Curriculum Vitae

PERSONAL DETAILS

PROF. DR. CHOONG YEOW CHOY


ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
(Role),(Level),(Duration)
  • Dean, UNIVERISITI MALAYA, 01/07/2009 to 14/02/2011
  • Dean, UNIVERISITI MALAYA, 01/07/2009 to 14/02/2011
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification),(Field),(Institution),(Year)
  • ADVOCATE & SOLICITOR, BIDANG UNDANG-UNDANG, HIGH COURT OF MALAYA
  • PhD, BIDANG UNDANG-UNDANG, UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA
  • LLM, BIDANG UNDANG-UNDANG, HARVARD UNIVERSITY, USA
  • LLB, BIDANG UNDANG-UNDANG, UNIVERSITI MALAYA (UM)
SPECIALIZATION
(Area)
Area of Expertise
  • Transnational Civil Litigation
  • International Commercial Arbitration
  • Administration of Civil Justice
  • Partnership Law
  • Company Law
  • Civil Procedure
  • Research Interest
  • Civil Litigation
  • Company Law
  • Partnership Law and Limitation
  • TEACHING
    (Course Title),(Level of Study),(Institution),(Academic Session)
    Teaching
  • LXEB3102 - Company Law, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2008/2009)
  • LXEA4103 - Civil Procedure, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2008/2009)
  • LXGA6130 - Civil Litigation - Selected Issues (S), Post Graduate, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2008/2009)
  • LXGA6235 - Civil Litigation, Post Graduate, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2011/2012)
  • LXEA4103 - Civil Procedure, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2011/2012)
  • LXEA4103 - Civil Procedure, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2012/2013)
  • LXGA6325 - Civil Litigation, Post Graduate, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2012/2013)
  • LXEA4103 - Civil Procedure, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2013/2014)
  • LXEA4121 - Civil Procedure Ii, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2013/2014)
  • LXEA4103 - Civil Procedure, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2013/2014)
  • LXGA6325 - Civil Litigation, Post Graduate, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2013/2014)
  • LXEA4111 - Civil Procedure I, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2013/2014)
  • PUBLICATIONS
    (Title of publication in APA style)
    Refereed Journals
    2018
    • Chinese Yearbook of International Law (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
    2017
    • Ooi, Tie and Choong (2017), Court-Annexed Mediation Practice in Malaysia: What the Future Holds , University of Bologna Law Review (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Higgins (Ed), Civil Justice Quarterly Volume 36 Issue 4 2017, 427-440 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Journal of the Commonwealth Magistrates' and Judges' Association Vol 23 No 1 2017 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Choong, YC, Tie F H & Chrsitina Ooi, S.S. (2017). Training judges to mediate: A case of piscem natare doces? The Law Review, 3, 293-319. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
    2014
    • Kaur, S., Choy, C. Y. 2014. ETHICAL CONSIDERATIONS IN CLINICAL TRIALS: A CRITIQUE OF THE ICH-GCP GUIDELINE Developing World Bioethics. (Tier 1, Impact Factor = 1.457) (ISI-Indexed)
    • Choy, C. Y., Ganesh, W. P. 2014. PUBLIC POLICY CONSIDERATIONS IN ARBITRAL PROCEEDINGS IN SELECTED COMMON LAW JURISDICTIONS Hong Kong Law Journal. (Tier 4, Impact Factor = 0.256) (ISI-Indexed)
    • Choong Yeow Choy and Warren Ganesh, Public Policy Considerations in Arbitral Proceedings in Selected Common Law Jurisdictions {2004] Hong Kong Law Journal, Volume 44, Part 1 pp 179-205 (ISI-Indexed)
    • Choong Yeow Choy, Omnipresence of Judicial Control over International Arbitral Proceedings, (2014) KLRI Journal of Law and Legislation, Volume 4 Number 1 pp 53- 78 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
