Kah Leng
TER, Kah Leng Assoc Professor Department:  Strategy & Policy Office:  BIZ1 6-10 Contact:  (65) 6516-3084 Email:  bizterkl@nus.edu.sg Curriculum Vitae
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    • Commercial Contracts
    • Information Management & Data Protection Laws
    • Business Liability For Products & Services
    • Cyberlaw/ecommerce Law
    • Journal Articles
      • Combating Cybercrime in Singapore , (2017), Research Journal of Social Science & Management - RJSSM, 7, 78 -89
      • Commercial Contracts: Liberalising the Availability of Punitive Damages for Breach , (2017), Research Journal of Social Science & Management - RJSSM, 7, 58-63
      • Personal Data Protection Obligations of Business Organisations, (2017), Research Journal of Social Science & Management - RJSSM, 6(9)
      • Liquidated Damages Clause: Predefining Compensation for Breach of Commercial Contracts , (2016), Research Journal of Social Science & Management - RJSSM, 6(8)
      • The Protection of Privileged Confidential Information that Enters the Public Domain , (2016), Research Journal of Social Science & Management - RJSSM, 6(4), 125-130
      • Contractual protection of trade secrets, goodwill, business connection and confidential information , (2015), Research Journal of Social Science & Management - RJSSM, 5(8)
      • Regulatory impact on the commercial use of unmanned aircraft and the future of the commercial drone industry: The Singapore experience, (2015), Research Journal of Social Science & Management - RJSSM, 5(6)
      • Non-Absolute obligations: Their interpretation and effect in business contracts, (2015), International Journal of Humanities and Social Science, 5(6)
      • Internet Defamation & Online Intermediaries, (2015), The Computer Law and Security Review, 31:1, 68-77, United Kingdom
      • E-discovery of Electronically Stored Information in Commercial Litigation, (2014), The Computer Law and Security Report, 30(2), 171-178
      • Good Faith in the Performance of Commercial Contracts Revisited, (2014), Singapore Academy of Law Journal, 20, 111-136
      • What responsibilities should individuals have for their identities? Greater empowerment? greater liability?, with Kah Leng Ter et al (2014), The Computer Law and Security Report, 13(2), 112-125, United Kingdom
      • Singapore's Personal Data Protection legislation: Business perspectives, (2013), Computer Law and Security Review, 29 (3), 264-273
      • Information Management: Towards Consumer Data Protection Legislation in Singapore, (2012), Singapore Academy of Law Journal, 24, 143-190
      • Assessing the reasonableness of exception clauses, (2011), Singapore Academy of Law Journal, 23, 577-606
      • Have you signed your electronic contract?, (2011), Computer Law and Security Review, 27(1), 75-82
      • Internet domain name disputes: from the Singapore perspective, (2010), Computer Law and Security Review, 26(2), 210-215
      • En Bloc Sales in Singapore -Critical Developments in the Law, (2009), Singapore Academy of Law Journal, 21, 485-517
      • A Man's Home is [not] his Castle, (2008), Singapore Academy of Law Journal, 20, 49-98
      • Duty of Care for Psychiatric Harm - Back to Anns, (2008), Journal of Professional Negligence, 24:3, 154-163, United Kingdom
      • The search for a single formulation for duty of care - back to Anns, (2007), Tolleys Professional Negligence, 23(4), 218-227
      • Wireless Internet Access & Potential Liabilities, (2007), The Computer Law and Security Report, 23:4, 218-227
      • Singapore's Multi-pronged Strategy against Spam, (2006), Computer Law & Security Report, 22:5, 402-408
      • Legal Effects of Input Errors in eContracting, (2006), Computer Law & Security Report, 22 (2), 157-164
      • Web Site Pricing Errors - Who Bears the Risk of Mistake, (2006), Computer Law & Security Report, 20 (5), 396-399
      • Towards Uniform Electronic Contracting Law, (2006), Singapore Academy of Law Journal, 18, 234-247
      • Landmark Developments in Singapore's E Commerce Laws, (2006), WSEAS Transactions on Business and Economics, 4:3, 386-392, Greece
      • Concluding Leases By Email, (2005), Computer Law & Security Report, 21 (5), 423-426
      • Successive Tortfeasors & Increased Risk of Harm, (2003), Singapore Academy of Law Journal, 15 (1), 50-60
      • Film Finance Insurance, (2003), Business Law Review, 24(6), 145-150
      • Contractual protection of business confidence, with SHS Leong (2002), Journal of Business Law, 513-538
