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Preparing for a Commercial Dispute



Key things you should know before a commercial dispute Commencing or facing litigation or arbitration ("legal recourse") can be a very stressful, time-consuming and expensive process for all involved. This article discusses some key ways to prepare before taking legal recourse. Do your due diligence A key consideration when deciding to initiate legal recourse is whether your counterparty has assets against which to enforce a successful judgment. If there are no accessible assets,

Artificial Neural Network Application for Partial Discharge Recognition: Survey and Future Directions



In order to investigate how Artificial Neural Networks (ANNs) have been applied for partial discharge (PD) pattern recognition, this paper reviews recent progress made on ANN development for PD classification by a literature survey. Contributions from several authors have been presented and discussed.

Foreigner Visa Ban Lifted in Indonesia



On 15th September 2021, the Minister of Law and Human Rights, Yasonna H. Laoly, officially enacted Regulation of the Minister of Law and Human Rights No. 34 of 2021 regarding the Granting of Immigration Visas and Residence Permits in the Period of Handling the Spread of Corona Virus Disease 2019 and National Economic Recovery ("MR 34/2021") which revokes the Regulation of the Minister of Law and Human Rights No. 27 of 2021 concerning Restrictions on Foreigners Entering Indonesian Territory during the Enforcement Period of Restrictions on Emergency Community Activities ("MR 27/2021").

Optimal Harmonization of Out-Network Traffic Control Regulations in Social Networks



Regulations of use of social networks, as one of the key components in these networks, serve an important role in controlling the flow of traffic. The study of the harmonization of these terms and regulations can be a significant step to avoid congestion and (Users) rejection in the network. Harmonization of traffic control regulations (TCR)

The Urgency of Personal Data Protection



The suspected data leaks from Social Health Insurance Administration Body (BPJS) and the Indonesia Health Alert Card (eHAC) demonstrates the urgent need to provide increased protection for citizens' personal data. But, in reality, the discussion of the Bill on Personal Data Protection has reached a dead end. The reason is that parliament and the government both hold different opinions about the concept of an institution that will protect people's personal data. The government wants this institution to be under the Ministry of Communication and Information as the executive power branch. Meanwhile, parliament wants the institution to be independent and report directly to the President.

Malaysian Tertiary Level Students and Their Understanding, Knowledge, and Perception of Nanotechnology



Nanotechnology, being an emerging and enabling technology, can be utilised to exploit burgeoning opportunities in all aspects. Almost every kind of material with any feature can theoretically be developed using nanoscale technology and that is why countries around the world have been working relentlessly to exploit this.

Coal Export Suspension



On August 7, 2021, the Director General of Mineral and Coal (Dirjen Minerba) of the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources (ESDM) sent a letter T-370/MB.05/DJB.B/2021 regarding "Prohibition of Coal Sales Overseas " to the Director General of Foreign Trade, the Director General of Customs and Excise, and the Director General of Sea Transportation, stating that there are 34 coal supply companies that have not fulfilled their coal supply obligations in accordance with the sales contract with PT PLN (Persero) and/or PT PLN Batubara from the ...

Evaluating ASEAN E-commerce Laws Using Fuzzy Multi-Criteria Decision Making



An evaluation of the ASEAN Electronic Commerce Acts (ECAs) is a specific primary step toward their harmonization. This evaluation is complex due to multiple criteria and uncertain information, especially in the case of electronic contracts. This study aims to evaluate and rank the ECAs of the ASEAN countries using a fuzzy multi-criteria decision making method. Seven criteria are determined for the evaluation of ASEAN ECAs.

New OSS Platform: Online Single Submission Risk-Based Approach (OSS-RBA)



The Government has officially launched a new version of OSS under the name Online Single Submission Risk-Based Approach (OSS-RBA) with Government Regulation Number 5 of 2021. Pursuant to Government Regulation No 5 of 2021 regarding the Operation of Risk-Based Business Licenses or Peraturan Pemerintah Nomor 5 Tahun 2021 Tentang Penyelenggaraan Perizinan Berusaha Berbasis Risiko ("GR No. 5/2021")

Compliance With Malaysian Personal Data Protection Act 2010 by Banking and Financial Institutions, a Legal Survey on Privacy Policies



The sensitivity and value of personal information, especially financial data concerning the increasing threats, particularly in the online domain, make it urgent to assess how far financial companies are serious about respecting and protecting individuals information privacy.

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