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A Seminar on the Women Bright Program

21 February 2019

On Saturday, Charles Sturt University – Alumni Cambodia Association hosted their second seminar on the “Women Bright Program” under the theme of “Strive for The Future” at Hun Sen Phnom Srouch High School in Kompong Speu Province.  The goal of this association has been about focusing on higher education by providing educational resources to Cambodian youth in preparation for their future. They have been in collaboration with other […]

ZICO Law Laos participates in first Real Estate Expo in Laos

21 February 2019

ZICO Law Laos is proud to announce its sponsorship and participation at the Laorealestate.la Expo 2019 from 1-2 March at the Don Chan Palace Hotel.  As the biggest real estate expo in Laos’ history, over 40 exhibitors and sponsors and over 3000 local and international guests will be attending.  Stop in to hear from our Managing Partner in Laos, Aristotle David, who is presenting […]

Malaysia Subjects Digital Assets Exchanges to Securities Law

19 February 2019

Digital currency and digital token issuances have been a topic of public interest for some time now with increased interest and participation in the production and mining of cryptocurrencies, initial coin offerings, and the operation of cryptocurrency exchanges. While this innovative form of crowdfunding and capital raising has the potential of disrupting existing financial ecosystems […]

Mohd Sofiyuddin Appointed to MPC Board of Directors

15 February 2019

We are pleased to announce that Zaid Ibrahim & Co. (a member of ZICO Law) Partner Mohd Sofiyuddin Ahmad Tabrani has been appointed to the Board of Directors of Malaysia Productivity Corporation (MPC) through a Ministerial appointment by YB Datuk Darell Leiking, Minister of International Trade and Industry, effective 1 January 2019. MPC is an […]

Impact of Liberalisation on the Myanmar Insurance Industry

14 February 2019

Western style insurance arrived in Myanmar in the early part of the 19th century and continues to flourish. Nonetheless, there has been disruptions to the insurance sector. Between 1897 and 1940 there were approximately 110 insurance companies in what was then known as Burma. The first disruption to the sector was in 1960s when the […]

Cambodia joins the Geneva Act of WIPO’s Lisbon Agreement

14 February 2019

On 9 March 2018, H.E. Mr. Pan Sorasak, Minister of Commerce (“MoC”), presented Director General Francis Gurry from the World Intellectual Property Organisation (“WIPO”) with Cambodia’s instrument of accession to the Geneva Act of the Lisbon Agreement on Appellations of Origin and Geographical Indications (“Geneva Act”). Appellations of Origin and Geographical Indications are identifiers for […]

Three Consecutive Wins for ZICO IP’s Nuttaphol Arammuang

14 February 2019

Congratulations to ZICO IP’s Thailand partner, Nuttaphol Arammuang, for winning the Client Choice Award 2019 in the Intellectual Property – Trademarks category for Thailand.  This award signifies a remarkable three consecutive years of Client Choice Award wins for Nuttaphol, who earned the award in 2018 and 2017 for patents and trademarks, respectively. It is a […]

IP Alert | Trademark, Patent and Design Laws Passed in Myanmar

13 February 2019

The long-anticipated slew of intellectual property (IP) legislation namely, trademarks, patents and design laws have finally been approved by the Pyidaungsu Huttaw and passed into law. However, the date of their implementation is not yet known as the President of Myanmar will have to issue a notification on the effective date of these laws. Regulations […]

Cambodia joins the Geneva Act of WIPO’s Lisbon Agreement

13 February 2019

On 9 March 2018, H.E. Mr. Pan Sorasak, Minister of Commerce (“MoC”), presented Director General Francis Gurry from the World Intellectual Property Organisation (“WIPO”) with Cambodia’s instrument of accession to the Geneva Act of the Lisbon Agreement on Appellations of Origin and Geographical Indications (“Geneva Act”). Appellations of Origin and Geographical Indications are identifiers for […]

Trademark, Patent and Design Laws Passed in Myanmar

13 February 2019

The long-anticipated slew of intellectual property (IP) legislation namely, trademarks, patents and design laws have finally been approved by the Pyidaungsu Huttaw and passed into law. However, the date of their implementation is not yet known as the President of Myanmar will have to issue a notification on the effective date of these laws. Regulations […]