Visiting Professors in Semester 1, Academic Year 2013-2014

The Faculty warmly welcomes the following Visiting Professors for Semester 1 of AY 2013-14:

1. Douglas A KYSAR (Climate Change Law & Policy)
Kwa Geok Choo Distinguished Visitor
Visiting Period : 13 Jan to 29 Jan 2014

Office : ETS 02-16
Tel No. (65) 6516 4277
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Professor Kysar is Deputy Dean and Joseph M. Field ’55 Professor of Law at Yale Law School. His teaching and research areas include torts, environmental law, and risk regulation. He received his B.A. summa cum laude from Indiana University in 1995 and his J.D. magna cum laude from Harvard Law School in 1998 where he served on the student board of advisors. He has published articles on a wide array of environmental law and tort law topics, and is co-author of a leading casebook, The Torts Process, with James A. Henderson, Jr., Richard N. Pearson & John A. Siliciano. His recent book, Regulating from Nowhere: Environmental Law and the Search for Objectivity (YUP 2010), seeks to reinvigorate environmental law and policy by offering novel theoretical insights on cost-benefit analysis, the precautionary principle, and sustainable development
2. Paul A MYBURGH (Maritime Conflict of Laws)
MPA Professor in Maritime Law
Visiting Period : 13 Jan to 29 Jan 2014

Office : BB 03-09
Tel No. : (65) 6516 4273
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Professor Myburgh is an Associate Professor of Faculty of Law in University of Auckland. He is presently a consultant to advise the Maritime Law Association of Australia and New Zealand (MLAANZ) and Government on reform of New Zealand’s admiralty jurisdiction. He is also advising the New Zealand Ministry of Transport on the UN Convention on Contracts for the Carriage of Goods Wholly or Partly by Sea (the Rotterdam Rules and implications for New Zealand).

Professor Myburgh’s teaching and research interests include maritime law, conflict of laws, international sales law, international trade law, cultural heritage law, contract law and comparative law. He has been teaching at the NUS Law as a MPA Professor in Maritime Law since 2011.
3. Simone E DEGELING (Principles of Restitution)
Visiting Professor
Visiting Period : 13 Jan to 29 Jan 2014

Office: ETS 02-25
Tel No. : (65) 6601 2167
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Professor Degeling is a Professor of Faculty of Law in University of New South Wales. She has a BCom and a LLB from University of New South Wales, a LLM from University College London and a DPhil from University of Oxford. She is the General Editor of the Journal of Equity published by Butterworths Lexis Nexis and is the author of Restitutionary Rights to Share in Damages (CUP, 2003). She has published articles and book chapters on unjust enrichment and restitution, equity and trusts, contract and tort.
4. Imola STREHO (European Union Law)
Visiting Associate Professor
Visiting Period : 13 Jan to 29 Jan 2014

Office : BB 03-16
Tel No. : (65) 6516 7613
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Dr Streho is associated scholar at the Centre d’études européennes at Sciences Po, Paris, where she is co-directing the Master in European Affairs since the academic year 2008/2009. Her research focus on trade in services within the EU and particularly on the evolution of the EU set of rules on free movement of services. She is currently working on two projects related to services. One is a chronological and systematic study on free movement of services in the internal market while the second is a comparative study on services liberalisation in regional and multilateral organisations. She also works on the European Judicial System, more specifically on its role as a judicial model for other regional organisations and an active participant in the global judicial dialogue. Before joining Sciences Po, from 2002 till 2008, she was a référendaire at the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg. From 2000 to 2002, she was a visiting researcher at Harvard Law School and NYU School of Law where she was the Executive Director of its Jean Monnet Centre.
5. Edward M IACOBUCCI (Law & Economics)
Visiting Professor
Visiting Period : 13 Jan to 29 Jan 2014

Office : BB 03-15
Tel No. : (65) 6601 2168
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Professor Edward M. Iacobucci is Osler Chair in Business Law and Professor of Law at the Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, and Associate Dean, Research. He started at the Faculty of Law in 1998. He was Visiting Professor at New York University Law School in 2007, Visiting Professor at University of Chicago Law School in 2003 and a John M. Olin Visiting Fellow at Columbia University Law School in 2002. Prior to joining the Faculty of Law, he was the John M. Olin Visiting Lecturer at the University of Virginia in 1997-98 and served as Law Clerk at the Supreme Court of Canada for Mr. Justice John Sopinka in 1996-97. He won a teaching prize at the Faculty of Law in 2000 and was a joint winner with his co-authors of the 2002-3 Doug Purvis Prize in Canadian Economics for The Law and Economics of Canadian Competition Policy. His areas of interest include corporate law, competition law, and law and economics more generally.
6. Graeme AUSTIN (Private International Law in IP)
Yong Shook Lin Professor in IP
Visiting Period : 3 – 21 February 2014

