AIIFL serves as the umbrella
for the research and academic activities of its Fellows (full-time
academics drawn from the Faculty of Law and HKU generally) and its
Honorary Fellows (academics and professionals from outside HKU who
are associated with the Institute for a period of months or on an
The primary areas of research
of AIIFL Fellows include financial institutions and markets, WTO/corporate
and commercial law, and corporate insolvency and restructuring.
Much of this work considers recent developments in Hong Kong, China,
and Asia generally, often from a comparative perspective.
Much of the research undertaken
by AIIFL Fellows is collaborative, jointly undertaken with other
academics in Hong Kong and overseas. AIIFL also undertakes collaborative
research projects on an institutional basis. Listed below are some
on-going and recently completed collaborative projects.