Lecturer in Law,
Aston University, Birmingham UK, University of Strathclyde, UK
Zi Yang joined Aston as Lecturer in Law in September 2022. She is also a PhD candidate in law at University of Strathclyde. Her research explores challenges and opportunities blockchain technology brings to the UK financial regulatory system. To ease social inequality and regain the public’s trust in the aftermath of the Financial Crisis 2008 and the COVID-19 Pandemic, she calls for regulators to respect public morality, communicate their reasoning with various stakeholders and embrace RegTech.
She follows a law and economics approach in her research, while combining FinTech innovation with legal history. She is keen to collaborate with colleagues from the business school and social sciences in exploring socio-legal issues.
Recent Presentations at BHC Annual Meetings