Office : BB 03-16
Tel No. (65) 6516 7613
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Professor Graeme Austin rejoined the law faculty of Victoria University of Wellington in 2010, after serving for nearly ten years as a tenured professor at the University of Arizona, most recently as the J Byron McCormick Professor of Law. With first law degrees from Victoria University of Wellington (LLB, LLM), Professor Austin also graduated LLM and JSD from Columbia University, where he was awarded the Burton Fellowship in Intellectual Property. Prior to his Arizona appointment, he was a senior solicitor at the national law firm of Chapman Tripp.

Professor Austin's scholarship has been published in the Law Quarterly Review, NYU's Annual Survey of American Law, the Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence, and the International Review of Intellectual Property and Competition Law. His most recent book, Human Rights and Intellectual Property: Mapping the Global Interface (co-authored with Prof Larry Helfer, (Duke)), was published by Cambridge University Press in 2011.
7. Guo YU (Chinese Maritime Law)
MPA Professor in Maritime Law
Visiting Period : 3 - 21 February 2014

Office : ETS 02-16
Tel No. : (65) 6516 4277
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Professor Guo is an Associate Professor of Peking University Law School. She has her PhD, International Commercial Law (Beijing University); LL.M, International Commercial Law (Cambridge University); LL.M, Maritime Law (Shanghai Maritime University) and LL.B, Law (Fudan University). Her teaching and research interests include Maritime law and International Commercial Law.
8. Benjamin GEVA (International Public Monetary, Payment & Settlement Systems Law)
Visiting Professor
Visiting Period : 3 -21 Februrary 2014

Office: BB 03-19
Tel No. : 6516 4273
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Professor Geva is a Professor at Osgoode Hall Law School of York University in Toronto. He specialized in Commercial, Financial and Banking Law (particularly payment and credit instruments, electronic banking and the regulation of the payment system), Legal History and comparative aspects of private law subjects. He is the founding editor in chief of the Banking and Finance Law Review (B.F.L.R.) and has written extensively in his areas of expertise, including a monograph on Financing Consumer Sales and Product Defences in Canada and the US (Toronto: Carswell, 1984), a treatise on the Law of Electronic Funds Transfer (New York: Matthew Bender, 1992, kept current with annual updates, since 1997 with contributors), a comparative law text on Bank Collections and Payment Transactions (Oxford: OUP, 2001), and a monograph on The Payment Order of Antiquity and the Middle Ages -- A Legal History (Oxford and Oregon: Hart Publishing, 2011).

Professor Geva has a LLB (cum laude) from Hebrew University of Jerusalem, a LLM and SJD from Harvard University.
9. Yoshihiro MASUI (International Tax Law)
Visiting Professor
Visiting Period : 3 - 21 February 2014

Office : ETS 02-25
Tel No. : 6601 2167
Userid : lawym

Professor Masui is the Professor of Law at the University of Tokyo. He served as an Expert Member for the Tax Commission of the Japanese government (2003-2006) and was a member of the Permanent Scientific Committee of the IFA (1999-2009). His monograph Taxation of Corporate Groups (University of Tokyo Press, 2002, in Japanese) won the Institute of Tax Research and Literature Award. He received an LL.B. in 1987 from the University of Tokyo and an ITP/LLM in 1992 from Harvard University.
10. Irene CALBOLI (Foundations of IP, International Trade and IP, Topics in Civil Law Tradition (A): EU Harmonisation)
Visiting Professor
Visiting Period: 13 May 2014 – 12 May 2014

Office : FED 02-02
Tel No : (65) 6601 2880
User ID : lawic

Professor Calboli is a Visiting Professor at the Faculty of Law, a Professor of Law at Marquette University Law School, and a Transatlantic Technology Law Forum Fellow at Stanford Law School. She started her academic career at the Faculty of Law of the University of Bologna and held visiting research positions at the King’s College London, the University of California Berkeley, the University Complutense, and the Max-Planck-Institute for Intellectual Property Law. She is an active member of the International Trademark Association (INTA), the International Association for the Advancement of Teaching and Research in Intellectual Property (ATRIP), the Association Littéraire and Artistique Internationale (ALAI), the Association of American Law Schools, and the American Bar Association.