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The Faith In Values

Recently, our firm's Head of Marketing explained to me that in order to stand out in a crowded online market, we need to articulate our values. Her point was substantiated by research. In principle, I agree. However, the problem I see is what is in reality and how to execute this…

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Small World, Big Thinking Exporting Your Brand And Services. 視点を大きく持てば世界は小さいものに。 ブランド・サービスの輸出を

I was introduced to the UK Trade and Investments (UKTI) website by a friend, and if you search “export ready”, the page will offer you tons of information about how you can export goods to another country. You will get the usual information about import and export licenses and taxes.…

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What Is Reverse Takeover ?

In the TODAY newspapers [19 May 2016], the main board listed company Jeya Holdings announced a reverse take- over of a micro lending company called PNG. What is a "reversetake-over"[RTO]? This happens when a private company swaps its shares for the shares of a public listed company ('PLC'). In this…

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Mediation During The Pandemic & Beyond

Be it through pressure of confinement, non-fulfilment of obligations in a contract, unemployment or divorce, global citizens have felt the weight of this pandemic both at home and at work. The ground has shifted from under our feet and both people and corporations have increasingly turned to mediation to sort…

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Singapore As A Dispute Resolution Hub

Recently, 2 draft laws were introduced in the Singapore Parliament. They are part of an on-going effort to strengthen Singapore's position as a premier international commercial dispute resolution hub,to draw more legal work here. The Bills are the Civil Law (Amendment) Bill 2016 and the Mediation Bill 2016. Civil Law…

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Conflict!

  I often get a quizzical look from SME (small and medium sized enterprises) owners when I ask them whether they know the difference between “conflict resolution” vs “conflict management”.It is tragic that after more than 26 years of advocating for people to prevent conflict, many will still attend at…

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