Dual Class Share Structures: Are Singapore Public Investors Ready?

29 March 2017

On 16 February 2017, the Singapore Exchange kicked off a public consultation on dual class share structures.  A dual class share structure gives one set of shareholders greater voting powers than other shareholders. In this structure, one class of shares with only one vote per share will be subordinated to another class carrying multiple votes.  […]

Thailand | Unlocking ASEAN Business Opportunities: Key Legal Updates across CLMV

28 March 2017

ZICO Law, in cooperation with the Australian-Thai Chamber of Commerce (AustCham), will be presenting on “Unlocking ASEAN Business Opportunities: Key Legal Updates across CLMV.” The presentation will provide a succinct comparative overview of the latest legal updates impacting foreign businesses in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, and Vietnam. For companies wanting a clear understanding of the newest […]

Announcement | Laos | Aristotle David Writes for New York University

16 March 2017

ZICO Law Laos’ Managing Partner, Aristotle David has written an article on the ‘Legal System of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic’ in the Hauser Global Law School Program for New York University. Aristotle is an international lawyer with over 17 years of legal experience and more than 11 years as a foreign legal advisor in […]

IP Alert | Cambodia | Recent Developments in Cambodia for Intellectual Property

15 March 2017

There have been two recent developments in Cambodia in the intellectual property field. On 25 November 2016, the Government of the Kingdom of Cambodia deposited its instrument of Accession to the Geneva (1999) Act of the Hague Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Industrial Designs. The 1999 Act entered into force in Cambodia on 25 […]

Announcement | ZICO IP Thailand | Recipient of Client Choice Award

8 March 2017

Client Choice awarded ZICO IP’s Nuttaphol Arammuang with the 2017 Client Choice Award for Intellectual Property. As the sole recipient of the Client Choice Award in Thailand, this award is a testament to Nuttaphol’s ongoing dedication to his clients. “I am honoured and touched to receive this award. Even more, it means a great deal […]

IWD 2017 | ZICO Law Partners featured in ASEAN Advisory’s Latest Expert Commentary

8 March 2017

In line with this year’s International Women’s Day (IWD) theme #BeBoldForChange, ASEAN Advisory’s latest Expert Commentary celebrates women professionals in public policy and law reform. This edition of Women in Public Policy showcases articles by ASEAN Advisory’s Senior Advisor, Tan Sri Dr Rebecca Fatima Sta Maria and Ms Nankunda Katangaza, Director, Hook Tangaza. Being close […]

Legal Alert | Indonesia | Removal of Trade Business License Re-Registration and Simplification of Company Registration Certificate Renewal

6 March 2017

In this latest move to increase the ranking of Ease of Doing Business by World Bank and support business actors in trade sector, the Government of Indonesia (i) removes the requirement to re-register Trade Business License or Surat Izin Surat Perdagangan (“SIUP”) and (ii) simplifies the renewal of Company Registration Certifitcate or Tanda Daftar Perusahaan […]