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 (41)

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 891 (49,835)

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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 381 (142,919)
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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 65 (633,667)

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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 374 (147,238)
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Avatars, Rights, Metaverse, Legal Issues, Remedies

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Family law, Child protection

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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 183 (300,395)

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blockchain, smart contracts, legal risks

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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 164 (330,582)

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Judiciary, Law Enforcement, Singapore

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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 158 (341,180)

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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 149 (358,098)

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Capital Markets, Auditors

9.

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 145 (366,110)

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Common Prosperity, China, Singapore, Policy

10.

Implied Terms, Unjust Enrichment and Quantum Meruit in Singapore

Singapore Law Gazette (May 2023)
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 30 Jun 2023
Ben Chester Cheong and Joshua Chan
Singapore University of Social Sciences and Singapore University of Social Sciences
Downloads 116 (434,450)

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Contract Law, Implied Terms, Unjust Enrichment

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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 104 (470,631)

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directors' duties

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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 104 (470,631)

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Minority Oppression, Director's appointment clauses

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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 96 (496,743)

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EU Law, Primacy, Parliamentary Sovereignty

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Wither Parliamentary Sovereignty…

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 02 Jun 2021
Ben Chester Cheong
Singapore University of Social Sciences
Downloads 94 (507,024)

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Parliamentary Sovereignty

15.

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 81 (552,040)

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criminal law

16.

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 76 (572,791)

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Singapore, Perception, Judiciary, Deterrence

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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 73 (585,858)

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Contract Law, Mistake, Rectification, Singapore

18.

The Proper Basis for the Reflective Loss Principle in Singapore

[2023] Journal of Business Law 452-469
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 28 Aug 2023
Ben Chester Cheong and Kunhe Lin
Singapore University of Social Sciences and Singapore University of Social Sciences
Downloads 69 (608,759)

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Reflective Loss, Company Law

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The Historical Origins of EU Law Primacy, Its Interaction with UK Parliamentary Sovereignty and Brexit Consequences on Other EU Member States

(2022) 7(3) European Papers – A Journal on Law and Integration 1447-1470
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 30 Mar 2023
Ben Chester Cheong
Singapore University of Social Sciences
Downloads 68 (613,421)

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EU law, Primacy, Parliamentary Sovereignty

20.

A Rethink of Corporate Limited Liability to Promote the Corporate Purpose of Sustainable Value Creation

(2023) 34(6) International Company and Commercial Law Review 351-359
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 30 Jun 2023
Ben Chester Cheong
Singapore University of Social Sciences
Downloads 67 (613,421)

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Companies, Limited Liability

21.

Cryptocurrency lender allowed extended creditor protection in Singapore - implications of the decision on separate legal entity, sealing applications, scheme of arrangement, and future of debt repayment

(2024) 45(1) The Company Lawyer 3-9
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 20 Dec 2023
Ben Chester Cheong and Joshua Chan
Singapore University of Social Sciences and Singapore University of Social Sciences
Downloads 63 (633,330)

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Cryptocurrencies; Foreign companies; Moratoriums; Schemes of arrangement; Singapore

22.

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 63 (633,330)

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Accountability, Harm, Minors, Misbehaviour, Punishing Parents

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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 62 (638,420)

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Families, Oppression, Shareholders, Singapore, Winding-Up

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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 58 (659,613)

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Securities Law, SGX, Listing, 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 36 (824,438)

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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 22 (952,257)

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Consumer Protection

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Crypto Assets Are Property, Specifically, Choses in Action, That Are Capable Of Being Held On Trust

[2024] SAL Practitioner 2, pp 1-18
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 07 Mar 2024
Ben Chester Cheong and Kunhe Lin
Singapore University of Social Sciences and Singapore University of Social Sciences
Downloads 53 (687,796)

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Trust law, Cryptocurrency, Property Law

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Exploring Singapore's Recent Carbon Credits Initiatives

(2024) Cambridge Climate Society Research Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 29 Mar 2024
Ben Chester Cheong
Singapore University of Social Sciences
Downloads 50 (705,902)

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carbon credit, environmental harm, net zero

28.

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 50 (705,902)

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Parliament, Select Committees

29.

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
Downloads 49 (712,203)

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Board of directors, Notice, Quorum, Shareholders' rights, Singapore

30.

Doctrinal Issues in Recovering NFTs That Have Been Wrongfully Taken Away

[2023] SAL Practitioner 14
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 12 Oct 2023 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2023
Ben Chester Cheong
Singapore University of Social Sciences
Downloads 47 (724,909)

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NFTs, Doctrinal Issues

31.

Policy Issues in Countering Deepfakes

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 22 Feb 2024
Ben Chester Cheong
Singapore University of Social Sciences
Downloads 43 (751,436)

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Deepfakes, Harms, Legal Issues

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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 43 (751,436)

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

33.

Personal Data Breach Claims for Emotional Distress and Loss of Control in the Singapore Court of Appeal

(2024) 140 L.Q.R. 16-22
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 20 Feb 2024
Ben Chester Cheong and Khairul Anwar
Singapore University of Social Sciences and Singapore University of Social Sciences, School of Law
Downloads 40 (772,852)

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Personal Data Protection, Privacy, Emotional Distress, Singapore

34.

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 37 (794,623)

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Duty of Care

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Unjust Enrichment Claims in Illegal Cryptocurrency Transfers

Singapore Law Gazette, Features, July 2023
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 03 Nov 2023
Ben Chester Cheong and Matin Razak
Singapore University of Social Sciences and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 35 (809,983)

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Cryptocurrencies, Digital Tokens, Foreign Law Illegality, International Comity, Unjust Enrichment

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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 31 (842,212)

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Legal Education, Law

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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 29 (858,999)
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Attribution, company law

38.

Tensions in Singapore National Security Landscape

[2023] 1 Legal Scribes 3-9
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 20 Feb 2024
Ben Chester Cheong
Singapore University of Social Sciences
Downloads 26 (885,513)

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National Security, Singapore, Freedom of Expression, Anti-Interference Laws

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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
Downloads 26 (885,513)

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Pandemic, 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 24 (903,817)

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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, Singapore Management University School of Law Research Paper
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: 143
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 51

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Trade Finance

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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
Downloads 42

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Metaverse

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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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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
Downloads 13

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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
Downloads 13

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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