Legal Alert | Cambodia | No Extension of Visa Type E Without Valid Work Permit and Employment Card

31 August 2017

Under Article 261 of the Cambodian Labour Law, all foreign workers must possess a Work Permit and Employment Card issued by the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training (“Ministry of Labour”). While this law was passed in 1997, the government has only recently begun to strictly enforce these requirements, particularly with regard to visa extensions. […]

ZICO Law Myanmar Welcomes Former Deputy Minister of Finance as Executive Chairman

28 August 2017

ZICO Holdings Inc. (“ZICO” and together with its subsidiaries and associated companies, the “Group”) is pleased to announce the appointment of the former Deputy Minister of Finance, Dr Maung Maung Thein, as the Executive Chairman of ZICOlaw Myanmar Ltd (“ZICO Law Myanmar”), the Group’s subsidiary, in Yangon, with effect from 1 September 2017. This new […]

Recent Singapore Case Puts Spotlight on Shadow Directors

24 August 2017

The Singapore High Court recently found that a person who had formally resigned as a director from a company but continued to play a dominant role in the company’s major corporate decisions was a shadow director and breached his fiduciary duties to the company. 1. Who is a “shadow director”? Under the Companies Act (Cap […]

ZICO Law Awarded ASEAN Growth Excellence Award

24 August 2017

ZICO Law has been awarded the ASEAN SME Excellence Award for Growth by the Asean Business Advisory Council (Asean-BAC), Malaysia. The ASEAN@50 Achievement Awards which took place on 4th August 2017 in Kuala Lumpur was part of ASEAN-BAC Malaysia’s activities in celebrating ASEAN’s 50th anniversary this year. ZICO Law were among a select group of […]

IP Alert | Thailand Joins the Madrid Protocol

16 August 2017

The anticipation of brand owners and IP practitioners for Thailand’s implementation of the international registration system of marks is finally over as Thailand becomes a member of the Madrid Protocol with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) on 7 August 2017. What this means for your business From 7 November 2017, when the Madrid system […]

Deals Update: ZICO Insights Law | shopper360 IPO

2 August 2017

ZICO Insights Law LLC acted for ZICO Capital Pte. Ltd., the Sponsor and Issue Manager, and UOB Kay Hian Private Limited, the Placement Agent, for the IPO and listing by way of placement of shares of shopper360 Limited on Catalist in Singapore, completed on 30 June 2017. Director, Gregory Chan, led the transaction, assisted by […]