from Transplanted Roots: Hong Kong Corporate and Securities Law in the Service of a Chinese International Financial Centre

Centre for Financial Regulation and Economic Development Working Paper No. 10
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 17 Feb 2013
David C. Donald
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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Hong Kong, China, company law, corporate law, securities regulation, market quality

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Hong Kong's Roles in Supporting the Economic Development of China

The Chinese University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2016-29
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 15 Oct 2016
David C. Donald
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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China, Hong Kong, Development, Institutions, Finance, History

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Regulating Market Manipulation Through an Understanding of Price Creation

National Taiwan University Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 28 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2015
David C. Donald
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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Conceiving Corporate Governance for an Asian Environment

The Chinese University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2016-11
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 07 May 2016 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2017
David C. Donald
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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Corporate law, company law, comparative law, Asian law, family firms, state owned enterprises, theory of the firm

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Heart of Darkness: The Problem at the Core of the US Proxy System and its Solution

Centre for Financial Regulation and Economic Development Working Paper No. 1/2010
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 27 Oct 2010
David C. Donald
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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Corporate Governance, Corporate Law, Proxy, Securities Settlement, Clearing and Settlement

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Disintermediating Securities Settlement

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 07 Jul 2008
David C. Donald
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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Keep Your ‘Invisible Hands’ to Yourself: Freeing Corporate Governance from the Cult of the ‘Efficient Market’

The Chinese University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2020-35
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 13 Nov 2020
David C. Donald
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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Corporate Governance, Market Efficiency, Behavioral Finance, Fintech, Ensemble Machine Learning, Venture Capital

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Hong Kong's Fintech Automation: Economic Benefits and Social Risks

The Chinese University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2020-05
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 25 Feb 2020
David C. Donald
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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Information, and the Regulation of Inefficient Markets

The Political Economy of Financial Regulation, Emilios Avgouleas and David C. Donald, eds. (Cambridge University Press, 2018, Forthcoming), The Chinese University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2018-07
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 05 May 2018
David C. Donald
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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'Market Quality' and Moral Hazard in Financial Market Design

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 20 Aug 2014
David C. Donald
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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market quality, market efficiency, securities regulation, high frequency trading, moral hazard, clearing and settlement, market microstructure, financial regulation

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The ASEAN Fintech Ecosystem Benchmarking Study

CCAF, ADBI, FinTechSpace (2019). ASEAN FinTech Ecosystem Benchmarking Study. Cambridge, UK.
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 16 Mar 2021
University of Cambridge - Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, University of Cambridge - Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Independent, Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law, Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Cambridge - Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) University of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Cambridge - Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance
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fintech, alternative finance, ASEAN, financial services, unbanked, financial access, financial inclusion, regulation, business strategies, blockchain, distributed ledger technology

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Smart Precision Finance for Small Businesses Funding

The Chinese University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2020-06
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 28 Feb 2020
David C. Donald
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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Regulatory Failures in the Design of Securities Settlement Infrastructure

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 01 Sep 2010
David C. Donald
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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Securities Settlement, Proxy Rules, Corporate Governance, Clearing & Settlement

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Countering Corrupting Conflicts of Interest: The Example of Hong Kong

CUHK Centre for Financial Regulation and Economic Development Working Paper Series No. 1/2011
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 13 Jul 2011
David C. Donald
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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Anti-Corruption, Bribery, Corruption, Hong Kong

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Multilateral Transparency for Securities Markets through DLT

The Chinese University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2019 - 05
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 28 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2019
David C. Donald and Mahdi H. Miraz
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law and Xiamen University Malaysia Campus
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market structure, securities markets, distributed ledger technology, blockchain, indirect holding system

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Law in Regression? Impacts of Quantitative Research on Law and Regulation

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 04 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2015
David C. Donald
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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Law, Economics, Empirical Research, Quantitative Research, Corporate Law, Comparative Law, Securities Regulation

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Development Considerations for a Chinese National Securities Market

Centre for Financial Regulation and Economic Development Working Paper No. 7
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 14 Nov 2011
David C. Donald
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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China, Hong Kong, Securities Markets, Capital Market, Law and Development, Finance

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LApps: Technological, Legal and Market Potentials of Blockchain Lightning Network Applications

Forthcoming, Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Information System and Data Mining (ICISDM2019), proceedings to be published by ACM in the International Conference Proceedings Series, The Chinese University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2019-04
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 28 Mar 2019
Mahdi H. Miraz and David C. Donald
Xiamen University Malaysia Campus and Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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Blockchain; Atomic Swap; Lightning Network; Cross-chain Trading; Cryptocurrencies; Cross-listing; Wallet-to-Wallet Transfer; On-Chain; Off-Chain; Layer 2; Hashed Timelock Contracts (HTLC); Payment Channels; State Channels; Coloured Coins; DAO; ICO; DApps; LApps

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Legal System Network Effects and Global Legal Development

The Chinese University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2019-17, Forthcoming, Notre Dame Journal of International & Comparative Law
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 29 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2020
David C. Donald
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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Network, Development, Common Law, Convergence, Systems Theory

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The Client Data Windfall Nourishing the Birth of Legal Technologies

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 26 Jul 2021
David C. Donald
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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Stewardship in the Hong Kong International Financial Centre: Adding ‘Responsible Owners’ to an Entrepreneurial Market

The Chinese University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2020-07; forthcoming as a chapter in “Global Shareholder Stewardship: Complexities, Challenges and Possibilities," Dionysia Katelouzou & Dan W. Puchniak eds (Cambridge University Press)
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 02 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2020
David C. Donald
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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Networked Securities Markets: From Cross-Listing to Direct Connection

The Chinese University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2018-11
Posted: 15 Aug 2018
David C. Donald
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law

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securities markets, cross listing, dual listing, fund of funds, NMS, MiFID, Stock Connect

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History’s Marks on Hong Kong Law - From British Colony, to Chinese SAR

Centre for Financial Regulation and Economic Development Working Paper No. 5
Posted: 04 Nov 2011
David C. Donald
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law

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Hong Kong, colonial rule, comparative law, legal transplants, path dependence