Vivien is a Lecturer at Monash Business School, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia where she obtained her PhD. Her doctoral thesis investigates Malaysian corporate law and the implications of political economy for its effectiveness. Her research analyses the evolution of Malaysian shareholder protection by reference to theories of legal development, and critically examines approaches by transnational organisations to the role of formal legal institutions in developing countries. She was awarded Best Paper Prize by the Corporate Law Teachers Association in 2013 and 2018 (joint winner). In addition to interdisciplinary research on corporate law and society, Vivien examines financial regulation with a particular focus on Southeast Asia. Challenges arising from digitalisation and cross-border financial integration in the ASEAN Economic Community are among the issues investigated. In 2018, she was awarded Graduate Student Article Award by the Asian Law and Society Association for her socio-legal analysis of the evolution of Malaysia’s Islamic capital market regulation. She is honorary research fellow for the Harmful Financial Products project at Melbourne Law School, the University of Melbourne, and has held a visiting research fellowship at the National University of Singapore.