US investors into Thailand leverage two incentives
By Paul P Chen and Jonathan Goacher
Foreign investment and business participation in Thailand is often heavily regulated. The Foreign Business Act 1999 effectively closes the Thai market for services and certain other sectors to outside competition. The act does provide that exceptions may be made with government approval or under the foreign business licensing regime, but neither route is simple or quick.
However, there are two effective, alternative approaches.
The US-Thai Treaty of Amity and Economic Relations means that US investors can promptly obtain the equivalent of a foreign business licence and participate in the Thai market…
If you are registered and logged in to the site, click on the link below to read the rest of the DLA Piper briefing. If not, please register or sign in with your details below.
News from DLA Piper
News from The Lawyer
Briefings from DLA Piper
DLA Piper has released the 29 September 2014 issue of its Health Alert, which focuses on judgments, legislation and reports in the health sector.
Facing the looming economic threat: third parties retain the right to intervene in threatened industrial action
Third parties have retained the recently acquired right to intervene to protect their interests in the face of threatened industrial action.
Analysis from The Lawyer
Shearman & Sterling is making its presence felt in the City, squaring up to magic circle firms and looking to muscle in on key relationships. Private equity house Bridgepoint is one outfit that has had its head turned by the US firm.
A new breed of lawyer is smoothing the path for companies entering emerging or unstable jurisdictions