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Xinyi Gong

Xinyi Gong, PhD candidate at Leiden Law School
Xinyi Gong

Ms. Xinyi Gong is sponsored by China Scholarship Council to conduct her PhD research in Leiden University. Her research topic is concerning comparative study of cross-border insolvency and her expertise focuses on the insolvency systems of the Greater China Region (the Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan), the EU Insolvency Regulation and UNCITRAL Model Law. In the course of her PhD research, she has spent half one year at National Taiwan University in order to explore the local legal system. In addition to her research, Ms. Gong also engaged in practicing at the governmental institution and international organizations, including the Department of Justice Hong Kong SAR, the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) as well as the Hague Conference on Private International Law (HCCH), where she learned how the inter-regional and international legal cooperation regimes were drafted, negotiated and obtained consensus.

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