Ben Chester Cheong

Singapore University of Social Sciences

LLM (Cambridge), Lecturer of Law

461 Clementi Road

599491

Singapore

http://www.suss.edu.sg/about-suss/faculty-and-staff/detail/ben-chester-cheong

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“  I am interested in the following research areas: artificial intelligence law, corporate and commercial law, and private international law.  ”

Scholarly Papers (29)

1.

Application of Blockchain-enabled Technology: Regulating Non-fungible Tokens (NFTs) in Singapore

Singapore Law Gazette, January 2022 edition
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 31 Jan 2022
Ben Chester Cheong
Singapore University of Social Sciences
Downloads 622 (65,708)

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Blockchain technology, non-fungible token, digital art, regulation, Singapore

Granting Legal Personhood to Artificial Intelligence Systems and Traditional Veil-Piercing Concepts To Impose Liability

SN Social Sciences (Forthcoming) | Pre-Peer Review Working Paper
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 06 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2022
Ben Chester Cheong
Singapore University of Social Sciences
Downloads 312 (146,561)

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Artificial Intelligence, Corporate Personhood

Granting Legal Personhood to Artificial Intelligence Systems and Traditional Veil-Piercing Concepts to Impose Liability

(2021) 1 SN Social Sciences, 231, pp 1-20; https://doi.org/10.1007/s43545-021-00236-0
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 30 Sep 2021 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2022
Ben Chester Cheong
Singapore University of Social Sciences
Downloads 8 (912,293)

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Artificial Intelligence Law, Legal Personhood, Incorporation, Veil-Piercing, Company Law

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Avatars in the Metaverse: Potential Legal Issues and Remedies

International Cybersecurity Law Review 2022; https://doi.org/10.1365/s43439-022-00056-9
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 11 Jun 2022
Ben Chester Cheong
Singapore University of Social Sciences
Downloads 221 (210,150)

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Avatars, Rights, Metaverse, Legal Issues, Remedies

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Legal Risks Beneath Blockchain-enabled Smart Contracts

The Law Gazette, January 2021
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 26 Jan 2021
Ben Chester Cheong and Harry Kishen
Singapore University of Social Sciences and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 141 (307,288)

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blockchain, smart contracts, legal risks

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Family law, Child protection

6.

A Look into China's Common Prosperity Model

SUSS Social Sciences Blog 2022
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 10 Jun 2022
Ben Chester Cheong
Singapore University of Social Sciences
Downloads 116 (355,483)

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Common Prosperity, China, Singapore, Policy

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Oppression - Personal Wrongs or Corporate Wrongs: A Commentary on Ascend Field Pte Ltd and Others V Tee Wee Sien and Another Appeal [2020] SGCA 14

Singapore Law Blog, 2020
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 21 Jan 2021
Ben Chester Cheong
Singapore University of Social Sciences
Downloads 105 (380,980)

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Oppression, Company Law, Corporate Wrongs

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Avoiding Liability – The Role of Auditors and Comfort Letters in Capital Markets Transaction

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 08 Jun 2021
Ben Chester Cheong
Singapore University of Social Sciences
Downloads 93 (415,719)

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Capital Markets, Auditors

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Director's Appointment Clauses: The Wellness Group Pte Ltd v Paris Investment Pte Ltd and Others [2018] SGCA 47

Singapore Law Blog, 2019
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 21 Jan 2021
Ben Chester Cheong
Singapore University of Social Sciences
Downloads 62 (518,789)

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Minority Oppression, Director's appointment clauses

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Case Note – The Quintet of Cases on Breaches of Fiduciary Duties, Causation and Abuse of Process: Clarifications from the Court of Appeal in Beyonics Asia Pacific Ltd v Goh Chan Peng [2021] SGCA(I) 2

Singapore Academy of Law Journal (SAcLJ) 2022
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 31 Jan 2022
Ben Chester Cheong and Muhammad Bin K M A Jahabar Sathik
Singapore University of Social Sciences and Singapore University of Social Sciences
Downloads 61 (522,956)

