My Commentary on ASEAN

The following is some of my earlier commentary on developments in ASEAN:


Outsourcing ofLegal Norms and Institutions by the ASEAN Economic Community, Indonesian Journal of International and Comparative Law, Fall 2013

Between China and America?  Real Choices Facing Indonesia, Jakarta Globe, 04.22.13


AEC: First and Foremost a SingleProduction Base Agreement, T-AB Magazine (Amcham Thailand), 11.01.12

Burma Sanctions: On the Ground in Yangon and Naypyidaw, World ECR, 09.01.12

How ASEAN Protects Singaporean Investments Abroad, Singapore Business Review, 05.31.12

Reflecting on 20 Years of Singapore Free Trade Agreements, Singapore Business Review, 05.11.12


ASEAN Economic Ministers Lay Down a Marker for FTA Negotiations, Quest Magazine (CIMB ASEAN Research Institute), 11.01.11


AICO – the Operational Paradigm of the AEC, Quest Magazine (CIMB ASEAN Research Institute), 11.01.11


Legal Foundations of the ASEAN Economic Community, T-AB Magazine (Amcham Thailand), 10.01.11


Timor Leste and ASEAN: Who Is Not Ready for Whom?, OpinionAsia, 05.17.11


Time to Revisit Burma Sanctions? World ECR, 03.1.11


ASEAN Chair Indonesia Needs to Work Fast on Preah Vihear, OpinionAsia, 03.01.11


Investing in the ASEAN Economic Community, International Bar Association Asia-Pacific Forum Newsletter, 02.01.11


Businesses hope to get US-Southeast Asia trade back on track, Channel News Asia, 04.21.10


Can ASEAN Become a Premier League, OpinionAsia, 04.16.10


Asean-China FTA: Indonesian drama unfolds, ICIS, 01.12.10

Do FTAs Mean Free Trade Agreements or Fear and Trepidation in ASEAN, OpinionAsia, 01.10.10


Concerned about the Asean FTA? There's not much you can do about it, ICIS, 12.21.09

Improving Governance in the ASEAN Economic CommunityAsian International Economic Law Network (AIELN) Inaugural Conference, 06.09.09


The ASEAN Economic Community, Legal Media Group Guide to the World`s Leading International Trade Lawyers, 2009


The ASEAN Charter, One of Many Steps to an ASEAN Economic Community, International Trade Law and Regulation 2009


ASEAN'S Evolving Legal and Institutional FrameworkAmerican Society of International Law, 05.21.08


Introduction to the ASEAN Economic Community, internationallawoffice.com, 04.11.08


Get private sector involved, Singapore Straits Times, 11.23.07


Texas Two Step: ASEAN-US relations set to rebound in Crawford, OpinionAsia, 09.20.07


Asean-EUFTA Benefits Thailand, Bangkok Post, 09.14.07


The other missing piece of ASEAN Integration, OpinionAsia,08.03.07


Experts say ASEAN economic integration should be priority, Xinhua, 07.30.07




Reinforcing Asean`s Third Pillar, Singapore Straits Times, 02.20.07


Foundation work must begin now, Singapore Straits Times, 08.25.06