Grace Cheng has been invited by the National Taiwan University (NTU) College of Law to teach a Master of Laws (LLM) course on The Role of FinTech in Transnational Legal Practice.
This is a 5-day intensive course which graduate students at NTU may elect to take during the Spring Semester 2022. It will count towards the credits required to be obtained for graduation.
The syllabus was designed by Grace and covers a wide range of topics including:
- Smart contracts
- International commercial courts
- International arbitration
- Cryptocurrency and regulation
Grace was part of a joint COMBAR / ChBA working group responding to the Law Commission’s call for evidence on smart contracts and has published on e-money and smart contracts. In addition to her practice as an English barrister, Grace is a qualified Hong Kong solicitor and has rights of audience before the AIFC Court in Kazakhstan and the DIFC Courts in Dubai. Grace is also on various panels of arbitrators and adjudicators in many different jurisdictions.
Grace has been a Visiting Professor at the National Taiwan University since 2018. She has taught law at the University of Oxford, King’s College London, the University of Warwick, and the National Chengchi University. She is a member of the AIAC Academy Tutors Panel and the AIFC Academy of Law Academic Pool.