Faculty

HE Qihao

2018-09-27    

+86-15116913484;

qihaohe@gmail.com

 

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

 

01/2017-Present          China University of Political Science and Law, College of Comparative Law,Beijing, China                                                                                           

 

Associate Professor

 

04/2017-05/2017         University of Zagreb, Faculty of Law                 Zagreb, Croatia                                                                                                                                                                              

 

Visiting Professor

 

08/2016-12/2016         China University of Political Science and Law, College of Comparative Law                                                                                      Beijing, China                                                                                           

 

Assistant Professor

 

PUBLIC SECTOR RELATED ACTIVITIE

 

2017-2019                    Consultant to Beijing, Xicheng District People’s Court

 

2017-2020                    Researcher of Renmin University Food Safety Insurance Law Center

 

EDUCATION

                                                              

2013-2016         University of Connecticut School of Law               Hartford, CT

        

 

S.J.D., 2016 (with Honors)

Dissertation Committee: Prof. Peter Siegelman, Prof. Patricia McCoy (Boston College Law School), Prof. Brendan Maher.

Dissertation Title: Climate Change and Catastrophe Management in a Changing China: Government, Insurance and Alternatives. (A Revised and Updated version as a monograph will be published by Edward Elgar Publishing in 2019)

Research Areas: Insurance Law, Banking Law, Contract Law, Environmental Law, and Law and Economics.

 

2015-2016        Boston College Law School            Boston, MA

 

Visiting Scholar (Supervisor: Prof. Patricia McCoy).

Teaching Assistant in the course titled Insurance Law.

Audited course in Statistics.

 

Spring 2015        University of Pennsylvania Law School          Philadelphia, PA

 

Visiting Scholar (Supervisor: Prof. Tom Baker).

Audited course titled Environmental Sustainability and Value Creation at The Wharton School.

 

2011-2012        University of Connecticut School of Law                             Hartford, CT

 

Insurance Law LL.M., 2012 (with Honors).

LL.M. Thesis Title: Securitization of Catastrophe Insurance Risk and Catastrophe Bonds:  Experiences and Lessons for China.

Awarded Dean’s Scholarship.

                            

2010-2013              University of International Business and Economics, School of Law

         Beijing, China

                                 

LL.M. in International Business Law, 2013.

Entrance Exam Requirement Waived for Admission to LL.M. Program.

2006-2010         University of International Business and Economics, School of Law

         Beijing, China

 

LL.B. (with Honors) in International Economic Law, 2010.

 

COURSES TAUGHT (IN ENGLISH)

 

INSURANCE LAW (at CUPL and University of Zagreb)

BANKING LAW (at CUPL)

CONTRACT LAW (FOR Charles Darwin University “Chinese Law Summer School”)

 

SCHOLARLY PUBLICATIONS

         

Regulation by Catastrophe Insurance: A Comparative Study, 24 Connecticut Insurance Law Journal 189 (2018) (with Michael Faure)

 

Global Climate Governance and Disaster Risk Financing: China’s Potential Roadmap in Transitional Reform, China Legal Science, vol. 6: 28-49 (2018)

 

Private Law and Climate Disasters: Insurance Law, in Climate Disaster Law: Barriers and Opportunities, 348-365 (Rosemary Lyster & Rob Verchick, eds., 2018), Edward Elgar Publishing (with Michael Faure)

 

Regulation by Government-Sponsored Catastrophe Reinsurance, 23 Conn. Ins. L.J. 291 (2017). (A post on this article has been published in Columbia Law School's Blue Sky Blog: http://clsbluesky.law.columbia.edu/2016/07/22/regulation-by-government-sponsored-reinsurance-in-catastrophe-management/)

 

A Behavior Economic Analysis of Insurance Law: Perspective from Insurance Consumer Protection, 16 Law & Social Science 123-142 (2017) (in Chinese) (Awarded as the Best Article of China Insurance Law Society Annual Conference)

 

Preliminary Research on Regulation by Insurance in Managing Natural Disasters in China, 8 Insurance Law & Maritime Law Review 125-131 (2017) (in Chinese).

 

The Impact of Anglo-American Law Transformation on American Legal Education: Book Review of Transformation and Development of Anglo-American Contract Law, Chinese Legal Education Studies (2017) (in Chinese).

 

Mitigation of Climate Change Risks and Regulation by Insurance: A Feasible Proposal for China, 43 Boston College Environmental Affairs Law Review 319 (2016).

 

Climate Change Insurance and Disasters:  Is Shenzhen Social Insurance a Model for Adaptation?, 43 Boston College Environmental Affairs Law Review 485 (2016) (with Anastasia Telesetsky). 

 

Climate Change, Catastrophe Risk and Government Stimulation of Insurance Markets: A Study of Transitional China, 17 International Finance Review 311-360 (The Political Economy of Chinese Finance) (2016).

 

Catastrophe Insurance Solvency Regulation: An Assessment Approach, 7 Insurance Law & Maritime Law Review 277 (2016) (in Chinese).

 

Climate Change and Effective Catastrophe Risk Management Mechanisms: A Law and Economics Analysis of Insurance and Insurance-Linked Securities, 1 International Journal of Bonds and Derivatives 310-332 (2015).

 

Climate Change and Financial Instruments to Cover Disasters: What Role for Insurance?, in The Role of Law and Regulation in Sustaining Financial Markets 222-248 (London: Routledge, Niels Philipsen et al., eds., 2015).

