Australian Journal of Asian Law Edition 14(2)

Edition 14(2) of the Australian Journal of Asian Law is now available on SSRNIt includes the following articles: The Internal Logic Behind the Evolution of Company Law in China – Do Legal Origins Matter?Andrew Godwin Excusing Notice Under Singapore’s Statutory Derivative ActionAlan K. Koh The Fiduciary Doctrine as a New Pathway: An Alternative Approach to AnalysingContinue reading “Australian Journal of Asian Law Edition 14(2)”

Talk on People Smuggling at RSIS, Singapore, and the University of Melbourne

On 3 September 2013, Melissa gave a talk at the Centre for Non-Traditional Security Studies, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.The talk was based on the policy paper on ‘People Smuggling Trials in Indonesia’, co-authored with Dr Antje Missbach. Dr Antje Missbach will also be giving a talk on People Smuggling Trials inContinue reading “Talk on People Smuggling at RSIS, Singapore, and the University of Melbourne”

Report: Australian attitudes towards Indonesia

The Department of Foreign Affairs (Australia) has released the results of a new survey conducted by Newspoll on ‘Australian attitudes towards Indonesia‘. Most Australians surveyed wrongly believe that Indonesia’s legal system is based on Islamic law, and are not aware that Indonesia is a democracy. On this issue of people smuggling, 50% of respondents wereContinue reading “Report: Australian attitudes towards Indonesia”

Policy paper: Trials of People Smugglers in Indonesia

On 21 May 2013, a policy paper, ‘Trials of People Smugglers in Indonesia: 2007-2012‘, written by Dr Antje Missbach and Dr Melissa Crouch was launched by the new Centre for Indonesian Law, Islam and Society, at the University of Melbourne. The policy paper addresses the critical need for greater knowledge and understanding of how the contemporary Indonesian legal systemContinue reading “Policy paper: Trials of People Smugglers in Indonesia”