7 Habits of Highly Effective People – Review 101 by Tahmidur Rahman, Law Firm in Bangladesh

7 Habits of Highly Effective People – Review 101 by Tahmidur Rahman, Law Firm in Bangladesh

7 habits of Highly Effective People

Tahmidur Rahman, Senior Associate

20 Oct 2019

As our weekly ritual of completing a book every wednesday, this week we delve in to 7 habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey. All of our associates in Tahmidur Rahman – Law Firm in Dhaka, Bangladesh, immensely enjoyed the book and we belive you will too!

 

The 7 important Habits which will change your life for better

This book’s key message:

Follow these seven habits of highly effective people for enduring effectiveness throughout your career and life:

1. Be proactive:

You have a natural need to influence the world around you, so don’t just respond to external events and circumstances. Take responsibility for your life and take responsibility for it.

2. Start with an end in mind:

Don’t go aimlessly spend your life working, tackling anything that comes to hand. Have a vision of the future and align your actions to make it a reality.

3. Put the most important things first:

Focus on what’s important to focus your work, meaning the things that bring you closer to your vision of the future. Don’t be distracted by urgency or ultimately irrelevant

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4. Consider or look for the win – win:

Do not seek to get the biggest slice of the pie while bargaining with others, but rather find a compromise that is acceptable to all parties and advantageous. In the end, you will still earn your fair share and build strong positive relationships.

5. Try to understand first, then to be understood:

When someone poses a question to us, we always leap straight to suggest a solution. This is an error. Next, we will take the time to listen to the other person and then make recommendations.

6. Synergies

Adopt the guiding principle that many’s contributions will far outweigh the cumulative amount of individual contributions. This will help you achieve goals that you have never been able to achieve on your own.

7. Sharpen the Saw:

Don’t work to death. Strive for a sustainable lifestyle that allows you time to recover and refresh in order to remain effective in the long run.

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“Don’t go aimlessly spend your life working, tackling anything that comes to hand. Have a vision of the future and align your actions to make it a reality.”

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Top 5 Free things Every Law Firm in Bangladesh should do for their Clients

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Bangladesh Company Law

Top 5 Free things Every Law Firms in Bangladesh should do for their clients

Tahmidur Rahman, Senior Associate

5 Aug 2019

As a law firm our ultimate goal is to help our clients, and by offerting them these free services should establish the trust between the clients and the firm and change the over all perception about lawyers in Bangladesh.

5 Services That Our Clients should get abosolutely free when they hire us:

 

 

1. Hotlines or access to specialists for fast questions:

 

This is not surprising since the capacity to get ad-hoc fast advice without running a bill has always been valued by corporate consultants. It is a characteristic that most companies agree to provide, generally a certain amount of hours a month, assuming a certain amount of customer job.

Most companies do not have a formal process in place and are often very responsive to such requests. What typically happens in the RFP response is the firm notes that it is willing to do this, and if a partner is called up, take the calls and write-off the time.
This provides companies with a ideal chance to separate from rivals by proactively establishing an innovative, best-in-class hotline program. They can then use their lawyers to discuss how to sell this function to customers. Companies should consider the most effective way of structuring these hotlines, have a clear knowledge of the subjects they cover (and which are billable) and define the most cost-effective way of serving the lines. It’s not a strategic plan to write off the time.

 

2. Seminars and training at the business level

 

This is another simple one for companies to agree to, since most of them already have an internet content repository or distribute it via email. The companies that separate in this region are prepared to make more customization available.
Corporate counsel prefer when companies offer to come in and present on sector and business-specific subjects. A company that is prepared to deliver four in-person programs a year will stand out from one that only points more generic material to the client’s website.

If you can strategically introduce attorneys to the client in fields beyond your present job, these live or webinar trainings can be excellent cross-selling opportunities for the law firm. Companies often react with what they “could do” in an RFP, but many fail to monitor and execute a program unless the client is pushing it.

 

3. Secondments (Putting a lawyer “in-house” at the client for anywhere from three months to two years at a significantly reduced rate):

 

We are seeing increasing numbers of RFPs asking for a secondment strategy from the law firm. Secondments are arrangements in which a company places an “in-house” attorney at a considerably decreased price or free of charge on the client for anywhere from three months to two years.

