Recent Staff Publications

June 2017  

Gary Bell

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

 

“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)

 

 

Wayne Courtney

“Assessment of Contractual Penalties: Dunlop Deflated” (2017) 34 Journal of Contract Law 4 (co-authors: J.W. Carter and G.J. Tolhurst)

 

 

Andrew Harding

“Legal Pluralism and the Constitutional Position of East Malaysia’s Indigenous Peoples: The View from the Longhouse” in Gary Bell (ed), Pluralism, Transnationalism and Culture in Asian Law: A Book in Honour of M.B. Hooker (Singapore: ISEAS, 2017)

 

 

Christian Hofmann

“The Advance Effect of Directives” in K. Riesenhuber (ed), European Legal Methodology (Cambridge: Intersentia, 2017)

 

 

Arif Jamal

“Comparative Law, Anti-Essentialism and Intersectionality: Reflections from Southeast Asia in Search of an Elusive Balance” in Gary Bell (ed), Pluralism, Transnationalism and Culture in Asian Law: A Book in Honour of M.B. Hooker (Singapore: ISEAS, 2017)

 

 

Jaclyn Neo

“Secularism without Liberalism: Religious Freedom and Secularism in a Non-Liberal State” (2017) 2 Michigan State Law Review 333

 

 

Stephen Phua

“Putting Territoriality in Its Place: Singapore’s Perspective on Tax Competitiveness” (2017) 71 Bulletin for International Taxation 1

 

 

Vincent-Joël Proulx

“The Marshall Islands Judgments and Multilateral Disputes at the World Court: Whither Access to International Justice?” (2017) 111 American Journal of International Law Unbound 96

 

Umakanth Varottil

“The Impact of Globalization and Cross-Border Mergers & Acquisitions on the Indian Legal Profession” in David B. Wilkins, Vikramaditya S. Khanna and David M. Trubek (eds), The Indian Legal Profession in the Age of Globalization: The Rise of the Corporate Legal Sector and its Impact on Lawyers and Society (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017)

 

 

May 2017 

Sandra Booysen

Can Banks Still Keep a Secret? Bank Secrecy in Financial Centres around the World
(Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017) (co-editor: Dora Neo) 

“Bank Secrecy in Financial Centres around the World: Singapore” in Sandra Booysen and Dora Neo (eds), Can Banks Still Keep a Secret? Bank Secrecy in Financial Centres around the World (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017)

 

“Bank Secrecy in Financial Centres around the World: Conclusion” in Sandra Booysen and Dora Neo (eds), Can Banks Still Keep a Secret? Bank Secrecy in Financial Centres around the World (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017)

 

 

Michael Bridge

“Certainty, Identification and Intention in Personal Property Law” in Paul S. Davies and James Penner (eds), Equity, Trusts and Commerce (London: Hart Publishing, 2017)

 

“Good Faith, the Common Law, and the CISG” (2017) 22 Uniform Law Review 98

 

“Interest under the UN Sales Convention 1980” (2017) 3 Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Handelsrecht (Dutch Magazine for Commercial Law) 97

 

 

Christian Hofmann

“Germany, with References to the European Union” in Sandra Booysen and Dora Neo (eds), Can Banks Still Keep a Secret? Bank Secrecy in Financial Centres around the World (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017)

 

 

Dora Neo

Can Banks Still Keep a Secret? Bank Secrecy in Financial Centres around the World (Cambridge University Press, 2017) (co-editor: Sandra Booysen)

 

“A Conceptual Overview of Bank Secrecy” in Sandra Booysen and Dora Neo (eds), Can Banks Still Keep a Secret? Bank Secrecy in Financial Centres around the World (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017)

 

 

Jaclyn Neo

“Express Recognition of Deity in Constitutions” in R. Grote, F. Lachenmann and R. Wolfrum (eds), Max Planck Encyclopedia of Comparative Constitutional Law (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017)


 

 

James Penner

Equity, Trusts and Commerce (London: Hart Publishing, 2017) (co-editor: Paul S. Davies)

 

“‘Sort of’ Backwards Tracing” in Paul S. Davies and James Penner (eds), Equity, Trusts and Commerce (London: Hart Publishing, 2017)

 

 

Tan Cheng Han

“Equity, Shareholders and Company Law” in Paul S. Davies and James Penner (eds), Equity, Trusts and Commerce (London: Hart Publishing, 2017) (co-author: Wee Meng Seng)

 

 

Umakanth Varottil

“Corporate Governance in India: The Transition from Code to Statute” in Jean J. du Plessis and Chee Keong Low (eds), Corporate Governance Codes for the 21st Century: International Perspectives and Critical Analyses (Switzerland: Springer International Publishing, 2017)

