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Enforcing international settlement agreements-our latest legal column in The Phuket News

Our latest legal column in The Phuket News describes the content and significance international business of the recent United Nations convention on the recognition and enforcement of international settlement agreements. This is excellent news for parties that engage in cross-boarder business transactions. You can download and read the hardcopy article here below. Or to read the online version with links to relevant citations in the article click here.

Jerrold speaks on managing international disputes

Jerrold and Weeraya Kippen attended Ally Law’s global Annual General Meeting in New Delhi, 6-9 March 2019. Jerrold also moderated the break out panel on Managing Disputes Across Several Jurisdictions during the Corporate Counsel Client Conference with panelists that included Meenakshi Iyer (Advaya Legal), Arpinder Singh (Ernst & Young LLP), Gary Copelovitz (Lipa Meir & Co.), and Sameer Chugh (Airtel).

Misunderstandings regarding the new foreign worker law

The changes to Thailand’s foreign worker law that came into effect over the last few years have significantly liberalized the prior restrictions.

However, some legal commentators have taken this good news a bit too far.

NO, foreign directors of investment promoted companies or of companies that qualify to operate under the Thai-American Treaty of Amity and Economic Relations, are NOT now free to work without a work permit, as we explain in our latest legal column, “Misunderstandings regarding the new foreign worker law“, in The Phuket News.

Our 2019 Guide to Investing in Real Estate in Thailand

Our contribution to the 2019 Getting the Deal Through: Real Estate guide is a Q & A overview of 48 of the most important issues investors should know when investing in Thailand. To download your copy click on the image below.

Accreditation: Reproduced with permission from Law Business Research Ltd. This article was first published in Getting the Deal Through – Real Estate 2019 (Published: December 2018).For further information please visit

Olaf guest lectures on international sales and marketing in real estate

On 31 March 2018, Olaf Duensing was a guest lecturer at the “international sales and marketing in real estate” training course seminar in Bangkok, Thailand. Over the course of  his three hour lecture and Q&A session he provided insights into the legal ownership and transfer of real estate in Thailand, as well as, tax tips and financial advice related to both.