Recent Staff Publications

 

June 2018 


Cheah Wui Ling

"British War Crimes Trials in Europe and Asia, 1945–1949: A Comparative Study" (2018) 31 Leiden Journal of International Law 669 (co-author: Moritz Vormbaum)

 

 

Andrew Harding

"Malaysia: The State of Liberal Democracy" (2018) 16 International Journal of Constitutional Law 625 (co-authors: Jaclyn Neo, Dian Shah & Wilson Tay)

 

"The Constitutional Dimensions of Decentralisation and Local Self-Government in Asia" in Adriaan Bedner & Barbara Oomen (eds), Real Legal Certainty and its Relevance: Essays in Honour of Jan Michiel Otto (Leiden: Leiden University Press, 2018)

 

 

Christian Hofmann

"Shadow banking in Singapore" in Iris Chiu & Iain MacNeil (eds), Research Handbook on Shadow Banking Legal and Regulatory Aspects (Cheltenham, Edward Elgar Publishing, 2018)

 

 

Koh Kheng Lian

"A New Thinking to Cooperation in Tackling the Indonesian Haze" in Euston Quah & Tsiat Siong Tan (eds), Pollution Across Borders : Transboundary Fire, Smoke and Haze in Southeast Asia (Singapore: World Scientific, 2018)

 

 

Jolene Lin

Governing Climate Change: Global Cities and Transnational Lawmaking (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018)

 

 

Lin Lin

"Private Equity Investor Protection: Conceptualizing Duties of General Partners In China" (2018) 15 Berkeley Business Law Journal 43

 

 

Paul Myburgh

"Fisheries, Forfeiture Relief and Admiralty" [2018] Lloyd's Maritime and Commercial Law Quarterly 322

 

 

Jaclyn Neo

"Malaysia: The State of Liberal Democracy" (2018) 16 International Journal of Constitutional Law 625 (co-authors: Jaclyn Neo, Dian Shah & Wilson Tay)

 

"Definitional Imbroglios: A Critique of the Definition of Religion and Essential Practice Tests in Religious Freedom Adjudication" (2018) 16 International Journal of Constitutional Law 574

 

 

Jeffrey Pinsler

Civil Practice in Singapore and Malaysia (Re-Issue 74) (Singapore: LexisNexis, 2018)

 

 

Alan Tan

"Singapore’s New Transboundary Haze Pollution Act: Can It Really Work to Prevent Smoke Pollution from Indonesia?" in Euston Quah & Tsiat Siong Tan (eds), Pollution Across Borders: Transboundary Fire, Smoke and Haze in Southeast Asia (Singapore: World Scientific, 2018)

 

 

Wang Jiangyu

"Squeeze-out (or the Lack Thereof) in the Regulation of Corporate Mergers in China" in Fleischer H, Kanda H, Kim KS, Mulbert P (eds), Issues and Challenges in Corporate and Capital Market Law: Germany and East Asia (Heidelberg: Mohr Siebeck, 2018)
 

 

 

May 2018

 

Sandra Booysen

"Cheques: to be or not to be?" (2018) 4 Journal of Business Law 283

 

 

Simon Chesterman

"How 'Public' Is Public International Law? Toward a Typology of NGOs and Civil Society Actors" (2018) 24 Global Governance 159

 

 

Wayne Courtney

"Rethinking the Variation Rule for Guarantees" [2018] Lloyds Maritime and Commercial Law Quarterly 252

 

 

Michael Dowdle

Questioning the Foundations of Public Law (London: Hart Publishing 2018) (co-editor: Michael Wilkinson)

 

"Questioning the Foundations of Public Law and Questioning Foundations of Public Law" in M Wilkinson & M Dowdle (eds), Questioning the Foundations of Public Law (London: Hart Publishing, 2018) (co-author: Michael Wilkinson)

 

 

Andrew Halpin

"Questioning a Uniform Concept of Public Law" in M Wilkinson & M Dowdle (eds), Questioning the Foundations of Public Law (London: Hart Publishing 2018)

 

 

Christian Hofmann

"An Easy Start for Start-ups: Crowdfunding Regulation in Singapore" (2018) 15 Berkeley Business Law Journal 219

 

 

Swati Jhaveri

“The Survival of Reasonableness Review: Confirming the Boundaries" (2018) 46 Federal Law Review 137