 

“Due Diligence in Share Acquisitions: Navigating the Insider Trading Regime” (2017) 3 Journal of Business Law 237

 

 

Wee Meng Seng

“Equity, Shareholders and Company Law” in Paul S. Davies and James Penner (eds), Equity, Trusts and Commerce (London: Hart Publishing, 2017) (co-author: Tan Cheng Han)

 

April 2017

Stephen Girvin

“Cargo Claims” in H.N. Bennett (ed), Carver on Charterparties (United Kingdom: Sweet & Maxwell, 2017)

 

 

Swati Jhaveri

“Right to a Fair Hearing in Administrative Law Cases” in R. Grote, F. Lachenmann and R. Wolfrum (eds), Max Planck Encyclopedia of Comparative Constitutional Law (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017)

 

 

Mark McBride

“Knowledge and Insanity” (2017) International Journal for the Semiotics of Law (advance access online)

 

 

James Penner

“Falsifying the Trust Account and Compensatory Equitable Compensation” in S. Degeling and J. Varuhas (eds), Equitable Compensation and Disgorgement of Profit (Oxford: Hart Publishing, 2017)

 

 

Jeffrey Pinsler

Civil Practice in Singapore and Malaysia Issue 73 (Singapore: LexisNexis, 2017)

 

 

David Tan

The Commercial Appropriation of Fame: A Cultural Analysis of the Right of Publicity and Passing Off (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017)

 

 

 

March 2017

Wayne Benjamin Courtney

“An Assimilated Approach to Discharge for Breach of Contract by Delay” (2017) 76 Cambridge Law Journal 63 (co-authors: J.W. Carter and Gregory Tolhurst)
 

  

Christian Hofmann

“Greek Debt Relief” (2017) 37 Oxford Journal of Legal Studies 1

 

“Global Systemically Important Banks (GSIBs): Operating Globally, Regulated Nationally?” (2017) 2 Journal of Business Law 155

 

“Shadow Banking in Singapore” [2017] Singapore Journal of Legal Studies 18
 

 

Swati Jhaveri

“Advancing Constitutional Justice in Singapore: Enhancing Access and Standing in Judicial Review Cases” [2017] Singapore Journal of Legal Studies 53
 

  

Lin Lin

"Managing the Risks of Equity Crowdfunding: Lessons from China" (2017) 17 Journal of Corporate Law Studies 1

  
 

Jaclyn Neo

“Navigating Minority Inclusion and Permanent Division: Minorities and the Depoliticization of Ethnic Difference” (2017) 17 Jus Politicum 607

 
 

Jeffrey Pinsler

Civil Practice in Singapore and Malaysia Issue 72 (Singapore: LexisNexis, 2017)
 

  

Andrew Simester

“What’s Public about Crime?” (2017) 37 Oxford Journal of Legal Studies 105 (co-author: James Edwards)
 

  

David Tan

“Semiotics and the Spectacle of Transformation in Copyright Law” (2017) International Journal for the Semiotics of Law (advance access online) 
 

  

Teo Keang Sood

“The Trust Statutory Exception to Indefeasibility in the Singapore Torrens System” [2017] Singapore Journal of Legal Studies 151

 
 

Hans Tjio

“An Empirical Look at the Consequences of Oppression in Singapore” (2017) 17 Journal of Corporate Law Studies 1

  
 

Wang Jiangyu

“Legitimacy, Jurisdiction and Merits in the South China Sea Arbitration: Chinese Perspectives and International Law” (2017) 22 Journal of Chinese Political Science 1

 

 

Benjamin Wong

“Object Restrictions in Singapore Competition Law” [2017] Singapore Journal of Legal Studies 169


 

February 2017 

Amirthalingam Kumaralingam

“Occupiers’ Liability in England: Time for Some Housecleaning?” (2017) 33 Journal of Professional Negligence 46

 

 

Andrew Halpin

“The Applications of Bivalent Logic, and the Misapplication of Multivalent Logic to Law” in H. Patrick Glenn and Lionel D. Smith (eds), Law and the New Logics (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017)

 

 

Swati Jhaveri

“Contrasting Responses to the ‘Coughlan’ Moment: Legitimate Expectations in Hong Kong and Singapore” in Matthew Groves and Greg Weeks (eds), Legitimate Expectations in the Common Law World (London: Hart Publishing, 2017)

 

 

Kenneth Khoo

“Regulating the Inferential Process in Alleged Article 101 TFEU Infringements” (2017) 13 Journal of Competition Law & Economics 45

 

 

David Tan

“Fair Use and Transformative Play in the Digital Age” in Megan Richardson and Sam Ricketson (eds), Research Handbook on Intellectual Property in Media and Entertainment (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2017)

