ZICO Law News

Happy Lunar New Year

12 February 2018

From all of us at ZICO, we wish you a very Happy Lunar New Year! May the coming year be filled with prosperity for you and your loved ones!

2018 Legal Rankings: ZICO Law Recognised for its ASEAN-wide Expertise

7 February 2018

Last year we celebrated our 30th anniversary and became the first legal network to be fully present and active in all 10 ASEAN countries. As a result, our ASEAN journey is increasingly recognized among the most preeminent legal directories. We are therefore pleased to share our network’s overall results from research carried out by Chambers […]

Announcement | ZICO Law Extends Regional Expertise with Addition of 12 New Partners

7 February 2018

We are very pleased to announce the admission of 12 new partners across our regional network. The appointments for Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines and Thailand, come into effect on 1st January 2018, and extend the network’s regional leadership to a total of 88 partners and 700 staff across all 10 ASEAN countries. Ten of […]

ZICO Law and Yulchon Starts ASEAN-South Korea Secondment Program

5 February 2018

Following the collaboration by Roosdiono & Partners (R&P – a member of ZICO Law) and Yulchon LLC to establish a Jakarta desk, ZICO Law is pleased to announce the commencement of the first secondment between the two law firms. Grace Novia, a senior associate from the banking & finance practice group at R&P, has started […]

IP Alert | Amendments On Intellectual Property Law In Vietnam

2 February 2018

On 30 June 2016, Circular No. 16/2016/TT-BKHCN (“Circular No. 16”) was passed by the Vietnamese Ministry of Science & Technology to amend and supplement a number of provisions contained in Circular No. 01/2007/TT-BTC dated 14 February 2007 (“Circular No. 1”). Circular No. 16 took effect on 15 January 2018 and together with Circular No. 1 […]

Publication | Advancing ASEAN in the Digital Age

19 January 2018

ASEAN is a region with a population of 634 million, half of which are below the age of 30, and touted as one of the fastest growing internet regions in the world. So can the region harness it digital potential? “Advancing ASEAN in the Digital Age,” produced by CARI CIMB ASEAN Research Institute, in collaboration […]

Indonesia | Entire team from Kandar & Partners joins Roosdiono & Partners, adding further strength

2 January 2018

Award-winning corporate law firm, Kandar & Partners has joined Roosdiono & Partners (a member of ZICO Law) [R&P] as of 1 January 2018. With a team of seven, Fadjar Widjaksana Kandar joins R&P as Co-Executive Partner alongside Leoni Silitonga and heads the firm’s Projects & Resources practice group. Meanwhile, Partner Barryl Rolandi joins R&P’s Banking & Finance practice group, led by Leoni Silitonga. Fadjar Kandar is a senior lawyer with 26 years […]

Legal Alert | Singapore | MAS issues guide to Digital Token Offerings

29 November 2017

On 14 November 2017, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (“MAS”) issued a guide to digital token offerings which provides general guidance on the application of securities laws in Singapore, in particular the Securities and Futures Act (“SFA”) and Financial Advisers Act (“FAA”), in relation to offers or issues of digital tokens in Singapore. Earlier in […]

SokSiphana&associates Paves the Way for Uber’s Entry into Cambodia

17 November 2017

SokSiphana&associates (a member of ZICO Law) recently advised Uber on the launch of its ridesharing technology in Cambodia – making it the quickest to-market launch for the ridesharing company in Southeast Asia. On 28 September, Brooks Entwistle, Uber’s Chief Business Officer, announced the launch of the first ridesharing platform backed and supported by the Cambodian […]

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 […]