Falsification of Company Accounts in Thailand

Thai Criminal Law

In Thailand, company law involves serious criminal penalties, which may be different from some foreign investors are used to in their home countries. For example, Section 42 of the Company and Partnerships Offenses Act of B.E. 2499 (1955), it’s unlawful for a company director to falsify company accounts and books as follows: “In the case where More...

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