Research Postgraduate Student Profile

Tang Yi 唐藝

Tang Yi is an MPhil candidate at HKU Law School, where she also completed her Bachelor Double Degree in 2017 (Bachelor of Social Sciences (Government & Laws) & Bachelor of Laws). Given the dual degree background, Tang Yi has served as a research assistant in the fields of both politics and law, including public policy analysis, international private law, arbitration and dispute resolution etc.

Tang Yi’s academic interests include international law, international commercial and investment arbitration, and cross-border legal issues, with a particular focus on China. Her current MPhil research focuses on the application of PRC’s BITs in Hong Kong and Macao SARs, explicates the conflict between Chinese government and the international investment tribunals, which is highlighted in the recent landmark investment arbitration cases, i.e., Tza Yap Shum and Sanum, and proposes better protection for Hong Kong and Macao investors under the new context of cross-border integration and economic globalization.

Field of Study: Arbitration & Dispute Resolution

Thesis Title: Application of PRC’s BITs in Hong Kong and Macao SARs: Legal and Policy Analysis

Programme of Study: MPhil 2017

Supervisor(s): Dr. W Gu and Dr. S Ali

Publications: N/A

Entrance Scholarship for Outstanding Mainland Students 2012-2017

HKSAR Government Scholarship Fund 2015/2016 Reaching Out Award