Dr Benjamin Liu
BSc, LLB (Hons), PhD (Law), CFA
Benjamin is a Senior 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.
- Benjamin Liu "There is a dark side of artificial intelligence" NZ Herald (24 Nov 2017).
- Benjamin Liu "The contractual nature of bond trusts and security trusts"  8 Journal of Business Law 680.
Research | Current
Securiites Law; Financial Derivatives; Law and Information Technology. In particular, my research interests focus on the impact of AI on law and legal services.
Teaching | Current
2017 COMLAW 305 Financial Markets Law
2017 LAWCOMM 749 Artificial Intelligence: Law and Policy
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.
- Liu, B. (2016). More than Basic: Causation in Securities Misstatement Cases. New Zealand Universities Law Review, 27 (1), 55-72. Related URL.
- Liu, B. (2016). Can artificial intelligence ever give legal advice?. LawTalk (887), 26-27. Related URL.
- Liu, B. (2016). Contribution claims. Journal of Banking & Finance Law and Practice, 27 (4), 355-358. Related URL.
- Liu, B. (2016). From "Bond Trustee" to "Supervisor" - A Critical Review of the Bond Trust Regime under the Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013. New Zealand Business Law Quarterly, 22 (2). Related URL.
- 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.
- Liu, B. (2015). Machine Learning and the Future of Law. LawTalk (873), 22-23. Related URL.
- Liu, B. (2015). Mis-selling of financial derivatives. New Zealand Law Journal, June (5), 203-206.