Meng Seng Wee

National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law

Associate Professor

469G Bukit Timah Road

Eu Tong Sen Building

Singapore, 259776

Singapore

National University of Singapore (NUS) - Centre for Law & Business

Fellow

Eu Tong Sen Building

469G Bukit Timah Road

259776

Singapore

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Scholarly Papers (14)

1.

Understanding Commercial Insolvency and Its Justifications as a Test for Winding Up

Lloyd's Maritime and Commercial Law Quarterly 62, 2015
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 03 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2015
Meng Seng Wee
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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Bankruptcy; Cash flows; Commercial insolvency; Future liabilities; Multiple defaults; Statutory interpretation; Single defaults; Winding up

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Whither the Scheme of Arrangement in Singapore: More Chapter 11, Less Scheme?

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 25 Feb 2017
Meng Seng Wee
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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Corporate rescue, debt restructuring, scheme of arrangement, Chapter 11, transplant

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Misconceptions About the 'Unable to Pay Its Debts' Ground of Winding Up

Law Quarterly Review, 2014
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 12 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2015
Meng Seng Wee
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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Balance sheets; Bankruptcy; Cash flows; Corporate insolvency; Future Liabilities; Legal History; Statutory Interpretation; Winding Up

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The Avoidance of Unregistered Charge and Extension of Time to Register

Singapore Academy of Law Journal, Vol. 26, 2014
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 30 Jan 2015
Meng Seng Wee
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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Commencement of winding up; Registration of charges; Out of time registration; Avoidance law

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Remunerating Corporate Insolvency Practitioners in the United Kingdom, Australia and Singapore: The Roles of Courts

Asian Journal of Comparative Law, Vol. 13, No. 1, pp. 141-172, 2018
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 24 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2018
Stacey Steele, Meng Seng Wee and Ian Ramsay
University of Melbourne - Asian Law Centre, National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law and Melbourne Law School - University of Melbourne
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Remuneration, insolvency practitioners, role of courts, Australia, Singapore, United Kingdom

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Singapore as International Debt Restructuring Center: Aspiration and Challenges

NUS Law Working Paper No. 2021/004, EW Barker Centre for Law & Business Working Paper 21/02
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 23 Feb 2021
Meng Seng Wee and Hans Tjio
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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forum shopping; international debt restructuring center; scheme of arrangement; hybrid scheme; UNCITRAL Model Law on Cross-Border Insolvency; Insolvency, Restructuring and Dissolution Act 2018; Chapter 11

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Corporate Governance in Winding Up — Statutory Derivative Actions and Professional Liquidators

NUS Law Working Paper No 2020/012, EW Barker Centre for Law & Business Working Paper 20/06
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 Apr 2020
Meng Seng Wee and Yan Yu Kiu
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law and National University of Singapore - Faculty of Law
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corporate governance; members’ voluntary winding up; insolvent winding up; insolvency proceedings; derivative actions; liquidators; Petroships v Wealthplus

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The Belt and Road Initiative, China’s Cross-Border Insolvency Law and the UNCITRAL Model Law on Cross-Border Insolvency

Chinese Journal of Comparative Law, 2020
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 21 May 2020 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2020
Meng Seng Wee
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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Belt and Road Initiative, Comparative Cross-border insolvency law, China’s cross-border insolvency law, UNCITRAL Model Law on Cross-Border Insolvency, Logic and limits of UNCITRAL Model Law on Cross-Border Insolvency

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Taking Stock of the Insolvency Tests In Section 254 of the Companies Act

Singapore Journal of Legal Studies, pp. 486-509, December 2011
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 10 Feb 2012
Meng Seng Wee
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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Lessons for the Development of Singapore's International Insolvency Law

(2011) 23 Singapore Academy of Law Journal 932
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 25 Feb 2017
Meng Seng Wee
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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Principles Governing the Fixing of Insolvency Practitioners’ Remuneration

NUS Law Working Paper No. 2020/023, EW Barker Centre for Law & Business Working Paper 20/09, Forthcoming (2021) 30 International Insolvency Review
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 17 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2021
Meng Seng Wee and Yan Yu Kiu
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law and National University of Singapore - Faculty of Law
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Insolvency practitioners; liquidators; IP remuneration; liquidators’ remuneration; market failure

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Avoidance Law in Judicial Management

Singapore Journal of Legal Studies, pp. 505-521, 2006
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 14 Dec 2007
Meng Seng Wee
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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Statutory derivative actions and the regulation of liquidators in a members voluntary winding up: the Petroships Investment Pte Ltd v Wealthplus Pte Ltd saga

NUS Law Working Paper No. 2020/022, EW Barker Centre for Law & Business Working Paper 20/08
Posted: 12 Aug 2020
Meng Seng Wee and Yan Yu Kiu
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law and National University of Singapore - Faculty of Law

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derivative action; members’ voluntary winding up; insolvent winding up; corporate governance; insolvency practitioners; liquidators; Petroships v Wealthplus

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Singapore Derivative Actions: Mundanely Non-Asian, Intriguingly Non-American and at the Forefront of the Commonwealth

in The Derivative Action in Asia: A Comparative and Functional Approach, 323 (Dan W. Puchniak et al. eds., Cambridge University Press, 2012).
Posted: 30 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2014
Meng Seng Wee and Dan W. Puchniak
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law and NUS Law

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Derivative actions, Singapore company law, Singapore corporate governance, Shareholders’ remedies, comparative corporate law, comparative corporate governance, Asian law, Asian values, Foss v. Harbottle, leximetrics, convergence, American model