Author Archive: Siam Legal International

Siam Legal is an international law firm with experienced lawyers, attorneys, and solicitors both in Thailand law and international law. This Thailand law firm offers comprehensive legal services in Thailand to both local and foreign clients for Litigation such as civil & criminal cases, labor disputes, commercial cases, divorce, adoption, extradition, fraud, and drug cases. Other legal expertise of the law firm varied in cases involving corporate law such as company registration & Thailand BOI, family law, property law, and private investigation.

Setting Up a Factory in Thailand

In the previous post we discussed the different possible locations where one could establish a factory in Thailand. In this post, we will address the law with regards to setting up a factory, once one has already found the location. In Thailand, the main law that addresses the establishment of factories is the Factory Act […]

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Where to Build a Factory in Thailand?

Foreign investors who are looking to construct a factory in Thailand should be aware of the different possible locations in which a factory can be built. There are primarily three possible locations, in order of suitability: Industrial Estates Industrial-zoned land outside of industrial estates (“Purple zone”) Non-industrial zoned land (“Green Zone”) Out of those three […]

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How to Register a Company in Thailand

Under Thai laws, companies are classified as follows: Sole proprietorship; Partnership; and Limited Company. On one hand, sole proprietorship in Thailand is similar to sole business ownership common in United States. Thai Partnership, on the other hand, is just like any other partnership which may either be ordinary or limited. Lastly, a limited company in […]

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What is a Thailand Personal Injury Case?

Thailand personal injury case or simply wrongful act is defined as an act or omission committed by a person willfully or negligently which caused injury to the life, liberty, body, health, property or right of another person. It is also classified under the law as ‘tort’ which is based on fault. The Civil and Commercial […]

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Eligibility and Rights of a Patent Holder in Thailand

Who are eligible to apply for a patent application in Thailand? The following classes of persons are eligible to apply: 1) Thai nationals; and 2) foreign nationals under the reciprocity rule. This rule allows foreign nationals of those countries who confer the same privilege to Thai nationals to file a patent application in Thailand. So […]

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Will a Thai prenuptial be recognized in Australia?

Prenuptial agreements in Australia are referred to by Australian legislation as “binding financial agreements” rather than prenuptials in Thai law. Financial agreements have been introduced into Australian law relatively recently comparative to other Australian family law legislation, through Part 90 of the Family Law Act in 2000. This sets out the various conditions under which […]

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After I Purchase Property in Thailand, Should I make a Thai Will?

If you purchase property in Thailand, including a condominium, long term lease or shares in a Thai registered corporation, be sure that your estate plan takes your new property into account. Thai law provides that the succession to your immovable property in Thailand is governed by Thai law, so if you own a condo or […]

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Due Diligence Process for Thai Property

If you decide to invest in real property in Thailand, you will want to have all the information about the property you are interested in buying that you can. Researching your potential investment is sometimes called doing your due diligence. The due diligence process begins before you sign a contract or make any payment and […]

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US-Thai Treaty of Amity Company

The U.S.-Thailand Amity Treaty has promoted U.S. Thai trade relations since 1966. The treaty requires the Thai government to give businesses owned and run by American investors national treatment. This exempts American businesses from most of the regulations mandated by the Alien Business Law of 1972. For a company to be eligible for Amity Treaty Status, […]

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