Dan W. Puchniak is an Associate Professor at the National University of Singapore Faculty of Law and an ECGI Research Member. He is an internationally recognized scholar in the field of comparative corporate law and governance in Asia. Dan has received numerous domestic and international awards for his academic research and teaching. He sits on the editorial boards of several leading Asian and comparative law journals. His research has pioneered the emerging field of intra-Asian comparative corporate law and governance.
During his time at NUS Law, Dan has served as the Director of the Centre for Asian Legal Studies (CALS), Editor-in-Chief of the Asian Journal of Comparative Law (Cambridge University Press), and Director for Corporate Law of the EW Barker Centre for Law & Business. Dan has held visiting academic positions at leading universities around the world, including Chulalongkorn University, Columbia University, IDC Herzliya, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Melbourne University, Nagoya University, Oxford University, Queen’s University, Seoul National University, Stanford University, University of Chicago, University of Tokyo, University of Trento, University of Victoria, Vanderbilt University, and Yangon University.
Dan has advised international organizations on the development of corporate law in Asia, served as an expert in high stakes complex corporate law disputes in Asia, and his research has been cited several times by Singapore’s apex court. Prior to entering academia, Dan worked as a corporate commercial litigator at one of Canada’s leading law firms.