Archive for the ‘News & Publications’ Category

Brief: On 21 July 2019, new legislation is set to come into force in Thailand which gives vast powers to a new consumer protection entity, including the power to commence legal proceedings against business operators. → Read more

Brief: On 28 February 2019, Thailand’s National Legislative Assembly approved the much-anticipated draft Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) which is a very significant step for Thailand to become closely aligned with international standards, such as the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).  → Read more

Brief: On 5 October 2017, the Trade Competition Commission (“TCC”) has issued several important notifications regarding merger control under section 51 of the TCA (“Merger Rules”). → Read more

Brief: In September 2018, the Thai Cabinet approved in principle the draft Digital Identification Act (“Digital ID Bill”) … → Read more

Brief: On 13 December 2018, the National Legislative Assembly of Thailand passed a resolution to approve amendments to the Labour Protection Act B.E. 2541 (1998) (“LPA”) … → Read more

Brief: The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has announced a plan of amendments to the rules regarding auditor rotation for listed companies … → Read more

Brief: On 21 November 2018, the Revenue Code Amendment Act (No. 47) B.E. 2561 was published in the Royal Thai Government Gazette. → Read more

Brief: The main objectives of the proposed amendment are to adopt an electronic system that facilitates business operations for listed companies in line with current trends. → Read more

Brief: On 16 November 2018, the National Legislative Assembly approved the final draft of the Land and Property Tax Act (New Property Tax Act). → Read more

Brief: These four cases represent a new era in enforcing non-competition provisions in Thailand, enabling employers to obtain remedies that align with the intention and purpose of the non-competition provisions drafted in their employment contracts…. → Read more