Li-Wen Lin

Peter A. Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia

Assistant Professor

1822 East Mall

Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z1

Canada

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

19

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“  I am currently working on legal innovations of corporate social responsibility around the world.  ”

Scholarly Papers (19)

1.

We are the (National) Champions: Understanding the Mechanisms of State Capitalism in China

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 409
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 01 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2012
Li-Wen Lin and Curtis J. Milhaupt
Peter A. Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia and Stanford Law School
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state-owned enterprise, business group, China, corporate governance, varieties of capitalism

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Corporate Social Responsibility in China: Window Dressing or Structural Change?

Berkeley Journal of International Law (BJIL), Vol. 28, No. 1, 2010
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 16 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2011
Li-Wen Lin
Peter A. Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia
Downloads 1,351 (17,206)
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corporate law, corporate governance, global governance, human rights, disclosure, supply chain

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State Ownership and Corporate Governance in China: An Executive Career Approach

(2013) 3 Columbia Business Law Review Rev. 743-800
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 26 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2016
Li-Wen Lin
Peter A. Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia
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corporate governance, state-owned enterprise, human resources, varieties of capitalism, SASAC, China

The Roles of Standardization, Certification, and Assurance Services in Global Commerce

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 16 Apr 2008
Vanderbilt University - Law School, York University - Osgoode Hall Law School and Peter A. Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia
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Assurance services, certification, corporate governance, International Organization for Standardization, ISO, make-or-buy decision, standardization, supply chain management, theory of the firm, transnational supply chains, types of supplier relationships

The Roles of Standardization, Certification and Assurance Services in Global Commerce

CLPE Research Paper No. 12/2008, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 08-16
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 04 May 2008
Vanderbilt University - Law School, York University - Osgoode Hall Law School and Peter A. Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia
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standardization, compliance, enforcement infrastructure, assurance, quasi-regulatory standards, global commerce, third-party inspectors

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Mandatory Corporate Social Responsibility? Legislative Innovation and Judicial Application in China

Forthcoming in American Journal of Comparative Law
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 16 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2020
Li-Wen Lin
Peter A. Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia
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corporate social responsibility, corporate governance, shareholder primacy, fiduciary duty, legal transplant

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Corporate Social Accountability Standards in the Global Supply Chain: Resistance, Reconsideration and Resolution in China

Cardozo Journal of International and Comparative Law (JICL), Vol. 15, No. 2, p. 321, Fall 2007, U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. LE06-018
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 13 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2011
Li-Wen Lin
Peter A. Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia
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corporate social responsibility, corporate codes of conduct, SA 8000, protectionism, bargaining power

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Assurance Services as a Substitute for Law in Global Commerce

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 07-06
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 03 Apr 2007
Vanderbilt University - Law School, York University - Osgoode Hall Law School and Peter A. Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia
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Business norms, certification, contracts, contract enforcement, corporate social responsibility, global governance, globalization, incomplete contracts, ISO, ISO 9000, law and development, norms transmission, outsourcing, rule of law, supply chains, theory of the firm, third-party assurance

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Legal Transplants through Private Contracting: Codes of Vendor Conduct in Global Supply Chains as an Example

American Journal of Comparative Law, Vol. 57, No. 3, p. 711, 2009
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 22 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2011
Li-Wen Lin
Peter A. Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia
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private contracting, contract enforcement, institution, corporate social responsibility, arbitration, harmonization, standardization

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Bonded to the State: A Network Perspective on China's Corporate Debt Market

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 543, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 327/2016
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 16 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2016
Li-Wen Lin and Curtis J. Milhaupt
Peter A. Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia and Stanford Law School
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China, corporate bond market, markets, bond markets, corporate debt market, shadow banking, state capitalism

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A Network Anatomy of Chinese State-Owned Enterprises

Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies Research Paper No. RSCAS 2017/07
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 07 Feb 2017
Li-Wen Lin
Peter A. Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia
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China, party state, state-owned enterprise, business group, financial institution.

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Mandatory Corporate Social Responsibility Legislation around the World: Emergent Varieties and National Experiences

University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business Law, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Oct 2020
Li-Wen Lin
Peter A. Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia
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mandatory, corporate social responsibility, corporate philanthropy, fiduciary duty, corporate governance, due diligence

12.

Behind the Numbers: State Capitalism and Executive Compensation in China

University of Pennsylvania Asian Law Review (Vol. 12, 2017 Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 06 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2017
Li-Wen Lin
Peter A. Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia
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executive pay, state-owned enterprise, business group, disclosure

13.

China's National Champions: Governance Change Through Globalization?

University of Pennsylvania Asian Law Review, Volume 11, Issue 1, pp.81-126 (2015)
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 03 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2020
Li-Wen Lin
Peter A. Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia
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state-owned enterprise, mergers and acquisitions, cross-listing, foreign investment, SASAC

14.

The 'Good Corporate Citizen' Beyond BCE

Alberta Law Review, Vol. 58, No. 3, 2021
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Oct 2020
Li-Wen Lin
Peter A. Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia
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good corporate citizenship, corporate social responsibility, corporate governance, corporate philanthropy, shareholders, stakeholders

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Say on Purpose: Lessons from Chinese Corporate Charters

Forthcoming, Journal of Corporate Law Studies
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 21 May 2019
Li-Wen Lin
Peter A. Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia
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corporate purpose, corporate social responsibility, shareholder wealth maximization, contract, articles of incorporation

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Replicating Silicon Valley? Law and Human Capital in the Making of China’s Tech Startups

Asian Journal of Comparative Law, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 10 Oct 2020
Li-Wen Lin
Peter A. Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia
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Startup, Covenants Not to Compete, Stock Option, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), Venture Capital

17.

The Growth of Vancouver as an Innovation Hub: Challenges and Opportunities

UBC Law Review
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 09 Apr 2021
Camden Hutchison and Li-Wen Lin
Peter A. Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia and Peter A. Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia
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entrepreneurship, taxation, corporate law, securities law, labor law, bankruptcy law, immigration law, trade policy

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Reforming China's State-Owned Enterprises: From Structure to People

The China Quarterly (2017) pp. 1–23. doi: 10.1017/S0305741016001569
Posted: 04 Feb 2017
Li-Wen Lin
Peter A. Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia

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state-owned enterprise, China, managerial elite, cadre management, business group, professionalization

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Corporate Social and Environmental Disclosure in Emerging Securities Markets

North Carolina Journal of International Law and Commercial Regulation, Vol. 35, No. 1, Fall 2009
Posted: 23 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2014
Li-Wen Lin
Peter A. Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia

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corporate social responsibility, mandatory disclosure, voluntary disclosure, comply or explain, socially responsible investing