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New Surrogacy Law in Thailand

12 Sep New Surrogacy Law in Thailand

Thailand has now a law pertaining directly to surrogacy, i.e. the practice that a woman who is not necessarily the genetic mother of an unborn carries the pregnancy for intended parents. The Act Provi...
Class action proceeding - Class action lawsuits in Thailand

11 Oct Class Action Lawsuits and Proceedings in Thailand

In April 2015 the Thai Government amended the Civil Procedure Code - B.E. 2558 (2015) and introduced class action lawsuits and class action proceedings. This added new laws to Thailand...
RDF Production, Waste to Clean Energy

14 Jun Environmental Management In Thailand

Due to the rapid increase of the population, Thailand has a growing waste problem. More than half of the waste produced per day – 48,000 of 74,000 tons – could be reused for energy or recycling, ...
BOI Policy Update, Moving Towards a New Engine of Growth

BOI Policy Update, Moving Towards a New Engine of Growth

Last Friday 11th of March 2016, the Board of Investment of Thailand BOI organized an event mainly for new Chinese investors at the beautiful venue of Dusit Thani Hotel in Silom (Bangkok). The seminar was conducted simultaneous in Chinese and Thai language at a crowded Napali Ballroom.

During the seminar “BOI Policy Update: Moving Towards a New Engine of Growth”, diplomats of the People’s Republic of China, the Deputy Secretary General of BOI Ms. Ajarin Pattanapanchai and a representative of the National Science Technology and Innovation Policy Office introduced the main topics of the Board of Investment of interest of the Chinese investors and business people.

Lawyers representing Juslaws & Consult (J&C) attended the seminar to join the interesting discussion among Chinese business people and BOI officials on the new cluster policy and the different tax and non-tax incentives under BOI scheme.

The BOI under the newly launched special measures expects a steep increase in the value of the projects from about 218 billion THB in 2015 to 450 billion THB in 2016. Around 1,600 projects are eligible to gain additional tax privileges during 2016 in different sectors such as medical equipment manufacturing, digital economy, software, the international headquarters and international trading center schemes, engineering design, research and development and biotechnology.

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