Wai Yee Wan

City University of Hong Kong

83 Tat Chee Avenue

Kowloon

Hong Kong

City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Centre for Chinese & Comparative Law

83 Tat Chee Avenue

Room P5300, 5th Floor, Academic 1

Kowloon Tong

Hong Kong

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Scholarly Papers (36)

1.

Hostile Takeover Regimes in Asia: A Comparative Approach

NUS Law Working Paper No. 2018/011, Singapore Management University School of Law Research Paper No. 01/2018
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 24 Apr 2018
Umakanth Varottil and Wai Yee Wan
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law and City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Centre for Chinese & Comparative Law
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comparative takeover regulation, hostile takeovers, market for corporate control, shareholding structure, interest group politics, board neutrality rule, fiduciary duties, Asia

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Takeovers and Countering Short-Termism in Target Boardrooms

34 Company Lawyer 43 and 68 (in 2 parts) pp 1-30, (2013), Singapore Management University School of Law Research Paper No. 42/2013
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 03 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2013
Wai Yee Wan
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Centre for Chinese & Comparative Law
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Takeover, Directors’ powers and duties, Corporate Governance, Enforcement, Hong Kong, Schemes of Arrangement

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Schemes of Arrangement in Singapore: Empirical and Comparative Analyses

Final version published in American Bankruptcy Law Journal, Vol. 94, issue 3, 2020 pp. 463-506, City University of Hong Kong School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2020-019, City University of Hong Kong Centre for Chinese and Comparative Law Research Paper Series Paper No. 2020/016
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 04 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2020
Wai Yee Wan, Casey Watters and Gerard McCormack
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Centre for Chinese & Comparative Law, Bond University and University of Leeds
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Legal Transplantation of UK-Style Takeover Regulation in Singapore

Forthcoming, Chapter in Comparative Takeover Regulation: Global and Asian Perspectives, Cambridge University Press, pp. 1-59, 2017 , Singapore Management University School of Law Research Paper 1/2017
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 08 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2017
Wai Yee Wan
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Centre for Chinese & Comparative Law
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Takeovers, Legal Transplantation, Singapore

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Public and Private Enforcement of Corporate and Securities Laws: An Empirical Comparison of Hong Kong and Singapore

University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2018/025
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 26 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 29 May 2018
Wai Yee Wan, Christopher C. Chen and Say Hak Goo
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Centre for Chinese & Comparative Law, National Chengchi University College of Law and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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Corporate Law, Securities Regulation, Enforcement, Singapore, Hong Kong

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Board Independence as Panacea to Tunneling? An Empirical Study of Related Party Transactions in Hong Kong and Singapore

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 23 Jun 2017
Christopher C. Chen, Wai Yee Wan and Wei Zhang
National Chengchi University College of Law, City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Centre for Chinese & Comparative Law and Singapore Management University
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Corporate Governance, Board Independence, Tunneling, Related Party Transaction, Independent Director, Hong Kong, Singapore

Managing the Risks of Corporate Fraud: The Evidence from Hong Kong and Singapore

Forthcoming, Honk Kong Law Journal, University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2018/020
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 07 May 2018 Last Revised: 29 May 2018
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Centre for Chinese & Comparative Law, National Chengchi University College of Law, Xiamen University - Institute for Financial and Accounting Studies and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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corporate fraud, independent directors, corporate governance, foreign listings

Managing the Risks of Corporate Fraud: The Evidence from Hong Kong and Singapore

Singapore Management University School of Law Research Paper No. 17
Posted: 13 Sep 2018
Wai Yee Wan and Christopher C. Chen
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Centre for Chinese & Comparative Law and National Chengchi University College of Law

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Corporate fraud, independent directors, corporate governance, foreign listings

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Private Takings of Land for Urban Redevelopment: A Tale of Two Cities

Forthcoming in the American Journal of Comparative Law, City University of Hong Kong Centre for Chinese and Comparative Law Research Paper Series Paper No. 2020/007
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 10 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2020
Kelvin F.K. Low, Wai Yee Wan and Alwin Chan
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law, City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Centre for Chinese & Comparative Law and University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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private takings, en-bloc sales, collective sales, mergers & acquisitions, urban redevelopment, minority protection, Singapore, Hong Kong

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When Is an Individual Investor Not in Need of Consumer Protection? A Comparative Analysis of Singapore, Hong Kong, and Australia

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 16 Jan 2020
Wai Yee Wan, Andrew Godwin and Qinzhe Yao
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Centre for Chinese & Comparative Law, Melbourne Law School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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financial regulation; financial consumers; investor classification; securities regulation

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The Divergent Designs of Mandatory Takeovers in Asia

NUS Law Working Paper No. 2021/011, European Corporate Governance Institute - Law Working Paper No. 592/2021
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 03 Jun 2021 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2021
Umakanth Varottil and Wai Yee Wan
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law and City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Centre for Chinese & Comparative Law
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Mandatory bid rule, Asia, transfers of corporate control, mergers and acquisitions, takeover regulation

