Wei Cui is Director of the Centre for Asian Legal Studies and a Professor at the Peter A. Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia. He teaches tax law, legal theory, and law and economics. Cui received a B.A. from Harvard College, an M.A. in Philosophy from Tufts University, a J.D. from Yale Law School, and an L.L.M. in Taxation from New York University Law School. He practiced tax law for over 10 years, including as a U.S. tax associate at Simpson Thacher (in both New York and Beijing), as Senior Tax Counsel for the China Investment Corporation, and as a counsel-level consultant for Clifford Chance (Beijing). As an academic, he has authored over 80 academic and professional articles and is a co-author of a leading treatise on the VAT, Value Added Tax: A Comparative Approach (Cambridge University Press, 2015). He has held visiting professorships at the law schools of Michigan, Northwestern, Columbia, and Melbourne, and has taught in Harvard Law School’s Institute of Global Law and Policy program.

Last Updated: October 15, 2018



The Taxman Cometh for Fan Bingbing. So How Widespread Is Tax Evasion in China?

Wei Cui, Donald Clarke & more
Mega-famous Chinese actress Fan Bingbing emerged from months of silence to admit on Weibo that she had evaded taxes and owed over U.S.$100 million worth of civil fines to Chinese authorities. In a remarkable apology, Fan wrote that, “without good...