    2012
    • Sharon Kaur & Choong Yeow Choy, Ethical Considerations In Clinical Trials: A Critique of the ICH-GCP Guideline, Developing World Bioethics ISSN 1471-8731 (print); 1471- 8847 (online) (ISI-Indexed)
    • Sujata Balan & Choong Yeow Choy. Limitation Periods Affecting Persons Under Disability in Malaysia: A Critical Overview. Civil Justice Quarterly Volume 31, Issue 2 [2012] pp 239 - 257. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
    2011
    • Choong Yeow Choy & Sujata Balan, Charting the Course for Shareholders' Discourse: Observations on the Malaysian Response [2011] 6 National Taiwan University Law Review: 1-26. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
    2009
    • Choong, Y. C., Balan, S. 2009. Malaysia: Principles and Procedural Obstacles Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science. (Tier 2, Impact Factor = 0.903) (ISI-Indexed)
    • Yeow Choy Choong, Sujata Balan, Class Actions in Malaysia: Principles and Procedural Obstacles, The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences Volume 622 March 2009: 286-295 (ISI-Indexed)
    2007
    • Choong Yeow Choy, Contra Bonos Mores: Religious Tenets and National Philosophy as the Yardstick for Determining Public Policy (2007) Volume 9 The Australian Journal of Asian Law pp 176-185
    2006
    • Choong Yeow Choy, Time for Setting Aside a Default Judgment: The Justice of Technicalities in the Malaysian Context (2006) Civil Justice Quarterly pp 232-249
    2005
    • Choong Yeow Choy, Andre Ravindran S Arul v Duli Yang Amat Mulia Tunku Ibrahim Ismail Ibni Sultan Iskandar Al-Haj: Renewing the Interest on the Duration and Renewal of a Writ (2005) Volume 3 Malayan Law Journal pp i-xx
    2000
    • Choong Yeow Choy, Miah v Khan: Penetapan Beberapa Prinsip Mengenai Kewujudan Perkongsian (Miah v Khan: Establishing A Number of Principles on the Existence of a Partnership) (2000) Volume 27 Journal of Malaysian and Comparative Law pp 257-267
    1999
    • Choong Yeow Choy, A Pack of New Rules From Lord Woolf [1999] Volume 2 Malayan Law Journal pp xlix-lxiv
    • Choong Yeow Choy, Dispute Settlement and Compromise: The Need For An Uncompromising Stand (1999) Volume 26 Journal of Malaysian and Comparative Law pp 85-117
    1997
    • Choong Yeow Choy, Altering the Position on Alteration of Memorandum, The Company Secretary July/August 1997 pp 7-13
    1996
    • Choong Yeow Choy, Who Has the Right to Terminate the Life of a Company - The Shareholders or the Board of Directors? The Company Lawyer February 1996 Volume 17 Number 2 pp 61-64
    1994
    • Choong Yeow Choy, The Case of the Sleeping Plaintiff: The Malaysian Experience, December 1994 Commonwealth Judicial Journal pp 17-23
    1993
    • Choong Yeow Choy, Pengenepian Beberapa Keraguan Mengenai Pengenepian Penghakiman Ingkar (Setting Aside Some Doubts on Setting Aside of Default Judgments) [1993] Volume 2 Current Law Journal pp I-vii
    • Choong Yeow Choy, Meeting of Minds Without Pleadings [1993] Volume 1 Malayan Law Journal pp cxv-cxxviii
    1991
    • Legal Aspects in Money Laundering (With Raj Bhala & Dora SS Neo) [1991] Volume 3 Malayan Law Journal pp xxxiii-l (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Choong Yeow Choy, Do Not Join But Consolidate The Effect of Mustafa Bin Shuib & 2 Ors v Zakaria Bin Subri & Anor [1991] Volume 2 Current Law Journal pp xxxi-xlvii
    • Choong Yeow Choy, Delay In Seeking Quick Justice [1991] Volume 1 Malayan Law Journal pp xliii-xxxiv
    1990
    • Choong Yeow Choy, When Late Payment Is No Payment [1990] Volume 2 Malayan Law Journal pp I-iv
    Book
    2020
    • Choong, Y. C., Tan, R., Wang, Q., & Wei, Y. (Eds.)(2020). Developments and issues in Chinese and Malaysian Law. Kuala Lumpur : Faculty of Law, University of Malaya.
