Kelvin F.K. Low

National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law

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1.

Pause the Blockchain Legal Revolution

(2020) 69(1) International & Comparative Law Quarterly 135-175
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 22 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2020
Kelvin F.K. Low and Eliza Mik
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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blockchain, asset registry, land registry, smart contracts, law reform, technology, fintech

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The Emperor’s New Art: Cryptomania, Art & Property

(2022) 86 Conveyancer and Property Lawyer 378
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 01 Feb 2022 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2022
Kelvin F.K. Low
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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NFTs, cryptoassets, blockchain, copyright, art, digital property

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Bitcoins and Other Cryptocurrencies As Property?

(2017) 9 (2) Law, Innovation and Technology 235 , Singapore Management University School of Law Research Paper No. 21/2017
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 21 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2017
Kelvin F.K. Low and Ernie G. S. Teo
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law and NUS Business School
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intangible property; digital money; bitcoin; cryptocurrencies; distributed ledgers

The Company and Blockchain Technology

Christian Witting and Martin Petrin (eds), Edward Elgard Handbook on Corporate Liability (Edward Elgar, forthcoming)
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 29 Oct 2022 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2022
Kelvin F.K. Low, Edmund Schuster and Wai Yee Wan
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law, London School of Economics - Law School and City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Centre for Chinese & Comparative Law
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blockchain, DLT, disintermediation, accounting, DAO

The Company and Blockchain Technology

LSE Legal Studies Working Paper No. 18/2022
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 06 Dec 2022
Kelvin F.K. Low, Edmund Schuster and Wai Yee Wan
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law, London School of Economics - Law School and City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Centre for Chinese & Comparative Law
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blockchain, DLT, disintermediation, accounting, DAO

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Trusts of Cryptoassets

Trust Law International and Trusts and Private Wealth Management: Developments and Directions (Cambridge University Press, 2021), City University of Hong Kong School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2020-020
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 17 Dec 2020
Kelvin F.K. Low
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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trusts; cryptoassets; cryptoasset exchanges; certainty of intention; certainty of subject-matter; insurance; authorised investments; risks

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Cryptoassets and Property

Sjef van Erp & Katja Zimmermann (eds), Edward Elgar Research Handbook on EU Property Law (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 11 May 2022 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2022
Kelvin F.K. Low and Megumi Hara
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law and Chuo University, Law School
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cryptocurrencies, cryptoassets, property, assets, classification

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Non-Charitable Purpose Trusts: The Missing Right to Forego Enforcement

Cambridge University Press, Trusts and Modern Wealth Management, 486-509, 2018
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 03 Jan 2020
Kelvin F.K. Low
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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non-charitable purpose trust, charitable purpose trust, powers, offshore trusts, tax avoidance

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Fiduciary Duties: The Case for Prescription

Trust Law International, Vol 30, (3-25), 2016, Singapore Management University School of Law ResearchPaper No. 6/2017
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 15 Mar 2017
Kelvin F.K. Low
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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Confronting Cryptomania

Kelvin F.K. LOW, “Confronting Cryptomania: Can Equity Tame the Blockchain?” (2020) 14 Journal of Equity 240, City University of Hong Kong School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2020-014
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 21 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2021
Kelvin F.K. Low
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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Bitcoins as Property: Welcome Clarity?

(2020) 136 Law Quarterly Review 345
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 25 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2020
Kelvin F.K. Low
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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Bitcoins, Crypto-currencies, Crypto-assets, Intangible Property, Chose in Action, Tertium Quid

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Lost in Transmission: Unilateral Mistakes in Automated Contracts

(2020) 136 Law Quarterly Review 563
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 01 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2020
Kelvin F.K. Low and Eliza Mik
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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Bitcoins, Crypto-currencies, smart contracts, contract automation, unilateral mistake

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Bunkers in Wonderland: A Tale of How the Growth of Romalpa Clauses Shrank the English Law of Sales

(2018) Journal of Business Law 229
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 24 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2018
Kelvin F.K. Low and Kelry Chit Fai Loi
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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sale of goods, retention of title, Romalpa, consumer protection

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Legal Risks of Owning Cryptocurrencies

Reed Elsevier, Handbook of Blockchain, Digital Finance, and Inclusion, Volume 1, 1st Edition, 225-247, 2018 , Singapore Management University School of Law Research Paper No. 23/2016
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 21 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2017
Kelvin F.K. Low and Ernie G. S. Teo
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law and NUS Business School
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Termination of Contracts in Hong Kong

In Chen-Wishart, Neo, and Vogenauer (eds), Studies in the Contract Laws of Asia: Ending and Changing Performance (OUP, Forthcoming), City University of Hong Kong School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2020-005
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 24 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2020
Kelvin F.K. Low
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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The Future of Machines: Property and Personhood

Ernest Lim and Phillip Morgan (eds), The Cambridge Handbook of Private Law and Artificial Intelligence (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming)
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 02 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2021
Kelvin F.K. Low, Wai Yee Wan and Ying-Chieh Wu
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law, City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Centre for Chinese & Comparative Law and Seoul National University (SNU), School of Law
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artificial intelligence, property, personhood, cyborg, accession, data, corporations

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The Case for Cryptoassets as Property

Sinéad Agnew and Sir Marcus Smith (eds), Law at the Cutting Edge (Hart, forthcoming)
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 14 Feb 2023 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2023
Peter G. Watts, Peter G. Watts and Kelvin F.K. Low
Law Faculty University of OxfordUniversity of Auckland, Law Faculty and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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cryptoassets, property, insolvency

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Cryptoassets and the Renaissance of the Tertium Quid?

