Luh Luh

LAN, Luh Luh

Academic Director (UCLA-NUS Executive MBA Program)
Associate Professor


STRATEGY & POLICY, LAW

(65) 6516-3099/ (65) 6516-1106
bizlanll@nus.edu.sg
BIZ1 6-11/ FED-02-20
Curriculum Vitae

Recognition & Awards

  • Faculty Outstanding Educator Award Recognition List (NUS) - 2009
  • Teaching Excellence Award (Chinese EMBA) - 2008
  • Department Outstanding Educator Award (NUS) - 2002
  • University Annual Teaching Excellence Awards (NUS) - 2002
  • Department Outstanding Educator Award (NUS) - 2001
  • University Annual Teaching Excellence Awards (NUS) - 2001
  • Book Prize (First Class, LLM), Magdalene College, University of Cambridge - 1994
  • NUS Overseas Graduate Scholarship - 1993
  • First Class in Commercial Law (LLM), University of Cambridge - 1993
  • Overseas United Bank Scholarship - 1985

Educational Qualifications

  • PhD, Business Policy, National University of Singapore, Singapore, 2006
  • LLM, Commercial Law, University of Cambridge, UK, 1994
  • Advocate & Solicitor, Supreme Court of Singapore, Singapore, 1990
  • LLB (Hons), National University of Singapore, Singapore, 1989

Academic Experience

  • Associate Professor (Joint appointment), Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore, 2009 - current
  • Associate Professor, Department of Strategy & Policy, NUS Business School, National University of Singapore, 2008 - current
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Business Policy, School of Business, National University of Singapore, 1998 - 2007
  • Lecturer, Department of Business Policy, Faculty of Business Administration, National University of Singapore, 1994 - 1998
  • Senior Tutor, Department of Business Policy, Faculty of Business Administration, National University of Singapore, 1991 - 1994

Corporate Experience

  • Legal Assistant, Financial Services Department, Allen & Gledhill, Singapore, 1990 - 1991

Selected Publications

Essentials of Corporate Law and Governance in Singapore

Books/Monographs
Lan, Luh Luh

Year
2018

Independent Directors in Singapore: A Corporate Governance Outlier?

Books/Monographs
Lan, Luh Luh with Puchniak, D. W. P.
In D. W. Puchniak, S. K. Harald Baum, & Luke Nottage (Eds.), Independent Directors in Asia, Cambridge University Press

Year
2017

Infrastructure Resilience and Litigation.

Conference/Seminars
Lan, Luh Luh with Hertig, G., Bechtold, S. and Lee, J.
International Conference on Infrastructure Resilience 2018, ETH Zurich

Year
2018

Disruptive Events, Infrastructure Resilience and Corporate Governance

Conference/Seminars
Lan, Luh Luh with Hertig, G., Ettore, C. and Khoja, L.
International Conference on Infrastructure Resilience 2018, ETH Zurich

Year
2018

Contracting for Resilient Infrastructures.

Conference/Seminars
Lan, Luh Luh with Hertig, G. and Rapp, L.
International Conference on Infrastructure Resilience 2018, ETH Zurich

Year
2018

Selected Publications

22

Journals

12

Books

14

Conference

Journal Articles

Independent Directors in Singapore: Puzzling Compliance Requiring Explanation.

Journal Articles
Lan, Luh Luh with Puchniak, D. W.
American Journal of Comparative law, 65(2), 265-333

Year
2017

Why Women Say No to Corporate Boards and What Can Be Done: “Ornamental Directors” in Asia.

Journal Articles
Lan, Luh Luh with Rowley, C. and Lee, J. S. K.
Journal of Management Inquiry, 24(2), 205-207

Year
2015

Why might females say no to corporate board positions? The Asia Pacific in comparison.

Journal Articles
Lan, Luh Luh with Lee, J. S. K. and Rowley, C.
Asia Pacific Business Review, 20(4), 513-522

Year
2014

Agency Theory, Institutional Sensitivity, and Inductive Reasoning: Towards a Legal Perspective

Journal Articles
Lan, Luh Luh with Heracleous, L.
Journal of Management Studies, 49(1), 223-239

Year
2012

The Curious Case of a Subsidiary

Journal Articles
Lan, Luh Luh
Law Quarterly Review, 128, 351-353, (case note)

Year
2012

The Myth of Shareholder Capitalism

Journal Articles
Lan, Luh Luh with Heracleous, L.
Harvard Business Review , 88(4), 24, "Corporate governance, law, agency theory, shareholder capitalism"

Year
2010

Bad Science

Journal Articles
Lan, Luh Luh with Heracleous, L.
Harvard Business Review , 88(4), 121

Year
2010

Rethinking Agency Theory: The View from Law

Journal Articles
Lan, Luh Luh with Heracleous, L.
Academy of Management Review, 35(2), 294-314

Year
2010

Negotiating the Minefields of Corporate Vote-buying

Journal Articles
Lan, Luh Luh with Heracleous, L.
Corporate Governance: An International Review, 15(5), 969-978, Corporate Governance: An International Review

