Ernest Lim

National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law

Associate Professor

469G Bukit Timah Road

Eu Tong Sen Building

Singapore, 259776

Singapore

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Directors' Fiduciary Duties: A New Analytical Framework

(2013) 129 Law Quarterly Review 242
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 16 Dec 2013
Ernest Lim
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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Breach of fiduciary duty; Conflict of interest; Directors' liabilities; Statutory interpretation

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A Critique of Corporate Attribution: 'Directing Mind and Will' and Corporate Objectives

[2013] Journal of Business Law 333
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 16 Dec 2013
Ernest Lim
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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directing mind and will; corporate objectives; ex turpi causa; Stone & Rolls v Moore Stephens; Safeway Stores v Twigger; Lexi Holdings v DTZ Debenham

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Contracting Out of Fiduciary Duties

(2015) 44 Common Law World Review 276-297
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 07 Jan 2016
Ernest Lim
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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Directors’ duties, fiduciary duties, exemption

Problems with Wednesbury Unreasonableness in Contract Law: Lessons from Public Law

135 Law Quarterly Review, 2019, Forthcoming, University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2018/010
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 18 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 06 Mar 2018
Ernest Lim and Cora Chan
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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Wednesbury Unreasonableness, Braganza, Contract Law, Contractual Discretion, Administrative Discretion, Public Law, Intensity of Review, Deference

Problems with Wednesbury Unreasonableness in Contract Law: Lessons from Public Law

Law Quarterly Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 17 Jan 2018
Ernest Lim and Cora Chan
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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Wednesbury Unreasonableness, Braganza, Contractual Discretion, Contract Law, Administrative Discretion, Public Law, Intensity of Review, Deference

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Sponsors’ Prospectus Liability in Initial Public Offerings in Hong Kong

(2013) 8 Capital Markets Law Journal 177, University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2014/016
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 17 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2014
Ernest Lim
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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IPO; sponsors; liability; prospectus; deterrence

Ex Turpi Causa: Reformation Not Revolution

(2017) 80 Modern Law Review (Forthcoming), University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2017/001
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 31 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2017
Ernest Lim
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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ex turpi causa, illegality defence, public policy

Ex Turpi Causa: Reformation Not Revolution

The Modern Law Review, Vol. 80, Issue 5, pp. 927-941, 2017
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 07 Sep 2017
Ernest Lim
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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Patel v Mirza, ex turpi causa, illegality defence, public policies

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Attribution and the Fraud Exception

Lloyd's Maritime and Commercial Law Quarterly, Vol. 14, 2015, University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2015/005
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 22 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2015
Ernest Lim
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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Of ‘Landmark’ or ‘Leading’ Cases: Salomon's Challenge

41 Journal of Law and Society 523-550, 2014
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 11 Dec 2014
Ernest Lim
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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Landmark cases; leading cases; canon; Salomon

Of ‘Landmark’ or ‘Leading’ Cases: Salomon's Challenge

Journal of Law and Society, Vol. 41, Issue 4, pp. 523-550, 2014
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 28 Nov 2014
Ernest Lim
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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Judicial Intervention in Directors’ Decision-Making Process: Section 172 of the Companies Act 2006

Journal of Business Law 169, 2018
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 18 Jan 2018
Ernest Lim
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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Directors' Duties; Decision-Making Process; Judicial Intervention

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Attribution in Company Law

(2014) 77 Modern Law Review 794, University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2014/029
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 31 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2014
Ernest Lim
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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attribution; ex turpi causa; Hampshire Land

Attribution in Company Law

The Modern Law Review, Vol. 77, Issue 5, pp. 794-807, 2014
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 29 Aug 2014
Ernest Lim
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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attribution, ex turpi causa, Hampshire Land

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Directors’ Duties: Improper Purposes or Implied Terms?

(2014) 34 Legal Studies (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 16 Dec 2013
Ernest Lim
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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directors' duties; improper purposes; implied terms

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Formalism and Companies

(2013) 13 Journal of Corporate Law Studies 477
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 16 Dec 2013
Ernest Lim
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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Formalism; Stone & Rolls v Moore Stephens; Paycheck Services; Revenue and Customs Commissioners v Holland

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The Illegality Defence and Company Law

(2013) 13 Journal of Corporate Law Studies 49
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 16 Dec 2013
Ernest Lim
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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Illegality Defence; ex turpi causa; company

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Corporate Law, Private Law and Instrumentalism

Lloyd’s Maritime and Commercial Law Quarterly, 541-574, 2015, University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2015/052
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 09 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 05 Apr 2016
Ernest Lim
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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Corporate law; private law; instrumentalism; rights