    2006
    • Choong Yeow Choy, Default Judgment: Principles and Procedure, Lexis-Nexis, 2006 ISBN 967-962-774-8
    1995
    • Choong Yeow Choy, Law of Limitation, Butterworths Asia 1995, ISBN 0-409-99787-0
    Book Chapter
    2020
    • Choong, Y. C. (2020). ( Malaysian report)) In A. Chong (Ed) Recognition and enforcement of foreign judgements in Asia (pp 85 - 93). Beijing, Law Press China
    2019
    • Choong, Y. C. (2019). Arbitrating and enforcing foreign awards in the ASEAN region : confronting the perennial issues. In G mez, K. F., Mercedes, A., Rodr guez, L. (Eds.). 60 years of the New York convention : key issues and future challengers. p.(317-327). The Hague : Kluwer Law International.
    2018
    • Choong, Y. C., Sundra, R. (2018). The arbitration regime in Malaysia: A de jure model law jurisdiction? In Bell, G. (Ed.). The UNCITRAL model law and Asian arbitration laws. p.(150-186). Cambridge : Cambridge University Press
    • Choong, Y. C. (2018). Commentary on Hong Leong Finance Bhd v Thiam Hoe (and another appeal). In The quest for justice: Selected judgments of Tan Sri Zulkefli Ahmad Makunudin with commentaries. p.(35-40). Kuala Lumpur : Sweet & Maxwell.
    • Choong, Y. C. (2018). The Hague convention on choice of court agreements : its impact on forum selection and the efficacy of decisions. In Chinese yearbook of private international law and comparative law 2017. p.(314-142). Switzerland : Law Press China.
    2017
    • Choong, Y. C., Sundra, R. (2017). Interpretation and application of the New York convention in Malaysia. In Bermann, G. A. (Ed.), Recognition and enforcement of foreign arbitral awards : the interpretation and application of the New York convention by national courts. p.(651-675). New York : Springer.
    • Choong, Y. C. (2017). Recognition and enforcement of foreign judgements Malaysia. In Chong, A.(Ed.), Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Asia. p.(123-135). Singapore : Asian Business Law Institute.
    • Justice Above All: Selected Judgments of Tun Arifin bin Zakaria With Commentaries, Sweet & Maxwell
    • Justice Above All: Selected Judgments of Tun Arifin bin Zakaria With Commentaries, Sweet & Maxwell
    2014
    • Choong, Y. C. (2014). Courts in Malaysia and judiciary initiated reforms. In Yeh, J., Chang, W. Asian courts in contexts. p.(375-406). Cambridge : Cambridge University Press.
    2008
    • Choong Yeow Choy, To Arbitrate or Litigate?: Recent Trend of Judicial Attitude Towards the Enforcement of Arbitration Clauses in Malaysia and in the UK pp 514- 529, Wuhan University Press
    2005
    • Choong Yeow Choy, Survey of Malaysian Law 2005: Limitation: University of Malaya Press, 2007 ISSN 0127-7618 pp 197-219
    2004
    • Choong Yeow Choy, Survey of Malaysian Law 2004: Civil Procedure, University of Malaya Press, 2006 ISSN 0127-7618 pp 65-98
    • Choong Yeow Choy, Survey of Malaysian Law 2004 Limitation pp 254-264: University of Malaya Press, 2006 ISSN 0127-7618
    2003
    • Choong Yeow Choy, Survey of Malaysian Law 2003 Limitation pp 263-289: University of Malaya Press, 2004 ISSN 0127-7618
    1997
    • Choong Yeow Choy, Survey of Malaysian Law 1997 Limitation pp 343-376: University of Malaya Press, 1997 ISSN 0127-7618
    1996
    • Choong Yeow Choy, Survey of Malaysian Law 1996 Limitation pp 95-109: University of Malaya Press, 1996 ISSN 0127-7618
    1995
    • Choong Yeow Choy, Survey of Malaysian Law 1995 Limitation pp 341-351: University of Malaya Press, 1997 ISSN 0127-7618
    • Choong Yeow Choy, Survey of Malaysian Law 1995 Civil Procedure pp 57-113: University of Malaya Press, 1997 ISSN 0127-7618
    1993
    • Choong Yeow Choy, Survey of Malaysian Law 1993 Limitation pp 331-336: Malayan Law Journal, 1994 ISSN 0127-7618
    1992
    • Choong Yeow Choy, Survey of Malaysian Law 1992 Limitation pp 299-309: Malayan Law Journal, 1993 ISSN 0127-7618
