Mr Benjamin Liu

LLB (Hons); CFA

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Doctoral Candidate - Doctor of Philosophy

Biography

Benjamin is a Lecturer at the University of Auckland Business School. Before joining the University, Benjamin worked at international law firms and a leading European bank, specialising in financial derivatives and structured products. Benjamin is a qualified solicitor in New Zealand and England and Wales.

Recent publications: 

  • Benjamin Liu "From 'Bond Trustee' to 'Supervisor' - A Critical Review of the Bond Trust Regime under the Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013"(2016) 22 New Zealand Business Law Quarterly 100 
  • Benjamin Liu "Contribution Claims" (2016) 27 Journal of Banking and Financial Law and Practice 355 

Research | Current

Securiites Law; Financial Derivatives; Law and Information Technology. In particular,  my research interests focus on bond trusts and security trusts, causation, and the impact of AI on law and legal services.

Teaching | Current

2016 BUSADMIN 784 Managers and the Law

2016 COMLAW 305 Financial Markets Law 

2016 COMLAW 201 Commerical Contracts

Areas of expertise

Securities Law; Financial Derivatives

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Cheng, J., & Liu, B. (2016). “The trustee is liable too!” — the recent development on contribution claims against debt security trustees. New Zealand Law Journal, 2016 (6), 216-217. Related URL.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/30096
  • Liu, B. (2016). More than Basic: Causation in Securities Misstatement Cases. New Zealand Universities Law Review, 27 (1), 55-72. Related URL.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/31876
  • Liu, B. (2016). Can artificial intelligence ever give legal advice?. LawTalk (887), 26-27. Related URL.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/30095
  • Liu, B. (2016). Why are bond trustees sued more often in New Zealand? An analysis of the duty to monitor under New Zealand law. Journal of International Banking Law and Regulation, 31 (2), 75-79.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/29913
  • Liu, B. (2015). Machine Learning and the Future of Law. LawTalk (873), 22-23. Related URL.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/27021
  • Liu, B. (2015). Mis-selling of financial derivatives. New Zealand Law Journal, June (5), 203-206.
  • Liu, B. (2014). No-action clause in bond trust. Journal of Banking and Finance Law and Practice, 25 (1), 3-13.

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Primary location

OWEN G GLENN BUILDING - Bldg 260
Level 5 , Room 592
12 GRAFTON RD
AUCKLAND 1010
New Zealand

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