The CEO’s Ruminations

While celebrating or bemoaning (depending upon your perspective) the 21 years since resumption of sovereignty or handover or takeover of Hong Kong to China (depending upon your politics), I had time to contemplate the soon to be enacted…

COO James Tunkey Briefs Retired FBI Agents

Photo from left: Charlie Beaudoin, Scott Olson, James Tunkey, Tim Screen. I-OnAsia’s Chief Operating Officer provided a briefing to New York Chapter of The Society of Former FBI Agents at a recent meeting.  During the briefing, Mr. Tunkey…

The CEO’s Ruminations

I apologize profusely to those of you who tinkled regarding my failure to ruminate, at least publicly, over the last few months. Suffice it to say, life and all its odd permutations have had me hopping. Hey, let’s…

The CEO’s Ruminations

As I tucked into my first glass of champers on yet another long-haul flight to somewhere to do something hopefully important, I began to contemplate recent complaints from clients who have been the victims of “scams”. To say…

The CEO’s Ruminations

As we were unwinding from the festivities surrounding Chinese New Year and refocusing on making (rather than spending) money, I stumbled upon an article highlighting 10 of the most ridiculous lawsuits in 2017 (https://www.uschamber.com/series/above-the-fold/here-are-the-top-10-most-ridiculous-lawsuits-2017). Oooweebaby, humans are truly…

The CEO’s Ruminations

Happy Lunar New Year!  I wish you and yours all the best in in the Year of the Dog!!! Honesty, loyalty, reliable partners and true friends are characteristics often associated with those born under this sign.  Hmmm…let’s put…

The CEO’s Ruminations

Well I hope it’s all going full steam ahead for everyone in the first month of 2018 albeit with the Chinese new year fast approaching that will certainly slow down somewhat. By the way, did I foresee in…

The CEO’s Ruminations

‘Was the season to be, well, concerned, curious, frightened and a touch pissed off. Bah humbug, you say?  Turn on the TV to watch some “fake news”, play with your Twitter feed to enjoy the non-stop, off-the-cuff commentary…

First in Hong Kong: Advanced Dark Web Diligence

What’s lurking beneath the surface of the Darkweb that affects you? The FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) is now receiving reports of over US$ 1 billion in cyber-crimes per year. These reports are just the tip of…

The CEO’s Ruminations

I was sitting in my office contemplating the big issues confronting human kind – where to have a glass of bubbles for the evening, Cantonese or Thai cuisine – and I started typing. I am not sure why,…