Executive Directors & Staff of DLO attended a training course on the subject of “Experience and suggestions in legal work”, given by Mr. Poramet Intarachoomnoom the Inspector General of the Office of The Attorney General.

On Saturday, September 19, 2020, the Executive Directors and lawyers of DLO attended a training course on the subject of “experiences and suggestions on legal work”, which was given by Mr. Poramet Intarachoomnoom, the Inspector General of the Office of The Attorney General. During the presentation, Mr. Intarachoomnoom shared over 40 years of his career experiences as an attorney and public prosecutor to DLO’s lawyers & executive directors with respect to the legal profession in order to improve the quality and efficiency of legal work, services and education.

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Overview of Contracts under the Civil & Commercial Code of Thailand

In this article we shall examine several key aspects of contracts as provided under the Thai Civil & Commercial Code (the Code or CCC). We shall cover various issues such as offer and acceptance, the effect of contract, earnest and rescission of contract. Offer & Acceptance of a Contract under the CCC To begin with, we shall begin with key principles relating to the offer and acceptance of a contract. The CCC provides that if a party makes an offer to make a contract in which a set period for acceptance is specified, then the offeror cannot withdraw their offer within such period. Furthermore, if a party (offeror) makes an offer to contract with another party at a distance (i.e. not face to face and not over the phone) and such offer does not specify a period for acceptance by […]

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Money Loans in Thailand and Key Issues for the Parties to Consider

If you plan to be a borrower or lender of money in Thailand then there are several key matters which you should be aware of before the loan is made. This legal article shall discuss various key issues which the parties should be mindful of including interest, repayment of the loan & legal requirements for enforcement of a loan.   The Civil & Commercial Code of Thailand – Loan for Consumption A loan of money falls under the classification of ‘loan for consumption’ under the Civil & Commercial Code of Thailand (CCC). This is where a “lender transfers to the borrower the ownership of a certain quantity of property which is consumed by the user and the borrower agrees to return property of the same kind quality and quantity”.   It is worth noting that a loan contract is only […]

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Executive Directors & Staff of DLO attend a training course on the subject of “Experience and suggestions in legal education and work”, given by Former Senior Justice of the Appeal Court, Mr. Chira Chotipong

On Saturday, July 18, 2020, the Executive Directors and lawyers of DLO attended a training course on the subject of “experiences and suggestions on legal education and work”, which was given by Mr. Chira Chotipong, who is a former Senior Justice of the Court of Appeal. During the course, Mr. Chira Chotipong shared his experiences and suggestions to DLO’s lawyers & executive directors with respect to legal education and the profession in order to improve the quality and efficiency of legal work, services and education.    

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What measures can an employer use to cut labour costs in accordance with Thai law?

Given the current economic situation, many employers are in difficult financial circumstances and as such need to cut their labour costs to protect their business. Some of the ways this can be achieved are as follows: i. Temporary Suspension of the Business An employer can temporarily suspend their business (in whole or part) for whatever cause (other than due to force majeure) for a legitimate reason which affects their business and causes the employer to be incapable to operate their business as normal. In order to do this the Employer must do the following: Pay Wages (75%): Pay wages to the employee(s) who are sent home in an amount not less than seventy-five per cent (75%) of wages for working days that were received by the employee before the suspension took effect. This money must be paid to the affected […]

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Applying for and complying with a Domestic Recruitment License in Thailand – An Overview

If an investor wishes to get involved in the domestic recruitment business in Thailand then one of the most important issues which they shall need to consider is obtaining and maintaining a Recruitment License. The key law which covers the requirements for this type of license is the Employment & Job Seeker Protection Act B.E. 2528 (1985) (the “Act”). This article shall discuss several issues relating to Recruitment Licenses, such as qualifications and ongoing compliance requirements. Qualifications for a Domestic Recruitment Licensee The Act provides that no person shall be permitted to undertake domestic recruitment services unless they have been granted a domestic Recruitment License from the Central Employment Registrar or the Provincial Employment Registrar (as the case may be). In order to qualify for such License, the applicant must meet the following requirements: Must be of Thai nationality if […]

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Overview of Contracts under the Civil & Commercial Code of Thailand

In this article we shall examine several key aspects of contracts as provided under the Thai Civil & Commercial Code (the Code or CCC). We shall cover various issues such as offer and acceptance, the effect of contract, earnest and rescission of contract. Offer & Acceptance of a Contract under the CCC To begin with, we shall begin with key principles relating to the offer and acceptance of a contract. The CCC provides that if a party makes an offer to make a contract in which a set period for acceptance is specified, then the offeror cannot withdraw their offer within such period. Furthermore, if a party (offeror) makes an offer to contract with another party at a distance (i.e. not face to face and not over the phone) and such offer does not specify a period for acceptance by […]

