Associate professor of law and Co-Director of the Center for Real Estate Law at Peking University.
He is also a member of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference Beijing Committee
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Professor Lou has been teaching and researching on real estate law and commercial law at Peking University since 2005. He was previously on the faculty at the University of Cambridge (2000-2005), England, as Lecturer of Chinese Commercial Law.
His courses: Legal Issues in Real Estate Finance, Legal Issues in Real Estate Development and Transaction, Advanced Studies on Real Estate Law, Introduction to Commercial Law, Advanced Studies on Commercial Law, Legal Issues in Financial Derivative Transactions, International Financial Law offer basic and advanced-level study of real estate law and commercial Law at Peking University Law School. He also teaches Chinese Civil Law in English for the International Chinese LLM Law Program of the Faculty.
Lou’s primary research has focused on developing an understanding of impacts of laws and regulations on real estate industry, and the private law issues about financial transaction. Current research projects focus on contract and property law issues in financial transaction, housing law, and eminent domain take-over of agricultural collective-owned land.
In addition to being a member of the 11th Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference Beijing Committee, Lou also sits in the board of the Commercial Law Society of the China Law Society, and Beijing Real Estate Law Society.
Lou received his LLB and LLM from Peking University, and a PhD from Queen Mary, the University of London.
Bachelor of Law, Peking University Law School
Master of Law, Peking University Law School
PhD, University of London
1991 - Present, Peking University Law School, Lecturer, Associate Professor
2000- 2005, HEFCE Lecturer in Chinese Commercial Law, University of Cambridge
Introduction to Commercial Law, Legal Issues in Real Estate Development and Transaction, Legal Issues in Real Estate Finance, Advanced Studies on Real Estate Law, Advanced Studies on Commercial Law, Legal Issues in Financial Derivative Transaction
I. Books in English
China's Troubled Bank Loans: Workout and Prevention (Kluwer Law International 2001).
Chinese Real Estate Law (With Patrick A. Randolph) (Kluwer Law International 2000).
II. Papers in English
'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, 1147 (winter 2000).
'The Contemporary Socialist Market Economy and the Law of the People's Republic of China' (with Shen Zongling), 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).
'Hong Kong: An Offshore Financial Centre in the Far East - its Present and Future', 52 IBFD Bulletin No. 7 (July 1998).
'Commercial Leasing in China'(with Patrick A. Randolph), 15 UCLA Pacific Basin Law Journal No. 1 (Fall 1996).
III. Books in Chinese
Advanced Study on Real Property Law, No. 1, Vol. 3 (chief editor) (China Legal Publishing House, Nov. 2010).
Zhong Guo Shang Fa (with Wang Baoshu, etc.) (Beijing: Ren Min Fa Yuan Chu Ban She, 2010).
Legal Issues on Land Banking and Primary Land Development (chief editor) (China Legal Publishing House, Nov. 2009), Wang Baoshu (ed.), 16 Commercial Law Review, at 47 (Law Press China, Aug. 2009).
Comparative Study of Foreign Real Estate Registration Systems (chief editor) (Peking University Press, June 2009).
Advanced Study on Real Property Law, No.2, Vol. 2 (chief editor) (China Legal Publishing House, March 2009).
Studies on Corporate Social Responsibility (chief editor) (Peking University Press, March 2009).
Studies on Corporate Governance (co-editor in chief) (Peking University Press, March 2009).
Advanced Study on Real Property Law, No. 1, Vol. 2 (chief editor) (China Legal Publishing House, July 2008).
Advanced Study on Real Property Law, No. 2, Vol. 1 (chief editor) (China Legal Publishing House, July 2007).
Advanced Study on Real Property Law, No. 1, Vol. 1 (chief editor) (China Legal Publishing House, January 2007).
Zhong Guo Shang Shi Fa (with Wang Baoshu, etc.) (Beijing: Ren Min Fa Yuan Chu Ban She, 1996).
Gu Feng Gong Si Zu Jian Cao Zuo Shi Wu (with Wang, Liyan, etc.) (Beijing: Qi Ye Guan Li Chu Ban She, 1994).
Yi Nan He Tong An Li Yan Jiu (with Wei, Zhenyin, etc.) (Beijing: Ren Min Ri Bao Chu Ban She, 1992).
IV. Papers in Chinese
'On Credit Support System for Guarantee to Off-exchange of Financial Derivatives—Taking the Case between Haisheng and Morgan Stanley as a Sample' , Studies in Law and Business, No. 1, 2011
'The Housing Law Shall Take into Consideration the Reality in China', Legal Daily, 10 Jan. 2011, at 1.
'The Implementation of CSR: Enforcement by Law vs. Policy Direction vs. Moral Persuasion', in the Commercial Law Society of China Law Society (ed.), China Commercial Law Yearbook 2009 (China IPR Publishing House, 2010).
'On Fiduciary Duties of Directors, Supervisors and Other Senior Managers Under Chinese Company Law'(With Yan Hui & Zhao Yang), published as Chapter 12 in Gan Peizhong (chief editor): Studies on the Ligitation Difficult Issues of New Style Corporate (Peking University Press, 2010).
'The Alienation of Financial Derivative Products: from the Perspective of UBS v. Paramax', 32 Global Law Review No.1, 114 (Jan. 2010).
'Legal Analyses on “Demolition and Relocation”', China Real Estate Market No. 1-2, 2010 (General No. 173).
'The Application of Account Pledge in Margin Trading', Legal Weekly, Jan. 28, 2010, at C2.
'Analysis about Its Commercial Application of China Real Law', Law Science Magazine, No.1, 2010 (Jan. 2010).
