Ross P. Buckley

B.Econ., LL.B., PhD, LL.D.

Ross Buckley joined the Faculty of Law at UNSW Sydney as a Professor in 2007, and was appointed a Scientia Professor and to the King & Wood Mallesons Chair in International Finance Law in 2013.

His current research focus is on FinTech, RegTech and Distributed Ledger Technologies in developed markets, and on how best to regulate the delivery of financial services over mobile devices in developing countries.

Earlier in his career, Ross worked for over a decade on the systemic regulation of financial systems, and before that wrote broadly across banking and commercial law, trade law, negotiation and contracts.

Ross has consulted to banks, finance houses and government departments. In the U.S. to the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Comptroller of the Currency and the Department of Justice; and closer to home to the Asian Development Bank, the Australian Tax Office, the Indonesian Ministry of Finance and the Vietnamese Ministry of Trade. A long time ago he practised banking and finance law in Australia, Hong Kong and on Wall Street.

Ross has led seven major multi-year research projects. He co-edits two book series for Wolters Kluwer on international banking and finance law and international trade law.