ZICO Law News

Roosdiono & Partners and Yulchon LLC Establish “Jakarta Desk” in Indonesia

17 May 2017

South Korea is currently Indonesia’s third biggest investor after Singapore and Japan with an aggregate total investment in the last five years (2012 – 2017) of US$ 7.5 billion represented by 7,607 projects in Indonesia. Building on this growth, ZICO Law is pleased to announce that Roosdiono & Partners (“R&P”) and Yulchon LLC (“Yulchon”) have […]

Cambodia | China’s Belt and Road Initiative to Boost Peace and Development

9 May 2017

Dr Sok Siphana, Managing Partner at SokSiphana&associates (a member of ZICO Law) gives his take on the significance of China’s Belt & Road Initiative on Cambodia. He explains why the initiative will provide new opportunities for Cambodia to expand bilateral trade and will draw interest to Chinese investors. Learn more about what Dr Sok Siphana […]

Legal Alert | Malaysia | Bankruptcy (Amendment) Bill 2016 to Bring Reforms to Insolvency Laws

3 May 2017

On 29 March 2017, the Bankruptcy (Amendment) Bill 2016 (“the Bill”) was passed by Dewan Rakyat. The Bill was recently passed by Dewan Negara on 27 April 2017 and is now pending Royal Assent. Once Royal Assent is granted, the Bankruptcy Act 1967 will be referred to as the Insolvency Act 1967 and amendments under […]

Legal Alert | Malaysia | The Companies Act 2016: Good Housekeeping

27 April 2017

The Companies Act 2016 (“CA 2016”), which came into effect on 31 January 2017, introduces changes to ease the doing of business and to simplify administration requirements for companies. Companies need to consider the impact of these changes and how best to take advantage of them. Checklist of administrative matters Constitution Consider whether you need […]

Cambodia | World Economic Forum on ASEAN Comes Into Focus

7 April 2017

Dr Sok Siphana, Managing Partner at SokSiphana&associates (a member of ZICO Law) participated in an interactive panel discussion organised by the British Chamber of Commerce (BritCham) held in Phnom Penh, Cambodia on 21st March 2017. The event brought together key industry leaders and policy influencers to debate on topics ranging from the regional ASEAN trade […]

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 […]