Cheng-Yun is an Associate Professor at the College of Law, National Chengchi University (NCCU) and a Visiting Fellow at the University of New South Wales, Faculty of Law.  He teaches FinTech and the Law, Banking Law, Governance of Global Finance, and Economic and Financial Law at NCCU. He is also the Director of the RegTech/SupTech Innovation Laboratory at NCCU’s FinTech Research Center. Cheng-Yun also serves on the Board of Directors of the National Credit Card Center of R.O.C (Taiwan).

Currently, his research is focused on the regulation of financial technology (FinTech) – RegTech/SupTech, cryptocurrency, blockchain, regulatory sandbox and open banking in particular. Before joining NCCU, he served as a Research Fellow with UNSW Law and was a member of UNSW Law’s Digital Financial Services Research Team. He was recently awarded the Young Scholar Fellowship (the Columbus Program) by Taiwan’s Ministry of Science and Technology. The Fellowship is a five-year national research grant on FinTech Law and Regulation (2020-2025).

Cheng-Yun received his SJD and LLM from Duke University School of Law, and his MBA from National Taiwan University. He obtained a Certificate in Digital Money from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and the Digital Frontiers Institute.  His works have appeared in journals such as Capital Markets Law Journal, Banking & Finance Law Review, UNSW Law Journal, Modern Law Review, The University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business Law, Review of Banking and Financial Law, Houston Journal of International Law, and Journal of Law, Technology & Policy. His op-eds have been published by some influential media outlets in the Mandarin-speaking community, such as Harvard Business Review Complex Chinese Edition. He has also written extensively on FinTech Regulation and financial regulatory reforms in the greater China area, including two co-edited Chinese books on FinTech and the Law.

Cheng-Yun has consulted to legislators, financial regulators and the industry in Taiwan on cutting-edge FinTech regulatory issues. He was also invited to deliver lectures on the subject of FinTech regulation (including regulatory sandbox, RegTech, SupTech, blockchain, and Cryptocurrency) for a variety of institutions or think tanks in Taiwan, such as the Legislative Yuan, the Central Bank, the Financial Supervisory Commission, Central Deposit Insurance Corporation, Academy for the Judiciary Ministry of Justice, the Industrial Technology Research Institute, the Institute for Information Industry, Taiwan Academy of Banking and Finance, the Securities and Futures Institute, and the Joint Credit Information Center.


  • Doctor of Juridical Science (S.J.D), Duke University School of Law (2015)
  • Master of Laws (LL.M), Duke University School of Law (2011)
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA), National Taiwan University (2007)
  • Bachelor of Laws (LL.B), National Chengchi University (2005)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Diplomacy (BA), National Chengchi University (2005)
  • Certificate in Digital Money, accredited by the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and Digital Frontiers Institute (2016)


Professional Experience

  • Visiting Fellow, University of New South Wales, Faculty of Law (September 2021 -August 2024)
  • Associate Professor, National Chengchi University, College of Law, Taipei (February 2021 – present)
  • Young Alumni Board Member, Global Financial Markets Center, Duke University School of Law,  (July 2021- present)
  • Director, National Chengchi University, FinTech Research Center, RegTech/SupTech Innovation Laboratory (August 2017 – present)
  • Board of Director, National Credit Card Center of R.O.C (November 2019 – present)
  • Vice Chairperson, Finance and Insurance Committee of the Consumers’ Foundation, Chinese Taipei (2019 – present)
  • Assistant Professor, National Chengchi University, College of Law, Taipei (August 2017 – January 2021)
  • Research Fellow, University of New South Wales, Faculty of Law, Sydney (August 2018- July 2017)
  • Founder, FinTech Taiwan
  • Visiting Scholar, Shanghai Jiao Tong University KoGuan School of Law, Shanghai
  • Regulatory Affairs Intern, Institute of International Finance, Washington D.C
  • Deputy Legal Manager, Yuanta Financial Holdings Co., Ltd., Taipei
  • Deputy Legal Manager, Yuanta Securities Co., Ltd., Taipei
  • Associate, LCS & Partners, Taipei

Areas of Research

  • Financial Regulation, FinTech Regulation, International Financial Law, Banking Regulation