Year
2007

Shareholder votes for sale

Journal Articles
Lan, Luh Luh with Heracleous, L.
Harvard Business Review , 83(6), 20-24

Year
2005

Marketers' Boon in Cyberspace: The Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act

Journal Articles
Lan, Luh Luh with Walsh, M. G., Lwin, M. and Williams, J. D.
Journal of Public Policy & Marketing, 22(1), 96-101, United States

Year
2003

Who wants to be a competent Director? An Evaluation tool of directors' knowledge of governance principles and legal duties

Journal Articles
Lan, Luh Luh with Heracleous, L.
Corporate Governance: An International Review, 2(4), 17-23, United Kingdom

Year
2002

Social Marketing Initiatives - NKF's Organ Donation Programs in Singapore

Journal Articles
Lan, Luh Luh with Lwin, M. O. and Williams, J. D.
Journal of Public Policy & Marketing, 21(1), 66-77

Year
2002

Mandatory bid rule: Impact of control threshold on take-over premiums

Journal Articles
Lan, Luh Luh with S L Ng and Y K Ho
Singapore Journal of Legal Studies, 433-452

Year
2001

An overview of the advertising laws and regulations in Singapore

Journal Articles
Lan, Luh Luh with LWIN, MAY OO
Journal of Business Law, 399-413

Year
2001

Liability for pure psychiatric injuries - 'thus far and no further?' White and others v chief constable of south yorkshire and others

Journal Articles
Lan, Luh Luh with Leong, H. S. S.
Singapore Journal of Legal Studies, 265-277

Year
1999

The par value of shares: An irrelevant concept in modern company law

Journal Articles
Lan, Luh Luh with Y K Ho
Singapore Journal of Legal Studies, 552-572

Year
1999

The takeover saga of Yeo Hiap Seng

Journal Articles
Lan, Luh Luh
Asian Case Research Journal

Year
1999

Advertiser adherence to regulatory codes in the United States and Singapore: A comparative evaluation of television commercials

Journal Articles
Lan, Luh Luh with A Khoo and LWIN, MAY OO
Journal of Asian Business

Year
1999

Nervous shock, rescuers and employees - primary or secondary victims?

Journal Articles
Lan, Luh Luh with Leong, H. S. S.
Singapore Journal of Legal Studies, 121-139

Year
1998

Force-field analysis on policies affecting working women in Singapore

Journal Articles
Lan, Luh Luh with Lee, J.
Journal of Management Development, 16(1), 43-52

Year
1997

Labour market flexibilities as HRM strategies: The example of Singapore

Journal Articles
Lan, Luh Luh with Sharma, B
Journal of Asian Business, 10(1), 61-77

Year
1994

Books/Monographs

Essentials of Corporate Law and Governance in Singapore

Books/Monographs
Lan, Luh Luh

Year
2018

Independent Directors in Singapore: A Corporate Governance Outlier?

Books/Monographs
Lan, Luh Luh with Puchniak, D. W. P.
In D. W. Puchniak, S. K. Harald Baum, & Luke Nottage (Eds.), Independent Directors in Asia, Cambridge University Press

Year
2017

Shareholder Empowerment in Controlled Companies: the Case of Singapore

Books/Monographs
Lan, Luh Luh with Varottil, U.
572-591, In Research Handbook on Shareholder Power

Year
2015

Merger & Acquisition Law in Singapore

Books/Monographs
Lan, Luh Luh
32, In T. F. Zhu, & K. L. Faung (Eds.), M&A Laws in East Asia - MBO: Theory and Practice

Year
2014

Sale of Securities

Books/Monographs
Lan, Luh Luh
In Law relating to Specific Contracts in Singapore, ed by Michael Hwang & Yeo Tiong Min. 47pp.

Year
2008

Shareholder Actions

Books/Monographs
Lan, Luh Luh
In Woon`s Corporations Law, Singapore: LexisNexis, 155pp

Year
2005

Management and Administration

Books/Monographs
Lan, Luh Luh
In Woon`s Corporations Law, Singapore: LexisNexis, 61pp

Year
2005

Current Legal Issues on Directors` Duties

Books/Monographs
Lan, Luh Luh
In From Conformance to Performance: Best Corporate Governance Practices for Asian Companies, ed. Mak Yuen Teen, 125-140, Singapore: McGraw-Hill Book Co

Year
2005

Company Administration

Books/Monographs
Lan, Luh Luh
In Walter Woon on Company Law, 3rd Edition ed., Tan Cheng Han, 377-402, Singapore: Sweet & Maxwell

Year
2005

Enforcement of Corporate Rights

Books/Monographs
Lan, Luh Luh
In Walter Woon on Company Law, 3rd edition ed. Tan Cheng Han, 335-376, Singapore: Sweet & Maxwell

Year
2005

Case 23-Natsteel: The Battle for Control

Books/Monographs
Lan, Luh Luh with L Heracleous and Abhinav Singh
In Business Strategy in Asia - A Casebook, 2nd edition ed. Kulwant Singh, Pangarkar Nitin, Heracleous Loizos, 259-280, Singapore: Thomson Learning

Year
2004

The 36 Strategies of the Chinese: Adapting Ancient Chinese Wisdom to the Business World

Books/Monographs
Lan, Luh Luh with Wee, C H
(reprinted in 1998 and in 1999), Singapore: Addison-Wesley and Longman, 298 pages

Year
1998

Conference/Seminars

Infrastructure Resilience and Litigation.

