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Singapore Corporate Governance
Last Updated Date:   1 June 2021


5 Credits,  Semester 2

Course Description:
Since Singapore's independence in 1965, its socioeconomic development has been remarkable. Singapore's unique system of corporate governance is one of the keys to its socioeconomic success. This course will begin by providing a historical and comparative overview of Singapore's system of corporate governance in the broader context of the Singapore model. It will then undertake an in-depth and comparative analysis of the core aspects of Singapore corporate governance, highlighting the features which make it unique. The course will then examine the latest developments in Singapore corporate governance, with an emphasis on analyzing the details, policy rationale, and implications of recent reforms. The course will also examine what the future may hold for Singapore's system of corporate governance and what other jurisdictions may learn from it.

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Course Convenor: A/P Daniel William Puchniak

Co-teacher(s): NA

Module Codes: LL4162V / LL5162V / LL6162V / LLJ5162V

Contact Hours: 3hr weekly seminar

Workload: 3 hours

Mode of Assessment: Class Participation (with Lead Discussant requirement) - 20%; Class Reflection Exercise by Uploaded Video - 20% & 2 Hour Take Home Exam - 60%[Release: Mon, 11 April 2022 (3pm); Due: Mon, 11 April 2022 (5pm)]

Preclusions: Nil

Prerequisites: NUS Compulsory Core Law Curriculum or common law equivalent. Previously completed a course in Company Law.

Examination Date: Monday, 25 April 2022 (PM)

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