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.
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Assoc Prof Hannah Yee-Fen Lim has been appointed by the World Health Organisation as an External Expert Reviewer (2020-2021) to review the WHO Expert Group’s WHO Guidance on Ethics & Governance of AI for Health and by the International Institute for the Unification of Private Law (2020-2022) as a legal expert to serve on its Expert Working Group on a project concerning Digital Assets and Private Law.
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.
Division of Business Law
Office: S3-01A-12, 50, Nanyang Business School
Tel: (65) 6790 6423
Head, Division of Business Law
Address: S3-01A-13, 50 Nanyang Avenue, Singapore 639798
Phone: (65) 6790 6310