Secondments benefit the customer, who is given a devoted legal resource to create a deeper understanding of the company of the company at a bargain cost. They can also benefit the company by improving customer service and enhancing the ability to expand the company with the customer.

Nevertheless, companies need to be cautious not to be financially burned. There is no business case to be created to provide a client with a “free” attorney unless you are certain that the short-term economic commitment will yield a favorable return in your long-term client relationship.

Be cautious not to agree to broad terms in the RFP method and then face a challenging discussion with a client who believes he can use a secondment on a senior partner in a complicated region of job on any subject. Companies must guarantee that they have the flexibility to negotiate secondments on a case-by-case basis with costs depending on variables such as length, type of job, and annual general charges.
In brief, walk closely before agreeing to a secondment and make sure the company makes sense to the company.

 

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4. Pre-matter scheduling sessions

 

Procurement developments in the acquisition of legal services have led law companies to provide customers with a project management approach. Nearly every RFP will ask what resources companies have to manage their projects.

Companies need to be able to tell not only that they have software, but also that they can offer particular examples and display screenshots of how it is used. Some companies can even give non-billable project management personnel as a competitive advantage in the process of bidding.
Companies should be prepared to engage in pre-matter planning and partner with the client to handle the matter in the best possible way. Particularly when operating off a fixed fee framework, this value-added piece should be a priority for both the company and the customer.

 

5. Internal Call Participation:

 

My interpretation of this point is that corporate consultants want companies to be able to enter company telephone calls or conferences without paying the service. It seems okay to agree to this, as long as it is a fair amount of moment and expectations are agreed in advance, including what level of seniority on calls is anticipated.
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Why Greta Thunberg and co is the only ray of hope for developing countries like Bangladesh

Why Greta Thunberg and co is the only ray of hope for developing countries like Bangladesh

Greta Thunberg Lawsuit, Climate Change and Bangladesh

Tahmidur Rahman

As a country, Bangladesh has taken quite a few admirable steps in recognizing the threat of climate change and taking appropriate steps to address it from our point of view— such as formulating the Climate Change Strategy and Action Plan— at the end of the day, it is up to developed nations to pay the price for climate change.

To this end, a welcome first move is the latest UK commitment of some 6 billion pounds to assist Bangladesh and other fragile nations fight climate change.

That said, it sounds paltry, let alone for a couple of nations, the figure of 6bn pounds to help even one nation fight climate change.

It goes without stating, but advanced nations like the United Kingdom— whose fast industrialization has done more to damage the environment in recent decades than that of emerging countries like Bangladesh— need to do more in terms of both action and financing.

Greta Thunberg and 15 other young individuals lodged a climate complaint that could possibly change worldwide on Monday. The group of teenagers cranked the heat even further on an abnormally steamy day in New York, when sweat constructed on the brows of the dark-suited diplomats funneling into the UN for a significant climate summit.

They announced they are suing five of the world’s main carbon polluters on the basis that their rights as kids are being violated by nations. The United Nations would describe the climate crisis as a crisis of children’s freedoms if the suit is effective. More importantly, it would force Argentina, Brazil, France, Germany, and Turkey— the five countries named in the suit— to work with other nations to forge binding emission reduction objectives, a sharp shift from present global attempts that have essentially rearranged the Titanic deck chairs so far.

“This is all wrong, I shouldn’t be up here,” Thunberg said, addressing the General Assembly and shaking with rage. “I should be back in school on the other side of the ocean. You have stolen my dreams, my childhood with your empty words. We will not let you get away with this. Right here, right now is where we draw the line.”

Over the previous year, the movement for youth climate activism has exploded previous ideas of what is feasible in the climate politics domain. Every Friday beginning last August, Greta Thunberg’s solitary strike outside the Swedish parliament has created a worldwide motion. An approximately 4 million young adults and their followers have taken to the streets around the globe to demand climate action this previous Friday.

“Above all, young people — young people provide solutions, insist on accountability, and demand urgent action,” said UN Secretary-General António Guterres opening the Climate Action Summit. “They’re right.” “We’re going to take up the challenge, we’re going to hold those who’re the most responsible for this crisis accountable, and we’re going to create the world rulers behave,” Thunberg said at the New York strike on Friday prophetically. “We can and we will.” The suit, filed by the international law firm Hausfeld on behalf of the youth, claims that under the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, world governments are violating the rights of children. The Convention adopted in 1989 is the most signed human rights treaty ever drafted, setting out children’s inalienable rights. Among other things, they include the right to life, health, and peace, all with unique provisions for indigenous groups. They’re all up climatic change stuff as well. Climate change is already making children and adults ill, killing them, and eradicating their life.