    • Choong Yeow Choy, Developments in Malaysian Law: Essays to Commemorate the 20TH Anniversary of the Faculty of Law, University of Malaya Civil Procedure in the Last Two Decades pp 125-154: Pelanduk Publications, 1992, ISBN 967 978 400 2
    1991
    • Choong Yeow Choy, Survey of Malaysian Law 1991 Civil Procedure pp 75-99: Malayan Law Journal, 1993 ISSN 0127-7618
    1990
    • Choong Yeow Choy & Talat Mahmood Abdul Rashid. Survey of Malaysian Law 1990 Civil Procedure pp 75-107: Malayan Law Journal, 1991 ISSN 0127-7618
    1989
    • Choong Yeow Choy & Talat Mahmood Abdul Rashid, Survey of Malaysian Law 1989: Civil Procedure pp 53-83: Malayan Law Journal, 1991 ISSN 0127-7618
    Article in Proceeding
    2007
    • Choong Yeow Choy, Enforcement of Foreign Judgments: The Role of the Court in Promoting (or Impeding) Global Business, Proceedings of World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, Volume 24 October 2007 ISSN 1307-6884, 92-96
    Other Media(Tape,Video,Internet)
    2007
    • Choong Yeow Choy & Sujata Balan, Class Actions in Malaysia: Principles and Procedural Obstacles , http://www.law.stanford.edu/calendar/details/1066/The%20Globalization%20of%20Class%20Acti/
    Unpublished Writting Works
    2003
    • Choong Yeow Choy, Summary Disposition in the New Procedural Landscape: Proposals for Reform in Malaysia (Doctoral thesis submitted in fulfilment of the requirements of the degree of Doctor of Philosophy, the University of Melbourne)
    1989
    • Choong Yeow Choy, Muslim Law of Divorce Under the Kelantan Islamic Family Law Enactment of 1983 (Submitted in satisfaction of the written work requirement for the Master of Laws degree, Harvard Law School
    RESEARCH PROJECT
    (Project title),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
  • Enforcement of Foreign Judgments, 2008
  • Reform of the Civil Justice System, 2008
  • European Commission Asia Link
  • EU Asia Inter-University Network for Teching and Research in Public Procurement Regulation, Consultant, 2008 - 2011 (International)
  • SUPERVISION
    Postgraduate Student
    (Title of Thesis),(Name of Candidates),(Institution),(Academic Level)
    Completed
    • Limitation Periods for the Main Causes of Action in Malaysia: Are Litigants Adequately Protected by the Present Law, Sujata Balan, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Raising The Threshold Of Auditor s Role, Duties And Liabilities: A Shift From Watchdog To Bloodhound, Loganathan a/l Krishnan, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Mediation in the New Dispute Resolution Landscape: A Case for the Enhancement of Its Application in Malaysia, Nurah Sabahiah Mohamed, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Corporate Governance: The Golden Parachute for Minority Shareholders, Ng Boon Siong, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Ethical Dilemmas in Mediation Practice: A Singapore Perspective, Christina Ooi Su Siang, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    Ongoing
    • The Court's Power Over Arbitration Proceedings: Its Inherent and Supervisory Jurisdiction and the Policy of Non-Interference, Ching Kian Chung, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE LAW IN ENFORCEMENT OF ARBITRATION AGREEMENT IN THE PATHWAY OF A PRO-ARBITRATION POLICY, ARUNACHALAM KASI, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY ACTIVITIES
    (Contribution to Society),(Duration),(Level)
    • Malaysia National Committee Member - International Academy of Comparative Law, 18/03/2013 to 31/12/2013
    • Board of Advisors, ITM Law School, India, 01/01/2013 to 31/12/2013
    • Editorial Advisory Board Member Halsbury s Laws of Malaysia , 2021
    • Advisory Board Member Malaysian Legal and Tax Information Centre , 2021
    • Advisory Board Member, International Law Education and Internationalization of Law at Syiah Kuala University, Aceh, Indonesia , 09/08/2010 to 31/12/2012
    • Member Board of Studies: LL.B Programme, Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws International Islamic University, Malaysia , 12/07/2010 to 12/07/2012
