13 Jan

Thai Limited Companies: Shareholder Meetings

Shareholder meetings are an important element in the management of Thai limited companies, since the authorized directors of the company must manage the company under the control of the meet …

08 Feb

Thailand Foreign Business Law Q & A

Although the generalities regarding Thailand’s foreign business laws are well-known to both Thai and foreign businesspeople alike, several misconceptions tend to persist. Therefore, it is …

06 Nov

Criminal Intent under Thai Law

Under Thai law, can religious belief serve as a defense to murder? The Thai Supreme Court addressed this issue in Decision No. 263/2531. The legal proceedings were brought by the Public Pros …

22 Oct

Grounds for Divorce: Imprisonment

Among the different grounds for divorce in the Civil and Commercial Code is Section 1516(4/1) which allows one spouse to file for divorce if the other has been imprisoned for at least one ye …

09 Jun

Effects of Marriage and Marital Agreements in Germany and Thailand

In the past, the end of a marriage was usually the result of the death of a spouse. However in the modern world, an increasing amount of marriage dissolutions are the result of a divorce. In …

02 Jun

German Jurisdiction Issues for Thai and Foreign Marriages

International-related marriages often beg the question which jurisdiction is applicable in case of a divorce. When it comes to a conflict of laws, the applicable law in most countries is reg …

19 May

Bribery in Thailand

Thailand is often seen as a legally lax country where violations of the law can be settled by giving bribes to government officials for breaches of the law. Many foreigners visiting Thailand …

07 May

Effects of a Debtor’s Default in Thai Law

A debtor’s default can lead to several effects under Thai law.
By virtue of an obligation, a creditor is entitled to claim performance from a debtor.
In case the debtor is not performing o …

30 Apr

Class Actions in Thailand

Under current law, Thailand only allows class action lawsuits for securities related issues such as holders of debentures to be joined by the Securities and Exchange Commission to a lawsuit …