Strategic Partnerships

PAP E- CON  Partnership on Oil Gas –  Liquid Commodities.

Merkin Advisory Pty Ltd has been operating in the acquisition and negotiation of physical liquid energy commodities, and seek to offer non sanctioned global services including hedging, price risk management, logistics, financing, transportation, and storage of physical liquid energy commodities.

In a petroleum market constantly fluctuating and rampant with sophisticated and widespread fraud, scam and sanction we leverage off our decades of honesty and integrity and are pleased to announce our Partnership effective 1 February 2021  with PAP E-CON Thailand bringing us both Asian and global footprints and networks, knowledge and relevance with their team of highly qualified and knowledgeable employees and associates.

Our trusted connections with ultra high net worth individuals, advisors, placement agents, relationship, investment and private bankers have allowed us to act recently as originators and facilitators of a multitude of transactions including commodity trading in  wholesale precious metals, such as bullion and in oil and gas.

Merkin Advisory have also leveraged off our roots in ship chartering, ship management and liner and tramp operators to facilitate oil and gas transactions and shipments and along with PAP E-CON we look forward to providing our clients with global trading services for the acquisition and negotiation of physical liquid energy commodities.

Merkin Advisory PAP ECON Partnership announced 1 February 2021

About PAP E-CON 

PAP E-CON is the petroleum trading arm of PAP Gas One, which was founded over 10 years by PAP  ECON’s CEO and President Mr Wioj Jantraprapaweth – an industry veteran for over 30 years.PAP Gas One has grown exponentially throughout the years to become one of the largest gas retailers in Asia ,trading in excess of 4 Million tonnes of LPG per annum. Multiple tank farms are located throughout Thailand and Asia to service their growing market. See

Read the PAP E-CON announcement here MAPL.2021.PAPECON.MAPL.PSHIPLETTER

Bird & Bird Sydney and Hong Kong

Anthony Latimer, Partner, Sydney

With a team of over 60 legal experts, from their Australian office Bird & Bird advise clients across the Asia Pacific Region in relation to corporate and commercial law, intellectual property, competition law, dispute resolution, employment, real estate, restructuring and insolvency and privacy and data protection.

The office was established in Sydney following Bird & Bird merger with one of Australia’s premier specialist law firms focusing on new economy industries. The team is highly regarded in the Australian and New Zealand markets, having received many high profile awards, and is consistently recognised by some of the most prestigious legal directories and institutions for the work They do for their clients. The Australian office undertakes cross-border and multi-jurisdictional work for some of the highest profile global and national corporations operating in the technology and communications, energy and utilities, retail and consumer, life sciencesmedia, entertainment and sport, aviation, automotive, and financial services industries.

All of their lawyers work closely with other experts across the Bird & Bird network, but particularly with their colleagues in offices in Singapore, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Beijing, and their cooperation firms in Jakarta, Seoul, and Kuala Lumpur.

The Merkin Group have relationships with senior Bird & Bird partners since 1984.


Australian Chamber of Commerce Hong Kong &Macau

September 2012 Sean has been a Committee Member of the Australian Chamber of Commerce Hong Kong and Macau ‘s  Finance , Legal and Taxation Committee whose  missions include

  • to communicate to AustCham members relevant financial, legal and tax issues that will impact Australian-related companies doing business in Hong Kong and China and those that will impact their situation as expatriate Australians living in Hong Kong.
  • to provide networking opportunities for members employed in the financial services industry and to gain greater exposure for Australian businesses with financial service regulators and government agencies in order to enhance the business and regulatory environment.
  • to provide AustCham members with a series of events that updates them on financial services, legal and tax issues.

Current projects of the Committee  include lobbying and awareness for a Double Taxation Treaty between Hong Kong and Australia and mutual funds management recognition.

Sean Rothsey can facilitate introductions to the Chamber , Government , business or professionals in Hong Kong and as a consultant can assist you in an unregulated and unlicensed capacity in a buy sell or other transaction and makes no legal warranties or representations of any kind as to the Buyer, Seller or Transaction.

Sean can also facilitate introductions to licensed entities in a regulated regime where required and can both represent and assist any party in those regimes.



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