Alexandria Villaseñor, one of the U.S. climate strike movement’s plaintiffs and officials, informed Earther that she went to climate activism after a toxic smoke cloud from last year’s Camp Fire fell on Davis, California, while visiting the family. She was forced to finish her visit early, leaving a changed person. She has been and counting on strike outside the UN for 41 weeks.

“I decided to be part of this case because we still haven’t got the enough action we need after the learners were hit,” she informed Earther. “So we’re going to the next step.” The stifling effects of climate change have been addressed by each of the 16 complainants on the complaint. Ayakha Melithafa, a Cape Town 17-year-old, had to leave in fear of running out of water during the drought fuelled by climate change in the city. Debbie Adegbile, a 12-year-old from Lagos, Nigeria, saw her asthma worsen during increasingly serious heat waves, one of the clearest climate indices, as well as more serious flooding and waterborne disease risk. In a brief given to journalists, many of the youth— all under the era of 18—used phrases such as “frightened,” “sad,” and “angry” to define their emotions about climate change and the hellscape it creates.

 

“I sometimes see Ebeye sinking in my mind and many individuals drowning,” said Ranton Anjain, a low-lying Marshall Islands complainant, in a declaration. Ebeye, which measures only 80 acres, has an estimated 15,000 population, most of which are under 18 years of age.

“The sea swallows our homes, the places where memories are created,” said Carlos Manual, a Palau-based 17-year-old, at a press conference to announce the suit. “Because I care about my generation, I’m standing in front of you.” Teenagers are from all over the globe, including four of the five named nations. Their complaint represents the absence of boundaries in the atmosphere. Carbon pollution from Brazil’s human-ignited fires changes the climate just as much as Turkey’s coal-fired plant emissions. What the five countries all have in common is that they belong to a group of 51 nations that have signed what is known as the Convention’s Third Optional Protocol. This protocol enables kids from all over the globe to sue the countries that have signed on to the protocol. A commission of 18 global specialists on children’s rights will now hear the complaint lodged on Monday. Juliane Kippenberg, Associate Director of the Children’s Rights Division of Human Rights Watch, informed Earther that the suit utilizes a system that has only been around since 2014 and has “not earned so much attention yet” for climate relief.

If the commission discovers that climate change impedes the freedoms of the 16 complainants, the five nations named in the suit must either leave the convention or take the necessary radical action to tackle climate change.

Davies said the situation would probably be “successful,” but it also shows the intrinsic weakness of international laws, many of which were drafted before the seriousness of the climate crisis became apparent.

“The issue with most international law tools, such as the Convention on the Rights of the Child, is that they were drafted in advance of science affirming climate change threats,” she said. “Therefore, the challenges posed by climate change to the law must be’ refitted’ into legal frameworks that have not been drafted for this purpose.” The best available science in the world demonstrates that governments need to quickly reduce their emissions in order to maintain a climate that is somewhat similar to that which allows beings to flourish. The destiny of millions of children and unborn generations is hanging in the balance, and how quickly the globe will determine their destiny. Yet, despite commitments to the Paris Agreement, last year’s global carbon emissions grew.

Children have prosecuted the U.S. government in a landmark case called Juliana v. U.S. that has been walking its way through federal courts for years. Sébastien Duyck, a senior lawyer at the Center for Environmental Law, pointed out as another precedent a case lodged previously this year by Torres Strait Islanders against Australia. The low-lying islands on which they reside are consumed by increasing waters, and for failing to decrease their emissions, they lodged an global human rights case against Australia. Take these two instances and mash them together, and the fresh case introduced by Thunberg and her fellow plaintiffs is roughly approximated.

“These instances assist reveal the hypocrisy of nations claiming to be fully committed to realizing human rights while undermining those rights by lacking adequate intervention to address climate change,” Duyck told Earther in an email.

If the case succeeds, it may set fresh international law precedents. While the five nations account for 6.12 percent of total global carbon emissions, the complaint’s executive summary suggests the children are requesting them “to participate instantly with other states in binding global collaboration to mitigate the climate crisis,” which could (and should) include other nations not listed in the complaint.

The world’s history of climate treaties has been checked. The Kyoto Protocol, a treaty laid down in 1997, was binding and, as a consequence, the U.S. endorsed the treaty. Much of the treaty was a failure. The more latest Paris Agreement is non-binding in an attempt to take the U.S. on board. That has not yet prevented President Trump from attempting to leave it, and so far the treaty has turned out to be more words than real behavior. And nations ‘ obligations to decrease carbon pollution are nowhere near sufficient to prevent catastrophic climate change.

But just because governments fail does not imply that people need to take it lying down. If the strikes were the start of a new era of climate action, the complaint opens up more and more possibilities.

“As the human rights effects of climate change are progressively affecting people around the globe,” Duyck said, “one can only expect that more individuals wishing to safeguard their communities ‘ freedoms will try to hold states responsible for their (in)action — including through the use of global human rights bodies.”

With the recent rise of student protests around the world to urge their governments to take swift action against the global climate crisis, developed nations have never had a better time to take the necessary action to help smaller countries deal with the crisis themselves.

“Our homes are being swallowed by the ocean, the places where memories are made

Carlos Manual

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Why we feel so alienated?

Why we feel so alienated?

Why we feel so alienated? Why we feel so alone?

Tahmidur Rahman

In 19th Century Carl marx explained why we feel so alienated.

I’ll inform you straight away about the 4 reasons.

1. Alienation from work.

2. Alienation from other people.

3.alienated from nature

4. Alienated from ourselves.

But if you are willing to stick with me, we’ll deep dive within this unwanted solitude and try to figure out all together how to deal with this alien of alienation.

Let’s first find out the reason in details-

1. Alienated From Work:

Karl Marx defined alienation at work in the 1840s, but it remains important today. The Industrial Revolution compelled individuals into factory employment that strangled them unfulfilled. The issue persisted in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, especially in low autonomy employment. Today factors such as division of labor and the displacement of certain abilities, despite the automation of manual labor, contribute to alienation. However, new technology also enables de-alienation by creating fresh possibilities through the interactive nature of the internet. Despite the technological modifications, the main alienating variables stay comparable to those of the 1840s and can be traced back to the capitalist system’s dehumanization of labor and employees. That is why the alienating and de-alienating aspects of 21st century technology are relevant but should be viewed within the social and economic context in which the technology operates.

From a sociological perspective, alienation can be defined as a sensation of impotence, meaninglessness and alienation as a consequence of being unable to discover fulfillment in one’s job. The concept was developed in early writing by Karl Marx (Fulcher, & Scott, 2003), which coincided with the Industrial Revolution when the “agricultural, handicraft economy” was substituted by “industrial machine manufacturing” (Britannica, 2015). Marx saw job as a means of people’s creative and central expression of human nature (Fulcher, & Scott, 2003). Work was more creative and flexible before industrialization, for instance, craftsmen worked at their own speed and regulated what they were doing and how they were doing it. Land work fluctuated seasonally and was important, as food was the product–a crucial requirement. In comparison, owing to technological advances and division of labor, factory workers had no control over the process, working hours or the final product. In order to survive, they had to conduct repetitive routines, generating something not necessarily helpful to them, but generating wealth for their employer. Due to class division and competition that substituted cooperation, workers became alienated from employers and each other (Kellner, 2006). Marx thought that work was “dehumanized” and that it no longer provided self-realization pleasure (Fulcher & Scott, 2003).

Sociologists in the 1950s-60s saw (Subberwal, 2009) that alienation was wider than manual labor and applicable to contemporary job, especially bureaucracies or service industries offering restricted liberty. Braverman (Lawson and Garrod, 2001) feared that technology and further division of labor would lead to the “disqualification” of the workforce, i.e. the reduction of the skills required by workers to do their jobs would make them less valuable and lead to further disempowerment. On the other side, Blunter suggested (Subberwal, 2009) that higher automation in the workplace would lead to a decrease in alienation as there would be less sluggish routine work and individuals could focus on more exciting and meaningful assignments. Nevertheless, some contemporary critics argue that new technologies take alienation to the next level (Kellner, 2006).

