Cheng Han Tan

City University of Hong Kong (CityU) – School of Law; Centre for Public Affairs and Law; Centre for Chinese and Comparative Law

Room 6101,Li Dak Sum Yip Yio Chin Academic Build

83 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong

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Scholarly Papers (38)

1.

Piercing the Corporate Veil: Historical, Theoretical and Comparative Perspectives

16:1 Berkeley Business Law Journal, 140-204 (2019), NUS - EW Barker Centre for Law & Business Working Paper 18/04, NUS Law Working Paper No. 2018/025, Berkeley Business Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 24 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2019
Cheng Han Tan, Jiangyu Wang and Christian Hofmann
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) – School of Law; Centre for Public Affairs and Law; Centre for Chinese and Comparative Law, City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Centre for Chinese & Comparative Law and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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Piercing the corporate veil, disregard corporate personality, limited liability, comparative company law, comparative law, English and Singapore law, Chinese law, Germany law

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State-Owned Enterprises in Singapore: Historical Insights into a Potential Model for Reform

28 Columbia Journal of Asian Law 61-97(2015) , NUS - Centre for Law & Business Working Paper No. 15/02, NUS Law Working Paper No. 2015/003, NUS - Centre for Asian Legal Studies Working Paper No. 15/03
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 18 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 16 Jul 2016
Cheng Han Tan, Dan W. Puchniak and Umakanth Varottil
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) – School of Law; Centre for Public Affairs and Law; Centre for Chinese and Comparative Law, Yong Pung How School of Law, Singapore Management University and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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Singapore, State owned enterprises, corporate governance, Singapore history

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Mixed Ownership Reform and Corporate Governance in China’s State-Owned Enterprises

NUS Law Working Paper No. 2019/025, Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, Vol. 53(3), pp. 1055-1107 (2020)
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 29 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2020
Jiangyu Wang and Cheng Han Tan
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Centre for Chinese & Comparative Law and City University of Hong Kong (CityU) – School of Law; Centre for Public Affairs and Law; Centre for Chinese and Comparative Law
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State owned enterprises (SOEs); corporate governance; mixed-ownership reform; SOE reform; China

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Company Law (2010)

Singapore Academy of Law Annual Review of Cases 2010, 196, Teo Keang Sood. ed., Academy Publishing, 2011
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 29 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 11 Jul 2015
Dan W. Puchniak and Cheng Han Tan
Yong Pung How School of Law, Singapore Management University and City University of Hong Kong (CityU) – School of Law; Centre for Public Affairs and Law; Centre for Chinese and Comparative Law
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Singapore company law, lifting the corporate veil, breaches of fiduciary duties, shareholders' meetings, minority shareholders' remedies, oppression

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Company Law (2014)

Singapore Academy of Law Annual Review of Cases 2014, p. 168, 2015
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 12 Jul 2015
Dan W. Puchniak and Cheng Han Tan
Yong Pung How School of Law, Singapore Management University and City University of Hong Kong (CityU) – School of Law; Centre for Public Affairs and Law; Centre for Chinese and Comparative Law
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Singapore company law, lifting the corporate veil, attribution, corporate organs, directors’ duties, dividends, company charges, and the oppression remedy

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Company Law (2009)

Singapore Academy of Law Annual Review of Cases 2009, 158, Teo Keang Sood, ed., Academy Publishing, 2010
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 29 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 11 Jul 2015
Dan W. Puchniak and Cheng Han Tan
Yong Pung How School of Law, Singapore Management University and City University of Hong Kong (CityU) – School of Law; Centre for Public Affairs and Law; Centre for Chinese and Comparative Law
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Singapore company law, lifting the corporate veil, breaches of fiduciary duties, shareholders’ rights, and minority shareholders’ remedies

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2018 Oxford Business Law Blog Round-Up: Top 20 Most Read Posts

