Weitseng Chen

National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law

Associate Professor

469G Bukit Timah Road

Eu Tong Sen Building

Singapore, 259776

Singapore

Center for Asian Legal Studies (CALS)

Deputy Director

Bukit Timah Road 469 G

Singapore, 117591

Singapore

http://law.nus.edu.sg/cals/

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

17

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2,332

SSRN CITATIONS

6

CROSSREF CITATIONS

3

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“  I'm current working on: German legal legacy in East Asia, authoritarian legality, colonial legacy in Asia, and comparative rule of law transition in Taiwan, South Korea and China. I'm also editing a book entitled "Authoritarian Policing and Authoritarian Legality" , together with Professor Fu Hualing.  ”

Scholarly Papers (17)

1.

Development of Rule of Law: A Comparison of Taiwan and China

Book chapter in "Political Change in China: Comparisons with Taiwan" (Bruce Gilley & Larry Diamond eds., 2008)
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 15 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2017
Randall Peerenboom and Weitseng Chen
La Trobe University - Faculty of Law and Management and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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East Asian Model, law and development, rule of law, China, Taiwan, Asian law, comparative law

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The Beijing Consensus? How China Has Changed the Western Ideas of Law and Economic Development

Weitseng Chen (ed.), The Beijing Consensus? How China Has Changed the Western Ideas of Law and Economic Development (Cambridge University Press, 2017)
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 07 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2017
Weitseng Chen
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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The Beijing Consensus, The Washington Consensus, China, Law and Development, State Capitalism, Law, Rule of Law

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Arbitrage for Property Rights: How Foreign Investors Create Substitutes for Property Institutions in China

Washington International Law Journal, Vol. 24, No. 1, 2015
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 15 May 2015 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2017
Weitseng Chen
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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China, property rights, land, FDI, foreign investors, state capitalism

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WTO: Time's Up for Chinese Banks-China's Banking Reform and Non-Performing Loan Disposal

Chicago Journal of International Law, Vol. 7, No. 1, 2006-2007
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 15 May 2015 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2017
Weitseng Chen
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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China, banks, non-performing loans, banking reforms, state-owned enterprises

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Institutional Arbitrage: China’s Economic Power Projection and International Capital Markets

Columbia Journal of Asian Law, Vol. 26, 2013
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 16 May 2015 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2017
Weitseng Chen
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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China, capital markets, state capitalism, state-owned enterprises, IPO, arbitrage

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Size Matters? Renminbi Internationalization and the Beijing Consensus

Book chapter in 'The Beijing Consensus? How China Has Changed the Western Ideas of Law and Economic Development' (Weitseng Chen ed., Cambridge University Press, 2017), NUS - Centre for Asian Legal Studies Working Paper No. 16/02, NUS Law Working Paper No. 2016/002
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2017
Weitseng Chen
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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China, RMB, Beijing Consensus, China model, law and development, currency policy

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'Sir, We Suggest You Be Fired!' -- Lessons for China from Taiwan's Judicial Reforms

The Chinese Journal of Comparative Law (Oxford Journal) Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 289-313 (2014)
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 16 May 2015 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2017
Weitseng Chen
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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Taiwan, China, authoritarian, judicial reforms, rule of law

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China's Long March to Dismantling the Financial Great Wall: RMB Internationalization and Macroprudential Policy

Book chapter in "Systemic Risk, Institutional Design, and the Regulation of Financial Markets" (Anita Anand ed., Oxford University Press, 2016)
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 14 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2017
Weitseng Chen
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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Macroprudential policy, RMB internationalization, Chinese yuan, shadow banking, China, banking law, finance law, capital controls

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Horizontal Accountability in a Polarised New Democracy: The Case of Post-Democratisation Taiwan

Australian Journal of Asian Law, Vol. 15, No. 2, Article 4, 2014
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 31 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2017
Weitseng Chen and Jimmy Chia-Shin Hsu
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law and Institutum Iurisprudentiae, Academia Sinica
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Screening the ‘Dragon's Gift’? National Security Review of China's Foreign Direct Investment

Book chapter for “China’s Socialist Rule of Law Reforms under Xi Jinping” p. 197 (John Garrick & Yan Bennett eds., Routledge, 2016)
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 14 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2017
Weitseng Chen
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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National security review, China, foreign investment, CFIUS, state capitalism

Student Activism and Authoritarian Legality Transition in Taiwan

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 17 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2019
Weitseng Chen
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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authoritarian; rule of law; legality; Taiwan; activism; social movement; constitution

Student Activism and Authoritarian Legality Transition in Taiwan

Weitseng Chen & Hualing Fu (eds), Authoritarian Legality in Asia: Formation, Development and Transition (Cambridge University Press, 2020, Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 07 Aug 2019
Weitseng Chen
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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student movement, civil activism, social movement, authoritarian legality, democratic transition, rule of law, populism, constitutionalism, democratic recession, Taiwan

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From the Middle East to the Far West: What Can Chinese Overseas Investments Tell Us About Law and Development and Global Regulatory Regimes?

Converging Regions: Global Perspectives on Asia and the Middle East, pp. 25-54, edited by Charlotte Schriwer & Nele Lenze (Ashgate Publishing; 2014)
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 19 May 2015 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2017
Weitseng Chen
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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China, the Middle East, foreign investment, state-owned enterprises, capital markets

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Asian Hybrid Regimes: Constitutionalism and Economic Development

The Oxford Handbook of Constitutional Law in Asia, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 12 Aug 2019
Weitseng Chen
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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hybrid regime, authoritarian, constitutionalism, Japan, Singapore, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, legality, rule of law, economic development

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Authoritarian Legality, The Rule of Law, and Democracy

Weitseng Chen & Hualing Fu (eds), Authoritarian Legality in Asia: Formation, Development and Transition (Cambridge University Press, 2020), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 08 Aug 2019
Weitseng Chen and Fu Hualing
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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Legality, Authoritarianism, Authoritarian Legality, the Rule of Law, Democracy, China, Singapore, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Vietnam

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Lost in Internationalization: Rise of the Renminbi, Macroprudential Policy, and Global Impacts

Journal of International Economic Law, Vol. 21, issue 1, 31-66 (April 2018)
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 12 Aug 2019
Weitseng Chen
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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currency war, RMB, internationalization, China, macroprudential policy, renminbi, banking reform, extraterritorality, currency sway, SDR, IMF

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Book Review: Chinese Small Property—the Co-evolution of Law and Social Norms

The International Journal of Constitutional Law (I-CON) Vol. 16, Issue 1, 723-727 (2018)
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 12 Aug 2019
Weitseng Chen
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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China, property, legal reforms, the rule of law, small property

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Twins of Opposites: Why China Will Not Follow Taiwan's Model of Rule of Law Transition Toward Democracy

American Journal of Comparative Law, Vol. 66, Issue 3, pp. 481-535, 2018
Posted: 23 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2019
Weitseng Chen
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law

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China, Taiwan, the rule of law, democracy, constitutionalism, economic development, authoritarian legality

Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 8
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Engaging the Law in China: State, Society, and Possibilities for Justice (Book Review)

The Journal of Asian Studies (Cambridge Journal), Vol. 68, Issue 01, pp 261-263 (February 2009)
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 16 May 2015 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2017
Weitseng Chen
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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China, law and society, courts, rule of law, lawyers