The Faculty of Law successfully organised and hosted the 16th Annual Conference of the Asian Law and Economics Association (AsLEA) on 12 and 13 December 2020 in an online mode. A total of 22 papers were presented including a keynote address by Prof. Dr. Shubha Ghosh of Syracuse University School of Law, titled “Antitrust in the Hipster Economy”.

Topics presented include antitrust, business law, COVID-19, regulation, and tax. Presenters came from Afghanistan, Australia, China, India, Japan, Poland, South Korea, United States of America, Vietnam, and Malaysia. The two-day conference closed with a presidential address by Prof. Dr. Haksoo Ko of Seoul National University School of Law. The organising team from the Faculty of Law was led by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Dennis Khong and assisted by Mr. Tay Eng Siang and Mr. Yong Kai Jie.