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October 13, 2017
A new Minerals Act (BE 2560 (2017) was published on March 2, 2017 and took effect on August 30, 2017 (180 days after the publication date) ...
September 27, 2017
The Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) issued an invitation to bid for the sale of electricity from Hybrid-Renewable Energy Small Power Producers (SPP) on 4 August 2017 ...
September 20, 2017
The Labor Protection Act B.E. 2541 (“LPA”) was first enacted in February 1998; the LPA has been amended several times ...
August 29, 2017
Value added tax (VAT) is an indirect, non-cumulative, consumption tax levied on the supply of goods or provision of services in Thailand ...
July 24, 2017
Due to the rapidly increasing number of foreign senior-citizens seeking Thailand as a retirement destination, Thailand’s Cabinet recently approved the ten-year retirement visa extension ...
May 12, 2017
On 24 March 2017, the National Legislative Assembly (the “NLA”) in Thailand passed the final reading of the draft Trade Competition Act ...
March 7, 2017
The Thai government has recently been promoting “Thailand 4.0”, which refers to creative and innovative industries ... as a master plan to pull Thailand out of the middle-income trap and toward becoming a high-income country ...
February 22, 2017
Thailand has finally enacted the Act on Digital Development for Economy and Society B.E. 2560 (A.D. 2017) (“Digital Development Act”). It was published in the Royal Gazette on 24th January 2017 and has been effective on and from 25th January 2017...
February 22, 2017
On 26th January 2017, the Department of Intellectual Property (“DIP”) finally released the 20-Year IP Roadmap to reform the Thai intellectual property system to be in line with the strategy of driving the country to “Thailand 4.0”, which focuses on an economy based on innovation and intelligence ...
September 7, 2016
One of the top Japanese firms, Mori Hamada & Matsumoto (MHM) has announced that they will be integrating their Thailand practice with Chandler & Thong-ek Law Offices Limited. ...
February 17, 2016
Thailand passed two amendments to make the country's copyright law more relevant and more practical in the age of digital technology.
January 19, 2016
With a focus on the energy and natural resources sector, Chandler & Thong-ek Partner Ratana Poonsombudlert answers our questions on Thailand’s M&A present and future
January 12, 2016
Looking at the ASEAN Collective Investment Scheme, Kowit Somwaiya and Vincent Birot of LawPlus Ltd. state why they feel ASEAN offers investment funds terrific opportunities going forward, as well as noting what ASEAN has planned for the near future.
January 8, 2016
This note highlights the law and investment promotion applicable to cloud computing services in Thailand.
December 16, 2015
It is possible to assign a registered patent or a pending patent application in Thailand. This article gives a summary of the basis on which this can be done.