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 28 Aug 2019
Center for Contract and Economic Organization, White & Case LLP, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Macquarie University, Technische Universität München (TUM) - TUM School of Management, Melbourne Law School, University of Virginia School of Law, Singapore Management University - School of Law, European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder) - European New School of Digital Studies, City University of Hong Kong (CityU) – School of Law; Centre for Public Affairs and Law; Centre for Chinese and Comparative Law, National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law, Hogan Lovells, Hogan Lovells, Tel Aviv University - Cegla Center for Interdisciplinary Research of the LawThe Hadar Jabotinsky Center for Interdisciplinary Research of Financial Markets, Crises and Technology (HJC), Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, Public Sector Credit Solutions, The University of Western Australia, BI Norwegian Business School, White & Case LLP, Latham & Watkins, White & Case LLP, TUM School of Management, Tilburg University - Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society, Latham & Watkins, London School of Economics - Law School, Independent, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, University of Technology Sydney (UTS), Melbourne Law School - University of Melbourne, Morrison & Foerster LLP, University of Vienna, Faculty of Law, City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Centre for Chinese & Comparative Law, University of Melbourne - Law School, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Students and White & Case LLP
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Bitcoin, Blockchain, GDPR, ICOs, Cryptocurrencies, MiFID II, EU law, Limited partnership, Private equity, Side-pockets, Liquidity, Brexit, Credit rating, Corporate Governance Code, Parent company, Bankruptcy, Securities, Financial regulation, Corporate veil, Autonomation, Courts, Smart contract

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Company Law (2015)

Singapore Academy of Law Annual Review of Cases 2015, p. 255, 2016
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 02 Sep 2016
Dan W. Puchniak and Cheng Han Tan
Yong Pung How School of Law, Singapore Management University and City University of Hong Kong (CityU) – School of Law; Centre for Public Affairs and Law; Centre for Chinese and Comparative Law
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Singapore company law, meetings, corporate organs, directors’ right to inspect documents, fraudulent trading, derivative actions, oppression remedy

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Company Law (2012)

Singapore Academy of Law Annual Review of Cases 2012, 143 (Teo Keang Sood ed., Academy Publishing, 2013)
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 30 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 11 Jul 2015
Dan W. Puchniak and Cheng Han Tan
Yong Pung How School of Law, Singapore Management University and City University of Hong Kong (CityU) – School of Law; Centre for Public Affairs and Law; Centre for Chinese and Comparative Law
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Singapore company law, lifting the corporate veil, breaches of fiduciary duties, shareholders’ meetings and procedural irregularities, fraudulent trading, derivative actions

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Company Law (2013)

Singapore Academy of Law Annual Review of Cases 2013, 179 (Teo Keang Sood ed., Academy Publishing, 2014)
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 13 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 11 Jul 2015
Dan W. Puchniak and Cheng Han Tan
Yong Pung How School of Law, Singapore Management University and City University of Hong Kong (CityU) – School of Law; Centre for Public Affairs and Law; Centre for Chinese and Comparative Law
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Singapore company law, loans to directors, ratification of breaches of directors' duties, articles of association, breach of fiduciary duties, derivative actions, oppression remedy.

Company Law

Singapore Academy of Law Annual Review of Singapore Cases, Vol. 4, p. 102, 2003
Posted: 01 Dec 2004
Cheng Han Tan
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) – School of Law; Centre for Public Affairs and Law; Centre for Chinese and Comparative Law

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Company law, Singapore

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Company Law (2011)

Singapore Academy of Law Annual Review of Cases 2011, 143 (Teo Keang Sood ed., Academy Publishing, 2012)
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 30 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 11 Jul 2015
Dan W. Puchniak and Cheng Han Tan
Yong Pung How School of Law, Singapore Management University and City University of Hong Kong (CityU) – School of Law; Centre for Public Affairs and Law; Centre for Chinese and Comparative Law
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Singapore company law, lifting the corporate veil, breaches of fiduciary duties, shareholders' meetings, directors’ right to inspect accounting and other records, informal resolutions and articles of association, disqualification of directors, derivative actions

