Hong Kong has its unique history within Asia and for the world to remember with a feeling of nostalgia! Hong Kong as the Special Administrative Region (SAR) of Peoples Republic of China (PRC) is [...]
Can Force Majeure Clauses in Offshore Oil & Gas Sector be Helpful in Mitigating Impacts of Pandemics?
The question in the mind of every enterprise engaged in long term Oil & Gas industry contracts, “Is Covid-19 Pandemic a Force Majeure Event?” Who decides it and whether it is provided in the [...]
Covid-19 has resurfaced unexploited opportunities for OSBs to demonstrate their agility and ability. Two-third of the planet earth is sea and 90% of the global trade and commerce is through Shipping and Maritime industry. [...]
Oil is the core resource for meeting our energy needs and is likely to remain the most significant part for the rest of the century, despite growth of alternative sources of energy. Economists are [...]
What makes an inspiring case study after a catastrophic disaster – statistics of the damage or the sharing of an experience of the survivors? Legends are born after each exceptional challenge faced by the [...]
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 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 [...]