Thailand

Thailand : Trade Competition Commission Imposes its First Penalty

The Trade Competition Commission has imposed fines in three competition cases passed to it by the previous Commission under the Department of Internal Trade,...

ASEAN Medical Device Directive Implementation Updates

While local laws of Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia have fully complied with the ASEAN Medical Device Directive (AMDD), it is encouraging to see more...

Vietnam: New Investment Agreement Between Hong Kong and ASEAN Provides Investment Protection and Guarantees...

The Agreement on Investment among the Governments of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China and the Member States...

Thailand: Customs Department Expands Duty Assessment Period Up To Ten Years With New Interpretation...

Recently, the Customs Department re-interpreted section 19 of the Customs Act by claiming that customs officers have the power to assess duty on shipments...

Thailand: New Cloud Guideline

Following the amendment to the Electronic Transactions Act, B.E. 2544 (2001) in April 2019 authorizing the Electronic Transaction Committee to issue a notification for...

Thailand Increases Protection of Domestic Industries

On 22 May 2019, the amendment to the Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Act, B.E. 2542 (1999) (AD Act) was published in the Royal Gazette. It...

Thailand: New Trade Control on Weapons of Mass Destruction Related Items Act to Become...

Pursuant to our client alert on Dual-Use Items last year, the Ministry of Commerce ("MOC") has shifted its focus from revising and updating the...

Thailand Cybersecurity Act is Effective

The Cybersecurity Act, B.E. 2562 (2019) ("Act") has been published on 27 May 2019, and is now effective.Those who are monitoring the Cybersecurity Act,...

Thailand Personal Data Protection Act

The Personal Data Protection Act, B.E. 2562 (2019) ("PDPA") has been published in the Government Gazette on 27 May 2019. 1. Timeframe With very few exceptions,...

Thailand’s Redrafted Labor Protection Act Introduces Major Changes to Employment Law

The amended Labor Protection Act ("LPA") was published in the Royal Gazette on 5 April 2019 and became effective from 5 May 2019.There are...

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