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.
- When Hong Kong Becomes SAR, Is the Mainland Ready? – Problems of Judgments Recognition in Cross-border Insolvency Matters, in: International Insolvency Review, Wiley-Blackwell, Vol. 20, Issue 1, pp 56 - 73 (2011)
- To Recognize or Not to Recognize? - Comparative Study of Lehman Brothers Cases in the Mainland China and Taiwan, in: International Corporate Rescue, Chase Cambria, Vol 10, Issue 4, pp. 240 – 247 (2013)
- A Middle Way – Tailoring the Model Law and the Regulation into China’s Context, in: Norton Journal of Bankruptcy Law and Practice, Vol.23, Issue 5, Article 9, p.691-738 (2014)
- Can the Day Understand the Night? Brief Introduction into Problems of the Current Insolvency System in China, in: Norton Journal of Bankruptcy Law and Practice, Volume 24, Issue 5. (2015)