Vivien Chen

Dr

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20002018
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Biography

Vivien obtained her law degree with honours from the Australian National University. Having worked as a solicitor in commercial legal practice, she completed her Masters degree in law at the University of Malaya, and authored a book on self-dealing by company directors.

Vivien's PhD research investigates systemic weaknesses in the Malaysian regulatory framework.  She was awarded the best paper prize at the Corporate Law Teachers Association conference in 2013 and 2018, and a graduate student article award by the Asian Law and Society Association in 2018.  Prior to commencing her role as a lecturer in the Department of Business Law and Taxation, she was a teaching associate in the department and a research assistant at the Centre for Corporate Law and Securities Regulation, Melbourne Law School, The University of Melbourne. She has previously held an academic position at an overseas university.

Her publications include articles on Australian and Malaysian corporations law and financial regulation in the ASEAN Economic Community.  She investigates the impact of fringe credit on consumers in financial stress together with researchers from Melbourne Law School and partner organisations including consumer advocates and financial counselors.

 

External positions

Honorary Research Fellow, Harmful Financial Products project, Melbourne Law School, The University of Melbourne

Keywords

  • Shareholder protection law, corporations law, law in the ASEAN Economic Community, financial consumer protection, personal insolvency

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Research Output 2000 2018

An evaluation of debt agreements in Australia

Chen, V., O'Brien, L. & Ramsay, I., 2018, In : Monash University Law Review. 44, 1, p. 151-197 47 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

An ASEAN framework for cross-border cooperation in financial consumer dispute resolution

Chen, V., Godwin, A. & Ramsay, I., 1 Jul 2017, In : Asian Journal of Comparative Law. 12, 1, p. 167-196 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleResearchpeer-review

Law and society in the evolution of Malaysia's Islamic capital market regulation

Chen, V., 1 May 2017, In : Asian Journal of Law and Society. 4, 1, p. 133-156 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

The statutory derivative action in Malaysia: comparison with an Australian judicial approach

Chen, V., 1 Dec 2017, In : Asian Journal of Comparative Law. 12, 2, p. 281-309 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

An empirical study of Australian judicial decisions relating to insolvency practitioner remuneration

Steele, S., Chen, V. & Ramsay, I., 20 Nov 2016, In : Insolvency Law Journal. 24, 3, p. 165-191 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Prizes

Best paper prize, Corporate Law Teacher Association Conference 2013

Vivien Jean Hui Chen (Recipient), 2013

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Graduate Student Article Award 2018, Asian Law and Society Association

Vivien Jean Hui Chen (Recipient), Dec 2018

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Press / Media

How Malaysian Corporate Laws can Recover after Corruption

Vivien Jean Hui Chen

21/11/18

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Article/Feature

Law and society in the evolution of Malaysia's Islamic capital market regulation

Vivien Jean Hui Chen

28/09/18

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Blogs, Podcasts and Social MediaBlogs

Debt agreements and how to avoid unnecessary debt traps

Vivien Jean Hui Chen, Ian Ramsay & Lucinda O'Brien

20/10/17

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Article/Feature

The statutory derivative action in Malaysia: Comparison with an Australian judicial approach

Vivien Jean Hui Chen

8/09/17

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Blogs, Podcasts and Social MediaBlogs

Cross-border cooperation in bank resolution: A framework for Asia

Vivien Jean Hui Chen, Ian Ramsay & Andrew Godwin

31/05/16

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Blogs, Podcasts and Social MediaBlogs