ASEAN Today – Regional Legal and Business News – July 2017

August 8th, 2017

ASEAN Today – Regional Legal and Business News for July 2017 ASEAN Economic Community News Regional Tax Cooperation The International Monetary Fund (IMF) wants ASEAN member countries to work together on a regional basis to increase cooperation over tax issues...

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Thailand Legal Update – Petroleum Act and Consumer Protection Act

July 27th, 2017

Acts and regulations posted in the Royal Gazette in June 2017 including amendments to the Petroleum Act, new regulations under the Consumer Protection Act and from the National Anti-Corruption Commission. 1. Amendments of the Petroleum Act and Petroleum Income Tax Act...

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ASEAN Today – Regional Legal and Business News – June 2017

July 27th, 2017

ASEAN Today – Regional Legal and Business News for May 2017 ASEAN Economic Community News Regional Economic Outlook The ASEAN Secretariat reports that ASEAN in 2017 will continue to see strong economic growth that should match its 4.8% growth in...

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ASEAN Today – Regional Legal and Business News – May 2017

July 27th, 2017

ASEAN Today – Regional Legal and Business News for May 2017 ASEAN Economic Community News Sustainable Development Partnership At the World Economic Forum (WEF) on ASEAN held in Cambodia this month, the WEF and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and...

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ASEAN Today – April 2017

May 12th, 2017

ASEAN Today – Regional Legal and Business News for April 2017   ASEAN Economic Community News Civil Service Declaration At the 30th ASEAN Summit in Manila, the heads of the ASEAN member states signed the Declaration on the Role of...

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ASEAN Today – March 2017

April 7th, 2017

ASEAN Today – Regional Legal and Business News for March 2017   ASEAN Economic Community News ASEAN Law Association The 39th ASEAN Law Association (ALA) Governing Council Meeting was held in Brunei this month. Chief Justices, Supreme Court Justices, Attorney...

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Important Amendment to the Thailand’s Anti-Corruption Act

March 14th, 2017

Important Amendment to the Thailand’s Anti-Corruption Act Amendment 3 of Thailand’s Anti-Corruption Act, the Organic Act on Counter Corruption B.E. 2542 (1999) (the Act), came into effect on July 10, 2015. The amendment was influenced by the U.K. Anti-Bribery Act...

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ASEAN Today – Regional Legal and Business News for February 2017

March 7th, 2017

ASEAN Today – Regional Legal and Business News for February 2017   ASEAN Economic Community  Scaling-Up Nutrition Movement The ASEAN Secretariat met with the United Nations (UN) Scaling-Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement Coordinator earlier this month to address food security and...

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Thailand Immigration Alert – New BOI Visa Transfer Process

February 24th, 2017

Thailand Immigration Alert New Process for BOI visa transfer at the Once Stop Service Center and visa renewal problems at Chaengwattana Immigration  Effective February 14, 2017, the process for the visa transfer from an old passport to a new passport...

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ASEAN Today – Regional Legal and Business News for January 2017

February 7th, 2017

ASEAN Today – Regional Legal and Business News for January 2017   ASEAN Economic Community News Chiang Mai Initiative The ASEAN member countries and Japan, China, and South Korea (ASEAN+3) plan to expand the Chiang Mai Initiative, an emergency multilateral...

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