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+ Associate Professor David Tan’s article “Any Risk Will Do – The New Law on Scandalising Contempt in Singapore” in The Singapore Law Gazette, September 2016
+ Copyright fair use: Are we 'future-ready'?
Associate Professor David Tan, Vice Dean (Academic Affairs) shares his thoughts on reform of fair use under copyright law in Singapore in this Straits Times article.

What Asean did right - This was an article contribution by Associate Professor Simon Tay from NUS Law, who is also the Chairman of the Singapore Institute of International Affairs, in which he discussed Asean’s joint statement on the South China Sea issue. Assoc Prof Tay opined that Asean reached a good compromise in a difficult situation and the approach it took is not a signal of failure, but rather a balance between many different considerations.

+ Peace at sea - With the rule of law and political will, every dispute, including those in the South China Sea, can be resolved.Professor Tommy Koh shares his opinion in the Straits Times.
+ Constitutional Commission hearing on elected presidency: Submission by Jaclyn Neo and Swati Jhaveri  – Straits Times feature on the submission and presentation.
+ Bridging gap with migrant workers – Straits Times feature on Migrant Workers’ Week 2016 at NUS.
+ Mindef course trains defending officers who represent court-martialled personnel – Article highlights the efforts of the Military Justice Project
+ SEA budget carriers get a fillip from open sky policy - CNBC speaks to Professor Alan Tan at their studios.
+ Part 1: Associate Professor Wang Jiangyu was interviewed by Channel 8’s Focus programme on Turkey’s downing of a Russian jet last month near the Turkish-Syrian border and the implications of this event on international law and international relations.
+ Part 2: Associate Professor Wang Jiangyu was interviewed by Channel 8’s Focus programme on Turkey’s downing of a Russian jet last month near the Turkish-Syrian border and the implications of this event on international law and international relations.
+ Prof Alan Tan ’93 interviewed on Channel News Asia’s Insight programme on the Indonesian haze pollution crisis
+ The haze, international law and global cooperation - Straits Times invites Professor S.Jayakumar and Professor Tommy Koh to share their thoughts on the situation.

Ten reflections on GE 2015 – In an op-ed published by the Straits Times, Prof Tommy Koh shares that response to voter concerns, election strategy among the factors that helped PAP win big.


Liberal reflections on loss and acceptance in GE2015 – Vice Dean of Student Affairs, Associate Professor Eleanor Wong, shares her thoughts on the elections in this op-ed published by Straits Times.


NUS don Jaclyn Neo is law firm WongPartnership's judicial review adviser


Society should be more forgiving of bankrupts - An op-ed by Dean Simon Chesterman in the Straits Times

