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Dr. Lin Lin is an Associate Professor at NUS Law. She specializes in corporate law, corporate finance and Chinese corporate and securities law. She was a Visiting Scholar at Stanford Law School and the Arthur and Toni Rembe Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University (2012-2013), a Senior Visiting Fellow at the Harris Manchester College at University of Oxford (2019) and Senior Fellow at the University of Melbourne (2020).

Lin has published in leading journals in her field, including such as Journal of Corporate Law Studies, European Business Organization Law Review, Journal of Business Law, Stanford Journal of Law, Business & Finance, Berkeley Business Law Journal and Columbia Journal of Asian Law. Her articles have been selected for presentation by the Stanford International Junior Faculty Forum and the Chicago-Tsinghua Junior Faculty Forum. Her sole-authored monograph Venture Capital Law in China (Cambridge University Press, 2021) was selected in the prestigious International Corporate Law and Financial Market Regulation series at Cambridge University Press.

She teaches Alternative Investments, Chinese Corporate and Securities Law, Private Equity and Venture Capital: Law and Practice, among others, at NUS Law. She has taught intensive courses at the University of Melbourne, Southwest University of Political Science and Law, East China University of Political Science and Law and National Chengchi University. She has provided executive training on corporate law and FinTech for officials and practitioners from China, India and Singapore. Lin has delivered public lectures at leading law schools including University of Oxford, Stanford University, Tsinghua University and Peking University. She is the recipient of several academic honours, including the President’s Graduate Fellowship. Lin has acted as peer reviewer in leading journals and publishers, such as the American Journal of Comparative Law and Cambridge University Press.

Prior to joining academia, Dr. Lin was a Legal Policy Officer at the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority of Singapore (ACRA). She has worked in the Corporate Finance Department of a leading law firm in Singapore. She has served as Assistant Counsel at the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) and the Special Counsel to the Steering Committee of the Taiwanese Company Law Reform. She currently sits on the editorial board of the Asian Journal of Comparative Law and Journal of Malaysian and Comparative Law. She has also served as a guest editor for the European Business Organization Law Review and Singapore Journal of Legal Studies. She is an arbitrator of the Hainan Court of International Arbitration, Guangzhou Arbitration Commission and an mediator of the Hainan International Commercial Mediation Centre.

Current Projects

social enterprises

Research Interests

corporate law, corporate finance, Chinese corporate and securities law.

Working Papers

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