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    01:18 PM Rachael Seow (LLB 4 candidate, Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore); Justin Tan (Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore)

    A Tale of Three (Tax) Provisions: Delimiting the Boundaries of Executive Authority and the Precedent Fact Doctrine

    It is commonplace for statutes to give executive bodies the discretion to grant, withhold or set conditions for obtaining certain benefits provided by the statute. This contribution argues that not all discretions are created equal; instead, the provision conferring such discretion must always be carefully examined to delimit the boundaries of such discretion. ...

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    11:12 AM Ms Pulara Somachandra (Trainee Research Associate, SMU Centre for Commercial Law in Asia)

    Herbert Smith Freehills-SMU Asian Arbitration Lecture 2021 - Witnesses and Webcams: The Psychology of Witness Evidence in a Virtual World

    On 23 November 2021, Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) and the SMU Centre for Commercial Law in Asia hosted the Herbert Smith Freehills-SMU Asian Arbitration Lecture for the 12th year running. The virtual lecture drew more than 250 participants from over 20 jurisdictions. ...

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    03:45 PM Ms Pulara Somachandra (Trainee Research Associate, SMU Centre for Commercial Law in Asia)

    Jones Day Professorship of Commercial Law Lecture 2021: The Legal Innovation Agenda - Pre, During and Post COVID

    On 17 November 2021, Professor Daniel Martin Katz (Chicago-Kent College of Law) delivered the AnchorJones Day Professorship of Commercial Law Lecture 2021 entitled ‘The Legal Innovation Agenda - Pre, During and Post COVID’. The online lecture drew over 360 registrants from more than 10 jurisdictions....

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    03:36 PM Ms Pulara Somachandra (Trainee Research Associate, SMU Centre for Commercial Law in Asia)

    ASEAN Law Research Network - Conference on Sustainable Development and Commerce in ASEAN Cities

    On 12 November 2021, the ASEAN Law Research Network at the SMU Centre for Commercial Law in Asia hosted the Conference on Sustainable Development and Commerce in ASEAN Cities. ...

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    03:33 PM Ms Pulara Somachandra (Trainee Research Associate, SMU Centre for Commercial Law in Asia)

    Dentons Rodyk Dialogue 2021: Sustainability and Innovation for a More Resilient Future

    The 2021 edition of the Dentons Rodyk Dialogue was themed ‘Sustainability and Innovation for a More Resilient Future’. The Guest of Honour was Ms Grace Fu, Minister for Sustainability and the Environment. The hybrid event had a small in-person audience and saw over 700 people from more than 20 countries signing up for the Dialogue virtually. ...