Securities Business Now Open To Foreign Participation

Thailand’sForeign Business Act (FBA) generally restricts foreign owned businesses from engaging in any “service business” without first obtaining a foreign business license or qualifying under another exemption (more information on the restrictions on foreign owned businesses under the FBA can be …

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Foreign Employee Stock Plans

It is increasingly popular for companies to offer their own securities to existing employees as part of their incentive programs. Not only does this help generate loyalty and motivate employees to feel that they are also owners of the company, …

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Securities Related Services in Thailand

Securities related services in Thailand are principally regulated under the Securities and Exchange Act B.E. 2535 (the “SEC Act”). The SEC Act requires anyone who engaged in certain activities pertaining to securities to obtain one or more licenses, depending on …

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Securities 101

Thailand’s Securities and Exchange Act B.E. 2535 is the main source of securities legislation, and the Securities and Exchange Commission of Thailand (SEC) performs the functions of the capital market supervisory agency with the status of an independent state agency. …

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