Ernest Lim

National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law

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469G Bukit Timah Road

Eu Tong Sen Building

Singapore, 259776

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Scholarly Papers (35)

1.

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 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2022
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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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

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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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

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Technology vs Ideology: How Far will Artificial Intelligence and Distributed Ledger Technology Transform Corporate Governance and Business?

Berkeley Business Law Journal, Vol. 18, No. 1, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 07 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2020
Iris H-Y Chiu and Ernest Lim
University College London - Faculty of Laws and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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artificial intelligence, distributed ledger technology, corporate governance, institutional change

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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

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Managing Corporations’ Risk in Adopting Artificial Intelligence: A Corporate Responsibility Paradigm

(2021) 19 Washington University Global Studies Law Review (forthcoming)
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 25 Feb 2021
Iris H-Y Chiu and Ernest Lim
University College London - Faculty of Laws and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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machine learning, artificial intelligence, regulation, responsibility

B2B Artificial Intelligence Transactions: A Framework for Assessing Commercial Liability

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 25 Mar 2022 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2023
Ernest Lim
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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AI, Machine Learning, Commercial Law, Sale of Goods Act, Supply of Goods and Services Act

B2B Artificial Intelligence Transactions: A Framework for Assessing Commercial Liability

Singapore Journal of Legal Studies, Mar 2022, pp 46-74
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 21 Jul 2022
Ernest Lim
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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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

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Understanding Proportionality in the Illegality Defence

(2020) 136 Law Quarterly Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 03 Apr 2020
Ernest Lim and Francisco J. Urbina
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law and Notre Dame Law School
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Illegality defence, proportionality, public law, private law

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A Case for Shareholders' Fiduciary Duties in Common Law Asia

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 13 Apr 2021
Ernest Lim
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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fiduciary, shareholders, Asia, controlling shareholder, institutional investor, corporate governance

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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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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

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Introduction to The Cambridge Handbook of Private Law and Artificial Intelligence

Cambridge University Press, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 14 Dec 2023 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2023
Ernest Lim and Phillip Morgan
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law and University of York - York Law School
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Artificial Intelligence (AI), private law, rights, obligations, algorithm, risks, benefits, liability

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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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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

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Climate Risk: Enforcement of Corporate and Securities Law in Common Law Asia

NUS Law Working Paper No. 2022/006
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 27 May 2022 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2022
Ernest Lim and Umakanth Varottil
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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Climate change, climate risk, corporate law, securities regulation, directors’ duties, disclosure, enforcement, derivative action, oppression, unfair prejudice

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Can a Global Legal Misfit be Fixed? Shareholder Stewardship in a Controlling Shareholder and ESG World

in, GLOBAL SHAREHOLDER STEWARDSHIP (Dionysia Katelouzou & Dan W. Puchniak eds., Cambridge University Press, Forthcoming), European Corporate Governance Institute - Law Working Paper No. 600/2021
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 04 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2021
Ernest Lim and Dan W. Puchniak
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law and Singapore Management University - Yong Pung How School of Law
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Shareholder Stewardship, Controlling Shareholders, Comparative Corporate Law and Governance, ESG

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A Legal Framework for Artificial Intelligence Fairness Reporting

NUS Law Working Paper No. 2022/007, (2022) 81 Cambridge Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 07 Jun 2022 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2023
Jia Qing Yap and Ernest Lim
Centre for Technology, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence and the Law, Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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artificial intelligence, machine learning, law, fairness, equality, discrimination, antidiscrimination, disclosure, reporting, companies, law and technology, shareholders, stakeholders, GDPR

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Directors’ Liability and Climate Risk: White Paper on Hong Kong

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 08 Feb 2022
Ernest Lim
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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board of directors, climate change, corporate governance, sustainability, ESG

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Concentrated Ownership, State-Owned Enterprises and Corporate Governance

(2021) 41 Oxford Journal of Legal Studies 663
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 25 Apr 2022
Ernest Lim
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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Concentrated Ownership, State-Owned Enterprises, Corporate Governance

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A New Legal Form for Social Enterprises in Asia

(2022) 69 American Journal of Comparative Law (forthcoming)
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 25 Feb 2021
Ernest Lim
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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Social enterprise, Asia, benefit corporation, community interest company, social purpose corporation

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How it Matters Who Makes Corporate Rules

European Business Organization Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 13 Nov 2023
Jonathan Chan and Ernest Lim
UCL and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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corporate governance, corporate law, regulation, self-regulation, stock exchanges, incentives, regulatory competition, legitimacy, FSMA 2023, climate disclosure

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Law by Algorithm

(2023) 43 Oxford Journal of Legal Studies (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 04 Jun 2023 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2023
Ernest Lim
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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artificial intelligence (AI), algorithms, liability, EU AI Liability Directive, EU revised Product Liability Directive, adjudication, causation, legal personhood

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Reconsidering the Rule on Shareholders’ Exercise of Voting Powers

[2020] Journal of Business Law 645
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 28 Dec 2021
Ernest Lim
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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Shareholders, votes, voting rights, Wednesbury

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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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Attribution

William Day and Sarah Worthington (eds), Challenging Private Law: Lord Sumption on the Supreme Court (Hart Publishing, 2020), Chapter 15
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 25 Feb 2021
Ernest Lim
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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attribution, illegality defence, company law

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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

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Sustainability and Corporate Mechanisms in Asia

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 28 Dec 2021
Ernest Lim
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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sustainability, corporate law, corporate governance, Asia

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The Government Controlling Shareholder as a Fiduciary: Implications for Climate Change Management and Litigation

(2024) 35 European Business Law Review
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 27 Dec 2023 Last Revised: 15 May 2024
Ernest Lim
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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State-owned enterprises, government, controlling shareholder, fiduciary, fiduciary duties, corporate law, public interest, conflicts of interest, climate change, climate risks, climate litigation

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Attribution: A New Controversy?

(2021) 84 Modern Law Review (forthcoming)
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 25 Feb 2021
Ernest Lim
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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Attribution, illegality defence, Red Star, Bilta, Singularis, Patel v Mirza, Ting Siew May

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Optimal Deterrence, the Illegality Defence, and Corporate Attribution

20 European Business Organization Law Review (Forthcoming), University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2019/026
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 24 May 2019 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2019
Kelvin Hiu Fai Kwok and Ernest Lim
The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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Optimal Deterrence, Illegality Defence, Corporate Attribution, Competition Law, Law and Economics

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Rethinking ESG in a Regulatory, Developmental and Predatory State: SOEs and Common Law Asia

Thilo Kuntz (ed.), Research Handbook on Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance, Edward Elgar, 2023 (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 25 Apr 2023
Ernest Lim
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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ESG, sustainability, corporate law, corporate governance, state-owned enterprises