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directors' duties

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Rectification of Contracts Arising from Common Mistake: Sun Electric Pte Ltd v Menrva Solutions Pte Ltd [2021] 5 SLR 648

Singapore Academy of Law Journal (SAcLJ) 2022
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 23 Jun 2022
Ben Chester Cheong and Lidie Lydia Lee
Singapore University of Social Sciences and Singapore University of Social Sciences
Downloads 52 (563,011)

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Contract Law, Mistake, Rectification, Singapore

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Objurgating the Perversion of the Salacious Material and Arraigning the Browbeater

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 21 Jan 2021
Tricia Ho and Ben Chester Cheong
Singapore University of Social Sciences and Singapore University of Social Sciences
Downloads 48 (582,606)

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criminal law

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Judiciary and Law Enforcement in Singapore Inc.

Singapore Policy Journal 2022; https://spj.hkspublications.org/2022/06/19/judiciary-and-law-enforcement-in-singapore-inc/
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 27 Jun 2022
Ben Chester Cheong
Singapore University of Social Sciences
Downloads 45 (598,003)

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Judiciary, Law Enforcement, Singapore

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Could Developments in Parliamentary Sovereignty and Primacy Achieved a Mutual Acquiescence Such That Brexit Could Have Been Averted?

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 02 Jun 2021
Ben Chester Cheong
Singapore University of Social Sciences
Downloads 37 (642,969)

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EU Law, Primacy, Parliamentary Sovereignty

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Role and Purpose of Parliamentary Select Committees in Singapore

UKSLSS Law Review: Lex Loci 2012
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 21 Jan 2021
Ben Chester Cheong
Singapore University of Social Sciences
Downloads 37 (642,969)

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Parliament, Select Committees

16.

Is There a Basis to Punish Parents for Their Children’s Misbehaviour?

Singapore Law Gazette, May 2022 Edition
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 27 May 2022
Ben Chester Cheong and Wei Teng Lim
Singapore University of Social Sciences and Singapore University of Social Sciences
Downloads 33 (668,207)

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Accountability, Harm, Minors, Misbehaviour, Punishing Parents

17.

Public Confidence in the Judiciary and Strict Laws with a Deterrent Effect as Two of the Many Enablers of Economic Success in Singapore

SUSS Blog (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 10 Feb 2022
Ben Chester Cheong
Singapore University of Social Sciences
Downloads 33 (668,207)

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Singapore, Perception, Judiciary, Deterrence

18.

How the SGX Is Wooing Asia’s Tech Listings

SUSS Social Sciences Blog, April 2022
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 05 Apr 2022
Ben Chester Cheong
Singapore University of Social Sciences
Downloads 32 (674,737)

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Securities Law, SGX, Listing, Singapore

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SMRT: Duty of Care of a Public Body

The Student Journal of Law, Issue 6, 2014
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 21 Jan 2021
Ben Chester Cheong
Singapore University of Social Sciences
Downloads 27 (710,252)

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Duty of Care

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Context is the Most Important Factor: One-Man Companies and Corporate Attribution in Singapore

Oxford Business Law Blog, June 12, 2020
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 09 Jul 2020
Ben Chester Cheong
Singapore University of Social Sciences
Downloads 24 (741,717)

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Attribution, company law

21.

Oppression Claims in Family Businesses and the Appropriate Remedy

(2022) 33(7) International Company and Commercial Law Review 399-408
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 28 Jun 2022 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2022
Ben Chester Cheong
Singapore University of Social Sciences
Downloads 17 (801,214)

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Families, Oppression, Shareholders, Singapore, Winding-Up

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Inquorate Meetings - Recent Developments in Singapore

(2022) 43(6) Company Lawyer 190-196
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 31 May 2022 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2022
Ben Chester Cheong
Singapore University of Social Sciences
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Board of directors, Notice, Quorum, Shareholders' rights, Singapore

More Needs To Be Done To Protect Consumers Against Errant Car Dealers

TODAYonline, 2019
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 13 May 2021 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2021
Ben Chester Cheong
Singapore University of Social Sciences
Downloads 10 (891,367)

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Consumer Protection

More Needs to be Done to Protect Consumers Against Errant Car Dealers

TODAY, 2019
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 21 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2021
Ben Chester Cheong
Singapore University of Social Sciences
Downloads 7 (922,970)

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Consumer Protection

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Teaching Law in a Lockdown

The Post-Pandemic University (2020) https://postpandemicuniversity.net/about/
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 10 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2021
Ben Chester Cheong
Singapore University of Social Sciences
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Pandemic, Education, Law

25.