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Cross-Border Public Offering of Securities in Fostering an Integrated ASEAN Securities Market: The Experiences of Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand

Capital Markets Law Journal, pp. 1-56, Forthcoming, Singapore Management University School of Law Research Paper No. 2/2017
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 03 Mar 2017
Wai Yee Wan
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Centre for Chinese & Comparative Law
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Mandatory Disclosure in Corporate Debt Restructuring via Schemes of Arrangement: A Comparative Approach

International Insolvency Review (2021, Forthcoming), City University of Hong Kong School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2021(1)-001
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 19 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2021
Wai Yee Wan and Casey Watters
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Centre for Chinese & Comparative Law and Bond University
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The Future of Machines: Property and Personhood

Ernest Lim and Phillip Morgan (eds), The Cambridge Handbook of Private Law and Artificial Intelligence (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming)
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 02 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2021
Kelvin F.K. Low, Wai Yee Wan and Ying-Chieh WU
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law, City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Centre for Chinese & Comparative Law and Seoul National University (SNU), School of Law
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artificial intelligence, property, personhood, cyborg, accession, data, corporations

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Directors’ Defence of Reliance on Professional Advisers Under Anglo-Australian Law

Common Law World Review, Vol. 44, pp.71-93, 2015, Singapore Management University School of Law Research Paper No. 53/2015
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 16 May 2015
Wai Yee Wan
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Centre for Chinese & Comparative Law
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Directors' duties, negligence

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Implementing Strategies for the Model Law on Cross-Border Insolvency: The Divergence in Asia-Pacific and Lessons for UNCITRAL

Emory Bankruptcy Developments Journal, Vol. 36 (2019)
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 28 Oct 2019
Wai Yee Wan and Gerard McCormack
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Centre for Chinese & Comparative Law and University of Leeds
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Bankruptcy; insolvency; Model Law on Cross-border Insolvency

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Transnational Corporate Governance Codes: Lessons From Regulating Related Party Transactions in Hong Kong and Singapore

Forthcoming in Chinese (Taiwan) Yearbook of International Law and Affairs
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 26 Feb 2019
Christopher C. Chen and Wai Yee Wan
National Chengchi University College of Law and City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Centre for Chinese & Comparative Law
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transnational law; corporate governance code; related party transaction; board independence; independent director; audit committee; gatekeeper

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Regulating Squeeze-Out Techniques by Controlling Shareholders: The Divergence between Hong Kong and Singapore

Forthcoming in Journal of Corporate Law Studies
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 01 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 12 Feb 2019
Christopher C. Chen, Wei Zhang and Wai Yee Wan
National Chengchi University College of Law, Singapore Management University and City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Centre for Chinese & Comparative Law
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Squeeze-Outs, Delistings, Going Private Transactions, Controlling Shareholders, Takeovers, Hong Kong, Singapore

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Should Hong Kong Reform its Insolvency Law in Times of COVID-19?

Company Lawyer (Forthcoming, 2021), City University of Hong Kong School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2021(1)-002
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 01 Apr 2021
Wai Yee Wan
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Centre for Chinese & Comparative Law
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The Promises and Perils of Robo-Advisers: Challenges and Regulatory Approaches

SMU Centre for AI & Data Governance Research Paper No. 2021/11
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 28 Sep 2021
Aurelio Gurrea-Martínez and Wai Yee Wan
Singapore Management University - Yong Pung How School of Law and City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Centre for Chinese & Comparative Law
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AI, financial services, robo-advisers, investment advice, financial advise, access to finance

20.

Restitution for Wrongs

Singapore Journal of Legal Studies, pp. 299-330, 1998
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 10 Jan 2007
Wai Yee Wan
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Centre for Chinese & Comparative Law
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Board Independence as a Panacea to Tunneling? An Empirical Study of Related‐Party Transactions in Hong Kong and Singapore

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 15, Issue 4, pp. 987-1020, 2018
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 08 Nov 2018
Christopher C. Chen, Wai Yee Wan and Wei Zhang
National Chengchi University College of Law, City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Centre for Chinese & Comparative Law and Singapore Management University
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The UNCITRAL Model Law on Cross-Border Insolvency Comes of Age: New Times or New Paradigms?

