Announcement | Malaysia | Zaid Ibrahim & Co. Strengthens Team with New Partners

28 February 2017

We are delighted to announce that Chow Wan San and Tan Hui Lynn have been admitted to partnership at Zaid Ibrahim & Co. (a member of ZICO Law) effective 1 January 2017.   Wan San brings a depth of experience in banking and finance and she advises local and foreign financial institutions, purchasers  and lessors in […]

Announcement | Cambodia | SokSiphana&associates Offers Legal Support for Cambodia’s First Affordable Housing Project

28 February 2017

SokSiphana&associates (a member of ZICO Law) will be the legal representative for Cambodia’s very first affordable housing project. In January 2017, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the developer, Worldbridge Land and local money-transfer service, Ly Hour Pay Pro with SokSiphana&associates acting as legal counsel to help ensure a smooth transition in the legal […]

Cambodia Focus | Bangkok, Thailand

28 February 2017

ZICO Law’s member firm, SokSiphana&associates will be in Bangkok speaking at the Cambodia Focus: Explore Opportunities across the Border event hosted by EuroCham Cambodia. This event, tailored specifically for European businesses in Thailand, will give you the answers on how to improve your supply chain and how to find new partners. The full day event will […]

Announcement | Vietnam | ZICO Law Vietnam Snaps Up Local Boutique Law Firm

27 February 2017

ZICO Law Vietnam brings on board local boutique law firm, Garnet Law. The addition will expand the firm’s corporate and commercial sector expertise and accommodate an increase in demand from domestic and international clients. Established in 2008, Garnet Law was run by Managing Partner, Phuc Nguyen and his team of five associates. With nearly twenty […]

IP Alert | Singapore | Revision of Official Fees for Patents and Trademarks

23 February 2017

The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) has recently announced that several categories of fees for trademarks and patents will be revised with effect from 1 April 2017. Amongst the highlights of the fee revision is the reduction in the official fees for trade mark applications which utilise pre-approved goods/services from IPOS’ classification database. To […]

Legal Alert | Indonesia | New Indonesian Construction Services Law

22 February 2017

On 12 January 2017 Indonesia just enacted a new Construction Service Law No. 2 of 2017 (“New Construction Law”) replacing Law No. 18 of 1999 concerning Construction Service (“Law 18/1999”), which had been implemented for more than 17 years. The main aims of this new Construction Law are to increase the competitiveness of national construction […]

Malaysia | STEP Malaysia Public Talk | 28 February 2017

21 February 2017

Dr Aida Othman, Partner at ZICO Law Malaysia and Managing Director of ZICO Shariah Advisory will speaking on the topic of “Shariah Matrimonial Rights in Malaysia” at the Matrimonial Rights in Malaysia – Planning and Taxation seminar, organised by STEP Malaysia. Dr Aida will be introducing the application of Shariah Law and the role of […]

Singapore | ZICO ASEAN Advisory @ Demystifying RCEP | 21 February 2017

20 February 2017

ZICO Advisory’s very own Senior Advisor, Tan Sri Datuk Dr Rebecca Fatima Sta Maria will be one of the panel speaker at the Thomson Reuters’ ‘Demystifying RCEP: The “Other” Mega Regional Trade Agreement’ Webinar to be held on 21 February 2017. The webinar which takes place from 3pm to 4pm (SGT, UTC +8) is organised […]

IP Alert | Vietnam | New Circular Providing Increases in Industrial Property Charges and Fees

10 February 2017

Effective 1 January 2017, official fees to be charged by National Office for Industrial Property (“NOIP“) applicable to applications for registration and protection of industrial property rights will be increased by 50 to 70 percent depending on each type of application. On 14 November 2016, the Ministry of Finance of Vietnam (MOF) issued Circular No. […]

Announcement | Malaysia | Executive Chairman Honoured for Service to Nation

7 February 2017

Our Dr Nik Norzul Thani has been conferred the honour of “Darjah Kebesaran Seri Mahkota Wilayah” which carries the title “Datuk Seri“, in conjunction with the Federal Territory Day celebrations in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Datuk Seri Dr Nik was one of 19 elite individuals to be conferred the “Datuk Seri” title by the Yang di-Pertuan […]