Professor Ernest Lim
Professor Ernest Lim
National University of Singapore

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Ernest Lim is Professor of Law and Vice Dean for Faculty Development at the Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore (NUS). He obtained his DPhil (PhD) and BCL from Oxford, LLM from Harvard and LLB from NUS. A prize-winning researcher, he has published on the AI implications of corporate law and governance as well as private law.

Recent publications include the co-edited book, The Cambridge Handbook of Private Law and AI (2024), “A Legal Framework for AI Fairness Reporting” (2022) 81 Cambridge Law Journal 610 (with JQ Yap), “B2B Artificial Intelligence Transactions: A Framework for Assessing Commercial Liability” [2022] Singapore Journal of Legal Studies 46, and “Technology vs Ideology: How Far will Artificial Intelligence and Distributed Ledger Technology Transform Corporate Governance and Business?” (2021) 18 Berkeley Business Law Journal 1 (with HY Chiu).

He is also the sole-author of three acclaimed monographs with Cambridge University Press: Social Enterprises in Asia: A New Legal Form (2023), Sustainability and Corporate Mechanisms in Asia (2020), and A Case for Shareholders’ Fiduciary Duties in Common Law Asia (2019).

He practised corporate and securities law in the New York and Hong Kong offices of Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP.