Jack Wright Nelson

About/Bio

Jack Wright Nelson is an associate in the Hong Kong office of King & Wood Mallesons. Admitted to practice in both Hong Kong and Victoria, Australia, he specialises in the international regulation of emerging technology, as well as financial crime, with a particular interest in the law of outer space. He is a member of the Asian Society of International Law, and holds degrees in law and philosophy from the University of Melbourne, as well as a master's degree in Chinese law from the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

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Lost in Space? Gaps in the International Space Object Registration Regime

Despite having been operational for over 15 years, the satellites NSS-6 and NSS-7 are missing from the United Nations Register of Objects Launched into Outer Space ('International Register'). Just as we do not accept unregistered cars on our roads, we should not accept unregistered space objects in orbit. Registration ensures that the state responsible for…

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