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Money Loans in Thailand and Key Issues for the Parties to Consider

If you plan to be a borrower or lender of money in Thailand then there are several key matters which you should be aware of before the loan is made. This legal article shall discuss various key issues which the parties should be mindful of including interest, repayment of the loan & legal requirements for enforcement of a loan.   The Civil & Commercial Code of Thailand – Loan for Consumption A loan of money falls under the classification of ‘loan for consumption’ under the Civil & Commercial Code of Thailand (CCC). This is where a “lender transfers to the borrower the ownership of a certain quantity of property which is consumed by the user and the borrower agrees to return property of the same kind quality and quantity”.   It is worth noting that a loan contract is only […]

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What measures can an employer use to cut labour costs in accordance with Thai law?

Given the current economic situation, many employers are in difficult financial circumstances and as such need to cut their labour costs to protect their business. Some of the ways this can be achieved are as follows: i. Temporary Suspension of the Business An employer can temporarily suspend their business (in whole or part) for whatever cause (other than due to force majeure) for a legitimate reason which affects their business and causes the employer to be incapable to operate their business as normal. In order to do this the Employer must do the following: Pay Wages (75%): Pay wages to the employee(s) who are sent home in an amount not less than seventy-five per cent (75%) of wages for working days that were received by the employee before the suspension took effect. This money must be paid to the affected […]

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Applying for and complying with a Domestic Recruitment License in Thailand – An Overview

If an investor wishes to get involved in the domestic recruitment business in Thailand then one of the most important issues which they shall need to consider is obtaining and maintaining a Recruitment License. The key law which covers the requirements for this type of license is the Employment & Job Seeker Protection Act B.E. 2528 (1985) (the “Act”). This article shall discuss several issues relating to Recruitment Licenses, such as qualifications and ongoing compliance requirements. Qualifications for a Domestic Recruitment Licensee The Act provides that no person shall be permitted to undertake domestic recruitment services unless they have been granted a domestic Recruitment License from the Central Employment Registrar or the Provincial Employment Registrar (as the case may be). In order to qualify for such License, the applicant must meet the following requirements: Must be of Thai nationality if […]

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DLO Attends AMCHAM Monthly Luncheon – 22 August 2018

AMCHAM Monthly Luncheon to hear an address given by Thailand’s Minister of Industry

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Table on Changes & Updates in the Copyright Act B.E. 2558 (2015)

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Visit from Prae Legal Member for Cambodia

Leap Kang (Partner) and Mao Samvutheary (Partner) of HML Law Firm in Phnom Penh Cambodia visited DLO’s offices

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Executive Directors & Staff of DLO attended a training course on the subject of “Experience and suggestions in legal work”, given by Mr. Poramet Intarachoomnoom the Inspector General of the Office of The Attorney General.

On Saturday, September 19, 2020, the Executive Directors and lawyers of DLO attended a training course on the subject of “experiences and suggestions on legal work”, which was given by Mr. Poramet Intarachoomnoom, the Inspector General of the Office of The Attorney General. During the presentation, Mr. Intarachoomnoom shared over 40 years of his career experiences as an attorney and public prosecutor to DLO’s lawyers & executive directors with respect to the legal profession in order to improve the quality and efficiency of legal work, services and education.

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Executive Directors & Staff of DLO attend a training course on the subject of “Experience and suggestions in legal education and work”, given by Former Senior Justice of the Appeal Court, Mr. Chira Chotipong

On Saturday, July 18, 2020, the Executive Directors and lawyers of DLO attended a training course on the subject of “experiences and suggestions on legal education and work”, which was given by Mr. Chira Chotipong, who is a former Senior Justice of the Court of Appeal. During the course, Mr. Chira Chotipong shared his experiences and suggestions to DLO’s lawyers & executive directors with respect to legal education and the profession in order to improve the quality and efficiency of legal work, services and education.    

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Bill amending personal income tax rate

Cabinet approves a new personal income tax rate which decreases revenue by 27,000 million Baht.

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Tax Law Updates (March)

 Exemption on income  tax, VAT , specific business tax and stamp duty for income donated to support sporting  activities

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Tax Law Updates (February)

Exemptions on income tax for supporting educational institutions

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Thai BOI board expand investment promotion to cover 6 new industries

Mr. Aphsit Vejjajiva,Prime Minister,chairman of the Board of Investment (BOI) today announced the resolutions to promote 6 new  industries with the special measures .

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Newsletter JULY 2019

DLO’S Tax Newsletter

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Newsletter JUNE 2019

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Newsletter DECEMBER 2018

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