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New Dawn for the Enforcement of Consumer Rights in Thailand

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.

Introduction

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.

Will this be a new dawn for the enforcement of consumer rights in Thailand?

Download: SPI Newsletter (issue 16/2019)

By Rawat Chomsri (Partner), Rattanan Jaroenpornworanam (Associate) and Treraat Itthipalkul (Associate) © May 2019