Articles & Blog

The Inefficient Chase for Optimal Efficiency and the Rise of Toxic Positivity
Desmond Hughes' contribution to the legal section of Window on Phuket discusses the benefits and issues with the chase for efficiency in circumstances and life situations which do not provide value in return for the investment of time in the...
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What Kind of Justice Do You Deserve? Are you, like most humans, a liar, a cheat, dishonest, biased, prejudiced and snobby?
Desmond Hughes' contribution to the legal section of Window on Phuket discusses the inherent bias all humans possess and how self-regulation of the mind is crucial to mitigate the exploitative tendencies which can cause conflict and abuse of existing legal...
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Digital Ethics & Real Ethics – the same thing?
Desmond Hughes' contribution to the legal section of Window on Phuket discusses the advance of tech and challenge to the dichotomy that has formed in perception and application of morals and ethical principles to communication and dealings within society.
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Making Kindness a Business Objective
Desmond Hughes' contribution to the legal section of Window on Phuket discusses the oft debated purpose of companies and law in the context of kindness, considering the opportunity that all stakeholders have to include kindness as a primary aspect of...
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Information as a Weapon
Desmond Hughes' contribution to the legal section of Window on Phuket discusses the frequent use and weaponisation of information in the global context and also in the context of Committees across private and public platforms. Information Abusers and Information Abuse...
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How law can be used as a business tool to persecute foreigners in Thailand
Desmond Hughes' contribution to the legal section of Window on Phuket discusses the unfortunate common situations where a bad faith market participant can abuse the laws and legal system in which it operates to extort, leverage and exert pressure on...
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Foreign Direct Investment, market forces & allocation of legal responsibility
Desmond Hughes' contribution to the legal section of Window on Phuket discusses foreign direct investment, the relationship between private and public enterprises, analogies of risk relating to Thailand's unheeded road carnage toll and the value of information and insight into...
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Using strict compliance to damage joint ventures
Desmond Hughes' contribution to the legal section of Window on Phuket discusses how a legal doctrine - 'strict compliance' can be misused by a joint venture partner to exact damage on a partner and sets out the common circumstances in...
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Thinking of standing as a committee member at your condo?
Robert Krupica’s contribution to the legal section of Window on Phuket discusses the legal and practical issues relating to proposing to become or becoming a committee member at a condominium in Thailand with details on the risks and challenges.
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Short Term Rental likely constitutes ‘commercial use’
Robert Krupica’s contribution to the legal section of Window on Phuket discusses the legal issues relating to the common use of 'online travel agents' and booking facilities for residential units located in Thailand.
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