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).
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 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.
Jerrold Kippen of Duensing Kippen was a guest on The Bangkok Podcast where he talked about the most recent HUGE changes in work permit related-laws in Thailand. Click on the Bangkok Podcast logo below to check it out!
Weearya Kippen, who recently became Duensing Kippen’s newest equity Partner, continues her impressive professional progress by successfully completing the rigorous requirements to become a Fellow (FCIarb) in international arbitration of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrator, details here.
Our latest legal column in Phuket’s high-end lifestyle magazine, Bikinis&Martinis, explains Thailand’s recent regulation that protects parties who hire a contractor to build their residential home. To view the article click here.
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.
To download our legal article on how to protect your beautiful ocean front sunset view (or otherwise) in the most recent edition of Thailand’s high-end life-style magazine, Bikinis & Martinis, click here.