 

 

Paul Myburgh

"Security Arrest in Singapore" (2018) 24 The Journal of International Maritime Law 95

 

 

James Penner

"Private Law, Potentia and the Ethical: On What Justification Does the State Coercively Tax its Subjects in Order to Build Bridges, Fund the BBC, and Subsidise Charities?" in M Wilkinson & M Dowdle (eds), Questioning the Foundations of Public Law (London: Hart Publishing 2018)

 

 

Thio Li-ann

"Human Rights in Asia" in Shiping Hua (ed), Routledge Handbook of Politics in Asia (Abingdon: Routledge, 2018)
 


April 2018

 

Michael Bridge

"Effects of Avoidance" in Kroll S, Viscasillas PP & Mistelis L (eds), UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods: A Commentary (2nd edition) (London: Hart Publishing, 2018)

 

Stephen Girvin

"Company Investigations" in Geoffrey Morse (ed), Palmer's Company Law Vol 2 (London: Sweet & Maxwell, 2018)

 

"Membership" in Geoffrey Morse (ed), Palmer's Company Law Vol 2 (London: Sweet & Maxwell, 2018)

 

Andrew Harding

"Five-foot Ways as Public and Private Domain in Singapore and Beyond" (2018) 10 Journal of Property, Planning and Environmental Law 36

 

Jean Ho

International Investment Law and Arbitration: Commentary, Awards and other Materials (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018) (co-authors: Lim Chin Leng and Martins Paparinskis)

 

Tan Zhong Xing

"Deconstructing the Internal Point of View in Contract Law and Theory" (2018) 34 Journal of Contract Law 260

 

 
March 2018
 

 

Arif Jamal

Islam, Law and the Modern State: (Re)imagining Liberal Theory in Muslim Contexts (Oxford: Routledge, 2018)
 

 

Gary Bell

"Section III - Remedies for Breach of Contract by the Buyer (articles 61-65)" in S Kröll, L Mistelis, P Perales Viscacillas (eds), UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods - A Commentary (2nd edition) (West Sussex: Beck/Hart Publishing, 2018)
 

 

Michael Bridge

The Law of Security and Title-Based Financing (3rd edition) (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018) (co-editors: Hugh Beale, Louise Gullifer, and Eva Lomnicka)

 

"Property, Title and Debt in Sale of Goods" (2018) 29 National Law School of India Review 21
 

 

Simon Chesterman

"Humanitarian Intervention and R2P" in TG Weiss & R Wilkinson (eds), International Organization and Global Governance (2nd edition), (Oxford: Routledge, 2018)  
 

 

Wayne Courtney

"Two Models for Discharge of a Contract by Repudiation" (2018) 77 The Cambridge Law Journal 97 (co-authors: J.W. Carter & G. Tolhurst)
 

 

Michael Dowdle

"Do We Really Need a 'Pluralist Jurisprudence'?" (2017) 8 Transnational Legal Theory 381
 

 

Andrew Halpin

"A Story of Jurisprudence and True Philosophy" [2018] JOTWELL Jurisprudence

 

"A Response" (2017) 8 Transnational Legal Theory 415 (co-author: Nicole Roughan)
 

 

Christian Hofmann

“Das neue Haftungsrecht im Zahlungsverkehr” (Reformed Liability Law in Payment Transactions) 18 (2018) Zeitschrift fur Bank- und Kapitalmarktrecht 62
 

 

James Penner

"We All Make Mistakes: A 'Duty of Virtue' Theory of Restitutionary Liability for Mistaken Payments" (2018) 81 Modern Law Review 222
 

 

David Tan

"Taking Two Bites at the Cherry: Vicarious Liability and Non-Delegable Duty" (2018) 134 Law Quarterly Review 193
 

 

Tan Yock Lin

"Shifting Paradigm of Investment by Charities" (2018) 30 Singapore Academy of Law Journal 271
 

 

Tan Zhi Peng

"Reflections on Section 2(2) of Singapore Evidence Act and Role of Common Law Rules of Evidence - New Discoveries on Intentions and Implications" (2018) 30 Singapore Academy of Law Journal 224
 

 

Tan Zhong Xing

"Equity and Opportunism in the law of contract - A Case Study in Fusion by Diffusion" (2018) 30 Singapore Academy of Law Journal 305
 

 