      • Vicarious liability for intentional wrong doing, (2002), Tolleys Professional Negligence, 18(1), 2-6
      • Contractual damages for mental distress, (2002), Nottingham Law Journal, 11(1), 65-69
      • Protecting confidential client information, (2000), Tolleys Professional Negligence
      • The Demise of Advocates' Immunity, (2000), Nottingham Law Journal, 9:2, 74-86
      • Computer Crime: Unauthorised Access to Computer Data, (2000), The Computer Law and Security Report, 16 (3), 187-189
      • New laws on E-Commerce: Singapore, (1999), The Computer Law and Security Report, 15(1), 8-14
      • When is a Seller Selling in the Course of a Business?, (1999), Business Law Review, 7(20), 176-179
      • Yet another retreat from Murphy, with RAVI CHANDRAN S/O THIAGARAJAH (1998), Tolleys Professional Negligence, 14(2), 115-117
      • Transsexual marriages in Singapore (Leading Article), (1998), New Law Journal, 148, 202-203, United Kingdom
      • Internet regulation in Singapore, (1997), The Computer Law and Security Report, 13(2), 115-119
      • Advanced Medical Directives in Singapore, with SHS Leong (1997), Medical Law Review, 5, 63-101, United Kingdom
      • Builder's Liability - A Retreat from Murphy?, (1996), Business Law Review, 17(7), 149-153
      • Lock-out agreements and 'gazumping', (1994), Current Commerical Law, 34-37, Australia
      • Extrinsic material as an aid to statutory interpretation, (1993), Business Law Review, 14-10, 255-260
      • Copyright protection in Singapore and Malaysia for investments in films, sound recordings, computer programmes and books, (1993), Journal of Business Law, 195-210
      • Medical negligence - Disclosure of risk and causation, (1991), The Medico-Legal Journal, 3(59), 185-191
      • "The Protection of Privileged Confidential Information that Enters the Public Domain" , Research Journal of Social Science & Management - RJSSM, 6 No 4 (2016) , 125-130
    • Books/Monographs
      • Training Students to be Self-Reliant, (2000), Singapore, Reflections on Teaching, 57-58, CDTL ed, NUS
      • The Law of Charities: Cases and Materials, Singapore and Malyasia, (1986), Singapore, Butterworths, 353 pages
    • National Day Honours 2014 Long Service Medal (35 years) - 2014
    • International Conference on Legal, Security & Privacy Issues in IT Law: CLSR Best Academic Paper Runner Up Award - 2013
    • GEM/SS Modules Incentive Award - 2007
    • GEM/SS Modules Incentive Award - 2004
    • Australian Universities International Development Programme Award - 1983
    • Advocate & Solicitor, Supreme Court of Singapore, 1979
    • Master of Laws (LL.M), University of Bristol, UK, 1978
    • Barrister-at-Law, England & Wales, 1977
    • Associate Professor, Dept of Business Policy, NUS Business School, 1998 - current
    • Academic Lawyer, National University of Singapore, 1979 - current
    • Visiting Scholar, Sydney University Business School, 2012
    • Visiting Scholar, University of Britsh Columbia, Canada, 2009
    • Visiting Scholar, IALS, University of London, 2005
    • Visiting Scholar, McGill University, Canada, 2005
    • Editorial Board Member, Computer Law & Security Review, England, 2008 - 2010
    • Executive Teaching Experience, UCLA-NUS MBA Business Law
    • Executive Teaching Experience, Securities Research Institute (Stock Exchange of Singapore)
    • Executive Teaching Experience, Productivity and Standards Board
    • Executive Teaching Experience, NUS-IKEA Management Training Programme
    • Executive Teaching Experience, National Productivity Association; Singapore Society of Accountants
    • Executive Teaching Experience, Mindef-CIT Logistics Programme
    • Executive Teaching Experience, EDB-IBI Korea University Exchange Programme
    • Executive Teaching Experience, Business Law for Managers, NUS Executive Programme
    • Executive Teaching Experience, APEX MBA International Business and Law
    • BMA 5102 , Legal Issues in Business
    • BSP 1004 , Legal Environment of Business
    • SSB2212, Singapore Legal System: Implications for Business
    • MBA5102, Legal Issues In Business
    • BSP1004X, Legal Environment of Business
    • BNU5008, UCLA-NUS MBA Business Law
    • International Program Committee Member, Third Legal, Security & Privacy Issues in IT & International Trade Law Conference, Prague, 2008
    • International Program Committee Member, Second Legal, Security & Privacy Issues in IT Conference, Beijing, 2007
    • The Singapore Academy of Law
    • The Honourable Society of Lincoln's inn, London, England

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