Chris Bevan (ed), Edward Elgar Handbook on Property Law and Theory (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 13 Mar 2023 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2023
Kelvin F.K. Low
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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thing in possession, thing in action, tertium quid, patents, cryptoassets

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Private Takings of Land for Urban Redevelopment: A Tale of Two Cities

(2021) 69(2) American Journal of Comparative Law 295-334, City University of Hong Kong Centre for Chinese and Comparative Law Research Paper Series Paper No. 2020/007
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 10 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2022
Kelvin F.K. Low, Wai Yee Wan and Alwin Chan
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law, City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Centre for Chinese & Comparative Law and University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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private takings, en-bloc sales, collective sales, mergers & acquisitions, urban redevelopment, minority protection, Singapore, Hong Kong

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Quoines in Cryptopia: When (If Ever) are Cryptoasset Exchanges Trustees?

Kelvin F.K. LOW, “Quoines in Cryptopia: When (if ever) are Cryptoasset Exchanges Trustees?” (2020) The Conveyancer and Property Lawyer 70, City University of Hong Kong School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 18 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2020
Kelvin F.K. Low
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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DeFi Common Sense: Crypto-backed Lending in Janesh s/o Rajkumar v Unknown Person (“CHEFPIERRE”)

Modern Law Review (forthcoming)
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 16 Feb 2023 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2023
Timothy Chan and Kelvin F.K. Low
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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Law, Technology and Innovation, Property law, Commercial law

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The Characterisation of Cryptocurrencies in East Asia

Cryptocurrencies in Public and Private Law (edited by David Fox and Sarah Green, OUP, 2019)
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 25 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2021
Kelvin F.K. Low and Ying-Chieh Wu
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law and Seoul National University (SNU), School of Law
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cryptocurrencies, japan, china, south korea, real rights, quasi-real rights

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The Value of Fiduciary Duties: Evidence from En Bloc Sales in Singapore

International Review of Law and Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 28 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2022
Jianfeng Hu, Kelvin F.K. Low and Wei Zhang
Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business, National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law and Singapore Management University
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fiduciary duties, en bloc sale, land assembly, corporate M&A, condominium

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Post-Scam Crypto Recovery: Final Clarity or Deceptive Simplicity?

Law Quarterly Review (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 30 Mar 2023
Timothy Chan and Kelvin F.K. Low
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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Property, Title, Trusts, Cryptoassets, Digital Assets, Law and Technology

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Blockchain Tokenisation: ‘NFTy’ Trick or Griftonomics?

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 26 May 2023 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2023
Timothy Chan and Kelvin F.K. Low
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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Cryptoassets, Digital Assets, Tokenisation, Property, Title

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Carbon Credits As EU Like It: Property, Immunity, TragiCO2medy?

Journal of Environmental Law, pp.1-29, 2015 ( doi: 10.1093/jel/eqv020, 2015), Singapore Management University School of Law Research Paper No. 52/2015, University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2015/022
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 09 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2015
Kelvin F.K. Low and Jolene Lin
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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carbon credits, property, registry, fraud

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Victoria Meets Confucius in Singapore: Implied Trusts of Residential Property

Forthcoming in Asia-Pacific Trusts Law: Theory and Practice in Context by Hart Publishing.
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 10 Jan 2020
Kelvin F.K. Low
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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resulting trusts, common intention constructive trust, Victorian values, Confucian values, Women's Charter

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Rescuing Uncertain Leases in English Law: A Study in Compatibility for Transplantation

Singapore Journal of Legal Studies, p.481, December 2012
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 02 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2020
Kelvin F.K. Low and Rachel Leow
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law and London School of Economics - Law School
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Reconceptualising Fiduciary Regulation in Actual Conflicts

Melbourne University Law Review, Vol. 45, No. 1, 2021
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 11 Aug 2021
Yip Man and Kelvin F.K. Low
Singapore Management University - Yong Pung How School of Law and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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equity, fiduciary duty, actual conflicts, informed consent, resignation

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The User Principle: Rashomon Effect or Much Ado About Nothing?

(2016) 28 Singapore Academy of Law Journal 984, Singapore Management University School of Law Research Paper No. 18/2017
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 29 May 2019
Kelvin F.K. Low
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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user principle, damages, compensation, restitution

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Book Review: Lye Lin Heng's Landlord and Tenant Law in Singapore (2nd Ed) by Lye Lin Heng, Koh Swee Yen and Elaine Chew

Singapore Journal of Legal Studies, Sep 2022, p 494-500
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 21 Jun 2023
Kelvin F.K. Low
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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Data Objects: New Things or No-Thing More Than Ignis Fatuus

Posted: 31 Dec 2022 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2023
Daniel Kiat Boon Seng and Kelvin F.K. Low
Director, Centre for Technology, Robotics, AI and the Law, Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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property law, digital files, virtual objects, tort of conversion

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Book Review: Lye Lin Heng's Landlord and Tenant Law in Singapore

Singapore Journal of Legal Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 09 Apr 2022
Kelvin F.K. Low
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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lease, landlord and tenant, contractualisation, frustration, repudiatory breach