Wither Parliamentary Sovereignty…

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 02 Jun 2021
Ben Chester Cheong
Singapore University of Social Sciences
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Parliamentary Sovereignty

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It Is not so Cloudy after All: Legal Remedies when Cloud Storage Rains on You

Singapore Law Gazette (September 2022)
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 03 Oct 2022
Ben Chester Cheong and Khairul Anwar
Singapore University of Social Sciences and Singapore University of Social Sciences, School of Law
Downloads 14 (819,943)

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cloud storage, data breach, data leak, legal recourse, PDPA

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Teaching and Engaging Adult Law Learners in a Singapore Business Law Class — a Reflection of Legal Teaching Strategies

(2022) Asian Journal of Legal Education 1-13; https://doi.org/10.1177/23220058221139063
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 30 Dec 2022
Ben Chester Cheong
Singapore University of Social Sciences
Downloads 13 (829,492)

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Legal Education, Law

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Clarifications from the Singapore Court of Appeal – Directors’ Duties, Causation and Abuse of Process

Oxford Business Law Blog, Feb 2022
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 04 Apr 2022
Ben Chester Cheong
Singapore University of Social Sciences
Downloads 13 (829,492)

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Abuse of Process Causation Fiduciary duties Separate entity doctrine

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Personal Service Companies and the Tax Avoidance Surcharge in Singapore

(2023) 44(2) The Company Lawyer 59-65
Posted: 04 Jan 2023
Vincent Ooi and Ben Chester Cheong
Singapore Management University - Yong Pung How School of Law and Singapore University of Social Sciences

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Personal service companies, Singapore, Tax avoidance, Tax planning

Other Papers (7)

Total Downloads: 78
1.

Book Review – Trade Finance: Technology, Innovation and Documentary Credits

Singapore Academy of Law Journal 2022
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 18 Feb 2022
Ben Chester Cheong
Singapore University of Social Sciences
Downloads 38

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Trade Finance

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Time To Rethink Directorial Duties

The Business Times, Singapore, 1 Dec 2021
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 10 Dec 2021 Last Revised: 08 Jan 2022
Ben Chester Cheong
Singapore University of Social Sciences
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company law, directors' duties

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Regulating Avatars in the Metaverse

The Business Times, Singapore, 26 August 2022
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 23 Dec 2022
Ben Chester Cheong
Singapore University of Social Sciences
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Metaverse

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What Are Your Legal Options When Your Service Provider Exposes Your Data?

The Straits Times, Singapore, 18 October 2022
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 30 Dec 2022
Ben Chester Cheong
Singapore University of Social Sciences
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Data Protection, Breach, Law

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Reinventing the Conveyancing Process with Blockchain

The Business Times, Singapore, 17 May 2022
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 30 Dec 2022
Ben Chester Cheong
Singapore University of Social Sciences
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Conveyancing, Blockchain

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Got a Job Offer Only to Have It Withdrawn: What Can Employees Do?

The Straits Times, Singapore, 13 September 2022
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 30 Dec 2022
Ben Chester Cheong
Singapore University of Social Sciences
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Employment

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Benefits and Pitfalls of Blockchain Marriages

The Straits Times, 25 March 2022, https://www.straitstimes.com/opinion/benefits-and-pitfalls-of-blockchain-marriages
Posted: 05 Apr 2022 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2022
Ben Chester Cheong
Singapore University of Social Sciences

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Blockchain, Marriages, Family Law