    • Executive Council Member Asean Law Association of Malaysia , 2021
    • Trustee, Tun Suffian Foundation Incorporated, 01/07/2009 to 14/02/2011
    • Chairperson, Board of Governors, The Asian Law Institute, 01/07/2009 to 24/05/2010
    • Member Disciplinary Committee Advocates and Solicitors Disciplinary Board, Malaysia , 2021
    • Executive Council Member, ASEAN Law Association of Malaysia,   to  
    • Seven Pillars Institute, Board Members,   to  
    ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
    Evaluation Activity
    (Activity),(Duration),(Category)
  • Journal of Malaysian and Comparative Law,   (Article in Journal)
  • AWARD AND STEWARDSHIP
    (Name of Award/Stewardship),(Awarding Institution),(Year Awarded),(Type of Award)
    • EXCELLENCE SERVICE AWARD, University of Malaya, 2013
    • KHIDMAT SETIA 20 AWARD, , 2007
    • CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENT SERVICE, University of Malaya, 2007
    • Democratic Pacific Union's 2007 Fellowship, Democratic Pacific Union, Taiwan, 2007
    • CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENT SERVICE, University of Malaya, 2006
    • Melbourne International Fee Remission Scholarship, The University of Melbourne, 1999
    • Melbourne International Research Scholarship, The University of Melbourne, 1999
    • Fulbright Research Scholar Award, MACEE and American Council of Learned Societies, 1995
    • Asia Foundation Postgraduate Scholarship, Asia Foundation, 1988
    PAPER PRESENTED
    (Title),(Event),(Date Presented),(Organiser),(Level)
    INVITED SPEAKER
  • Kepentingan Isu-Isu Terpilih Dalam Bidang Litigasi Sivil Antaranbangsa, Seminar Internasional Dalam Rangka Lustrum Fakultas Hukum Universitas Syiah Kuala: Beberapa Aspek Kajian Bidang Hukum Internasional, 25/09/2011 to 28/09/2011, Fakultas Hukum, Universitas Syiah Kuala (International)
  • PRESENTER
  • The Arbitration Regime in Malaysia: A De Jure Model Law Jurisdiction? , Conference on The UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration in Asia, 27/05/2015 to 29/05/2015, Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore (International)
  • Role of National Courts in International Commercial Arbitration in the ASEAN Region, 12th ASEAN Law Association General Assembly, 25/02/2015 to 28/02/2015, ASEAN Law Association of Philippines (International)
  • Whose Law Determines the Validity of an Arbitration Agreement, The XIXth International Congress of Comparative Law, 20/07/2014 to 26/07/2014, International Academy of Comparative Law (International)
  • One Step Forward, Two Steps Back Lessons from the Astro v Lippo Arbitration, International Conference on Trade, Business, Economics and Law, 16/06/2014 to 19/06/2014, FLE Learning (International)
  • Omnipresence of Judicial Control over International Arbitral Proceedings, The Law and Society Association Annual Meeting 2013, 30/05/2013 to 02/06/2013, The Law and Society Association (International)
  • Public Policy Considerations in Arbitral Proceedings in Malaysia (and other Selected Common Law Jurisdictions), 1st University of Malaya Pusan National University Joint Seminar: Current Issues of Private and Public Laws in Malaysia and Korea, 30/05/2012 to 02/06/2012, Faculty of Law, Pusan National University  (International)
  • The Malaysian Judiciary, Conference on Asian Courts in Context: A Comparative Study , 22/03/2012 to 25/03/2012, Faculty of Law, National University of Taiwan (International)
  • Public Policy Considerations in Arbitral Proceedings and the Enforcement of Foreign Judgments , Asian Law Institute Visiting Research Fellow Seminar, 08/02/2012 to 08/02/2012, Asian Law Institute, Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore (International)
  • Enforcement of Foreign Judgments: The Role of the Court in Promoting (or Impeding) Global Business, WASET, 01/10/2007 (International)