Our division houses expertise in business law and tax. Faculty members have had post-graduate academic training from the US, the UK and Australia, amongst other countries. They also have substantial prior working experience as practicing lawyers, legal counsels or tax professionals.
The Division plays a crucial role in Nanyang Business School's programmes by providing courses that equip students with a firm grounding in specialised areas of business law and taxation. Its faculty members conduct core courses such as Company Law and Principles of Taxation. The Division offers a wide selection of elective law courses in various areas which may be taken as pure electives or in fulfilment of various programs in the school. Faculty members also teach in the Nanyang MBA and executive education programmes.
The Division's expertise is often tapped for programmes and projects organised by local and international institutions and organisations. Divisional members have been engaged by organisations such as the Singapore Institute of Directors, the Singapore National Employer's Federation, the World Intellectual Property Office, the OECD and the World Bank, the WHO and UNIDROIT.
Research is best seen as a Journey and not as a destination
Prof. Anil Samtani was recently featured in the Typeset Interview series on Connecting Global Authors, Researchers, and Publishers. In conversation, he shares his early experiences as an author, spokesperson and researcher. He said: “Research is best seen as a Journey and not as a destination”.
Talk on Internet Intermediaries and Intellectual Property Enforcement
Our Assistant Professor Althaf Marsoof recently gave an online talk in May 2021 at the inaugural reading session organised by the Technology Law Reading Group of the Jindal Global Law School. He reflected on the opportunities and challenges associated with the use of internet intermediaries in IP enforcement efforts.
SPH to restructure media business into not-for-profit entity amid falling revenue
Singapore Tonight, CNA, 10.10 pm, 6 May (live interview). In this extended live TV interview, Assoc Prof Lim Yee Fen discussed SPH’s move to transfer its media business into a not-for-profit entity amid the ongoing challenge of falling advertising revenue.
Disney is closing Fox Sports Asia and 15 other entertainment channels
Singapore Today, CNA 938, 5.50 pm, 27 Apr (live interview). In an extended live radio interview, Assoc Prof Lim Yee Fen from NTU’s NBS discussed the implications of the closure including potential consolidation onto streaming channels and the impact on cable TV providers
Speaking of equality - let's extend that to workplace law
In this commentary, Assoc Profs Steven Ang and Dennis Ong say Singapore should have a new law which will cover all kinds of unequal treatment and various categories of people who may face employment and occupational discrimination.
Assoc Prof Hannah Yee-Fen Lim has been appointed as a legal expert by UNIDROIT (International Institute for the Unification of Private Law), an independent intergovernmental Organisation comprising 63 countries, to serve on its 15-member Expert Working Group to draft new international instruments (eg model laws) in the area of digital assets, including cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs).
SPH restructuring: implications for print media businesses
Singapore Today, CNA 938, 5.10 pm, 6 May (live interview). In an extended live radio interview, Assoc Prof Lim Yee Fen from NTU’s NBS discussed SPH’s announcement of the creation of a not-for-profit entity, a Company Limited by Guarantee which will receive ownership of its media business,amid the ongoing challenge of falling advertising revenue. “Media companies really need innovative leadership in a digital era, as consumers below 40 years of age mainly consume free news. For them, they no longer have their families buying a physical paper and reading it. The advertising media that has been supporting media needs to be refreshed, so they can thrive,” she said.
Faculty members are actively engaged in both legal and multi-disciplinary research, in a variety of specialist fields that are both highly impactful in industry and major contributions in their area of knowledge.
Key areas of these include Artificial Intelligence and the Law, Consumer Protection Law, Corporate Governance, Corporate Law, Data Protection Law, Dispute Resolution, Employment Law, Ethics and its interface with Law, Information Technology and Intellectual Property, International Business Transactions, Securities Regulation and Tax Law & Policy.
Our division houses expertise in business law and tax. All faculty members have had post-graduate academic training from the US, the UK and Australia, amongst other countries.
The faculty in the Business Law Division teach a wide range of business law and tax courses and subjects in related fields like ethics and negotiation & dispute resolution to support a variety of programmes
Division of Business Law
Tel: (65) 6790 6423
Head, Division of Business Law
Tel: (65) 6790 6310