ASEAN financial regulation
This research investigates the need for greater cross-border cooperation in the face of increasing financial integration among Asian countries.
Business corruption in Vietnam
This PhD project explores how companies in Vietnam interpret corruption, unethical business behaviour and global anti-corruption norms.
China’s social credit system
We examine China’s social credit system and argue that the new governance mode underlying the CSC relies on the fuzzy notion of "trust".
This project explores how certain Southeast Asian countries can harness their potentials to achieve sustainable development.
Eligibility of auditors
Examining the laws governing auditors’ eligibility, particularly the requirement of good character, in ensuring auditors’ effectiveness in Malaysia.
Environmental justice in Vietnam
"Weak" to "strong" sustainability: protesting for environmental justice in Vietnam.
Industry water stewardship
This PhD project examines how behaviour change of water-users can help address global water crises. It seeks to understand industry's motivations and constraints for adopting water stewardship.
Kleptocracy through state-owned corporations
How gaps in the Malaysian regulatory framework allowed billions to be stolen.
Labour disputes in Southeast Asia
The formal and informal regulation of collective labour disputes in Indonesia, the Philippines and Vietnam. This interdisciplinary project is funded by a 3-year ARC Discovery Grant.
Non-audit services in Malaysia
This project focuses on how Malaysian laws (Companies Act 2016, the Capital Market and Services Act 2007 and the Financial Services Act 2013) deal with non-audit services.
Sustainable banking in Indonesia
This PhD project explores the implementation of mandatory sustainable finance regulation in Indonesia and how bank employees interpret its key norms.