 

 

Alec Stone Sweet

The Evolution of International Arbitration: Judicialization, Governance, Legitimacy (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017) (co-author: Florian Grisel)

 

January 2017 

Simon Chesterman

“Asia's Ambivalence About International Law & Institutions: Past, Present, and Futures” (2017) 32 European Journal of International Law 945

 

“Leading the United Nations: A Secretary or a General?” in Julian Junk, Francesco Mancini, Wolfgang Seibel and Till Blume (eds), The Management of UN Peacekeeping (Boulder: Lynne Rienner, 2017) (co-author: Thomas M. Franck) 

 


Robert Beckman

“Non-living Resources in Disputed Areas in the East China Sea: Law and Policy Issues concerning Provisional Arrangements under the UNCLOS” in Keyuan Zou (ed), Sustainable Development and the Law of the Sea (Leiden: Brill, 2017) (co-author: Tara Davenport)

 


Andrew Harding

Constitutionalism and Legal Change in Myanmar (Oxford: Hart Publishing, 2017) (co-editor: Khin Khin Oo) 

 


Jean Ho

“Investment Protection Under Successive Treaties” (2017) 32 ICSID Review - Foreign Investment Law Journal 58 
 


Lin Lin

“Venture Capital Exits and the Structure of Stock Markets: Lessons from China” (2017) 12 Asian Journal of Comparative Law

 


Andrew Simester

“Accessory Liability and Common Unlawful Purposes” (2017) 133 Law Quarterly Review 73

 

December 2016 

Simon Chesterman

“Dogs of War or Jackals of Terror? Foreign Fighters and Mercenaries in International Law” (2016) 18 International Community Law Review 389

 

“Executive Heads” in Jacob Katz Cogan, Ian Hurd, and Ian Johnstone (eds), The Oxford Handbook of International Organizations (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016) 

 


Leong Wai Kum

“Moral messaging in Law towards harmonious living” in Anne Scully-Hill, Sala Sihombing and Katherine Lynch (eds), Reforming Hong Kong's Child & Family Justice System ( Hong Kong: Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2016) 

 


Jaclyn Neo

“Religious Freedom and the ASEAN Human Rights Declaration: Prospects and Challenges” (2016) 14 The Review of Faith & International Affairs 1

 

"Secular Constitutionalism in Singapore: Between Equality and Hierarchy" (2016) 5 Oxford Journal of Law and Religion 431

 

“A Judicial Code of Ethics: Regulating Judges and Restoring Public Confidence in Malaysia” in Richard Devlin & Adam Dodek (eds), Regulating Judges: Beyond Independence and Accountability (Gloucestershire: Edward Elgar, 2016) (co-author: Helena Whalen-Bridge)

 

“An Internal Code of Ethics: Regulating Judges in Singapore” in Richard Devlin & Adam Dodek (eds), Regulating Judges: Beyond Independence and Accountability (Gloucestershire: Edward Elgar, 2016) (co-author: Helena Whalen-Bridge) 

 


James Penner

"The Law's Remedial Norms" (2016) 28 Singapore Academy of Law Journal 768 (co-author: Karlius Quek) 

 


Helena Whalen-Bridge

“A Judicial Code of Ethics: Regulating Judges and Restoring Public Confidence in Malaysia” in Richard Devlin & Adam Dodek (eds), Regulating Judges: Beyond Independence and Accountability (Gloucestershire: Edward Elgar, 2016) (co-author: Jaclyn Neo)

 

“An Internal Code of Ethics: Regulating Judges in Singapore” in Richard Devlin & Adam Dodek (eds), Regulating Judges: Beyond Independence and Accountability (Gloucestershire: Edward Elgar, 2016) (co-author: Jaclyn Neo) 

 

November 2016

Wayne Courtney
“Good faith in contracts: is there an implied promise to act honestly?” (2016) 75 Cambridge Law Journal 608 (co-author: JW Carter)


Paul Myburgh

“Satisfactory for its Own Purposes’: Private Direct Arrangements and Judicial Vessel Sales” (2016) 22 Journal of International Maritime Law 355


Elizabeth Ng Siew Kuan

“Myriad in Australia: A Patent U-turn in the right direction?” [2016] Pandora’s Box 2016: Law and Technology 31


Daniel Seng

Study on Copyright Limitations and Exceptions for Educational Activities (Geneva: World Intellectual Property Organization, 2016)


Wang Jiangyu

“Corporate Governance in China: The Law and Its Political Logic” in Roman Tomasic (ed), Routledge Handbook of Corporate Law (London and New York: Routledge, 2016)