2. Alienation from other people:

For Marx, it relies on human nature whether capitalism and its class division are an appropriate arrangement for human beings. Because humans are biological beings and not just free-floating immaterial minds, we, like all other biological beings, have to interact with and transform the natural world in order to survive.4 But what distinguishes us from all other animals, such as bees, spiders or beavers, all of which transform the world on the basis of instinct, is that we transform the world consciously and freely. Like many other philosophers, Marx thinks that doing excellently what makes us distinctly human is the true source of fulfillment.

Marx’s second element of alienation is called alienation from other people or our human nature in a narrow sense. For the species essence of Marx humanity is labor itself. Labor is our’ exercise of existence aware.’ Marx argues that humans are conscious creative beings by nature and that in the products we generate we objectivize ourselves. Objectivizing ourselves is using our conscious exercise of existence to see ourselves as the topic in relation to nature and through our manipulation of nature to manifest or create real our conscious ideas, our objects. Unlike most animals ‘ species-essence, which is instinctual activity in existence. Since most animals function and satisfy their requirements by using their instincts, whereas by conscious ideas and our capacity to turn nature into the objects of our ideas we function and satisfy our requirements.

In fact, by being alienated from our species-essence: our creative conscious life-activity, we are alienated from our human nature to generate what we want at will and the potential that our species-essence offers us with. Simply put, capitalist society makes the free deliberate exercise of man, labor, a means to an end, rather than an end in itself. Marx articulates this when he says: “In taking the object of his manufacturing from man, alienated labor takes its species-life, its real and objective presence as a species.”

3. Alienation from nature:

Civilization resulted decisively to almost complete alienation through the seventeenth-century European Enlightenment and its goods: contemporary technology and industrial revolution. Rene Descartes, who most profoundly and influentially developed the vision of the Enlightenment, is known, on the one hand, for his radical dualism of the human soul and, on the other, merely matter in motion. On the mere-matter-in-motion side of the equation, animals and plants wound up.

Although the Enlightenment brought the alienation to its extreme from nature, it had other, more beneficial, impacts. It encouraged critical thinking about hereditary habits and thoughts and gave human dignity. It endorsed human rights concepts and even all human beings ‘ basic equality. We must be cautious not to lose what we have acquired in our desire to overcome our destructive connection with the rest of nature.

However, Charles Darwin showed in the nineteenth century that human humans are a result of biological evolution, so that they are part of nature. This opened the door to re-think nature as having ascribed some of Descartes ‘ characteristics to the human soul alone. The philosophy of Alfred North Whitehead and the conference “Seizing an Alternative” suppose this reaction to the fresh knowledge of how human beings were created.

We are working against the now dominant vision of our universities and our culture in general, however, in making this step. Science’s dedication to techniques related to the solely objective presence of nature (without its own subjectivity) was very powerful. Instead of altering this strategy to the remainder of the natural globe, researchers decided to study people as they had earlier studied human experience items–as very complicated devices. Where Descartes had made nature objective, human beings after Darwin also became objective.

Naturally, the previous choice to study nature had proved very fruitful as if it were solely objective and mechanical. It has also proved fruitful to apply this technique to the research of human humans.

Unfortunately, however, the fruitful scientific method choice ended up shaping how we regarded the truth of what was being studied. This had happened with Cartesian “nature” before. It was believed not only to be studied profitably in terms of its objective and mechanistic elements, but also to be exhausted by them in their own reality. To mechanistically describe nature was to tell everything that required to be said. Similarly, the new implications of including humans as objects of this type of scientific study included the view that the full truth about humans was limited to what could be studied in this way.

As a consequence, higher education is now encouraging individuals to believe that human aims, emotions, and actions do not really play a part in the globe. At most, they are side effects of the actual physical and objective causes. In severe thinking, there is no room for values.

In late modernity, therefore, Enlightenment dualism was substituted by reductionist monism. The Enlightenment has resulted individuals to see themselves as accountable citizens. The new reductionist monism backed the industrial system that represents us in the economic system’s wheel as cogs.

Millennia of nature alienation had deep, mostly damaging, psychological impacts. In fact, some of these reflect modifications in our brains. We have a lot of job to do if we are to be cured from these injuries.

Therefore, distinct basic concepts about the nature of the globe we inhabit are at problem for an ecological civilization. It’s the distinction between “nature lifeless” and “nature alive,” as Alfred North Whitehead put it. If we know nature as a whole to be alive as much as we experience ourselves as alive, we will experience our relationship with other living things, particularly other animals, richly. Maybe then we can start the process of healing.

