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  • International Patent Protection News From BSA Law
  • From the Thai intellectual property protection desk at BSA Law: Thailand's patent protection laws recognize the legality of foreign trademarks but patent and copyright protection for works created abroad are subject to the country's international membership and agreements.
  • May 08, 2017
  • Allow More Time At Temporary BKK Immigration, Document Legalization Centres
  • Citing the ongoing political protests in the Thai capital, the Legalization Division is now providing its document legalization services from a location within Esplanade shopping complex on Ratchadapisek Road. The anti-government protests have already seen Immigration Division 1 have to set up temporary offices to handle Thailand work permit, visa and other processes.
  • April 25, 2014
  • Thai Law Firm Tells Foreigners In Bangkok To Check Current Location Of Immigration Service
  • Foreigners in Bangkok needing to visit the Immigration Department for 90 day report, Thailand work permit, visa or other processes during the ongoing anti-government street protests in the Thai capital, should enquire beforehand as to whether the department is working from its permanent office at the Government Complex Center or at temporary offices set up elsewhere.
  • February 25, 2014
  • Thailand's New One Year Visa Rule Now In Effect
  • Referring to a new regulation implemented by Thailand's Immigration Department, BSA Law says expats and visitors applying for a one year visa should make sure their passport is still valid for at least one year.
  • September 28, 2013 
  • Thai Law And Tourism Sectors Planning Court Tourism Division
  • Plans to set up a tourism division at courts in major vacation destinations like Bangkok, Pattaya, Chiang Mai and Phuket to assist foreign visitors could help increase visitors' confidence in Thailand law and legal services in Thailand.
  • May 28, 2013 
  • Thai Law Firm Welcomes New 'Tourist Buddy' Smartphone App
  • BSA Law has welcomed the introduction by Thailand's Tourist Police of a virtual application downloadable to smartphones and other devices, that promises better protection and assistance for the kingdom's millions of annual visitors.
  • May 09, 2013 
  • Law Firms In Thailand Can Advise On Minimum Wage Increase
  • Thai and international companies - in particular small and medium-sized enterprises - with concerns or enquiries in general about the kingdom's new minimum wage now in effect should contact a law firm in Thailand for advice and consultation.
  • April 10, 2013 
  • Thai Law Firm Advises Thais To Learn More On Asean Economic Community
  • With the Asean Economic Community set to be implemented in late 2015, recent surveys have shown a significant portion of the Thai public lacks a good understanding of the regional integration and how it could affect them. And that is something which needs to be addressed, according to Thai law firm BSA Law.
  • February 18, 2013 
  • Media Coverage of Thai Law, Gun Violence May Hurt Tourism, Business
  • Rising gun violence in Thailand has increasingly captured international media attention, threatening to change the country's peaceful reputation, and may result in Thai law changes related to firearms, according to BSA Law, the leading Thailand law company, expands on possible changes.
  • December 19, 2012 
  • Thai Government's Tax Reductions to Stimulate Business Investment in Thailand
  • Prominent Thai law firm BSA Law applauds the government of Thailand for its move to deuce the corporate tax rate in 2013 and 2014, brightening prospects for economic growth and foreign direct business investment in Thailand. BSA Law forecasts that Thai business law services and tax consulting in Thailand will grow along with foreign investment.
  • November 08, 2012 
  • Thai Law Changes May Eliminate Cases of Double Taxation to Avoid Tax Evasion
  • Prominent Thai law firm BSA Law welcomes the announcement by Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Kittiratt Na-Ranong of a possible Thai law change to further avoid tax evasion and prevent double taxation. This simplification of Thai law would be an effective means of achieving the goals of both the government and local business.
  • October 13, 2012
  • Thai Law Changes Under Consideration That May Affect Foreign Home Ownership
  • Prominent Thai law firm BSA Law welcomes brightening prospects for economic growth and foreign direct business investment in Thailand this year after widespread flooding in 2011. Thai business law services and tax consulting in Thailand are set to grow along with increasing economic activity.
  • August 28, 2012 
  • Economic Recovery Brightening Prospect for Business Investment in Thailand
  • Prominent Thai law firm BSA Law welcomes brightening prospects for economic growth and foreign direct business investment in Thailand this year after widespread flooding in 2011. Thai business law services and tax consulting in Thailand are set to grow along with increasing economic activity.
  • July 26, 2012 
  • Thai Work Visa Requests to Rise with Foreign Business Investment in Thailand
  • The record level of foreign business investment in Thailand is set to flood the Thai visa service with an increase in Thai work permit requests. Companies planning on joining the 2012 rush to invest in Thailand are strongly advised to start seeking advice on Thai work permit procedures as early as possible.
  • June 25, 2012 
  • Thai Business Investment Increase Boosts Demand for Tax Experts
  • Planned increased in foreign business investment in Thailand this year is set to increase demand for international law firms and other Thai law consulting services. A year of recovery from 2011's widespread flooding, plus planned Thai business investment from Chinese and Japanese companies may find greater competition for competent specialists.