+ NUS law students win inaugural Herbert Smith Freehills competition law Moot Competition, with sponsorship from the Competition Commission of Singapore
+ US Polo Association scores win against Polo Ralph Lauren in legal fight here over trademarks – Prof Ng-Loy Wee Loon and Assoc Prof David Tan quoted in Straits Times
+ NUS Law Associate Professor Wang Jiangyu Envisages Three Possible Outcomes for Hong Kong’s Political Future
+ NUS and NTU among top 4 Asian universities ranked by London education consultancy Quacquarelli Symonds
+ The Asian way to settle disputes – An op-ed by Prof Tommy Koh ’61 published in the Straits Times.
+ Singapore Constitution not set in stone: A-G
+ Yale law professor to join NUS
+ Body-worn cameras to monitor citizen and surveillance state - Op-ed by Dean Simon Chesterman published in the Straits Times
+ Overt religious persecution in 8 of 10 ASEAN states: Coverage in the Today paper highlighting research by Asst Prof Jaclyn Neo
+ NUS Law Students probe claims of wrongful conviction (Straits Times)
+ Faith and Peace a Good Mix for Asean Stability – Features “Keeping the Faith: A Study of Freedom of Thought, Conscience, and Religion in Asean”, a report led by Asst Prof Jaclyn Neo ’03
+ Professor Walter Woon joins RHTLaw Taylor Wessing as non-executive chairman and senior consultant
+ AirAsia disaster's lasting effects - Op-ed by Professor Alan Tan ’93 for CNN
+ Lessons on the use of torture - Op-ed by Dean Simon Chesterman published in the Straits Times
+ Prof with soft spot for kids in trouble – Feature on Assoc Prof Chan Wing Cheong
+ APEC set to launch study on China-backed free trade area – Assoc Prof Wang Jiangyu shares his opinion.
+ The Flying Factory – Assoc Prof Simon Tay ’86 talks about Asian economic interdependence and China.
+ New professional body to govern mediation standards in Singapore
+ Too many lawyers? Or too few? – An Op-Ed by Dean Simon Chesterman published in the Straits Times
+ Asia’s Ambivalence Towards International Law
- A Conversation with Professor Simon Chesterman, Dean of the National University of Singapore Faculty of Law.
+ Maintenance not a reward for spousal sacrifice- Op-ed by Assoc Prof Debbie Ong
+ Prof Alan Tan ’93 comments in the South China Morning Post on the Cathay vs. Jetstar saga and Hong Kong’s hard decision on joint venture airlines
+ Prof Simon Tay discusses the widespread street protests in recent years
+ Prof Alan Tan ’93 on how anti-haze laws ‘could spur on-the-ground enforcement in Indonesia’
+ Role of International Law in Ukrainian Crisis - An Op-Ed by Dean Simon Chesterman
+ Asst Prof Goh Yihan ’06 shares his views in ST’s ‘Proposed anti-harassment law to cover online bullying’
+ Assoc Prof Burton Ong ’89 shares his view on the proposed new law that will hold companies or other entities liable for causing haze that affects Singapore
+ NUS revamps Law course to broaden knowledge, skills
+ Protecting and sharing personal data- Op ed by Dean Simon Chesterman
+ Professor Ho Hock Lai '89 shares his views on an accused person's right to a lawyer in Singapore with ST readers
+ Emeritus Prof Koh Kheng-Lian receives the 2012 Elizabeth Haub Prize for Environmental Law
+ NUS Law establishes Sheridan Fellowship to develop next generation of experts in Singapore Law
+ NUS Law professor and alumnus Michael Hor to be Dean of University of Hong Kong law school
+ International Law and the Rise of Asia -- Op-ed by Dean Simon Chesterman
+ Regional trade agreements complementary to multilateral trade system: Lee Yi Shyan
+ When copying is not infringing- Op-ed by Assoc Prof David Tan
+ Copyright has role in promoting creativity- Forum letter by Assoc Prof David Tan
+ Criticise a minister but don't sling mud: Minister K.Shanmugam ’84

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Meaning And Limits of Uniformity in Private Law: What Has Been Done, And What Can Be Done In The Future?

Date: 27 March 2017

CALS Book Launch - Constitutionalism and Legal Change in Myanmar

Date: 31 March 2017

ASLI Fellow Seminar: A Legal Perspective on the Applicability of Business Ethics in Foreign Investment: An Incentive or a Hindrance for Investors?

By Ms Wenny Setiawati University of Indonesia, Faculty of Law
Chaired by Associate Professor Gary F. Bell, Faculty of Law, NUS
Date: 3 April 2017

Seminar on Codifying Contempt: The Administration of Justice (Protection) Act

By Assistant Professor Jaclyn Neo & Associate Professor David Tan
Date: 5 April 2017

ASLI Fellow Seminar: Tax Anti-Avoidance Measures - The Limits of the Law

By Dr. Nigam Nuggehalli Azim Premji University, Bangalore
Chaired by Associate Professor Gary F. Bell, Faculty of Law, NUS
Date: 19 April 2017

14 ASLI CONFERENCE: A Uniting Force? - 'Asian Values' and the Law

Date: 18-19 May 2017

Graduate Certificate in International Arbitration


Continuing Legal Education Auditing Programme

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