Armstrong Chen

Armstrong Chen

Areas of Practice

Armstrong Chen specializes in arbitration and financial services.

Armstrong Chen is very active in international arbitration and has extensive experience in this area. He is listed on the panel of arbitrators of the Beijing Arbitration Commission (BAC), the Shanghai International Arbitration Centre (SHIAC), the South China International Economic and the Trade Arbitration Commission (SCIA), China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC), the China Maritime Arbitration Commission (CMAC), the ICC International Court of Arbitration (ICC) and the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC). He has been engaged in over two hundred cases as an arbitrator or lawyer representing his clients in the finance, investment, international trade and shipbuilding industries.

Work Experience

Armstrong Chen joined King & Wood Mallesons in 2014. Prior to that, he worked in the People’s Bank of China Shanghai Head Office, the State Administration of Foreign Exchange and the China Banking Regulatory Commission (CBRC). He has participated in the legislation of numerous laws and regulations in the banking industry as well as in banking regulatory investigations and fines. He has abundant in-depth understanding of the laws and regulations of the Chinese banking industry.

Armstrong Chen graduated from Chang’an University, Northwest University of Politics and Law, and the University of London. Meanwhile, he also received a Sustainable Development Management Diploma from the Swedish Institute.

Armstrong Chen’s working languages are English and Mandarin.

Legal insights

“Sino-British Dialogue” Policy Outcomes: Future of China’s Financial Industry

28 April 2018

Banking institutions still have a long way to go before they can effectively protect their customers’ personal information.

13 January 2017

The China Banking Regulatory Commission is going to reintroduce new banking safety rules.

31 August 2015

This article intends to illustrate the influence, challenges and opportunities brought by Guide No. 317.

13 March 2015