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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.

Factory License in Thailand Overview

There are three (3) types of factory under Factory Act, B.E. 2535 (1992). The first type of factory can operate or manufacture any time upon their wish. However, the manufacturer has to follow the regulation under ministerial regulations. The second type of factory, even there is no need to ask for permission before any manufacturing, the […]

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Procedures of Applying for BOI Promotion

Applicant must contact the BOI official within 10 working days to make an appointment for interview and project presentation. Completed BOI application are submitted to: Investment Service Center One Start One Stop Investment Center Regional Investment and Economic Centers Overseas Offices BOI Offices Project Analysis BOI will inform the applicant in writing within 7 working days […]

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Obligations of a Guardian in Thailand

When a person adopts a child in Thailand, he becomes a guardian on the day he receives notification from the Court that he has been appointed as one. From that point on, he is expected to perform several functions for the benefit of his ward. For starters, the guardian must make an inventory of the […]

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Abandonment of Business: An Overview

Once the business is incorporated, the company has many duties as a juristic person, business entity, to be followed. Those duties are specified in the Thailand Civil and Commercial Code. One of the most important duties is submitting a financial statement, a balance-sheet, every year. As read in article 1196 of TCCC “A balance-sheet must […]

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Invention – Patent in Thailand

Rather than Trademark and Copyright, Patent is an intellectual property. In Thailand, there are two types of Intellectual Property: Patent which can be divided into an Invention (the invention has to be new, inventive and capable of industrial application) and a Product design; Petty Patent or utility model which is similar to the invention but […]

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Non-Tax Privileges under the (BOI) Board of Investment in Thailand

When the applicant is informed of the writing approval notification by the office of Board of Investment, the applicant will be also be given the detailed conditions, privileges, and benefits from the Board of Investment in writing. Whether the promoted project is granted, the tax privileges or non-tax privileges or both depends on the type […]

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Regional Operating Headquarter in Relation to the BOI

The Regional Operating Headquarter is another economic instrument from Thai government, providing benefits to investors who established a regional headquarter in Thailand. Various benefits provided to the investors with the aims of attracting more investment in Thailand, both tax incentives and non-tax incentives. The Revenue Department offers tax incentives, for instance, corporate income tax reduction, […]

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Allowed Provisions in a Prenuptial Agreement in Thailand

A reading of the Thai Civil and Commercial Code on property between husband and wife will tell us what provisions are not allowed to be included in a prenuptial agreement in Thailand. To start with, the Thai CCC section 1465 gives a general qualification that any clause in the agreement which is contrary to public […]

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Guideline to Foreigners Getting Married in Thailand

A great number of foreigners have been flying to Thailand to celebrate and register their marriage in the Land of Smiles. Some would be marrying their Thai sweethearts, while some would go to Thailand to marry their likewise-foreigner fiancee. Whatever the partnership may be, a little coaching for the foreign party will probably do good […]

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Adoption in Thailand – Who may Adopt in Thailand

  The Thai Adoption Law of 1979 is the main statute on adoption in Thailand.  It is this law which provides the list on who can adopt and who may adopt from the country. The following are the general guidelines on who may adopt in Thailand. speak to a Thai lawyer in Thailand for more […]

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