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Upskilling & Reskilling for the Future
It would be almost cliched to say that the Covid-19 induced global lockdown has shaken up the global job market. Millions around the world, across industries and geographies have lost their employment due to an uncertain short-term future. While most of us agree that global economy will bounce back but no one is sure by when.
Building India into a Global Arbitration Hub
Over the past few years, the government has taken a pro-active approach to promote India as an arbitration hub.
With a view to revamp the International Centre for Alternative Dispute Resolution (“ICADR”), which was set up in 1995 to promote alternative dispute resolution mechanism in India the New Delhi International Arbitration Centre Act, 2019 was passed by the Parliament.
Handy Tips and Tricks for Virtual Calls
Work did not stop due to the 2020 lockdown in response to COVID-19. It certainly hasn’t for #Octagonaindia and same for the rest of the world. Instead, there was an overnight transformation from office workers into telecommuters. We were all forced to adapt as quickly and as creatively as possible. This led to moving many processes, activities and events from the real world into the digital world.
Derivative trading started in India in 2000. If we had told you then, there could be a Derivative-style incentive plan for the Employees as well, would you have believed us?
I wouldn’t have believed us either. But the growing popularity of Phantom Stock Options is proving otherwise.
Can we turn the pandemic into a BIG Opportunity
It is almost cliched to say that the world could be staring at the worst economic depression since the 1930s. Sure enough, the downturn has already started to begun. International Monetary Fund (IMF) is predicting advanced economies (that includes USA, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Japan, UK & Canada) to contract by almost 6% in 2020. BRICS nations aren’t faring any better with the downfall being the range of -5% to 1%.
US – India: Thinking Beyond Trade Wars
Ever since Prime Minister Modi was re-elected, the one thing that just refuses to fade away is the news related to the strategic relationship between these two democracies. A day after Modi was sworn in for a second term, the Trump administration rescinded preferential trade privileges through which $6 billion worth of Indian goods had duty free access to the US market. India responded by imposing tariffs on over 20 items imported from the US with a total value of about US$ 1.4 billion.