Centre for Banking & Finance Law


Petrina Tan Tjin Yi  

Petrina TAN Tjin Yi
Adjunct Research Fellow
8 November 2017 - 3 August 2018
15 November 2014 - 14 May 2015

Email : lawpttyi@nus.edu.sg

Petrina graduated from the University of Malaya with an LL.B (Hons)(With Distinction), equivalent to a First Class Honours degree in 2007. She was awarded the Rajasooria book prize for best LL.B student overall, the Haseenah Abdoolcader gold medal for best final examination results, departmental subject prize for Criminal Procedure and the Syed Kechik gold medal for Jurisprudence. She furthered her studies at the National University of Singapore where she obtained an LL.M (Corporate & Financial Services Law) and won the KhattarWong prize for best result in Securities Regulation in 2011. She was previously a corporate lawyer, Federal Counsel in the Attorney General's Chambers in Malaysia and Senior Manager at the Regulatory Policy & Advisory division of the Malaysian stock exchange, Bursa Malaysia.

She is interested in researching the stewardship of institutional investors in the UK and Malaysia from comparative and contextual perspectives.

Research Areas

Institutional Investor Stewardship in the UK and Malaysia: Functionally Similar, Contextually Different

The key objective of this paper is to evaluate the theoretical and practical issues relating to the relatively recent phenomenon of stewardship of institutional investors in Malaysia through functional and contextual lenses as juxtaposed against the more established practice of stewardship in the UK.


Journal articles

» "Protecting Retail Investors in the Malaysian Capital Market" (2017), Journal of Malaysian and Comparative Law, Vol. 44: Issue 2, 1-20

CBFL Working papers

» "Institutional Investor Stewardship in the UK and Malaysia: Functionally Similar, Contextually Different" (April 2018) CBFL-WPS-1803;
» "An Examination of the Retail Investor Protection Framework in Malaysia" (5 May 2015) CBFL-WP-PT01;