Texas International Law Journal, Vol. 54, No. 2, 2019
Posted: 26 Nov 2020
Wai Yee Wan
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Centre for Chinese & Comparative Law

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UNCITRAL Model Law; Cross-border insolvency; Singapore

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When is an Individual Investor Not in Need of Consumer Protection? Comparative Analysis of Singapore, Hong Kong, and Australia

Singapore Journal of Legal Studies, Mar. 2020, pp 190-216
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 21 Jul 2020
Wai Yee Wan, Andrew Godwin and Qinzhe Yao
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Centre for Chinese & Comparative Law, Centre for International Finance and Regulation (CIFR) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Transplanting Chapter 11 of the US Bankruptcy Code Into Singapore’s Restructuring and Insolvency Laws: Opportunities and Challenges

Journal of Corporate Law Studies, 2018, DOI/10.1080/14735970.2018.1491680
Posted: 28 Sep 2018
Gerard McCormack and Wai Yee Wan
University of Leeds and City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Centre for Chinese & Comparative Law

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Insolvency and Restructuring, Schemes of Arrangement, Chapter 11 of US Bankruptcy Code, Singapore, Pre-Packs

25.

The Illegality Defence in Corporate Law Claims Against Directors or Officers

Forthcoming, Hong Kong Law Journal, pp. 1-45, 2016. Singapore Management University School of Law Research Paper No. 1/2016
Posted: 02 Dec 2015
Wai Yee Wan
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Centre for Chinese & Comparative Law

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Recent Development on Misleading Disclosure and Non-Disclosure to the Securities Market (and Their Relationships with Insider Trading) in Singapore Madhavan Peter v. PP and Other Appeals

Company Lawyer, Vol. 35 (6), pp. 175-178, 2014, Singapore Management University School of Law Research Paper No. 13/2014
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2014
Wai Yee Wan
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Centre for Chinese & Comparative Law

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Part Two of Review of the Singapore Companies Act: Consultation on Draft Legislative Changes to Companies Act

Company Lawyer, 2014, Singapore Management University School of Law Research Paper No. 15/2014
Posted: 17 Apr 2014
Wai Yee Wan
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Centre for Chinese & Comparative Law

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Recent Developments in Singapore on Company Law and Regulation: Review of the Singapore Companies Act

Company Lawyer, Vol. 35(5), pp.143-145, 2014, Singapore Management University School of Law Research Paper No. 14/2014
Posted: 17 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2014
Wai Yee Wan
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Centre for Chinese & Comparative Law

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Involuntary Delisting from Singapore Exchange and the Efficacy of the Exit Offer Requirement

Company and Securities Law Journal, pp. 222-227, 2014, Singapore Management University School of Law Research Paper No. 12/2014
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2014
Wai Yee Wan
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Centre for Chinese & Comparative Law

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Recent Developments in Schemes of Arrangement in Singapore: Classification of Creditors and Scheme Manager's Conflicts of Interest: Royal Bank of Scotland (Formerly Known as ABN Amro Bank ) v. TT International Ltd

Journal of Business Law 552, 2013 , Singapore Management University School of Law Research Paper No. 27/2014
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2014
Wai Yee Wan
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Centre for Chinese & Comparative Law

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Reconsidering Personal Liability on Directors and Senior Managers for Misstatements and Non-Disclosures to the Securities Market

9 Journal of Corporate Law Studies 235, 2009 , Singapore Management University School of Law Research Paper No. 26/2014
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2014
Wai Yee Wan
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Centre for Chinese & Comparative Law

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Securities regulation, false and misleading statements, non-disclosures, publicly listed issuers

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The Validity of Deal Protection Devices in Negotiated Acquisition or Merger Transactions Under Anglo-American Law

10 Journal of Corporate Law Studies 17, 2010 , Singapore Management University School of Law Research Paper No. 25/2014
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2014
Wai Yee Wan
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Centre for Chinese & Comparative Law

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takeovers, mergers and acquisitions, deal protections, break fees, UK City Code on Takeovers and Mergers

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Independent Financial Advisers' Opinions for Public Takeovers and Related Party Transactions in Singapore

30 Company and Securities Law Journal 32, 2012 , Singapore Management University School of Law Research Paper No. 24/2014
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2014
Wai Yee Wan
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Centre for Chinese & Comparative Law

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takeovers, independent financial advisers, fairness opinions, Singapore, mergers and acquisitions

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Invoking Protective Conditions to Terminate Public Merger and Acquisition Transactions

Journal of Business Law 64. 2011 , Singapore Management University School of Law Research Paper No. 23/2014
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2014
Wai Yee Wan
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Centre for Chinese & Comparative Law

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Material adverse change clauses, takeovers, City Code on Takeovers and Mergers, Singapore Code on Takeovers and Mergers, mergers and acquisitions

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The Responsibilities of Lawyers for their Clients’ Misstatements and Omissions to the Securities Market in Singapore

Singapore Academy of Law Journal, Vol. 26, pp.137-168, 2014, Singapore Management University School of Law Research Paper No. 11/2014
Posted: 14 Apr 2014
Wai Yee Wan
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Centre for Chinese & Comparative Law

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Mergers and Acquisitions: Law and Practice

LexisNexis , Singapore, (2013), Singapore Management University School of Law Research Paper No. 5/2014
Posted: 07 Jan 2014
Wai Yee Wan and Umakanth Varottil
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Centre for Chinese & Comparative Law and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law

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