|April 25, 2006||
In this text of a presentation for the 50th anniversary of the American Chamber of Commerce in Thailand, David Lyman reflects on the changes he has observed in Thailand in the 50 years since...
|June 27, 2006||
On November 29, 2005, the National Assembly of Vietnam passed, among others, two new laws: (1) the Law on Investment No. 59/2005/QH11; and (2) the Law on Enterprises No. 60/2005/QH11. Both laws...
|August 21, 2006||
Lyman's Laws for Lawyers (and everybody else, too!) (Publication)
The 105 Lyman's Laws for Lawyers (LLL) of Tilleke & Gibbins (and for everyone else, too) which follow, my substantially revised, expanded and updated 2006 edition, are nothing more...
|September 14, 2006||
Only seven months after the enactment of the new 2005 Commercial Law of Vietnam at the beginning of 2006, the Vietnamese Government has issued new regulations on foreign representative offices and...
|January 12, 2007||
Revocation of a Juristic Condo (Publication)
A number of Thailand’s condominiums were built many years ago and, depending for the most part on the quality of maintenance since their construction, are at present in varying states of repair or...
|January 26, 2007||
Implications of Foreign Business Act Amendments (Publication)
Piyanuj (Lui) Ratprasatporn
On January 9, 2007, the incumbent Cabinet appointed by the Council for National Security approved a bill to amend the Foreign Business Act 1999. The most significant issue was an amendment of the...
|January 29, 2007||
E-Commerce Abuses and Online Infringements in Thailand (Publication)
Thailand has a rapidly growing economy and Internet penetration is on the rise, although the country still needs legislation to confront the emerging challenges of the Internet and e-commerce. The...
|February 9, 2007||
Chusert Supasitthumrong, Michael Ramirez
Most employers make their best efforts to ensure that discipline of employees is legal and made for legitimate reasons. Despite their best efforts, however, employers frequently find themselves at...
|February 23, 2007||
Inheritance Tax Issues Worth Noting (Publication)
Any time that there is a reconsideration of the Thai tax system, an inheritance tax is inevitably considered. The introduction of this tax, however, has continually been rejected by wealthy people...
|February 27, 2007||
Securitization Moves Up the Agenda (Publication)
The closing earlier this year of two major U.S. securitization transactions involving sizable trademark royalty components may finally provide the impetus for the lagging IP securitization market...