4. Alienated from ourselves:

The fourth element of Marx’s alienation can be extracted from the reality that we are alienated from our own human nature or essence of Marx’s social nature. Thus alienation arises in capitalist society’s relations of manufacturing. In the capitalist interactions of manufacturing, we are alienated not only from the product and the manufacturing process, but since we are alienated from our human nature, we are alienated from ourselves and each other in turn. This element of alienated labor therefore deals with the reality that our social relations are alienated by themselves. For Marx, because we are a social species from birth, our conscious life activity is integrated in a social structure. This alienation is shown as hostility or rivalry between employees and members of society. As Marx wrote: “Everyone considers the other according to the norm and the relationship in which he finds himself as a worker in the relationship of alienated employment” (Simon, p.65). It is encountered in the workplace promotion contest and through the stand-off between manufacturing employees and management employees. The capitalist mode of manufacturing further reinforces it through the presence of a reserve labor army: the unemployed. Since full employment within the capitalist mode of manufacturing is not feasible, there is always a proportion of the population who are unemployed and looking for work at different times. This reality alone puts the employee against the employee in the position of being able to sell one’s labor power as a means to an end, that end being sustenance and our own reproduction. In other fields of our social relationships this aspect or form of alienation is also expressed. For instance, this can be seen in the political field in how employees vote against their own interests and other groups ‘ interests like the stigmatized victims of the capitalist mode of manufacturing: the poor on welfare.

The alienation theory of Marx can assist us know job and human nature by framing how we look at the two and how they are linked. There are many ideas on what work is and what it means to us, as Sayer’s assessment showed, and Marx’s theory provides a refreshing take on how we should perceive job. As Sayer described, the one posed by utilitarianism is a common concept of job. Mainly that work is laborious and unpleasant, and that pleasure or happiness can be derived from lack of job. However, Marx would claim that such a concept of labor is itself a result of alienated labor. In his alienation assessment, we discover that the estrangement of the employee from himself, his colleagues, their products, and the manufacturing process can describe such emotions or knowledge of the nature of job. This alienation is the consequence of private property in the financial arena or said otherwise to be confused with personal property. The fact that productive property and the means of manufacturing are private property and that by this reality employees are compelled to sell their labor power and in turn alienate themselves in the above-mentioned ways demonstrates how a utilitarian conception of nature job is inherently incorrect in condemning job, since labor is part of our human essence or nature. This also provides us the response to the manner Marx explains how to experience job. To experience job as the manifestation of our species-essence, our creative life-activity needs that we overcome our alienation and reorganize our community in order to create relationships that enable us all to behave in accordance with our species-essence.

Because alienation is the result of an objective experience derived from the relations of manufacturing within capitalist society, the alternative to overcome it lies within it as well. Alienation can be defined more directly as the consequence of uncontrolled manufacturers or employees owning the products they generate as well as the manufacturing process they operate in. The outcome of personal (productive) ownership is merely to put alienation. The capitalists, since only a few own the means of manufacturing and remainder, the employees, must sell what they own: their labor power to obtain access to the means of manufacturing. To overcome this alienation, this intrinsic antagonism within the capitalist mode of manufacturing needs to be corrected in order to bring about a fresh mode of manufacturing. This new mode of manufacturing was regarded by Marx as Communism and it is the overcoming of private property. Marx wrote: “Communism is eventually the beneficial expression of[ aufgehoben] overcome personal property” (Simon, p.69). In other words, communism is a mode of manufacturing in which personal productive property no longer exists and thus no longer prevents alienation as it is a symptom of private property. Therefore, getting rid of private property is a way for Marx to overcome alienation in all its manifestations as it arises from the social relationships in which private property exists. This is obviously indicated by Marx when he wrote: “Therefore, the overcoming of private property as the appropriation of human life is the overcoming of all alienation…” (Simon, p.71). We may wonder how would it look like a culture that does not include private property in its mode of manufacturing? Well, we can start to understand that response by concentrating on the reality that private property, in this case business and industrial productive property, is comprised mainly of the businesses and corporations where labor generates commodities and services. The inner ownership system of the workplace must be altered in order to overcome the antagonism between those who own the businesses and those who operate in the businesses. Therefore, it is necessary to change the inner composition of private property into its opposite, which is cooperative ownership. In order to overcome private property and thus alienation, society must substitute the private undertakings that make up its economy with worker-owned and managed undertakings widely known as workers ‘ cooperatives. Therefore, worker-owned and managed cooperatives are the basic construction blocks in the economy of a communist society. Any society whose economy does not include cooperative ownership of productive property is not a communist society, but an intermediate phase such as socialism or some other manifestation of capitalism, as is the case with the emerging Soviet-styled societies. In reality, they are what state capitalist societies can be called.

