Year 2018

Date News
December 2018 Petrina Tan's working paper on Institutional Investor Stewardship in the UK and Malaysia: Functionally Similar, Contextually Different.

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November 2018 Sandra Booysen gave public seminar, 'Comparing Common Law Jurisdictions' Approach at the Judicial Protection of Bank Customers at University College London, 21 November 2018.
  CBFL congratulates our participants for completing the inaugural Project Finance Academy.
  Sandra Booysen was appointed Convenor of The Banking Section of the Society of Legal Scholars.
October 2018 Poh Chu Chai publishes new book, Banking Law, (3rd edn).

CBFL congratulates our Senior Research Fellow, Poh Chu Chai on the publication of his book, Banking Law (3rd edn) by LexisNexis. Further details about the book are available here.

September 2018 Sandra Booysen is appointed Convenor of the Banking Section of the Society of Legal Scholars for the next three years.
  Sandra Booysen joins an expert panel discussing 'Effects of Illegality in Civil Law Claims' organised by the Singapore Academy of Law and Fountain Court Chambers on 19 September 2018. The panel was chaired by Stephen Moriarty QC, fellow panellists were Kanaga Dharmananda SC, Akhil Shah QC and Francis Xavier SC.
  CBFL Report 1807 on Corporate Power vs. State Power: Multiple Roles of the State in the Financialization Process of China's State Capitalism by Senior Research Fellow Jin Sheng.
  CBFL Report 1806 on Development Finance in the Context of 'One Belt, One Road' Initiative: An Evolution or Devolution? by Senior Research Fellow Jin Sheng.
  Sandra Booysen presents a research paper, 'The Letter of Credit as a Contract' and Rachel Leow presents a research paper, 'Mistaken Payments, the Financial Ombudsman, and the Justice in Unjust Enrichment' at the Conference of the Society of Legal Scholars 2018, 109th Annual Conference held at Queen Mary University of London, 4 - 7 September 2018.
August 2018 Hans Tjio speaks at OMFIF-SEACEN Forum on Evaluating the Appropriate Supervisory Approach and Governance Frameworks to Mitigate Emerging Misconduct Risk in the Financial Sector (4 Sep 2018).
  CBFL Report 1805 on Malaysian Blockchain Regulatory Report Launch and Forum by Research Associate Dominika Nestarcova.
  CBFL welcomes our visitors, Associate Professor David Fox (University of Edinburgh) and Associate Professor Christopher Hare (University of Oxford). More.
July 2018 Dora Neo joins expert panels at the 2018 South East Asia Survey of Letter and Credit Law and Practice, Singapore, 16-17 July 2018 and the South East Asia Guarantee & Standby Forum, 18 July 2018. Both events were held in Singapore and organised by the Institute of International Banking Law and Practice (Montgomery Village, USA).
  CBFL is pleased to jointly organise the symposium: Secured Transactions Law in Asia with EW Barker Centre for Law & Business and Commercial Law Centre, Harris Manchester College, University of Oxford (26-27 July 2018). Details of the symposium here.
  CBFL welcomes Visiting Professor, Professor Louise Gullifer (University of Oxford). More.
May 2018 CBFL congratulates our student affiliates (semester 2, academic year 2017-2018) Allen Sng Kiat Peng, Chen Shilun and Kenneth Ong Kang Ying on the completion of the World Universities Comparative Law Project: Legal Rating of Singapore under the auspices of the Allen and Overy Global Law Intelligence Unit. The project involves a series of legal ratings carried out by students at selected leading universities around the world in respect of major fields of law in their jurisdiction, namely those practiced by major international law firms, such as banking and finance, corporate law, commercial and contract law. Click here for web report.
  Publication: Sandra Booysen, "Cheques: to be or not to be?" (2018) 4 Journal of Business Law pp 283-299.
  Sandra Booysen presents "Singapore, the GFC and International Bank Regulatory Norms" at the Regulation of the Banking Sector: Challenges and Emerging Issues, 10-11 May 2018, University of Bristol, United Kingdom.
April 2018 CBFL is pleased to jointly organise the Symposium: Hedge Funds and Alternative Investment Funds in Hong Kong and Singapore with HK Commercial and Maritime Law Centre, City University of Hong Kong.

Details of the symposium here.

  Hans Tjio's working paper on 'Restructuring the Bond Market in Singapore' was recently listed on SSRN's Top Ten download list for: LSN:Bankruptcy, 28 April 2018. See his paper here.

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February 2018 Dora Neo presents "Control of independent contractual obligations: Injunctive relief and judicial enforcement in relation to performance bonds" at 7 February 2018, Cambridge Private Law Centre, University of Cambridge
January 2018 Dora Neo presents "Public versus private interests in a bank's duty of confidentiality" 31 Jan 2018, Business Law Workshops, Faculty of Law, University of Oxford