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    12:57 AM Sheena Heng Xuan Hui (LL.B. Candidate, Singapore Management University)

    Conference on Sustainable Banking and Financial Regulation in Asia: Principles, Practice and Innovation

    On 31 August 2022, the Centre for Commercial Law in Asia (“CCLA”) at the Singapore Management University (“SMU”) Yong Pung How School of Law hosted a conference titled “Sustainable Banking and Financial Regulation in Asia: Principles, Practice and Innovation”. ...

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    12:54 AM Bill Puah Ee Jie (LL.B. Candidate, Singapore Management University)

    Indo-Pacific Strategies and International Law

    On 30 September 2022, the Singapore Management University Yong Pung How School of Law (“SMU YPHSOL”) organised and hosted the webinar “Global Faculty Forum: Indo-Pacific Strategies and International Law”. ...

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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. ...