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Bangkok Property Show

20 October 2017

Join us in Singapore for Property Guru’s Bangkok Property Show on 28-29 October at the St. Regis Singapore. Threenuch Bunruangthaworn, Executive Partner, ZICO Law Thailand, will be presenting on ‘Foreign Ownership, Property Lease and Tax Considerations in the Thailand Property Market,’ on Saturday, 28 October. The workshop will be facilitated by Threenuch Bunruangthaworn, Executive Partner, […]

Legal Alert | Cambodia | Work Permit Requirement for Foreign Workers

19 October 2017

The Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training (“MLVT”) has recently issued the Notification No. 272 MLVT/N/EM dated 31 August 2017 (“Notification”), which provides that the owners and directors of enterprises or establishments who wish to employ foreign staff must apply for a foreign workforce quota (“Annual Quota”). This is a permit issued by MLVT which […]

Thailand Employment Law Masterclass 2017

11 October 2017

For a second year in a row, ZICO Law participates in HRM Asia’s Employment Law Masterclass in Singapore on 16 November in Singapore. With the passing of the latest amendments to the Labour Protection Act this year, regional employers with offices in Thailand need to stay updated on the changes. The Thailand Employment Law Masterclass […]

Legal Alert | Malaysia | Major reforms to insolvency laws with the coming into effect of the Bankruptcy (Amendment) Act 2017

10 October 2017

Pursuant to the gazette notification dated 3 October 2017, the new Bankruptcy (Amendment) Act 2017 came into force on 6 October 2017 bringing major reforms to insolvency laws in Malaysia. Simultaneously, the following came into force on 6 October 2017: Insolvency Rules 2017 which sets out the procedure governing bankruptcy court proceedings as well as […]

Longer Lease Terms for Foreign Investors in Vietnam

6 October 2017

Featuring in the August 14-20 edition of the Vietnam Investment Review, David Lim discussed the potential implications of a change in government policy regarding an extension of land leasehold terms for foreign investors in Vietnam’s Special Administrative Economic Zones. Vietnam’s Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung told attendees at the M&A 2017 Forum […]