Why more foreign investors in Thailand are including international arbitration clauses in their contracts which include Bangkok as the venue to settle disputes

In 2020 foreign investors into Thailand will increasingly choose Bangkok as a venue to settle disputes, rather than going to settle their disputes at arbitration in Singapore or other cities in South-East Asia (such as Singapore), which are more costly …

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Requirements for E-Meetings eased during COVID-19

By Yuvanant Tangviriyasirikul and Sophon Pathumratworakun Edited by David Southern During this COVID-19 crisis, working from home, e-transactions and e-meetings (meetings held through electronic devices) are commonplace business practice because these activities satisfy Thailand need for social distancing to reduce …

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Tax Relief Measures for COVID-19 Crisis

To lessen the impact of COVID-19 crisis, several measures have been introduced by the Thai Government to aid employees, workers, entrepreneurs, companies and other affected sectors. Among other things, tax relief measures have been released which can be summarized as …

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Announcement from the Department of Intellectual Property on grace period extensions during the COVID-19 outbreak

As the COVID-19 pandemic has brought an end to the normal course of business throughout the world, including Thailand, the Department of Intellectual Property of Thailand (“DIP”) has announced that applicable individuals may be entitled to a grace period for …

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DBD Grants Limited Relief to Companies’ Annual General Meeting Requirement

In response to the COVID-19 crisis, Thailand has imposed measures limiting both international and domestic travel, which in turn have impacted companies’ operations, including meeting the statutory requirements for holding an annual general meeting of shareholders (AGM).  These meetings must …

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