 

So is Alienation the ultimate future of humanity?

We need to heal from this alienation in seeking attachment. We can often lose our genuine self in all these scattered events. There is an illustration of the effect of bias, discrimination and stigma. We become alienated from ourselves and others if we live in a group or society where we are not free to express our identity.

This is often true of care-giving young individuals who often tell us the stigma they encounter throughout their lives. This stigma does not exist alone–we live in a culture where youth continue to face homophobia, transphobia, racism and misogyny.

Therefore, recovery must start by returning us to our genuine selves. The way we intervene is often the key factor for those who promote young individuals to do that. Dr. Maté asks us to wonder who we are when we intervene, do we do so from a location of compassion and without judgment?

We often punish kids as a community for’ poor’ behavior by offering them ‘ time out,’ playing on their worst fear and removing human contact. We understand that school exclusion levels are greater for kids with care experience than their colleagues, so this is especially relevant for young individuals with care experience.

This’ time-out’ can often take the form of sentences of custody for adolescents. The proof indicates that care-experienced youth are also more likely to participate as an adult in the justice system. During a panel discussion at the meeting, as Karyn McCluskey, Chief Executive of Community Justice Scotland, said: our prisons are “passive recipients of the wounded.”

So how are we going to alter that? We have to start with the person. We must start by wondering, as Sir Harry Burns said,’ What matters to you?And what are we going to do?Fundamentally, if societal change is to be achieved, we must include both those who provide services and the citizens who are supported by them from the outset. As Sir Harry Burns said: “When you want to bring about change, you need to involve those who need to create it occur.” That brought me back to Darren McGarvey’s early query: “How does this translate into politics?”In other words, how do we take Dr. Gabor Maté’s teaching and translate it into change?

For Staf, the day strengthened our faith that relationships and connections are important, but it also opened our eyes to the effect of the contrary–alienation. We will all be committed to tackling alienation and building the relationships required to cure from trauma.

We will continue to work to bring together lived experience with those who will be requested to introduce change in order to bring about that change in the care scheme. Only then can we create a society in which all young people are listened to, cared for and loved.

“Who we are when we intervene, do we do so from a location of compassion and without judgment?”

Dr. Maté

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How to open a company in Bangladesh

How to open a company in Bangladesh

Bangladesh Company Law

How to Register a Company in Bangladesh

Tahmidur Rahman, Senior Associate

5 Aug 2019

How to open a Company in Bangladesh: This post & Infographics will give you a thorough overview of the company registration process in Bangladesh.

STEP BY STEP Process of registration of a company in Bangladesh (Company Formation)

This tutorial/guide will give you a thorough overview of the criteria, procedure and schedule for company registration in Bangladesh, that is how to open a company in Bangladesh. Bangladesh, like most other jurisdictions, has a set of original and continuous regulatory compliance requirements to start and operate a business.

Note that most Bangladeshi companies are registered as private limited liability companies (frequently known as private limited companies) when considering registering a fresh business or relocating your current business to Bangladesh. A private limited company is a separate legal entity in Bangladesh and shareholders are not liable for the debts of the company beyond the amount of share capital they have contributed. Any individual (foreign or local) above the age of 18 may register a business in Bangladesh under the Companies Act 1994.

THE PROCEDURE OF REGISTRATION:

Company registration is partly computerized in Bangladesh.

The Bangladeshi company configuration procedure involves five separate measures:
a) Name Clearance;
b) Drafting Documents (AoA, MoA),
c) opening and bringing in the paid-up investment bank account;
d) registration of the business, and lastly
e) The post registration formalities.

**Step (C) is only relevant if the suggested business has any foreign shareholder.

Here’s a detailed infographics on how to register a company in Bangladesh. (The Five Step Process to open a company in Bangladesh)

How to register Company in Bangladesh

Step by Step process to register a company.

