Deputy General Counsel, International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Ms. Yan Liu is Deputy General Counsel in the Legal Department of the International Monetary Fund. Ms. Liu has advised on all aspects of the IMF’s operations, including its surveillance over member countries’ economies and financial and technical assistance to its members. She currently leads the IMF’s work to help member countries strengthen their legal frameworks to regulate the financial sector and respond to the opportunities and challenges posed by technological changes, and to contribute to the development of international standards for financial regulation. She also oversees the Legal Department’s work on the development and implementation of the IMF polices on lending, sovereign debt restructuring, bank resolution, and corporate and household insolvency and debt enforcement. She frequently lectures and publishes on the law of the IMF and other issues of international financial law.