ZICO Law News

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 […]

Gilbert Gan as Managing Partner of Zaid Ibrahim & Co.

7 February 2019

We are pleased to announce the promotion of Gilbert Gan as Managing Partner of our Malaysian office, Zaid Ibrahim & Co. Gilbert’s appointment reflects the ZICO Law network’s continuing commitment towards smart leadership and strong succession planning. Apart from managing Zaid Ibrahim & Co., Gilbert heads the firm’s key Corporate Finance and Securities practice, with a strong focus on mergers […]

Happy Chinese New Year!

4 February 2019

From all of us at ZICO Law, we wish you a happy Chinese New Year! We hope 2019 will be a year of prosperity and success for you and your loved ones.

MAS to launch SGD75 million grant to boost Singapore’s equity market

31 January 2019

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (“MAS”) has announced that it will be launching a new SGD75 million Grant for Equity Market Singapore (“GEMS”). GEMS will be a three-year initiative which helps enterprises raise capital through Singapore’s equity market. GEMS comprises three components: (a) Listing Grant to aid enterprises intending to list on the Singapore Exchange […]

ZICO Law thrives in Legal 500 Rankings

23 January 2019

  We are pleased to announce that ZICO Law has achieved stellar results in the Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2019 Rankings. Our member firms across ASEAN were ranked in 26 practice areas, while 46 of our lawyers were recognised as amongst the top legal practitioners in their respective jurisdictions. The ZICO Law network has made […]

Khieu Mealy receives Cambodia’s Women Leaders Award from CMO Asia

16 January 2019

SokSiphana&associates (a member of ZICO Law) is proud to share an exciting achievement from one of our exceptional women leaders. Join us in congratulating Khieu Mealy (Partner) for receiving the Cambodia’s Women Leaders Award at CMO Asia’s Women Leaders Awards on 11 January in Bangkok, Thailand. Annually, CMO Asia presents the World’s Women Leaders Awards […]