Alan K. Koh is Assistant Professor at Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore, where he teaches company law and corporate governance. He earned his Dr. jur. (Ph.D. in law) at Goethe University Frankfurt and LL.B. at the National University of Singapore (NUS). He is admitted to the Singapore bar. He has held visiting positions at institutions including the University of Tokyo, Nagoya University, and the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law.
His research interests include comparative corporate law and governance, Asian laws, and the legal profession. His first book, Shareholder Protection in Close Corporations, is forthcoming with Cambridge University Press, and his works are published or forthcoming in journals including American Journal of Comparative Law, University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Law, Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, Journal of Corporate Law Studies, and the Modern Law Review.
His awards include the Ralph J Bunche Award for Best International Paper at the 96th Academy of Legal Studies in Business Annual Conference (2021), the Best Paper Prize at the inaugural NUS Asian Law Institute-Centre for Asian Legal Studies Asian Law Junior Faculty Workshop (2019), and the Colin B. Picker Prize in Comparative Law (2018). He is an elected Associate Member of the International Academy of Comparative Law (2021).