Umakanth Varottil

"The Stakeholder Approach to Corporate Law: A Historical Perspective from India" in H Wells(ed), Research Handbook on the History of Corporate and Company Law (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2018)
 

 

Yeo Hwee Ying

"Of Shifting Winds: Insured’s Pre-contractual Duty of Good Faith in Singapore" (2018) 30 Singapore Academy of Law Journal 345
 

 

Stanley Yeo

"Penal Code Defences: Lessons from Sri Lanka" (2018) 29 National Law School of India Review 86


 

February 2018 

 

Stephen Girvin

"Collisions at sea: all in the evidence?" [2018] Lloyd's Maritime and Commercial Law Quarterly 27
 

 

Jean Ho

"The Evolution of Contractual Protection in International Law: Accessing diplomatic archives, discovering diplomatic practice, and constructing diplomatic history" in S Schill, C Tams, R Hofmann (eds), International Investment Law and History (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2018)
 

 

Christian Hofmann

“Das neue Haftungsrecht im Zahlungsverkehr” (Reformed Liability Law in Payment Transactions) 18 (2018) Zeitschrift fur Bank- und Kapitalmarktrecht 62
 

 

Lan Luh Luh

Essentials of Corporate Law and Governance in Singapore (Singapore: Sweet & Maxwell, 2018)
 

 

Burton Ong

The Regionalisation of Competition Law and Policy within the ASEAN Economic Community (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018)
 

 

Umakanth Varottil

Globalisation of Corporate Social Responsibility and its Impact on Corporate Governance (Singapore: Springer International Publishing, 2018) (co-editors: Jean J. du Plessis & Jeroen Veldman)
 

 

"Analysing the CSR Spending Requirements Under Indian Company Law" in Jean J. du Plessis, Umakanth Varottil, Jeroen Veldman (eds), Globalisation of Corporate Social Responsibility and its Impact on Corporate Governance (Singapore: Springer International Publishing, 2018)


 

January 2018 

 
Amirthalingam Kumaralingam

"Reproductive Negligence: Unwanted Child or Unwanted Parenthood?" (2018) 134 Law Quarterly Review 15

 

 

Gary Bell

"Formation of Contract and Stipulations for Third Parties in Indonesia" in Mindy Chen-Wishart, Alexander Loke and Stefan Vogenauer (eds), Formation and Third Party Beneficiaries (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018)

 

 

Mindy Chen-Wishart

Formation and Third Party Beneficiaries (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018) (co-editors: Alexander Loke and Stefan Vogenauer)

 

 

Lynette Chua

"Introduction: Law, Social Movements, and Mobilization across Contexts" (2018) 40 Law and Policy 5

 

 

Lye Lin-Heng, Irene

"Illegal Trade in Endangered Forest and Marine Species - Enhancing Laws and Enforcement: a South-East Asian Perspective" in Ed Couzens, Alexander Paterson, Sophie Riley and Yanti Fristikawati (eds), Protecting Forest and Marine Biodiversity: The Role of Law (Edward Elgar, 2017) (co-author: Sallie Chia-Wei Yang)

 

 

Burton Ong

"Contracts for the Benefit of Third Parties: Singapore Law Perspectives" in Mindy Chen-Wishart, Alexander Loke and Stefan Vogenauer (eds), Formation and Third Party Beneficiaries (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018)

 

 

Tan Cheng Han

"Contract Formation in Singapore" in Mindy Chen-Wishart, Alexander Loke and Stefan Vogenauer (eds), Formation and Third Party Beneficiaries (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018)

 

 

December 2017 


Robert Beckman

"Tommy Koh and the NUS Centre for International Law" in Lay Hwee Yeo, Peggy Kek, Gillian Koh and Li Lin Chang (eds), Tommy Koh: Serving Singapore and the World (Singapore: World Scientific, 2017)

 

 "The Relationship between UNCLOS and IMO Instruments" (2017) 2 Asia-Pacific Journal of Ocean Law and Policy 201 (co-author: Zhen Sun)

 

 

Michael Bridge

The Law of Personal Property (2nd edition) (United Kingdom: Sweet & Maxwell, 2017) (co-authors: Louise Gullifer, Gerard McMeel and Kelvin Low)

 