 

Research on the Legal Nature of Catastrophe Insurance Risk Securitization (CIRS): Based on the Insurance Contract, 13 International Business Law Review of China 66-89 (2014) (in Chinese).

 

Securitization of Catastrophe Insurance Risk and Catastrophe Bonds: Experiences and Lessons to Learn, 8 Frontiers of Laws in China 523-558 (2013) (with Ruohong Chen).

 

Study on the Simultaneous Application of U.S. Antidumping and Countervailing Measures towards China: A Perspective from the Off-Road Tires Case, 11 International Business Law Review of China 46-64 (2013) (in Chinese).

 

Is There Any Difference between Public Figures and Common People in Reputation Rights?—Case Comment on Fan v. Wenhui Newspaper, in Case Comments in Right of Personality 60-66 (Beijing: University of International Business and Economics Press, Te Ma, ed., 2012) (in Chinese).

 

Which Right Does Sexual Harassment Encroach?—Case Comment on Tong v. CEO of Xi’an XX Corporation, in Case Comments in Right of Personality 75-80 (Beijing: University of International Business and Economics Press, Te Ma, ed., 2012) (in Chinese).

 

WORKING PAPERS       

                                                       

 

Insurance as a Tool of Disaster Risk Reduction (with Michael Faure), under peer-review

 

Managing Environmental Pollution: Toward an Insurance-Based Model of State Governance.

 

SELECTED PRESENTATIONS       

 

Presented paper titled “The Role of Judicial Insurance in Law, Justice and Society” at Symposium of Judicial Insurance, Chongqing, China, June, 2018.

 

Presented paper titled “Insurers as Private Regulator in Social Risk Management”, at 2018 Annual Conference of China Comparative Law, Ningbo, China, April, 2018.

 

Presented paper titled “Funding Pension Plans and Extending Social Protection for Migrant Workers in China”, at 2017 China-US Insurance Law Conference “Retirement Security, Pensions and Insurance”, Hartford, CT, October 13, 2917.

 

Presented paper titled “A Behavior Economic Analysis of Insurance Law: the Perspective of Insurance Consumer Protection”, at China Insurance Law Society 2017 Annual Conference, Wuhan, November 4-5, 2017.

 

Presented paper titled “Regulation by Catastrophe Insurance: A Comparative Study”, at 2016 China-US Insurance Law Conference “Interactive Development of Insurance System & Environmental Protection in China and US”, Beijing, October 29, 2016.

 

Presented paper titled “Regulation by Government-Sponsored Catastrophe Reinsurance”, at Liberty Mutual New Voices Workshop on Insurance Law and Risk, Boston College Law School, Boston, June 9, 2016.

 

Presented paper titled “Mitigation of Climate Change Risks and Regulation by Insurance: A Feasible Proposal for China,” at The Boston College Environmental Affairs Law Review Symposium, Boston, November 5, 2015.

 

Presented paper titled “Catastrophe Insurance Solvency Regulation: An Assessment Approach,” at the Junior Scholars Workshop on Insurance Law Across the Strait, Law School of Bei-Hang University, Beijing, June 27, 2015.

 

Presented paper titled “Climate Change and Effective Catastrophe Risk Management Mechanisms: A Law and Economics Analysis of Insurance and Insurance-Linked Securities,” at the Rutgers School of Law-Camden Workshop on Insurance Law Issues, Camden, New Jersey, September 5, 2014.

 

Presented paper titled “Climate Change and Sustainable Distribution of Catastrophe Risk: Insurance and Alternative Solutions,” at the Seminar on Market Integration: The EU Experience and Implications for Regulatory Reform in China, China University of Political Science and Law and Maastricht University, Beijing, May 12, 2014.

 

Presented paper titled “Climate Change and Financial Instruments to Cover Disasters: What Role for Insurance?,” at the China-EU Symposium: Law and Finance: The Role of Law and Regulations in Sustaining Financial Markets, China University of Political Science and Law and Maastricht University,  Beijing, May 13, 2013.

 

BAR  ADMISSION                                                               

 

2010               China

 

WORK  EXPERIENCE

 

2015-Present                   Review Editor, International Journal of Bonds and Derivatives.

 

2014-Present                   Senior Researcher, China Insurance Security Fund Co. Ltd.

 

2016                       Teaching Assistant, Insurance Law, Boston College Law School.

 

2015 & 2016            Teaching Assistant, Comparative Insurance Regulation, University of

                                            Connecticut School of Law (online-course).

 

2014                          Research Assistant, Insurance Law Center, University of Connecticut

                                            School of Law.

 

2012-2013              Paralegal, HuaMao & GuiGu Law Firm, Beijing, China.

 

2012                        Intern, Aetna Insurance Company, Hartford, CT.

 

2010                          Intern, National Judge College of the PRC. Assisted the Chinese-

                                            German Judiciary Training Cooperation Project (English).

 

2009-2010                 Intern, Supreme People’s Court of the PRC.  Served as clerk on transnational business law cases.

 

2009                             Intern, Ministry of Commerce of the PRC.  Served as the official assistant in the Department of Treaty and Law.

 

EXTRACURRICULAR  ACTIVITIES

 

2010                         Cycling Journey from Inner Mongolia to Qinghai Plateau (2,000 miles).

 

2013                             Cycling Journey from Qinghai to Tibet, Lhasa (1,800 miles in Qinghai-Tibet Plateau).