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Company Law (2016)

Singapore Academy of Law Annual Review of Cases 2016, pp. 235-256 (2017)
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 21 Jul 2017
Dan W. Puchniak and Cheng Han Tan
Yong Pung How School of Law, Singapore Management University and City University of Hong Kong (CityU) – School of Law; Centre for Public Affairs and Law; Centre for Chinese and Comparative Law
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Singapore company law, corporate veil, memorandum of association, directors, accounts, shares, just and equitable winding-up, derivative actions, oppression remedy.

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Artificial Intelligence and Agents

NUS Centre for Technology, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence & the Law Working Paper 21/02, to be published in Ernest Lim and Phillip Morgan (eds), The Cambridge Handbook of Private Law and Artificial Intelligence (Cambridge University Press, Forthcoming), NUS Law Working Paper No. 2021/019, City University of Hong Kong School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. Forthcoming
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 04 Oct 2021 Last Revised: 19 Jan 2022
Daniel Kiat Boon Seng and Cheng Han Tan
Director, Centre for Technology, Robotics, AI and the Law, Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore and City University of Hong Kong (CityU) – School of Law; Centre for Public Affairs and Law; Centre for Chinese and Comparative Law
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AI, machine learning, electronic agents, Thaler, DABUS, personality, contract, tort

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The Beijing Consensus and Possible Lessons from the 'Singapore Model'?

Cambridge University Press, Dr CHEN Weitseng of the NUS law school (editor), Forthcoming, NUS - Centre for Asian Legal Studies Working Paper No. 16/01, NUS Law Working Paper No. 2016/001
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 12 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 16 Jul 2016
Cheng Han Tan
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) – School of Law; Centre for Public Affairs and Law; Centre for Chinese and Comparative Law
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Washington Consensus, Beijing Consensus, Singapore, economic development, democracy, corruption, state-owned enterprises, political liberalization

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Company Law (2017)

SAL Annual Review (2018)
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 19 Jul 2018
Dan W. Puchniak, Cheng Han Tan and Samantha Tang
Yong Pung How School of Law, Singapore Management University, City University of Hong Kong (CityU) – School of Law; Centre for Public Affairs and Law; Centre for Chinese and Comparative Law and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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Singapore company law, separate legal personality and veil-piercing, shadow and de facto directors, directors' duties, ratification, companies struck off the register, attribution, the oppression remedy, and just and equitable winding-up

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Singapore Company Law and the Economy: Reciprocal Influence Over 50 Years

(2019) 27(1) Asia Pacific Law Review 14-38, NUS Law Working Paper No. 2018/001, NUS - EW Barker Centre for Law & Business Working Paper 18/01, Singapore Management University School of Law Research Paper No. 37
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 25 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2020
Vincent Ooi and Cheng Han Tan
Singapore Management University - School of Law and City University of Hong Kong (CityU) – School of Law; Centre for Public Affairs and Law; Centre for Chinese and Comparative Law
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Company Law, Corporate Law, Legal History, Regulation, Insolvency, Singapore, Singapore History, Corporate Governance

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Developments in Singapore Company Law in 2020

This is the accepted manuscript of a work that will be published in 2021 as: Alan K Koh, Dan W Puchniak and Cheng Han Tan, ‘Company Law’ (2020) 21 SAL Ann Rev ____, Nanyang Business School Research Paper No. 21-20, European Corporate Governance Institute - Law Working Paper No. 599/2021
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 15 Jul 2021 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2021
Alan K. Koh, Dan W. Puchniak and Cheng Han Tan
Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University, Yong Pung How School of Law, Singapore Management University and City University of Hong Kong (CityU) – School of Law; Centre for Public Affairs and Law; Centre for Chinese and Comparative Law
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Corporate law, Singapore, directors’ duties, shareholder remedies, investor protection, enforcement, litigation, corporate contract

