Principles of Singapore Business Law (eBook), 1st Edition

  • George TL Shenoy Singapore Management University
  • Loo Wee Ling Singapore Management University
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  • ISBN-10: 9814253731
  • ISBN-13: 9789814253734
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 911 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2009 | Published/Released June 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2009

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This book seeks to give the reader a comprehensive overview of the business law in Singapore. The book contains 27 chapters in four parts. Part I is a general introduction to the business law where the Singapore legal system and its legal processes and institutions are discussed. Part II includes chapters on business crimes and business torts, with a chapter on negligence. Part III contains the next 13 chapters on the law of contract. These deal with the formation, content, performance, discharge and remedies for breach of contract. The other chapters in this part deal with factors that vitiate a contract. This part ends with a chapter on comparative contract law. The last part, Part IV, has 8 chapters that deal with special areas of business law. These include agency, business organisation, sale of goods, intellectual property, information technology, biotechnology, competition and consumer protection, and international business. This book is a collective effort of 17 authors from the School of Law, Singapore Management University and an adjunct faculty.

Key features include:

  • Pedagogical features: use of diagrams, tables and reflection boxes to clearly elucidate basic concepts of Singapore Business Law
  • Beyond Basics: some complex or unsettled issues in the law are explored in a simple to understand manner to the lay reader and highlighted in reflection boxes. • Devotes a chapter to comparative contract law.
  • Includes chapters on cutting edge areas of business law such as biotechnology, intellectual property, information technology and competition and consumer protection.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

George TL Shenoy

George TL Shenoy is a Practice Associate Professor of Law in the School of Law, Singapore Management University. He holds a PhD in Law from the University of London. He has taught law since 1970 to both law and business students and is a regular contributor and editor of books, chapters and journal articles.

Loo Wee Ling

Loo Wee Ling is an Associate Professor of Law (Education) in the School of Law, Singapore Management University (SMU). She holds an LLB (Hons) Singapore and an LLM (University of Sydney). She has taught diverse courses to both undergraduate and postgraduate students, and currently teaches Business Law and Ethics and Social Responsibility to undergraduates of various schools at SMU. Her current research is in the intersection of Ethics with Artificial Intelligence and Data Privacy although she maintains an interest in contract, commercial and consumer law. Amongst others, she has authored a book on the law of credit and security, and published journal articles on consumer and contract law.