Handbook of Blockchain, Digital Finance, and Inclusion, Volume 2 - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128122822

Handbook of Blockchain, Digital Finance, and Inclusion, Volume 2

1st Edition

ChinaTech, Mobile Security, and Distributed Ledger

Editors: David LEE Kuo Chuen Robert Deng
Paperback ISBN: 9780128122822
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st September 2017
Page Count: 500
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Handbook of Blockchain, Digital Finance, and Inclusion, Volume 2: ChinaTech, Mobile Security, and Distributed Ledger emphasizes technological developments that introduce the future of finance. Descriptions of recent innovations lay the foundations for explorations of feasible solutions for banks and startups to grow. The combination of studies on blockchain technologies and applications, regional financial inclusion movements, advances in Chinese finance, and security issues delivers a grand perspective on both changing industries and lifestyles. Written for students and practitioners, it helps lead the way to future possibilities.

Key Features

  • Explains the practical consequences of both technologies and economics to readers who want to learn about subjects related to their specialties
  • Encompasses alternative finance, financial inclusion, impact investing, decentralized consensus ledger and applied cryptography
  • Provides the only advanced methodical summary of these subjects available today


Upper-division undergraduates, graduate students, and professionals working in financial institutions and financial technology worldwide

Table of Contents

China FinTech

  1. The Game of Dian Fu: The Rise of Chinese Finance
  2. Balancing Innovation and Risks in Digital Financial Inclusion —Experiences of Ant Financial Services Group. Tao Sun
  3. Regulating FinTech in China: From Permissive to Balanced. Weihuan Zhou, Douglas Arner, & Ross Buckley
  4. Big Data Technology: Application and Cases. DaWei Lui
  5. Security

  6. Trust Management in Mobile Platform. Zheng Yan, Yanxiao Cheng, Ping Yan, & Robert H Deng
  7. Security Issues in In-Store Mobile Payment. Yingjiu Li, Xingjiu Yu, & Mon Kywe Su
  8. Blockchain

  9. Blockchain – From Experimentation to Production. David Lee & Roy Lai
  10. Blockchain 101: An Introduction to the Future. Jeff Garzick & Jacob Donnelley
  11. Betting Blockchain Will Change Everything - SEC and CFTC Regulation of Blockchain Technology. Richard Levin, Peter Waltz, & Holly LaCount
  12. Global Financial Institutions 2.0. Alyse Killeen & Rosanna Chan
  13. Public Blockchains and Operation Risk. Angela Walch
  14. Blockchain Architectures for Electronic Exchange Reporting Requirements: EMIR, Dodd Frank, MiFID I/II, MiFIR, REMIT, Reg NMS and T2S. Gareth W. Peters & Guy R Vishnia
  15. Financial Inclusion

  16. Financial Inclusion and Mobile Technology. Paul Shulte
  17. Financial Inclusion in South East Asia. Kok Fai Phoon, Francis Koh, & Duy Ha Cao
  18. From the Ground Up: The Financial Inclusion Frontier. Griffin Hotchkiss & David Lee
  19. FinTech, Financial Inclusion and Micro Finance Institutions: A Case Study. Adrian Yeow, David Lee, Roland Tan, & Michelle Chia
  20. FinTech: Harnessing Innovation for Financial Inclusion. Anne-Laure Mention & Dimitrios Salampasis
  21. Inclusion and Innovation

  22. Inclusive Growth as Democratizing Productivity. Yuwa Hedrick-Wong
  23. Decentralised Trust: A Path to Financial Inclusion. Andreas Freund
  24. Emerging Technology

  25. Inclusion or Exclusion? Trends in Robo-Advisory for Financial Investment Services. Ernie Teo & Roland Schwinn
  26. Autonomous Finance. Andras Kristoff
  27. How 3D Printing will Change the Future. Yabhijit Patwardhan


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About the Editor

David LEE Kuo Chuen

Prof David LEE Kuo Chuen, founder of several companies including Left Coast, LiBai (李白)and Ferrell Group. He is the founding investor in ZCash, Qtum and a few other blockchain companies and cryptocurrency. He is currently a professor in Singapore University of Social Science, SUSS (formerly known as UniSIM) and is the 2015 Fulbright Scholar at Stanford University. He is a mentor to China Wanxiang’s Chainlab Accelerator (万向区块链新链加速器), an advisor to Financial Inclusion Institute and Blockchain organisations, and was the Director of the Sim Kee Boon Institute for Financial Economics at Singapore Management University. He graduated with BSc, MSc and PhD from the London School of Economics and Political Science. He is a non executive director of two listed companies. He was the Group Managing Director of OUE and Auric Pacific. His operation and managing experience includes F&B, manufacturing, hospitality, hedge funds, stockbrokering, property management, property development, REITs, medical plastic components, listing and de-listing of companies, start-ups and multinationals. He is the editor and an author of the American Library Association Outstanding Award Reference Book titled “Digital Currency” by Elsevier and the LASIC model for scalable technology companies. He has been nominated by Internal Consulting Group as a Global Thought Leader for Fintech and Blockchain.

Affiliations and Expertise

Fulbright Scholar, Stanford University (2015), Professor, Singapore University of Social Science, and co-founder of Leftcoast

Robert Deng

Robert Deng is Director of the Secure Mobile Centre and Professor in the School of Information Systems at Singapore Management University. With a Ph.D. from Illinois Institute of Technology, he has served as a guest editor for a special issue of the International Journal of Information Security and serves as an editor for the International Journal of Information Security and IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing, among others. He regularly delivers keynote speeches on security, privacy, and encrypted data.

Affiliations and Expertise

School of Information Systems, Singapore Management University, Singapore


"Digital technology is disruptive and is affecting all sectors of our economy, creating opportunities and challenges everywhere. This handbook offers a guide to understanding how digital technologies and the Internet are changing virtually all aspects of the financial services sector, both today and tomorrow. It will be of interest to students, scholars, and practioners in the field as well as to policy-makers and regulators."  --Arthur Cordell, Carleton University

"The Handbook of Digital Banking and Internet Finance edited by David Lee Kuo Cheun and Robert H. Deng provides a comprehensive overview on changing financial landscape. In the first volume, Professors Megargel, Reddy, and Shankarkaran have beautifully conceptualized digital augmentation in banking sector. Their work provides intricate details on challenges and opportunities in using digital platforms for building relationships. Also in Volume 1, Professor Sapovadia’s work on digital currency and mobile technology helps in understanding financial inclusion issues using latest technology. Both volumes provide a tremendous source of information about digitalization and its encompassing roles."  --Arpita Khare, Indian Institute of Management-Rohtak

"This is a timely contribution that clarifies several issues in fintech and provide regional analyses that help us to understand where this technology is going in different economic and social contexts."  --Roberto Ricciuti, University of Verona