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

Lan, Luh Luh (2018), "Essentials of Corporate Law and Governance in Singapore"
Lan, Luh Luh and Puchniak, D. W. P. (2017), "Independent Directors in Singapore: A Corporate Governance Outlier?", In D. W. Puchniak, S. K. Harald Baum, & Luke Nottage (Eds.), Independent Directors in Asia, Cambridge University Press
Lan, Luh Luh, Hertig, G., Bechtold, S. and Lee, J. (2018), "Infrastructure Resilience and Litigation.", International Conference on Infrastructure Resilience 2018, ETH Zurich
Lan, Luh Luh, Hertig, G., Ettore, C. and Khoja, L. (2018), "Disruptive Events, Infrastructure Resilience and Corporate Governance", International Conference on Infrastructure Resilience 2018, ETH Zurich
Lan, Luh Luh, Hertig, G. and Rapp, L. (2018), "Contracting for Resilient Infrastructures.", International Conference on Infrastructure Resilience 2018, ETH Zurich

Selected Publications

22

Journals

12

Books

14

Conference

Journal Articles

Puchniak, D. W. and Lan, Luh Luh (2017), "Independent Directors in Singapore: Puzzling Compliance Requiring Explanation.", American Journal of Comparative law, 65(2), 265-333
Rowley, C., Lee, J. S. K. and Lan, Luh Luh (2015), "Why Women Say No to Corporate Boards and What Can Be Done: “Ornamental Directors” in Asia.", Journal of Management Inquiry, 24(2), 205-207
Lee, J. S. K., Lan, Luh Luh and Rowley, C. (2014), "Why might females say no to corporate board positions? The Asia Pacific in comparison.", Asia Pacific Business Review, 20(4), 513-522
Heracleous, L. and Lan, Luh Luh (2012), "Agency Theory, Institutional Sensitivity, and Inductive Reasoning: Towards a Legal Perspective", Journal of Management Studies, 49(1), 223-239
Lan, Luh Luh (2012), "The Curious Case of a Subsidiary", Law Quarterly Review, 128, 351-353, (case note)
Heracleous, L. and Lan, Luh Luh (2010), "The Myth of Shareholder Capitalism", Harvard Business Review , 88(4), 24, "Corporate governance, law, agency theory, shareholder capitalism"
Heracleous, L. and Lan, Luh Luh (2010), "Bad Science", Harvard Business Review , 88(4), 121
Heracleous, L. and Lan, Luh Luh (2010), "Rethinking Agency Theory: The View from Law", Academy of Management Review, 35(2), 294-314
Heracleous, L. and Lan, Luh Luh (2007), "Negotiating the Minefields of Corporate Vote-buying", Corporate Governance: An International Review, 15(5), 969-978, Corporate Governance: An International Review
Heracleous, L. and Lan, Luh Luh (2005), "Shareholder votes for sale", Harvard Business Review , 83(6), 20-24
Walsh, M. G., Lan, Luh Luh, Lwin, M. and Williams, J. D. (2003), "Marketers' Boon in Cyberspace: The Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act", Journal of Public Policy & Marketing, 22(1), 96-101, United States
Heracleous, L. and Lan, Luh Luh (2002), "Who wants to be a competent Director? An Evaluation tool of directors' knowledge of governance principles and legal duties", Corporate Governance: An International Review, 2(4), 17-23, United Kingdom
Lwin, M. O., Williams, J. D. and Lan, Luh Luh (2002), "Social Marketing Initiatives - NKF's Organ Donation Programs in Singapore", Journal of Public Policy & Marketing, 21(1), 66-77
Lan, Luh Luh, S L Ng and Y K Ho (2001), "Mandatory bid rule: Impact of control threshold on take-over premiums", Singapore Journal of Legal Studies, 433-452
Lan, Luh Luh and LWIN, MAY OO (2001), "An overview of the advertising laws and regulations in Singapore", Journal of Business Law, 399-413
Leong, H. S. S. and Lan, Luh Luh (1999), "Liability for pure psychiatric injuries - 'thus far and no further?' White and others v chief constable of south yorkshire and others", Singapore Journal of Legal Studies, 265-277
Lan, Luh Luh and Y K Ho (1999), "The par value of shares: An irrelevant concept in modern company law", Singapore Journal of Legal Studies, 552-572
Lan, Luh Luh (1999), "The takeover saga of Yeo Hiap Seng", Asian Case Research Journal
Lan, Luh Luh, A Khoo and LWIN, MAY OO (1999), "Advertiser adherence to regulatory codes in the United States and Singapore: A comparative evaluation of television commercials", Journal of Asian Business
Leong, H. S. S. and Lan, Luh Luh (1998), "Nervous shock, rescuers and employees - primary or secondary victims?", Singapore Journal of Legal Studies, 121-139
Lan, Luh Luh and Lee, J. (1997), "Force-field analysis on policies affecting working women in Singapore", Journal of Management Development, 16(1), 43-52
Lan, Luh Luh and Sharma, B (1994), "Labour market flexibilities as HRM strategies: The example of Singapore", Journal of Asian Business, 10(1), 61-77