  • May 16, 2012 
  • Thai Law, Visa Reform Faces Pressure Amid Violence
  • Recent spates of bombings with possible international terrorist connections, and the perceived increase of gun-related violence in the country's criminal underworld, are increasing pressure on authorities to tighten gun control laws, Thai visa service regulations for foreign national, and routine security measures. BSA Law, the leading Thailand law company, expands on possible changes.
  • May 03, 2012 
  • Corporate Tax Rate Cut to Boost Business Investment in Thailand
  • Business confidence took a hit in Thailand last year as flooding forced closures and saw foreign investors withdraw from Bangkok. A commitment to rebuild infrastructure teamed with a drop in the corporate tax rate has strengthened the outlook for 2012, according to Thailand law firm BSA Law.
  • March 14, 2012 
  • Thai law firm explores new corruption survey
  • A recent survey shows the majority of Thai people believe corruption is likely to increase due to current economic instability and loopholes in Thailand law. Leading Thai law company BSA Law has reviewed the poll and current legislation aimed at reducing corruption.
  • February 16, 2012 
  • Japanese Business Investment in Thailand Under a Cloud
  • Japanese foreign investment in Thailand has taken a major hit, with an estimated 450 companies affected by last year's flooding. Lost production and high damage bills have taken a heavy toll on business investment. Thailand law firm BSA Law has advised investors to consider their legal responsibilities amid the turmoil.
  • January 31, 2012 
  • Flood-hit Businesses Need to Consider Thai law Obligations
  • Businesses affected by Thailand's worst floods in half a century have been forced to shut-down or restructure operations. From local traders to multinational firms, flooding in major industrial areas around Bangkok has hurt business investment in Thailand. Thai law firm BSA Law says legal and logistical challenges lay ahead for those needing to rebuild their business.
  • December 20, 2011 
  • Thai Exporters Must comply with US and Thai law on IT Products
  • Thai manufacturers will need to use licensed IT products when exporting to key US states or risk fines, product seizure and a possible blacklist. The new unfair competition law targets software and hardware piracy. Leading international law firm in Thailand, BSA Law, says it has ramifications for local manufacturers.
  • November 18, 2011 
  • Thai Law Firm Warns Foreign Corruption Charges On the Rise
  • Global powerhouses the US and UK have signalled a clear intent to clamp down on corruption, particularly in emerging markets such as Thailand. New laws and greater enforcement powers will have a direct impact on multinationals with Thai interests, according to leading Thai law firm BSA Law.
  • October 19, 2011 
  • Foreign Ownership Scrutiny a Warning for Business Investment in Thailand
  • A legal skirmish between two of Thailand's telecommunications providers has again put the nation's foreign business ownership laws in the spotlight. As foreign business leaders complain ambiguities in Thai law are threatening foreign investment, Thai law company BSA Law warns against the use of risky and illegal corporate structures.
  • September 16, 2011 
  • Tax Reform Proposal Targets Business Investment for Thailand
  • Corporate tax rate cuts have been flagged as part of a proposed reform of Thailand's tax system. Changes to Thailand tax law would help business meet the cost of newly-elected Pueu Thai's promised minimum wage rise. Expert corporate legal service in Thailand, BSA Law, claims reducing corporate tax rates could also promote competition with other Asian nations.
  • August 24, 2011 
  • Kingdom Ripe for Australian Business Investment in Thailand
  • Thai Foreign Minister Kasit Piromya has urged Australian businesses to invest in its close Asian neighbour, particularly in emerging industries such as alternative energy. BSA Law, a law firm in Thailand, has been guiding western business wanting to make a business investment in Thailand for nearly 30 years and believes an understanding of Thai business law is critical to success.
  • July 19, 2011 
  • Thai Law Firm Urges Business to Heed New UK Bribery Laws
  • Thai companies with business dealings or partners in the UK have been warned to comply with tough new anti-bribery laws or risk heavy fines and prison terms. The UK Bribery Act 2010 will take effect from July and while it promises to reinvigorate anti-corruption efforts in Thailand, BSA Law - an international law firm in Thailand - warns firms to carefully review their new responsibilities.
  • July 01, 2011 
  • Thailand Law Firm Urges Compliance Review Ahead of Proposed Wage Rise
  • Political parties are promising to increase minimum wages ahead of Thailand's July 3 election. Business groups have warned an immediate wage increase would be a heavy burden for the private sector resulting in decreased competitiveness and increasing cost of living pressures.
  • May 25, 2011 
  • Thai Law Firm Unlocks Key to Condo Ownership Dream
  • Bangkok's condominium market offers a rare opportunity for international investors to purchase property in Thailand, which has strict laws preventing foreign land ownership. The cooling of this once booming market presents opportunities for savvy investors but the Thai real estate market can be paved with complex legalities for unsuspecting foreign nationals, according to Thai law firm BSA Law.