'An Inquiry into Sample Cases on Enterprises' Major Financial Derivative Transaction Losses—An Analysis Based on the Deal Structure' (Liu Yan, Lou Jianbo), 4 Tsinghua Law Review No. 1 (January 2010).
'The Co-relation between Securities-holding-Structure and the Securities Titles & Interests—A New Analytical Framework' (Lou Jianbo, Liu Yan), in Wang Baoshu (ed.), 16 Commercial Law Review, No. 1, at 5-47 (Law Press China, Aug. 2009).
'The Shock from Rebus Sic Stantibus to Financial Derivative—Taking “KIKO Contract” Decision by the Court of the Republic of South Korea as the Example' (Lou Jianbo, Liu Yan), Studies in Law and Business, No. 5, 2009
'On Civil Liabilities of Rating Agency', 2 Law Review of Chinese Capital Market (Law Press, June 2009).
'How Shall the Law Respond to Each of the Three Tiers of the Financial Tsunami?”, Journal of Social Sciences No. 6, 2009 (General No. 346) (June 2009).
'Breaking the Debt Deadlock in Non-Wholesale Enterprise Restructuring—Concurrent Reconsideration of the Theoretical Basis of Articles 6 and 7 of the SPC Judicial Interpretations on Enterprise Restructuring', 3 Tsinghua Law Review No. 3 (May 2009).
'The Core Idea of CSR and its Practice in China' (with Guo Xiuhua), in Lou Jianbo, etc. (ed.), Studies on Corporate Social Responsibility (Peking University Press 2009)
'Different Ways to Resolve the Collateral Dilemma of Margin Trading in China', Legal Science Monthly No. 11, 2008 (General Series No. 324) (December 2008).
'Models of Rebuilding Houses in Quake-hit Towns', China Real Estate Market No. 6 , 2008 (General No. 153).
'Introduction to REITs', 2 Advanced Studies on Real Property Law No. 1 (China Legal Publishing House, July 2008).
'Specific-Purpose Business Organization: From the Perspective of Definition of Commercial Main-Body', Journal of Social Sciences No. 3, 2008 (General No. 331) (March 2008), also published in Wang Baoshu (ed.), 12 Commercial Law Review, at 47 (Law Press China, June 2007).
'The Moral Aspect of Corporate Social Responsibility: A Literal Interpretation of Article 5, Clause 1 of China's Corporate Law, and its Approach of Performance”, 20 Peking University Law Journal No. 1, 2008 (General No. 115) (March 2008).
'The Succession of Shares and Shareholder's Status of Shareholders in Limited Company', 21 Contemporary Law Review No. 5 (Sept. 2007), also published in Wang Baoshu etc. (ed.), Company Law in Practice, at 106 (Social Sciences Academic Press(China), Sept. 2008).
'Legal Research on Title Insurance' (with Tian, Lei), 1 Advanced Studies on Real Property Law No. 2 (China Legal Publishing House, July 2007).
'Comparative Studies on Leasing between the US and China', Zhonglun W&D Law Firm Journal No. 3, 2006 (October 2006).
'The Basic Legal Logics on the Use of Trust in Securitization' (with Liu, Yan), 43 Journal of Peking University(Philosophy and Social Science) No. 4 (July 2006).
'Bankruptcy-remoteness in Securitization via Special Purpose Trust—True or False?' (with Liu, Yan), in Peking University Financial Law Institute (ed.), Financial Law Forum, No. 70 (2005) (China Finance Press, 2006).
'Legal Issues in Financial Liberalization of Developing Countries under the WTO Framework', in Peking University Centennial Essay Collection (Civil and Commercial Law Volume), 522 (Beijing: Legal Press 2004).
'The Limits of Freedom of Contract and Its Relation to the Good Faith Doctrine' (with Liu, Yan), Peking University Law Journal (Beijing) No. 6 (Dec. 1995).
'Legal Issues in the Real Estate Development and Transaction', in Wei Zhenyin (eds.), Market Economy and the Law (Beijing: Peking University Press, 1995).
'Legal Issues in the Market of the Land Use Right', China Market Economic News (Beijing) (January 17, 1995).
'Issues Concerning Corporate Ownership', Peking University Law Journal (Beijing) No. 4 (Aug. 1994).
'Tort from the Abuse of Mass Media', Fazhi Daily (Beijing) (Oct. 10, 1993).
'Relation between the Freedom of Speech and the Protection of One's Honor and Privacy', Viewpoint (Beijing) No. 5 (1993).
'Legal Issues in the Contracts Concluded under Cheat', Peking University Law Journal (Beijing) No. 1 (Feb. 1993).
'Legal Issues of Corporate Branches'(with Wei, Zhenyin), Peking University Law Journal No. 4 (Aug. 1992).
'Conflicts between Copyright in a Portrait with Legitimate Interests of the Person Represented, its Model and Possible Solution', Copyright Journal (Beijing) No. 2 (1991).
'The Current Situation of the Enterprises with High and New Technology and Its Legal Policy'(with Zheng Shenlan & Liu Yan), Peking University Law Journal (Beijing) No. 4, (Aug. 1990).
V. English-Chinese Translation
REITs: Extraterritorial Laws(Editor in Chief), Law Press, China, 2007.
The American Law Institute, Principles of Corporate Governance: Analysis and Recommendation (with Chen Weiheng, Zhu Zhengfu & Li Qi), Law Press, China, 2006.
'Problems of Legal Risk Analysis in American Real Estate Law'(written by Patrick Randolph), Peking University Law Journal (Beijing) No. 2 (April 1995).
British Solicitor Law (with Chen, Genshen, etc.) (Beijing: China's University of Political Science and Law Press, 1992).