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Company Law (2018)

(2018) 19 SAL Ann Rev 227
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 13 Jan 2020
Dan W. Puchniak, Cheng Han Tan and Samantha Tang
Yong Pung How School of Law, Singapore Management University, City University of Hong Kong (CityU) – School of Law; Centre for Public Affairs and Law; Centre for Chinese and Comparative Law and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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Singapore company law: separate legal personality and veil-piercing, appointment of directors, shadow and de facto directors, directors' duties, directors' right to inspect, the oppression remedy, and just and equitable winding-up

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NUS Law in the Noughties: Becoming 'Asia's Global Law School'

NUS Law Working Paper No. 2017/009, Forthcoming in the Singapore Journal of Legal Studies
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 04 Aug 2017
Cheng Han Tan
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) – School of Law; Centre for Public Affairs and Law; Centre for Chinese and Comparative Law
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Legal Education, Singapore, Globalisation, Curriculum Reform, Asian Legal Studies

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Five Lectures on the Common Law with Comparative Reference to the Law in China

Tsinghua China Law Review, Vol. 8, No. 1, 2015
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 22 Dec 2015
Melbourne Law School, City University of Hong Kong (CityU) – School of Law; Centre for Public Affairs and Law; Centre for Chinese and Comparative Law, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, University of Melbourne and University of Oxford
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Piercing the Separate Personality of the Company: A Matter of Policy

Singapore Journal of Legal Studies, pp. 531-551, 1999
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 07 Jan 2007
Cheng Han Tan
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) – School of Law; Centre for Public Affairs and Law; Centre for Chinese and Comparative Law
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Governments and Business

In Victor Ramraj (ed.), Covid-19 in Asia: Law and Policy Contexts (Oxford University Press, 2020) (Forthcoming), City University of Hong Kong Centre for Chinese and Comparative Law Research Paper Series Paper No. 2020/024
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 18 Nov 2020
Cheng Han Tan and Jiangyu Wang
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) – School of Law; Centre for Public Affairs and Law; Centre for Chinese and Comparative Law and City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Centre for Chinese & Comparative Law
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Authority, Vicarious Liability and Misrepresentation

Singapore Journal of Legal Studies, Jul 2012
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 27 Sep 2012
Cheng Han Tan
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) – School of Law; Centre for Public Affairs and Law; Centre for Chinese and Comparative Law
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Company Law (2019)

(2019) 20 SAL Ann Rev 198
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 18 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 20 Jun 2022
Alan K. Koh, Dan W. Puchniak and Cheng Han Tan
Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University, Yong Pung How School of Law, Singapore Management University and City University of Hong Kong (CityU) – School of Law; Centre for Public Affairs and Law; Centre for Chinese and Comparative Law
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Singapore company law, directors' duties, attribution, share capital, valuation of shares, derivative actions, just and equitable winding up, and the oppression remedy.

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Change and Yet Continuity - What Next after 50 Years of Legal Education in Singapore?

Singapore Journal of Legal Studies, pp. 201-215, December 2007
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 01 Jun 2008
Cheng Han Tan
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) – School of Law; Centre for Public Affairs and Law; Centre for Chinese and Comparative Law
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The Legal Implications of Artificial Insemination by Donor

Singapore Journal of Legal Studies, pp. 466-475, 1991
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 21 Feb 2007
Cheng Han Tan
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) – School of Law; Centre for Public Affairs and Law; Centre for Chinese and Comparative Law
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Transsexuals and the Law of Marriage in Singapore

Singapore Journal of Legal Studies, pp. 509-516, 1991
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 20 Feb 2007
Cheng Han Tan
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) – School of Law; Centre for Public Affairs and Law; Centre for Chinese and Comparative Law
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Developments in Singapore Company Law in 2021

