Lockdowns, shutdowns, military warfare, sanctions, blockades, trade-wars, and natural disasters, all have immediate and direct impact, first and foremost on Small and Medium Enterprises (SME). It is no surprise that millions of SMEs worldwide [...]
Can the Vision of Belt & Road Initiative be sustained without Harmonization of Trade Laws and Adoption of UN Model Laws?
The marvelous vision of geographically and economically connecting 69 jurisdictions across five continents by One Belt One Road ("OBOR") is just a little short of One World Dream. In context of China's leadership and [...]
There are many evils in the world and man has to struggle all his life to overcome these evils. Corruption is one such evil which can be overcome by concerted efforts and united stand [...]
Submitted By: Stanley Samuel, Founder & Marcus Lim, Co-Founder, ECOSOFTT The pressure on businesses to improve social and environmental sustainability is increasing and irreversible. While some companies may have considered greater investments in social impact [...]
Presented By: Jayems Dhingra, Chartered Arbitrator ABSTRACT Before I share with you the practice of Mediation from Offshore & Marine Industry perspective, I prefer to give you a snapshot of the origin and concept [...]
Are The State Regulators Being Challenged Or Undermined by Finacial Technology & Borderless Digital Payment Platforms?
Jayems Dhingra ABSTRACT The traditional banking laws, central bank regulations and international Correspondent Banking Relationship (CBR) protocols, have been the key driver of global trade for more than a century. Without movement of money [...]
Before answering this question, there are at least three aspects which need to be established. First, is the attractiveness of Hong Kong as a Centre of trade & commerce in South East Asia, really because [...]
The Offshore Support Vessels sector and Offshore Supply Base sector are two core components of Offshore Oil & Gas sector, which must remain available and can’t be shutdown. The petroleum products demand fluctuations can only [...]
Environmental friendly initiative will always target on the largest and the most obvious contributor to not only energy demand but also pollution. This is the first time that any UN Convention has been endorsed by [...]
Looking at the facts and figures, there is no real downturn on the demand side of the oil as a source of energy. Neither there has been any drop in production rate of OPEC since [...]
It’s Time to Unseal Sealed Offers in International Arbitration – as a Negotiation Strategy or Pressure Tactics?
Abstract: This paper traces the origin and history of the use of “sealed offers” as part of the ongoing negotiations between the parties engaged in litigation, with an objective to identify common principles which may [...]
This response is a belated reply to a comment from one of the special visitor to this website and who has kindly commented old article on “Oil Price as a Barometer of Economy”. I [...]
The annual production of all petroleum producing countries had been growing steadily year-on-year with Brazil showing the steepest climb in the last five years. The production rates were kept on full steam ahead to meet [...]
Hong Kong can become an ideal location for the OSV Operators and Offshore Oil & Gas Exploration Companies, in the near to long term future, provided concerted efforts by the government and a favorable eco-system [...]
How to benefit from the stagnant demand for oil & gas sector, with oil price hanging below psychological benchmark of US$50/barrel? It has made some dents on offshore E & P support service providers. There [...]
Evidence of Mediation in Scriptures and History Between God and Abraham (Genesis 18:23-33) Dispute: God wanted to destroy Sodom because of their wickedness but Abraham interceded Abraham asked if there were 50 righteous men in [...]