Prof. Tan Cheng Han, SC


E W Barker Centre for Law and Business, National University of Singapore

Professor Tan Cheng Han, SC was Dean of the NUS law school from 2001 to 2011 and is presently the Chairman of the school’s E W Barker Centre for Law and Business. He was appointed Senior Counsel in 2004 and has been a Visiting Professor at a number of universities including most recently Bucerius Law School in Hamburg and Tokyo University. Professor Tan’s present appointments include being Chairman of Singapore Exchange Regulation Pte Ltd, a Council Member of Sport Singapore, a board member of the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority, and Chairman of the Public Accountants Oversight Committee. Recent sole and co-authored academic publications include: “Veil Piercing – A Fresh Start” [2015] Journal of Business Law 20; “State-Owned Enterprises in Singapore: Historical Insights into a Potential Model for Reform”, 28 Columbia Journal of Asian Law 61 (2015); “The Agency of Liquidators and Receivers” in Agency Law and Commercial Practice (OUP, 2016); and “Equity, Shareholders and Company Law” in Equity, Trusts and Commerce (Hart, 2017).