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Rozaiman Abdul Rahman changes name to ZICO R.A.R

31 December 2018

We are pleased to announce that Rozaiman Abdul Rahman has changed its name to ZICO R.A.R (a member of ZICO Law), effective 1 January 2019. ZICO R.A.R was established in 2011 and joined the ZICO Law network in January 2017 as part of the network’s ASEAN expansion.  The inclusion of ZICO R.A.R expanded ZICO Law’s […]

Seminar on Legal Aspects of Doing Business in Cambodia

26 December 2018

On Saturday, 22 December 2018, SokSiphana&associates (a member of ZICO Law) hosted a seminar titled “Legal Aspects of Doing Business in Cambodia” exclusively for the Cambodia Women Entrepreneurs Association (CWEA), which represents more than 500 women leaders in business. Women entrepreneurs are highly influential and have the fastest growing impact on the employment and economy […]

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from ZICO!

21 December 2018

From all of us at ZICO, we wish you a very merry Christmas and a wonderful New Year! May your holidays be filled with special moments with family and friends.

Book Launch: Legal Aspects of Doing Business in Cambodia

20 December 2018

We are delighted to announce that SokSiphana&associates (a member of ZICO Law) has published a new book: Legal Aspects of Doing Business in Cambodia. Investors, legal practitioners, and students will find the book an authoritative and practical guide on various areas of laws that businesses in Cambodia must comply with. The book is written by […]

Trusted Business Advisor Series Event: Dawn of a New Corporate Malaysia

18 December 2018

Malaysia’s historic 14th General Elections has given birth to a ’New Malaysia’ that is on the path towards greater transparency, integrity, and fairness. The new government’s outspoken commitment to these ideals coupled with the revitalisation of the ‘Malaysia Incorporated’ concept hints towards an environment of greater cooperation between the private sector and the government, as […]

ZICO Law Selected in Four Jurisdictions in Asian-mena Counsel & IHC: Firms of the Year 2018

18 December 2018

We are delighted to announce that in-house lawyers and counsels selected ZICO Law offices across Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar and Thailand in the Asian-Mena Counsel & In House Community’s Firms of the Year 2018 Awards. ‘Firm of the Year’ awards were secured by the Malaysia and Myanmar offices, while our offices in all four countries were commended under the category “Most […]

Energy Virtual One-Stop Shop Bill Approved

13 December 2018

Both the Senate and the House of Representatives of the Philippine Congress approved a uniform version of a landmark anti-red tape measure seeking to modernise and streamline the permitting process of power generation projects in the Philippines. The Senate committee on energy and the House committee on energy agreed to adopt Senate Bill No. 1439 […]

Philippine SEC Requires Disclosure of Beneficial Ownership of Domestic Corporations

13 December 2018

The Philippine Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) has revised the format of the General Information Sheet (“GIS”) regularly submitted by SEC-registered stock and non-stock domestic corporations. Through Memorandum Circular (“MC”) No. 17 (s. 2018), the SEC intends to implement the Anti-Money Laundering Act of the Philippines and ensure timely access to adequate, accurate and current […]

Electronic invoices under Decree 119/2018 of Vietnam

6 December 2018

The government of Vietnam has recently issued Decree No. 119/2018/ND-CP (“Decree 119”) on the use of electronic invoices (“E-invoices”) for sale of goods and services which took effect on 1 November 2018. Under this Decree 119, the government aims that at least 90% of enterprises, economic organisations, households and individual businesses will use E-invoices by […]

Amendments to Enterprise Registration Regulations

6 December 2018

On 23 August 2018, the Government issued a new decree (“Decree 108/2018/ND-CP”) on amendments to enterprise registration. Decree 108/2018/ND-CP came into effect on 10 October 2018. In comparison with the previous legislation (“Decree 78/2015/ND-CP”), Decree 108/2018 has introduced the following notable changes: No Matter Notable Changes 1 Requirement on company stamp Enterprises are not required […]