Books/Monographs

Lan, Luh Luh (2018), "Essentials of Corporate Law and Governance in Singapore"
Lan, Luh Luh and Puchniak, D. W. P. (2017), "Independent Directors in Singapore: A Corporate Governance Outlier?", In D. W. Puchniak, S. K. Harald Baum, & Luke Nottage (Eds.), Independent Directors in Asia, Cambridge University Press
Lan, Luh Luh and Varottil, U. (2015), "Shareholder Empowerment in Controlled Companies: the Case of Singapore", 572-591, In Research Handbook on Shareholder Power
Lan, Luh Luh (2014), "Merger & Acquisition Law in Singapore", 32, In T. F. Zhu, & K. L. Faung (Eds.), M&A Laws in East Asia - MBO: Theory and Practice
Lan, Luh Luh (2008), "Sale of Securities", In Law relating to Specific Contracts in Singapore, ed by Michael Hwang & Yeo Tiong Min. 47pp.
Lan, Luh Luh (2005), "Shareholder Actions", In Woon`s Corporations Law, Singapore: LexisNexis, 155pp
Lan, Luh Luh (2005), "Management and Administration", In Woon`s Corporations Law, Singapore: LexisNexis, 61pp
Lan, Luh Luh (2005), "Current Legal Issues on Directors` Duties", In From Conformance to Performance: Best Corporate Governance Practices for Asian Companies, ed. Mak Yuen Teen, 125-140, Singapore: McGraw-Hill Book Co
Lan, Luh Luh (2005), "Company Administration", In Walter Woon on Company Law, 3rd Edition ed., Tan Cheng Han, 377-402, Singapore: Sweet & Maxwell
Lan, Luh Luh (2005), "Enforcement of Corporate Rights", In Walter Woon on Company Law, 3rd edition ed. Tan Cheng Han, 335-376, Singapore: Sweet & Maxwell
Lan, Luh Luh, L Heracleous and Abhinav Singh (2004), "Case 23-Natsteel: The Battle for Control", In Business Strategy in Asia - A Casebook, 2nd edition ed. Kulwant Singh, Pangarkar Nitin, Heracleous Loizos, 259-280, Singapore: Thomson Learning
Lan, Luh Luh and Wee, C H (1998), "The 36 Strategies of the Chinese: Adapting Ancient Chinese Wisdom to the Business World", (reprinted in 1998 and in 1999), Singapore: Addison-Wesley and Longman, 298 pages

Conference/Seminars

Lan, Luh Luh, Hertig, G., Bechtold, S. and Lee, J. (2018), "Infrastructure Resilience and Litigation.", International Conference on Infrastructure Resilience 2018, ETH Zurich
Lan, Luh Luh, Hertig, G., Ettore, C. and Khoja, L. (2018), "Disruptive Events, Infrastructure Resilience and Corporate Governance", International Conference on Infrastructure Resilience 2018, ETH Zurich
Lan, Luh Luh, Hertig, G. and Rapp, L. (2018), "Contracting for Resilient Infrastructures.", International Conference on Infrastructure Resilience 2018, ETH Zurich
Lan, Luh Luh and Varottil, U. (2015), "Shareholder Empowerment in Controlled Companies.", EU Asia Corporate Governance Dialogue 2015, NUS Law School, Singapore
Lan, Luh Luh (2012), "Goals of Corporate Governance - A Singapore Perspective", EU-Asia Corporate Governance Dialogue, Financial Services Agency, Tokyo, Japan
Lan, Luh Luh and L Heracleous (2009), "Re-conceptualizing Agency Theory: A Legal Perspective", Academy of Management Meeting. 7 - 11 Aug 2009, Hyatt Regency Chicago
Lan, Luh Luh and L Heracleous (2009), "Reconsidering Agency Theory and Its application to Corporate Governance", 25th European Group for OrganizationalStudies (EOGS) Colloquium, 2 - 4 Jul 2009, ESADE Business School, Barcelona, Spain
Lan, Luh Luh, Mak, Y T, J M Sequeira and Y P Tan (2008), "Does the Adoption of an Information-connected Approach reduce Insider Trading?", The 21st Australasian Finance & Banking Conference. 16 - 18 Dec 2008, Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney, Australia
Lan, Luh Luh and L Heracleous (2008), "The Contribution of Legal Theory to Management Models of Corporate Governance", Academy of Management Meeting. 8 - 13 Aug 2008, Hilton Anaheim. California, United States
Leong, H. S. S. and Lan, Luh Luh (1999), "International Commercial Dispute Resolution -- Litigation, Arbitration and Mediation in Singapore", East Asian Legal Forum 1999, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, 18-19 March
Lan, Luh Luh and M O Lwin (1999), "Electronic Commerce Initiatives in Southeast Asia: A Policy Perspective", 1999 Society for Marketing Advances Conference, Marriott Marquis, Atlanta, United States, 26-30 October
Leong, H. S. S. and Lan, Luh Luh (1992), "Legal Aspects of the Proposed East Asian Economic Grouping.", Problems and prospects in International Business: Perspective from Asia and the Pacific (pg 31-35). Australia: USQ Press, Queensland
Lan, Luh Luh and Pang, E F (1991), "Privatisation in ASEAN Countries -- Issues and Lessons", Symposium on Entrepreneurship and Economic Development in Asia organised by the United Nations, New Delhi, 22-25 October
Lan, Luh Luh, Ho, Y. K. and Premaratne, U. "CREDITOR CONTROL RIGHTS, LOAN ENFORCEMENT AND BANKRUPTCY REGIMES", Conference on Empirical Legal Studies 2010. Yale Law School, New Haven, Connecticut, USA

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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