“Secured Credit Legislation: Functionalism or Transactional Co-Existence” in Spyridon V. Bazinas and N. Orkun Akseli (eds), International and Comparative Secured Transactions Law: Essays in honour of Roderick A. Macdonald (Oxford: Hart Publishing, 2017)

 

 

Simon Chesterman

"The Very Model of a Modern Practitioner-Scholar" in Lay Hwee Yeo, Peggy Kek, Gillian Koh and Li Lin Chang (eds), Tommy Koh: Serving Singapore and the World (Singapore: World Scientific, 2017)

 

"The Fall and Rise of Legal Education in Asia: Inhibition, Imitation, Innovation" in Andrew Harding, Jiaxiang Hu and Maartje de Visser (eds), Legal Education in Asia: From Imitation to Innovation (Leiden: Brill Nijhoff, 2017)

 

 

Andrew Harding

"'Nazrinian' Monarchy in Malaysia: The Resilience and Revival of a Traditional Institution" in Andrew Harding and Dian Shah (eds), Law and Society in Malaysia: Pluralism, Religion and Ethnicity (Oxford: Routledge, 2017)

 

"Teaching Comparative Law in Singapore: Global and Local Challenges" in Andrew Harding, Jiaxiang Hu and Maartje de Visser (eds), Legal Education in Asia: From Imitation to Innovation (Leiden: Brill Nijhoff, 2017) (with Maartje de Visser)

 

Law and Society in Malaysia: Pluralism, Religion and Ethnicity (Oxford: Routledge, 2017) (co-editor: Dian Shah)

 

Legal Education in Asia: From Imitation to Innovation (Leiden: Brill Nijhoff, 2017) (co-editors: Hu Jiaxiang and Maartje de Visser)

 

"Devolution of Powers in Sarawak: A Dynamic Process of Redesigning Territorial Governance in a Federal System" (2017) 12 Asian Journal of Comparative Law 257

 

 

S Jayakumar

"A Tribute to Tommy" in Lay Hwee Yeo, Peggy Kek, Gillian Koh and Li Lin Chang (eds), Tommy Koh: Serving Singapore and the World (Singapore: World Scientific, 2017)

 

 

Koh Kheng Lian

"Tommy Koh: The Earth Summit and Capacity Building for the Environment" in Lay Hwee Yeo, Peggy Kek, Gillian Koh and Li Lin Chang (eds), Tommy Koh: Serving Singapore and the World (Singapore: World Scientific, 2017) (co-author: Lye Lin Heng)

 

 

Lye Lin Heng

"Tommy Koh: The Earth Summit and Capacity Building for the Environment" in Lay Hwee Yeo, Peggy Kek, Gillian Koh and Li Lin Chang (eds), Tommy Koh: Serving Singapore and the World (Singapore: World Scientific, 2017) (co-author: Koh Kheng Lian)

 

 

Swati Jhaveri

"Localising Administrative Law in Singapore: Embracing Inter-Branch Equality" (2017) 29 Singapore Academy of Law Journal 828

 

 

Joel Lee

"Legislation Update: Mediation Act 2017" [2017] Asian Journal on Mediation 101 (co-author: Choong JS)

 

"Mediation in Healthcare" (2017) Asian Journal on Mediation 2017 48 (co-author: Lin WR)

 

"Martial Arts and Conflict Resolution" in Chris Honeyman & Andrea Schneider (eds), The Negotiator's Desk Reference (United States: DRI Press, 2017) (co-author: J. Shenahan)

 

 

Jaclyn Neo

"The Particular in the Universal: Negotiating the Right to Education and Cultural-Linguistic Rights of Minority Children in East Malaysia" in Andrew Harding and Dian Shah (eds), Law and Society in Malaysia: Pluralism, Religion and Ethnicity (Oxford: Routledge, 2017)

 

"'All Power Has Legal Limits' - The Principle of Legality as a Constitutional Principle of Judicial Review" (2017) 29 Singapore Academy of Law Journal 667

 

"Introduction" (2017) 29 Singapore Academy of Law Journal 613 (co-author: HP Lee)

 

 

Burton Ong

"Biodiversity and the Law: Mapping the International Legal Terrain" in Charles McManis & Burton Ong (eds), Routledge Handbook of Biodiversity and the Law (Oxford: Routledge, 2017)

 

Routledge Handbook of Biodiversity and the Law (Routledge, 2017) (co-editor: Charles McManis)