Forthcoming, Alan K Koh, Dan W Puchniak and Cheng Han Tan, ‘Company Law’ (2021) 22 SAL Ann Rev ____
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 06 Aug 2022
Alan K. Koh, Dan W. Puchniak and Cheng Han Tan
Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University, Yong Pung How School of Law, Singapore Management University and City University of Hong Kong (CityU) – School of Law; Centre for Public Affairs and Law; Centre for Chinese and Comparative Law
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Corporate law, Singapore, directors’ duties, shareholder remedies, direct suits, shareholder litigation, veil piercing

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Protecting the Integrity of the Securities Market: Recent Amendments to the Law Relating to Insider Trading

Singapore Journal Of Legal Studies, p. 33-51, 2000
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 29 Jul 2004
Cheng Han Tan
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) – School of Law; Centre for Public Affairs and Law; Centre for Chinese and Comparative Law
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Debt Subordination

Singapore Journal of Legal Studies, pp. 491 - 503, 1993
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 22 Jan 2007
Cheng Han Tan
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) – School of Law; Centre for Public Affairs and Law; Centre for Chinese and Comparative Law
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Agency Reasoning—A Formula or a Tool?

Singapore Journal of Legal Studies, Sep 2018, pp 43-56
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 11 Jan 2019
Francis M. B. Reynolds and Cheng Han Tan
Worcester College, University of Oxford and City University of Hong Kong (CityU) – School of Law; Centre for Public Affairs and Law; Centre for Chinese and Comparative Law
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NUS Law in the Noughties: Becoming ‘Asia’s Global Law School’

Singapore Journal of Legal Studies, Sep 17, pp 215-238
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 14 Dec 2018
Cheng Han Tan
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) – School of Law; Centre for Public Affairs and Law; Centre for Chinese and Comparative Law
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Case Note: Pre-Marital Agreements and Wilful Refusal to Consummate: Ng Bee Hoon V Tan Heok Boon [[1992] 2 SLR [Singapore Law Reports] 112]

Posted: 11 Jan 2005
Cheng Han Tan
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) – School of Law; Centre for Public Affairs and Law; Centre for Chinese and Comparative Law

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Family law, nullity of marriage, wilful refusal to consummate marriage, Singapore

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Quasi-Security Interests in Loan Agreements: An Overview

Posted: 24 Nov 2004
Cheng Han Tan
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) – School of Law; Centre for Public Affairs and Law; Centre for Chinese and Comparative Law

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Credit and security, quasi-security interests in loan agreements, negative pledge clauses, Quistclose trusts, insolvency law

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Reflections on the Companies (Amendment) Bill No 36/98

Posted: 24 Nov 2004
Cheng Han Tan
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) – School of Law; Centre for Public Affairs and Law; Centre for Chinese and Comparative Law

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Company law, company's buy-back of its own shares, exercise of share options, foreign companies, indemnification of directors or officers from liability, interests in shares, substantial property transactions between companies and their directors or persons connected with directors, Singapore

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Case Note: Springing Security Interests and Registration: The Asiatic Enterprises (Pte) Ltd V United Overseas Bank Ltd [[2000] 1 SLR [Singapore Law Reports] 300]

Posted: 24 Nov 2004
Cheng Han Tan
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) – School of Law; Centre for Public Affairs and Law; Centre for Chinese and Comparative Law

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Company law, registration and enforcement of charges, Singapore

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Corporate Governance and Independent Directors

Posted: 24 Nov 2004
Cheng Han Tan
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) – School of Law; Centre for Public Affairs and Law; Centre for Chinese and Comparative Law

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Company law, corporate governance, independent directors

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Case Note: Actual or Constructive Notice in Partnership?: Philips Singapore Pte Ltd V Han Jong Kwang & Anor [[1989] SLR [Singapore Law Reports] 453]

Posted: 08 Nov 2004
Cheng Han Tan
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) – School of Law; Centre for Public Affairs and Law; Centre for Chinese and Comparative Law

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Partnership, partners inter se, notice to be given on retirement from partnership, Singapore