Associate Professor Bell, Gary

Articles
"Religious Legal Pluralism Revisited ' The Status of the Roman Catholic Church and Her Canon Law in Singapore" (2012) 7 no.1,Asian Journal of Comparative Law

"Legal Education in Asia" [2006] 1 Asian Journal of Comparative Law, 184 - 207

"Multiculturalism in Law is Legal Pluralism? Lessons from Indonesia, Singapore and Canada" [2006] Singapore Journal of Legal Studies (Special Feature: NUS-University of Toronto Symposium on Multiculturalism) 315? - 330.

"Harmonisation of Contract Law in Asia - Harmonising Regionally or Adopting Global Harmonisations - The Example of the CISG" [2005] Singapore Journal of Legal Studies 362 - 372.

"How the Fact of Accepting Good Faith as a General Principle of the CISG Will Bring More Uniformity" [2005] Review of the Convention on Contracts for the International of Sale of Goods, 3 - 22

"Why Singapore should Withdraw its Reservation to the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG)" [2005] 9 Singapore Year Book of International Law 55 - 73

"Decentralisation in Indonesia - Theory and Practice" [2004] Jurnal Hukum Bisnis 1

"Indonesia: The New Regional Autonomy Laws, Two Years Later" [2003] Southeast Asian Affairs 117-131.

"Minority Rights and Regionalism in Indonesia - Will Constitutional Recognition Lead to Disintegration and Discrimination?" (2001) 5 Singapore Journal of International & Comparative Law 784-806.

"The 1945 [Indonesian] Constitution - constitutions do not perform miracles" (2001) 3 Van Zorge Report on Indonesia - Commentary and Analysis on Indonesian Politics and Economics 4.

"The New Indonesian Laws relating to Regional Autonomy: Good Intentions, Confusing Laws" (2001) 2 Asian Pacific Law and Policy Journal 1.

Shorter Articles
"Law and Religious Pluralism in Contemporary Asia - A Foreword" (2013) 7:1 Asian Journal of Comparative Law 1-4.

Chapters
"Indonesia's Weak State Courts and Weak Law Fare Poorly in a Pluralist Commercial World" in Gary Bell ed., Pluralism, Transnationalism and Culture in Asian Law: A Book in Honour of M.B. Hooker (Singapore: ISEAS, 2017) 116-150

"Global Lawyers for a Global City: Legal Education in Singapore", in Christophe Jamin and William van Caenegem ed., The Internationalisation of Legal Education, Ius Comparatum - Global Studies in Comparative Law, vol. 19, Series ed. Boele-Woelki, Katharina, and Fernandez Arroyo, Diego P, ( Switzerland: Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016) 233-254

"The U.S. Legal Tradition among the Legal Traditions of the World" in Ginsburg's Legal Methods, 4th ed. (New York: Foundation Press, 2014).

"Comparative Legal Traditions" in Tang Hang Wu, Michael Hor & Nicholas Poon, eds, Reading Law in Singapore , 2nd ed. (Singapore: LexisNexis, 2014) 179-191

"Codification and Decodification: the State of the Civil and Commercial Codes in Indonesia" in Wen-Yeu Wang ed, Codification in East Asia - Selected Papers from the 2nd IACL Thematic Conference (Switzerland: Springer International Publishing, 2014) 39-50.

"En quete d'un droit de l'arbitrage concurrentiel : ce que le Quebec pourrait apprendre de Singapour et de Hong Kong [The Search for a Competitive Arbitration Law: What Quebec Could Learn from Singapore and Hong Kong]" in Fabien Gelinas & Frederic Bachand eds, D'une reforme a une autre : Regards croises sur l'arbitrage au Quebec [From One Reform to Another: Criss-crossing look at arbitration in Quebec] (Montreal: Yvon Blais / Thomson Reuters, 2013) 193-220. (in French)

"Singapore's Arbitration Laws and Rules" in Eric Bersten (ed.), International Commercial Arbitration (Oxford University Press, 2012)

"Indonesia: The Challenges of Legal Diversity and Law Reform.", Law and Legal Institutions of Asia -- Traditions, adaptations and innovations (Sydney: Cambridge University Press, 2011) 262-298.

"Introduction", Law and Legal Institutions of Asia -- Traditions, adaptations and innovations (Sydney: Cambridge University Press, 2011) 1-23 (Co- Authored with Ann Black).

"New Challenges for the Uniformisation of Laws: How the CISG is challenged by 'Asian values' and Islamic law" in Ingeborg Schwenzer and Lisa Spagnolo eds.,Towards Uniformity: The 2nd Annual MAA Schlechtriem CISG Conference (The Hague: Eleven International Publishing, 2011)

"Remedies for Breach of Contract by the Buyer (Articles 61-65)" in Sthephan Kroll, Loukas Mistelis and Pilar Perales Viscasillas eds., UN Convention on theinternational Sales of Goods (CISG) (Oxford: Hart Publishing, 2011) 854-877

"Taking the Languages of the CISG Seriously" in Andrea Büchler and Markus Müller-Chen eds., Private Law, National - Global - Comparative - Festschrift füringeborg Schwenzer zum 60 Geburtstag (Bern, 2011: Stämpfli Verlag AG, 2011) 143-157

"Civil law and common law in multilingual private law conventions: challenges under the CISG" in A Büchler and M Müller Chen eds., Festschrift in honour of Prof. Dr. Schwenzer (Universität Zürich, 2010)

"Singapore's Arbitration Laws and Rules" in E Bersten (ed.) in International Commercial Arbitration (Oxford University Press, 2010)

"Comparative Law: The U.S. Legal Tradition Among the Legal Traditions of the World" in Legal methods : Cases and caterials, 3d ed. (St. Paul, Minn.: Foundation Press, Thomson/West, 2008) (Revised version of the 2d edition.).