  • March 29, 2011 
  • Thai Lawyers' Ideas on Dealing With Virtual Crime in the Real World
  • The internet has changed society radically, and itself has rapidly evolved, over the past two decades. Cyber criminals have evolved from teens and computer whizzes looking for kudos for their hacking skills, to international syndicates making hefty profits from net-based crime, to serious espionage issues as more and more critical government processes and information are carried out.
  • November 26, 2010
  • Should The Cap On Foreign Ownership End
  • Thai laws preventing foreigners holding the same rights and positions as citizens are widespread throughout Thailand, and eminently understandable in a country with a unique economy, high percentage of English speakers and vast natural assets. However, loopholes that allow foreigners to circumvent these Thai laws are also fairly widespread.
  • October 20, 2010
  • 3G In Thailand: Thai Business Lawyers Explain The Problems
  • It's impossible to escape the term '3G' in Thailand currently, with talk of legal controversies, social progress and consumers' rights abounding in the debate over 3G network licenses in Thailand. With both consumers and businesses on the same side in this argument, it seems strange that Thai law should oppose something that seems universally anticipated and necessary.
  • October 20, 2010
  • Thai Business Law Experts See Opportunities for Business in New Credit Card Regulations
  • Recent changes to credit card laws have been welcomed by corporate legal services in Thailand, with a uniform set of standards now in place for all lenders. BSA Law, a leading Thai legal service for businesses, says that some clients have still not seen any changes in their credit card terms and conditions, and that companies who have been affected by the previous state of affairs.
  • August 03, 2010
  • Thailand Lawyers BSA Law Give Expert Legal Opinion On Protest Debacle
  • The protests that have held much of Bangkok hostage over the past months, as well as in 2008, have been a massive crash causing long-lasting national and international ripples. Many have been asking why this is allowed to happen. Expert Thailand corporate legal service BSA Law has explained the basis for the controversy under Thai law.
  • June 03, 2010
  • Thailand Property Tax Break Extended - Thai Lawyers Explain Advantages to Business
  • Only two days after the Bangkok Post publicized the end of the property tax breaks, the government backflipped to confirm an extension. The extension is aimed at homeowners, but Thai business lawyers say there is benefit in the breaks for businesses too. BSA Law explains how this Thai law could benefit your business.
  • May 05, 2010
  • Thai Law Consulting Firm BSA Law Urges Business Caution with FBA Compliance Under Scrutiny
  • Foreign investment and interests in Thailand are tightly controlled; one of the main methods of regulation of foreign interest in Thailand is the FBA, or Foreign Business Act. Thailand law consulting firm BSA Law is urging all businesses with a foreign stakeholder to consult their legal advisors ahead of an anticipated review of FBA compliance early in 2010.
  • February 01, 2010
  • Thailand law firm BSA Law and Government Helping Investors Arrive at Their Destination with New Center
  • Foreign and national investment is an enormous part of the Thai economy. Thai law firms have traditionally helped businesses navigate the maze of investment regulations and approvals; BSA Law, a leading Thai corporate legal service, believes that the introduction of the One Start One Stop Investment Center will work collaboratively with a company's lawers to help investors achieve their goals.
  • December 28, 2009
  • Thailand Law firm Bsa Law said: Coming Off Priority Watchlist Could Have Small Business Impact
  • An October crackdown on companies for software copyright infringement is indicative of future intolerance for piracy lawbreakers, according to leading Thai corporate legal service BSA Law. Businesses will need to inform themselves of what is legal and what isnít, and conduct a thorough computing investigation to avoid penalties, the Thailand law firm advises.
  • November 22, 2009
  • Legal Advice Needed for New Reporting Standards, Say BSA Law
  • The progressive implementation of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRSs) by the Stock Exchange of Thailand will mean big changes for all businesses, not only the SET50 companies required to switch to the new system by 2011. Thai corporate legal service BSA Law is advising that businesses make the change ahead of schedule.
  • August 14, 2009
  • BSA Law Helping Farmers and Consumers Gain an Organic Understanding of New Herbal Law
  • The Thai Industry Ministry recently listed 13 herbs as hazardous substances, requiring parties interested in the growing, producing, importing and exporting of the substances to comply with quality control and safety regulations. Some media headlines have caused confusion for farmers and ordinary citizens alike - BSA Law explains the implications of the new Thai law.
  • April 28, 2009
  • BSA Law Urges Legal Advice for Fitness Centre in Expectation of New Laws
  • The Thai Consumer Protection Board is pushing for a review of fitness centers, after a record number of consumer complaints in recent months. A top lawyer says many contracts border on infringing the Unfair Agreements Act, and BSA Law is urging an industry-wide review of documents to avoid prosecution.
  • February 23, 2009