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Corporate Law, Corporate Governance, Constitutional Law


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Dr Loganathan Krishnan has a Bachelor of Laws from University of London, Master of Laws and Doctor of Philosophy from University of Malaya, Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching from Curtin University of Technology and Diploma in Corporate Governance from Basel Institute of Governance. His prior working experience was at Thampa Solicitors, London,  SEGi University, Curtin University of Technology and University of Tunku Abdul Rahman. He has been lecturing and tutoring Company Law and Business Law to undergraduate and postgraduate students. He has received letters of recognition for being “Excellent Lecturer” at his previous organisations. He is currently a Chief Examiner and  Moderator for the said subjects for professional examinations. His research expertise is in the area of Company Law and Constitutional Law. He is also a paper reviewer for several journals.  He is a Council Member of Asean Law Association of Malaysia and Australasian Law Academics Association, Member of Society of Corporate Law Academic Association and LAWASIA. He is also an Editorial Board Member and reviewer of Australasian Journal of Law, Ethics and Governance and Journal of Australasian Law Academics Association. He was a Guest Lecturer for University of Sussex, England.

Research interests

  • Company Law
  • Constitutional Law

Monash teaching commitment

  • BTW2213 Malaysian Company Law
  • BTW5909 Ethics and Global Corporate Governance 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

Corporate Governance, Diploma, Basel Institute (Basler Institute)

1 Jun 202230 Sept 2023

Award Date: 30 Sept 2023

Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Education, Curtin University

Master of Laws, LL.M, Universiti Malaya (University of Malaya)

Doctor of Philosophy, Ph.D, Raising The Threshold Of Auditors’ Role, Duties and Liabilities: A Shift From Watchdog To Bloodhound, Universiti Malaya (University of Malaya)

Law, Bachelor of Laws, LL.B (Hons), University of London

External positions

Expert Researcher, Sunway Group

2 Sept 2021 → …

Executive Council Member, Australasian Law Academics Association

1 Jul 2021 → …

Assistant Secretary, Educational, Welfare & Research Foundation

27 Sept 2020 → …

Executive Council Member, Persatuan Undang -undang ASEAN Malaysia (ASEAN Law Association of Malaysia)

12 Aug 2020 → …

Academic Committee, Malaysian Competition Commission

9 Dec 2019 → …

Examination Committee, Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia

1 Feb 2019 → …

Advisor, Malaysian Indian Youth Council

20 Jul 2015 → …

External Examiner & Moderator, Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia

10 Jun 2015 → …

Committee Member for Human Rights, LAWASIA the Law Association for Asia and the Pacific

3 Jul 2014 → …

Committee Member for Corporate, Securities and Investment, LAWASIA the Law Association for Asia and the Pacific

3 Jul 2014 → …

Research area keywords

  • Corporate law
  • auditors
  • Constitutional law
  • minorities

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