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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.

Closing a Thai Limited Company: Special Resolution and Actual Procedure

In the previous article, we addressed the legal bases provided by the Civil and Commercial Code for dissolving a Thai Limited company. In this article, we will turn our attention to the most common basis, which is dissolving a Thai company through passing a special resolution as well as discuss the actual procedure for registering […]

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Closing a Thai Limited Company

The closing of a Thai limited company is a very involved procedure that requires assistance from both a lawyer and an accountant. Furthermore, if a company has accumulated much debt during the course of its business operations, it may take a while before the company can settle its affairs and come to a close. Basically, […]

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Living and Working in Thailand as Foreign Entrepreneur

A foreigner who desires to make Thailand his or her home, but who may not be married to a Thai spouse or have a job offer from a Thai company, might consider starting a business enterprise in order to stay in the country. The idea is particularly attractive because, with a company in Thailand, one […]

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Applying for a Factory License in Thailand

As discussed in the previous article, a Category 3 Factory, as defined by Thai ministerial regulations issued pursuant to the Factory Act of 1992, is a factory that has over 50 horsepower or 50 workers or any factory which produces pollution (even if it has less than 50 horsepower or 50 workers). Category 3 factories […]

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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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