Li-Wen Lin

Assistant Professor

LL.B. (National Taiwan University), LL.M. and S.J.D. (University of Illinois), MA. MPhil. PhD. (Columbia University)

Tel: 604-822-2870
Fax: 604.822.8108
E-mail: lin@allard.ubc.ca
Office: Allard Hall Room 468

Profile

Professor Lin holds a LLB degree from National Taiwan University, LLM and JSD degrees from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, MA, MPhil and PhD degrees in Sociology from Columbia University. She has published a series of articles on corporate social responsibility in comparative perspective. Her current research adopts the interdisciplinary approach of law and economic sociology to explore the governance of China's large state-owned enterprises. Her recent publications include “Reforming China's State-Owned Enterprises: From Structure to People” (The China Quarterly, Forthcoming); “China’s National Champions: Governance Change through Globalization?” (University of Pennsylvania Asian Law Review 2015); "State Ownership and Corporate Governance in China: An Executive Career Approach" (Columbia Business Law Review 2013); "We are the (National) Champions: Understanding the Mechanisms of State Capitalism in China" (Stanford Law Review 2013) (with Curtis Milhaupt).

Courses

  • Business Organizations
  • Empirical Methods in Law
  • Law and Development

Representative Published Works

  • State Ownership and Corporate Governance in China: An Executive Career Approach, Columbia Business Law Review, forthcoming
  • We are the (National) Champions: Understanding the Mechanisms of State Capitalism in China, 65 Stan. L. Rev. 697 (2013)(with Curtis Milhaupt)
  • Corporate Social Responsibility in China: Window Dressing or Structural Change?, 28 Berkeley J. Int'l L. 64 (2010)
  • Legal Transplants through Private Contracting: Codes of Vendor Conduct in Global Supply Chains as an Example, 57 Am. J. Comp. L. 711 (2009)
  • Corporate Social and Environmental Disclosure in Emerging Securities Markets, 35 N.C. J. Int'l L. & Com. Reg. 1 (2009)
  • The New Role of Assurance Services in Global Commerce, 33 J. Corp. L. 325 (2008) (with Margaret Blair and Cynthia Williams)
  • Corporate Social Accountability Standards in the Global Supply Chain: Resistance, Reconsideration and Resolution in China, 15 Cardozo J. Int'l & Comp. L. 321 (2007)

Publications

Publications listed on the Law Library Faculty Research Publications Database.

For Professor Lin's publications available on SSRN, go here: http://ssrn.com/author=514169