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Professor Lou Jianbo, Commercial Law



Educational Background


Nov. 1996-June 2001, CCLS, Queen Mary, University of London, Ph.D. (Law)

Sept. 1988-July 1991, Law Department, Peking University, Master of Law (Civil Law)

Sept. 1984-July 1988, Law Department, Peking University, LL.B. (Economic Law)


Work Experiences


Aug. 2018-, Professor of Law, Peking University Law School

Aug. 2003-July 2018, Associate Professor of Law, Peking University Law School

Oct. 2000-Sept. 2005, Lecturer in Chinese Commercial Law, University of Cambridge

Aug. 1993-July 2003, Lecture of Law, Peking University Law School

July 1991-Aug. 1993, Assistant Lecturer, Law Department, Peking University


Major Research Fields


Commercial Law, Property Law, Financial Law


Publication in English


“Ordinary Corporate Conduct Standard vs. Business JudgmentRule – A Review of Case Rulings by Beijing Courts between2005 and 2014”, in Holger Fleischer, Hideki Kanda, Kon Sik Kim, Peter O. Mülbert (eds.), German and Asian Perspectives on Company Law, Mohr Siebeck, 2016, at 83-104.

‘Introducing Environmental Auditing at the Closure of Business in China’, in European Company Law, Volume 11, No. 2, 125-128, (Wolters Kluwer Law &Business, April 2014).

‘The Evolution of Commercial Law in the People’s Republic of China (PRC)’, in Wen-Yeu Wang (ed.), Codification in East Asia (Selected Papers from the 2nd IACL Thematic Conference), 91-104 (Springer 2014).

‘Possible Problems on FDI and ODI Regulation Arising from the Liberalization of Capital Account in China and Their Implications”, in the Centre for Financial Regulation and Economic Development of Chinese University of Hong Kong (ed.), The Renminbi’s Changing status and the Chinese and Hong Kong Financial Systems, 93-110 (Sweet & Maxwell, Oct. 2012).

‘Freedom of Contract under Heavy Regulation as Reflected in Real Estate Transactions in Mainland China: Judicial Relaxation of Real Estate Transaction Regulation’, in Peking University Journal of Legal Studies, 208-226 (Peking University Press, July. 2010).

‘Introducing a Deposit Insurance System into China’, in Peking University Journal of Legal Studies, 233-254 (Peking University Press, Aug. 2008).

‘Recent Policy Changes in China’s Real Estate Sector’, in Regulating Enterprise: The Regulatory Impact on Doing Business in China, published by the Foundation for Law, Justice and Society, in collaboration with the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford in January 2008.

‘Law and Moderate Income Housing Policy in the People’s Republic of China’ (with Joyce Palomar, Patrick A. Randolph, Jr., and Xin Zhang), report submitted to the World Urban Forum III held on June 19-23, 2006 in Vancouver, Canada.

‘Financial Regulation and the WTO: Liberalization and Restructuring in China two years post-accession’ (With Douglas Arner, Zhongfei Zhou, ect.), EAIEL Policy Paper No. 1 (May 2004).

‘AMCs and Debt-Equity Swaps in China: Can They Really Solve the State Commercial Bank NPL Problem?’, in Yearbook of International Financial and Economic Law 1999, 279-340 (Kluwer Law International 2001).

‘China’s Bank Non-Performing Loan Problem: Its Seriousness and Causes’, 34 The International Lawyer No. 4, pp. 1147 -1192(winter 2000).

‘The Contemporary Socialist Market Economy and the Law of the People’s Republic of China’(with Zongling  Shen), in J. J. Norton (ed.), Financial Regulation in the Great China Area (Kluwer Law International 2000).

‘Chinese Real Estate Mortgage Law’ (With Patrick A. Randolph), 8 Pacific Rim Law & Policy Journal No. 3 (November 1999), 515-580.

‘Hong Kong: An Offshore Financial Centre in the Far East - its Present and Future’, 52 IBFD Bulletin No. 7 (July 1998), 297-302.

‘Commercial Leasing in China’(with Patrick   A. Randolph), 15 UCLA Pacific Basin Law Journal No. 1 (Fall 1996), 86-121.

China’s Troubled Bank Loans: Workout and Prevention (Kluwer Law International 2001).

Chinese Real Estate Law (With Patrick A. Randolph) (Kluwer Law International 2000).