Dr Shuai Guo is an Assistant Professor of Law at the China University of Political Science and Law (CUPL) in Beijing. He teaches and researches international business and economic law, in particular, international insolvency law, international financial law, international trade law, and international investment law. Currently, he is a consultant at the International Institute for the Unification of Private Law (Unidroit) in Rome, Italy, for its bank insolvency project.
He holds a Doctoral Degree from Leiden University, the Netherlands. His PhD dissertation Recognition of Foreign Bank Resolution Actions (Edward Elgar, 2022) compares cross-border bank resolution practices in the European Union, the United States of America, and China. He is the author of two other books: Confidentiality, Secrecy and Privilege in Corporate Insolvency and Bank Resolution (Eleven International Publishing, 2020), and New Bank Insolvency Law for China and Europe, Volume 3: Comparative Analysis (Eleven International Publishing, 2021). He publishes in leading international journals such as International Insolvency Review, Asia Pacific Law Review, Norton Journal of Bankruptcy Law and Practice, International Corporate Rescue, etc. He is involved in several research projects, including III Committee Model Laws @Work, confidentiality, secrecy and privilege matters in relation to the new EU Restructuring Directive, Asian Principles on Corporate Restructuring, and reform on Chinese cross-border insolvency laws. He also sits on the academic committee for the new Chinese Financial Stability Law.
He is a sub-committee member of INSOL International Early Researcher Academics and Director of the Beijing Society of Insolvency Law. In 2022, he was included in Global Restructuring Review's 40 under 40. He is a 2018 III prize winner in International Insolvency Studies for his article 'Cross-border Resolution of Financial Institutions: Perspectives from International Insolvency Law' and a member of NextGen Class VII since the same year. He sits on the academic committee of III and served on the Executive Committee of the NextGen Leadership program from 2021 to 2023.