ZICO Law News

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 […]

Announcement | Malaysia | Zaid Ibrahim & Co. Strengthens Team with New Partners

28 February 2017

We are delighted to announce that Chow Wan San and Tan Hui Lynn have been admitted to partnership at Zaid Ibrahim & Co. (a member of ZICO Law) effective 1 January 2017.   Wan San brings a depth of experience in banking and finance and she advises local and foreign financial institutions, purchasers  and lessors in […]

Announcement | Cambodia | SokSiphana&associates Offers Legal Support for Cambodia’s First Affordable Housing Project

28 February 2017

SokSiphana&associates (a member of ZICO Law) will be the legal representative for Cambodia’s very first affordable housing project. In January 2017, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the developer, Worldbridge Land and local money-transfer service, Ly Hour Pay Pro with SokSiphana&associates acting as legal counsel to help ensure a smooth transition in the legal […]

Announcement | Vietnam | ZICO Law Vietnam Snaps Up Local Boutique Law Firm

27 February 2017

ZICO Law Vietnam brings on board local boutique law firm, Garnet Law. The addition will expand the firm’s corporate and commercial sector expertise and accommodate an increase in demand from domestic and international clients. Established in 2008, Garnet Law was run by Managing Partner, Phuc Nguyen and his team of five associates. With nearly twenty […]

IP Alert | Singapore | Revision of Official Fees for Patents and Trademarks

23 February 2017

The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) has recently announced that several categories of fees for trademarks and patents will be revised with effect from 1 April 2017. Amongst the highlights of the fee revision is the reduction in the official fees for trade mark applications which utilise pre-approved goods/services from IPOS’ classification database. To […]