The publisher’s blurb is as follows: “The Chinese perspective on The South China Sea Arbitration, is just one of the 40+ texts searchable on the new online service, International Arbitration. The service is made up of content from three respected publishing brands (Hart Publishing, CH Beck-Nomos and Bloomsbury Professional). It provides access to materials by […]
About Adeline Chong
Adeline Chong joined SMU in November 2007. She was formerly a lecturer at the School of Law, University of Nottingham. She obtained First Class Honours from the University of Birmingham and subsequently was awarded a scholarship to pursue a Ph.D in Nottingham. The thesis looked at the choice of law issues concerning establishing the voidness of a contract and the restitutionary aftermath of voidness. She has published in leading peer-reviewed journals such as the Law Quarterly Review, International and Comparative Law Quarterly, Lloyd’s Maritime and Commercial Law Quarterly and the Journal of Private International Law. She is the co-author of Hill and Chong, International Commercial Disputes: Commercial Conflict of Laws in English Courts (Oxford, Hart, 4th edn, 2010). She is the Project Lead of the Asian Business Law Institute’s project on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Asia. Her work has been cited by the Singapore, Hong Kong, New South Wales and New Zealand Court of Appeals, the Singapore and New Zealand High Courts, the UK Law Commission, as well as in leading texts on conflict of laws such as Dicey, Morris and Collins on the Conflict of Laws (15th edition, 2012). She has also been invited to present papers by the British Association of Canadian Studies, British Institute of International and Comparative Law, Kyushu University and the University of Sydney. She has conducted courses for the Attorney-General Chambers of Malaysia and delivered Continuing Professional Development Talks for Singapore’s Attorney-General Chamber’s Academy and the Law Society of Singapore. She has appeared as an expert on Singapore law before a Finnish court and issued a declaration on Singapore law for a US class action. She was awarded the 2013 School of Law Research Excellence Award and was appointed as a Lee Kong Chian Fellow in 2015. She was a recipient of the School of Law’s Dean’s Teaching Excellence Award in 2016, 2018 and 2020.
Whether the Singapore court has the jurisdiction or power to grant a Mareva injunction in aid of foreign court proceedings was recently considered by the Singapore High Court in PT Gunung Madu Plantations v Muhammad Jimmy Goh Mashun  SGHC 64. Both plaintiff and defendant were Indonesian and the claim related to alleged breaches of […]
A new book considering the private international law aspects of China’s One Belt One Road Initiative will be out in early June. The publisher’s blurb is below. China’s One Belt One Road Initiative and Private International Law will soon be released by Routledge. It is available for pre-ordering now at
A compendium of country reports on the law on the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments in ASEAN, Australia, China, India, Japan and South Korea has been published by the Asian Business Law Institute, a research institute based in Singapore. The list of contributors reads as follows: Read more… Professor Elizabeth Aguiling-Pangalangan of the University […]