 

 

Alec Stone Sweet

"Proportionality and Rights Protection in Asia: Hong Kong, Malaysia, South Korea, Taiwan - Whither Singapore?" (2017) 29 Singapore Academy of Law Journal 774 (co-author: Jud Mathews)

 

 

David Tan

"Walking the Tightrope between Legality and Legitimacy - Taking Rights Balancing Seriously" (2017) 29 Singapore Academy of Law 743

 

 

Kevin Tan

"The Creation of Greater Malaysia: Law, Politics, Ethnicity, and Religion" in Andrew Harding and Dian AH Shah (eds), Law and Society in Malaysia: Pluralism, Religion and Ethnicity (Oxford: Routledge, 2017)

 

"Law, Legitimacy and Separation of Powers" (2017) 29 Singapore Academy of Law Journal 941

 

 

Tan Yock Lin

"Contempt Orders and Judicial 'Attachment' of Equitable Property - Jurisdiction, Recognition or Choice of Law?" (2017) 29 Singapore Academy of Law Journal 401

 

 

Simon Tay

"Expertise, Personality, Persistence: Different Diplomatic Tracks and Tommy Koh" in Lay Hwee Yeo, Peggy Kek, Gillian Koh, Li Lin Chang (eds), Tommy Koh: Serving Singapore and the World (Singapore: World Scientific, 2017)

 

 

Helena Whalen-Bridge

"The Rhetoric of Corruption & The Law School Curriculum: Why Aren’t Law Schools Teaching About Corruption?" in Andrew Harding, Jiaxiang Hu and Maartje de Visser (eds), Legal Education in Asia: From Imitation to Innovation (Leiden: Brill Nijhoff, 2017)

 

 

November 2017 

Robert Beckman

“Maritime Boundary Disputes and Compulsory Dispute Settlement: Recent Developments and Unresolved Issues” in Myron H. Nordquist, John Norton Moore and Ronan Long (eds), Legal Order in the World’s Oceans: UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (The Netherlands: Brill, 2017) (co-author: Christine Sim)

 

 

Michael Bridge

The International Sale of Goods (4th ed) (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017)

 

Benjamin's Sale of Goods (10th ed) (United Kingdom: Sweet & Maxwell, 2017)

 

“Debt Instead of Damages in the Common Law” in Larry A. DiMatteo and Chen Lei (eds), Chinese Contract Law: Civil and Common Law Perspectives (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017)

 

“Secured Credit Legislation: Functionalism or Transactional Co-Existence” in Spyridon V. Bazinas and N. Orkun Akseli (eds), International and Comparative Secured Transactions Law: Essays in honour of Roderick A. Macdonald (Oxford: Hart Publishing, 2017)

 

 

Damian Chalmers

“Brexit and the Renaissance of Parliamentary Authority” (2017) 19 British Journal of Politics and International Relations 663

 

 

Vincent-Joël Proulx

“The World Court’s Jurisdictional Formalism and its Lost Market Share: The Marshall Islands Decisions and the Quest for a Suitable Dispute Settlement Forum for Multilateral Disputes” (2017) 30 Leiden Journal of International Law 925

 

 

Matthew Seet

“Finding Reprieve: Should the Global Movement Against Capital Punishment Embrace China’s Suspended Death Sentence As a Model for Other Retentionist States to Emulate?” (2017) 16 Chinese Journal of International Law 453

 

 

David Tan

“Semiotics and the Spectacle of Transformation in Copyright Law” (2017) 30 International Journal for the Semiotics of Law 593

 

 

Kevin Tan  

Fiat Justitia: Fifty Years of the Law Society of Singapore (Singapore: Straits Times Press, 2017)

 

Hans Tjio  

Principles and Practice of Securities Regulation in Singapore (3rd ed) (Singapore: Lexis Nexis, 2017) (co-authors: Wan Wai Yee and Yee Kwok Hon)

 

 

Helena Whalen-Bridge

“Court Backlogs: Balancing Efficiency and Justice in Singapore” (2017) 7 Oñati Socio-Legal Series 879

 

“Singapore: Regulating Domestic and Foreign Lawyers-Singapore’s Unified Approach” in Andrew Boon (ed), International Perspectives on the Regulation of Lawyers and Legal Services (Oxford: Hart Publishing, 2017) (co-author: Alvin Chen)