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    12:35 AM Bill Puah (LL.B. Candidate, Singapore Management University)

    Reforms to the Investor-State Dispute Settlement System: What’s next?

    On 30 August 2022, the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) and the Singapore Ministry of Law (MinLaw) jointly organized and hosted a Panel Discussion on “Reforms in Investor-State Dispute Settlement — Perspectives from the Asia-Pacific Region”....

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    08:52 PM Han Xin Yi (LL.B. Candidate, Singapore Management University)

    The CPTPP Expansion in New Asian Regionalism

    On 15 July 2022, the Centre for Commercial Law in Asia (“CCLA”) of the Singapore Management University (“SMU”) Yong Pung How School of Law organised and hosted a webinar on “The CPTPP Expansion in New Asian Regionalism”. ...

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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....