Steps of Formation of a Company in Bangladesh in Details:

Name Clearance Website Link (RJSC) – Click here or on the picture to visit the RJSC website[/caption]

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Steps of Formation of a Company in Bangladesh in Details:

STEP 1: NAME CLEARANCE

To set up a business in Bangladesh, your first step would be to acquire a name clearance for the business name you are proposing. Visit www.roc.gov.bd and first generate a username. Then you can apply for the clearance of your name. You will obtain a bank payment slip after you have submitted the name clearance request and you will have to pay Taka 600 to the specified bank. You’ll need to sign in to your account on the RJSC website after making the deposit and then you’ll get the name clearance.

You can read this manual for name clearance prepared by RJSC.

Tip: when using the RJSC website, use Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox. Other browsers may not function correctly.

Make sure the name is not identical or too similar to any current local business names that do not infringe any trademarks is not obscene or vulgar is not already reserved to enhance your likelihood of fast name approval. An authorized name will be reserved for 6 months from the date of clearance. You can extend the name just before the expiry date by submitting an extension application.

STEP 2: DRAFTING DOCUMENTS 

To open a company in Bangladesh, after name clearence you must draft the Association Article (AoA) and Association Memorandum (MoA). While preparing these, you must draft them together with other types as RSJC compliance requirements. You should hire a reputed law firm which will be able to reach the necessary objectives of your prospective company and draft them accordingly in your company memorandums. 

Sample_Memorandum AoA_ Bangladesh

Sample MoA_ Bangladesh_PLC

 

STEP 3: Opening and bringing in the paid-up investment bank account

This step only applies if foreign shareholding is held by the suggested business.

Next, you will need to open a bank account with any scheduled bank in Bangladesh in the suggested name of the business. You will have to remit cash equal to the shares in the account after opening the account to be owned by the foreign shareholder from outside of Bangladesh. The bank will issue an Encashment Certificate needed to be incorporated by RJSC.

“This step (no. 3) only applies if foreign shareholding is held by the suggested business.”

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STEP 4: Submission of Documents to RJSC for Registration

The fourth step on how to open a company in Bangladesh is to provide all the data needed on the website of the RJSC. You’ll also need to upload Form IX and Subscriber Page. You will obtain a bank payment slip for paying the registration charges together with the stamp duty after you complete the entire process.

You can read this RJSC prepared manual to submit all the data on the website of the RJSC.

You’re done after making the bank deposit. Now you need to follow up with the RJSC to get the certificate of incorporation. The papers and data will be checked by RJSC authorities. If they are satisfied, they will issue the digitally signed I Incorporation Certificate; (ii) MoA and AoA; and (iii) Form XII. These papers will be mailed to your RJSC-related email address.

There are instances where the process of incorporation can be postponed if the shareholders or managers are of certain nationalities, although this only occurs in rare cases. In such cases, additional information may be asked by the authorities.

STEP 5: Post Registration Formalities

DOCUMENTS ISSUED BY RJSC:

 

  • Incorporation Certificate: RJSC will issue the company’s Certificate of Incorporation. The certificate will have the amount of the registration, the business name and the date of incorporation.
  • Form XII: Form XII includes the company’s director list.
  • Certified copies of Memorandum of Association and Articles of Association.Some of the other products you will most likely need when your Bangladeshi company is registered include:
  • share certificates for each shareholder.
  • Shareholders, stocks, managers etc. register.
  • Company seal
  • A rubber stamp for APPLYING FOR TRADE LICENSE
  • TAX IDENTIFICATION NUMBER AND OTHER LICENSES
  • After incorporation, you should purchase a business room or lease some room in any business room.

Then you need to apply for the number of Trade License and Tax Identification. You may need to acquire more company permits, depending on the company operations of your company.

RETURN FILING REQUIREMENTS Annual return: An annual general meeting must take place every calendar year. The AGM must be carried out within 18 months of the incorporation of the business, after which no more than 15 months can pass between one AGM and the next.

Regular return: In the event of any change in the board of directors or the shareholding structure or any other change, a corresponding return must be submitted to the RJSC within a specified period.

 

This is the whole process of how to open a company in Bangladesh Bangladesh. If you need professional support with the incorporation of the business, kindly contact us.

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