ZICO Law News

Deals Update | Singapore | ZICO Insights Law

18 September 2017

ZICO Insights Law LLC advised Catalist-listed DiSa Limited (formerly Equation Summit Limited) on a S$12.0 million redeemable convertible bond issue to private investors, and a separate capital reduction exercise to reduce the share capital of the company unrepresented by available assets by S$135.6 million, being accumulated losses incurred over previous years. Director Gregory Chan, assisted […]

Legal Alert | Cambodia | No Extension of Visa Type E Without Valid Work Permit and Employment Card

31 August 2017

Under Article 261 of the Cambodian Labour Law, all foreign workers must possess a Work Permit and Employment Card issued by the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training (“Ministry of Labour”). While this law was passed in 1997, the government has only recently begun to strictly enforce these requirements, particularly with regard to visa extensions. […]

ZICO Law Myanmar Welcomes Former Deputy Minister of Finance as Executive Chairman

28 August 2017

ZICO Holdings Inc. (“ZICO” and together with its subsidiaries and associated companies, the “Group”) is pleased to announce the appointment of the former Deputy Minister of Finance, Dr Maung Maung Thein, as the Executive Chairman of ZICOlaw Myanmar Ltd (“ZICO Law Myanmar”), the Group’s subsidiary, in Yangon, with effect from 1 September 2017. This new […]

ZICO Law Awarded ASEAN Growth Excellence Award

24 August 2017

ZICO Law has been awarded the ASEAN SME Excellence Award for Growth by the Asean Business Advisory Council (Asean-BAC), Malaysia. The ASEAN@50 Achievement Awards which took place on 4th August 2017 in Kuala Lumpur was part of ASEAN-BAC Malaysia’s activities in celebrating ASEAN’s 50th anniversary this year. ZICO Law were among a select group of […]

IP Alert | Thailand Joins the Madrid Protocol

16 August 2017

The anticipation of brand owners and IP practitioners for Thailand’s implementation of the international registration system of marks is finally over as Thailand becomes a member of the Madrid Protocol with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) on 7 August 2017. What this means for your business From 7 November 2017, when the Madrid system […]

Deals Update: ZICO Insights Law | shopper360 IPO

2 August 2017

ZICO Insights Law LLC acted for ZICO Capital Pte. Ltd., the Sponsor and Issue Manager, and UOB Kay Hian Private Limited, the Placement Agent, for the IPO and listing by way of placement of shares of shopper360 Limited on Catalist in Singapore, completed on 30 June 2017. Director, Gregory Chan, led the transaction, assisted by […]

Legal Alert | Thailand | Representative & Regional Offices Now Exempt from Obtaining Foreign Business License

3 July 2017

On 9 June 2017, the Ministry of Commerce (“MOC”) issued a new Ministerial Regulation to grant exemptions from obtaining a Foreign Business License (“FBL”) prior to commencing business operations to several service businesses. The exempted service businesses list includes representative and regional offices, which previously would take 3–4 months to obtain an FBL. List of […]

Happy Eid from ZICO

22 June 2017

We wish you a blessed and wonderful Eid al-Fitr from all of us at ZICO Law.   May this Eid al-Fitr bring all of your loved ones closer together.

Dr Sok Siphana Honoured at Financial Times Asia-Pacific Innovative Lawyers Awards 2017

20 June 2017

Dr Sok Siphana, Managing Partner at SokSiphana&associates (a member of ZICO Law) was named as one of the Financial Times’ top 10 most innovative lawyers at the fourth FT Asia-Pacific Innovative Lawyers awards held on 1 June 2017 in Hong Kong. Among 400 individual submissions from 68 different law firms, Dr Siphana has been recognised […]

ZICO Law Vietnam Talks Tech Transfer

20 June 2017

In the article LESI 2017’s Augmented Reality, Asia IP discusses the increase of the number of artificial intelligence-related patent applications. Countries such as China, Japan and the US, with the most AI related patent applications, have lifted such development to a national strategic level. Phuc Nguyen, partner at ZICO Law Vietnam, discussed the key issues […]