On 24 March 2017, the National Legislative Assembly (the “NLA”) passed the final reading of the draft Trade Competition Act (the “New Act”) with unanimous approval and on 18 April 2017, the final draft of the New Act was disclosed on the NLA’s website. The Act will come into effect 90 days after its publication in the Government Gazette, the date of which is still to be determined.
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Thai data privacy act exemptions
A cabinet resolution has approved a draft Royal Decree on temporary exemption of PDPA enforcement for some organisations and businesses.
Updated standards for e-meeting security
The Emergency Decree requires that electronic meetings follow the security protocols set forth under a notification from the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology.
PPP projects in Thailand’s EEC
Thailand will continue to aggressively move forward with legislation that streamlines implementation of important PPP projects. This legislative trend presents new opportunities for foreign and local investors alike, with a focus particularly in Thailand’s infrastructure sector ...
Developments in Thai M&A
Corrupt practices, environmental breaches and merger filing are becoming more significant priorities for clients ...
Thailand: Ten year visa extension
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 ...
Thailand: Amendment to BOI Act to create new BOI benefits
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 ...
Energising Thailand’s M&A sector
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
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