Levin College of Law

Jiaying Jiang

Assistant Professor of Law

(352) 273-0600


Dr. Jiaying Jiang is an Assistant Professor of Law at the University of Florida Levin College of Law. She teaches Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, and Law in the fall semester and FinTech in the spring semester. She focuses her research on policies and regulations on emerging technologies, including artificial intelligence, FinTech, blockchain technology, cryptocurrencies, and central bank digital currencies, from a comparative perspective. Her scholarship has been published in multiple law reviews and peer-reviewed journals in the United States, China, and Europe.

Prior to joining the University of Florida Levin College of Law in 2022, she was a Hauser Global Fellow at New York University School of Law from 2020 to 2022. At NYU Law, she was affiliated with the Information Law Institute and co-led the central bank digital currency project in collaboration with Paul Tsai China Center at Yale Law School. In addition, she has been a contributor of the RegTrax Initiative at Stanford Law School since 2020. She is also a member of the bar in China and New York.


S.J.D., Emory University School of Law
LL.M., University of Southern California Gould School of Law
LL.B., Shenzhen University School of Law

Teaching and Scholarship 

Law and Technology, Regulatory Impact Assessment, Artificial Intelligence, FinTech, Policies and Regulations on Blockchain and Digital Currencies, Comparative Law



  • Technology-Enabled Co-Regulation as a New Regulatory Approach to Blockchain Implementation, 82 U. Pitt. L. Rev.__(forthcoming 2022)
  • An Ex Post Regulatory Impact Assessment of the U.S. Blockchain Regulatory Regime, 8 J.L. & Cyber Warfare__ (forthcoming 2021) (peer-reviewed)
  • Regulating Blockchain? A Retrospective Assessment of Chinese Blockchain Policies and Regulations, 12 Tsinghua China L. Rev. 313 (2020)
  • Blockchain-Based Financial Services and Virtual Currencies: United States, 8 J. of Eur. Consumer & Mkt. L. 251 (2019) (with Larry DiMatteo)

Book Chapters

  • Privacy Implications of NFTs, in Cambridge Handbook of the Law and Policy of NFTs (forthcoming 2023) (with Jamiel Sheikh)
  • Disruptive Effects of Legal Tech, in The Cambridge Handbook of Lawyering in the Digital Age (2021) (with Larry DiMatteo & Robert E. Thomas)
  • Smart Contracts and Legal Automation, in Smart Contracts (2020) (in Chinese)

Blogposts, Op-Eds and Others

  • China’s digital yuan ambitions raise more questions than answers, South China Morning Post, August 15, 2021
  • Background and implications of China’s central bank digital currency: E-CNY, Stanford Law School Blogs, April 6, 2021 (Co-authored with Karman Lucero)
  • Exclusive Interview with Dr. Jiaying Jiang for Dinis Guarda Citiesbac Open BusinessCcouncil YouTube Podcast Series, January 20, 2021