"The Importance of Private Law Doctrine in Indonesia" in Lindsey, Tim ed., Indonesia: Law and Society , 2nd ed.,(Leichhardt, N.S.W.: Federation Press, 2008).

"Uniformity through Persuasive International Authorities - Does Stare Decisis Really Hinder the Uniform Interpretation of the CISG?" in C B Andersen, U G Schroeter eds., Sharing International Commercial Law Across National Boundaries - Festschrift for Albert H Kritzer on the occasion of his Eightieth Birthday, (London: Wildy, Simmonds & Hill Publishing Ltd, 2008) 35-47

"Good Faith, the Incoterms and the UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG)" (Accepted for publication by the SIAC as part of a book celebrating the 25th anniversary of the CISG), (2005)

"The Application in Singapore of the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG)", Singapore: Committee for the International Promotion of Singapore (chaired by VK Rajah J) of the Singapore Academy of Law, 2005

"Comparative Law: The U.S. Legal Tradition Among the Legal Traditions of the World" in Legal Methods - Cases and Materials, 2nd ed. edited by Jane C. Ginsburg (New York: Foundation Press, 2003).

"Division of Powers between the Executive and Parliament" in Comparative Perspectives in Continuing Dialogues towards Constitutional Reform in Indonesia - Report of a Conference, edited by IDEA International (Jakarta: Idea International, 2002).

Canadian Guide to Uniform Legal Citation, 5th ed., (Toronto: Carswell, 2002). (with M.YM. Hor and V. Ramraj), (chapter on Singapore)

"Chapter 1: The Singapore Legal System in Context - Whither the Concept of the National Legal System?" in The Singapore Legal System, 2nd ed. by K.Y.L. Tan (Singapore: Singapore University Press, 1999).

"World-Class Law Schools will Teach (and are already teaching) the Laws of the World" in Change and Continuity: 40 Years of the Law Faculty edited by K.Y.L. Tan (Singapore: Times Editions, 1999).

Translation of Decision of 22 February 1995, Cour d'appel de Grenoble (France), (SARL BRI Production "Bonaventure" v. Societe Pan African Export in Review of the Convention for the International Sale of Goods (The Hague: Kluwer Law International, 1999).

Reseach Guide on International Sale (Singapore: Society of International Law, 1998) (website)

"The U.S. Legal Tradition in Western Legal Systems (Section D of "General Background")" in Legal Methods - Cases and Materials edited by J.C. Ginsburg (Westbury, New York: Foundation Press, 1996).

Translation of "Judgement of June 16, 1858" in Legal Methods - Cases and Materials edited by J.C. Ginsburg (Westbury, New York: Foundation Press, 1996).

Books Edited
Pluralism, Transnationalism and Culture in Asian Law: A Book in Honour of M.B. Hooker (Singapore: ISEAS, 2017)

Law and Legal Institutions of Asia - Traditions, Adaptations and Innovations (Cambridge University Press, 2011) (with co ed. Ann Black)

Book Reviews
Review of Arbitration in China: A Legal and Cultural Analysis by Kun Fan ed. (2014) Singapore Journal of Legal Studies 446-448

Review of International Sales Law: A Guide to the CISG by Ingeborg Schwenzer et al., (2014) Singapore Journal of Legal Studies 246-249.

Review of Legal education in Asia - Globalisation, change and context by S Steele and K Taylor eds. (2010) Australian Journal of Asian Law

Conference Papers
"CISG - Experience and Considerations on the Application of CISG" (Paper presented at Contemporary Issues in International Trade and Investment in ASEAN, 16 Sept 2016, Chaophya Park Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand)

"Indonesian Contract Law. I: The interpretation of contracts and implication of terms. II: Protection against unfair terms and consumer protection" (Invited paper presented at Studies in the Contract Laws of Asia III: Contents of Contracts and Unfair Terms, 18 Sept - 19 Sept 2016, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan)

"How Singapore became a successful arbitration centre using the UNCITRAL Model Arbitration Law" (Invited keynote paper presented at the November session of the Arbitration Forum of the Center for Transnational Litigation and Commercial Law, NYU Law School, New York, United States)

"Challenges to the Harmonization of Contract Law" (Invited paper presented at the Annual Conference of the American Society of Comparative Law, 1 - 3 Oct 2015, Southern Methodist University, Texas, United States)

"The Development of Comparative Law and its Importance" (Public Lecture at the Inaugural Congress of the Indonesian Association of Comparative Law, 20 - 21 Oct 2015, Universitas Padjadjaran, Bandung, Indonesia)

"Codification and Decodification: the State of the Civil and Commercial Codes in Indonesia" (Invited paper presented at the Conference on theThematic Congress of the International Academy of Comparative Law on Codification, 24-26 May 2012, National Taiwan

Thesis
Does the Use of the Socratic Method Distort The Nature of the Civi Law? Reflections on Teaching Experiences in Quebec and Singapore (2003)



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