Conference/Seminars
Lan, Luh Luh with Hertig, G., Bechtold, S. and Lee, J.
International Conference on Infrastructure Resilience 2018, ETH Zurich

Year
2018

Disruptive Events, Infrastructure Resilience and Corporate Governance

Conference/Seminars
Lan, Luh Luh with Hertig, G., Ettore, C. and Khoja, L.
International Conference on Infrastructure Resilience 2018, ETH Zurich

Year
2018

Contracting for Resilient Infrastructures.

Conference/Seminars
Lan, Luh Luh with Hertig, G. and Rapp, L.
International Conference on Infrastructure Resilience 2018, ETH Zurich

Year
2018

Shareholder Empowerment in Controlled Companies.

Conference/Seminars
Lan, Luh Luh with Varottil, U.
EU Asia Corporate Governance Dialogue 2015, NUS Law School, Singapore

Year
2015

Goals of Corporate Governance - A Singapore Perspective

Conference/Seminars
Lan, Luh Luh
EU-Asia Corporate Governance Dialogue, Financial Services Agency, Tokyo, Japan

Year
2012

Re-conceptualizing Agency Theory: A Legal Perspective

Conference/Seminars
Lan, Luh Luh with L Heracleous
Academy of Management Meeting. 7 - 11 Aug 2009, Hyatt Regency Chicago

Year
2009

Reconsidering Agency Theory and Its application to Corporate Governance

Conference/Seminars
Lan, Luh Luh with L Heracleous
25th European Group for OrganizationalStudies (EOGS) Colloquium, 2 - 4 Jul 2009, ESADE Business School, Barcelona, Spain

Year
2009

Does the Adoption of an Information-connected Approach reduce Insider Trading?

Conference/Seminars
Lan, Luh Luh with Mak, Y T, J M Sequeira and Y P Tan
The 21st Australasian Finance & Banking Conference. 16 - 18 Dec 2008, Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney, Australia

Year
2008

The Contribution of Legal Theory to Management Models of Corporate Governance

Conference/Seminars
Lan, Luh Luh with L Heracleous
Academy of Management Meeting. 8 - 13 Aug 2008, Hilton Anaheim. California, United States

Year
2008

International Commercial Dispute Resolution -- Litigation, Arbitration and Mediation in Singapore

Conference/Seminars
Lan, Luh Luh with Leong, H. S. S.
East Asian Legal Forum 1999, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, 18-19 March

Year
1999

Electronic Commerce Initiatives in Southeast Asia: A Policy Perspective

Conference/Seminars
Lan, Luh Luh with M O Lwin
1999 Society for Marketing Advances Conference, Marriott Marquis, Atlanta, United States, 26-30 October

Year
1999

Legal Aspects of the Proposed East Asian Economic Grouping.

Conference/Seminars
Lan, Luh Luh with Leong, H. S. S.
Problems and prospects in International Business: Perspective from Asia and the Pacific (pg 31-35). Australia: USQ Press, Queensland

Year
1992

Privatisation in ASEAN Countries -- Issues and Lessons

Conference/Seminars
Lan, Luh Luh with Pang, E F
Symposium on Entrepreneurship and Economic Development in Asia organised by the United Nations, New Delhi, 22-25 October

Year
1991

CREDITOR CONTROL RIGHTS, LOAN ENFORCEMENT AND BANKRUPTCY REGIMES

Conference/Seminars
Lan, Luh Luh with Ho, Y. K. and Premaratne, U.
Conference on Empirical Legal Studies 2010. Yale Law School, New Haven, Connecticut, USA

Year

Research / Teaching Areas

Corporate Governance

Corporate Law And Finance

Courses

  • BMC5010 (for EMBA in Chinese), Corporate Finance & Corporate Governance
  • BMU5008 (for UCLA-NUS EMBA), Corporate Governance, Business Law & Ethics
  • LL4188/LL5188/BSP3511, Corporate Law & Finance
  • ACC3604, Corporate & Securities Law

Membership & Professional Activities

  • Hon Member (representative of School), NUS Business School Mandarin Alumni, 2005 - present
  • Co-Director, Centre for Corporate Governance & Financial Reporting, 2007-2010
  • Assistant Dean (Academic, Undergraduate Studies), 2008-2009
  • Admissions Selection Board, EMBA Programs, 2008 - present
  • Deputy Director, Centre for Commercial Law Studies, 2010 - present
  • Area Chair for Law, Department of Stategy & Policy, 2009 - present
  • EXCO Member, Department of Strategy & Policy, 2009 - present
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