Significant Changes in Store Under New Trade Competition Act

By Piyawannee Watanasakolpunt and Norrapat Werajong Trade competition in Thailand has been regulated under the Trade Competition Act B.E. 2542 (1999) (the “Current Act”), which has remained unchanged for almost twenty years.  On 7 July 2017, a new trade competition …

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What is the Department of Industrial Works

The Department of Industrial Works (DIW) (กรมโรงงานอุตสาหกรรม) is a department under the supervision of the Thai Ministry of Industry (MOI). When the MOI was spun off from the Ministry of Commerce in 1942, the DIW was one of the first …

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Summary of Thailand’s Trade Competition Act

Panpilai Issariyapruit Thailand enacted a Thai Trade Competition Act in 1999 (“TCA”), which contains the major substantive provisions found in most other competition laws, including an abuse of market dominance provisions in Section 25, merger control provisions in Section 26, …

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Summary of Alcoholic Beverages Control Act

On February 6, 2008, the Alcoholic Beverages Control Act (ABCA) was enacted into law. The ABCA both introduces a number of new measures and codifies certain regulations that were already in effect. The ABCA provides for the designation of alcohol …

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Product Registration

PriceSanond has significant experience registering various products on behalf of clients with the Thai government. Product registration in Thailand is based not only on the nature of the product, but also on the substances in the product and thus in …

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