Products Liability under Thai Law

Product Liability under Thai Law

In Thailand, products liability is covered under the Liability Arising from Damages from Unsafe Products Act of B.E. 2551 (2008) and which came into force on February 21, 2009. Before the enactment of the Unsafe Products Act, consumers injured by unsafe products generally only had recourse under the Civil and Commercial Code, which created the burden More...

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Thailand Trademark
By Legal Advisors On Friday, September 18th, 2015

Challenging a Trademark Application

The Trademark Act of B.E. 2534 (1991) provides that in order for a trademark to be registrable, it must be distinctive, not otherwise prohibited by the Act, and it must not be “identical or confusingly similar More...

thai divorce
By Ulrich Schmitt On Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015

Void of Marriage under Thai Law

Under the Thai family law, there exist two ways in which a marriage can be dissolved. The most common among the Thais and foreigners alike is divorce (see Siam Legal’s divorce page here). Under certain circumstances, More...

thai customs
By Robert Virasin On Friday, June 19th, 2015

Thai Customs: Prohibited and Restricted Goods

The Thai Customs Department regulates the importation and exportation of goods coming into and exiting Thailand. Within these regulations there are classes of goods which are heavily scrutinized. On class of products More...

ASEAN and European Union
By Ulrich Schmitt On Thursday, June 4th, 2015
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Developments, Structures, and Relationships between European Union and ASEAN

Nation states are seeking closer economic ties. Most of this is done by setting up bilateral treaties or creating multinational unions. Two of the biggest international unions are the “European Union” (EU) and More...

ASEAN Banking Integration
By Robert Virasin On Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

ASEAN Banking Integration Framework

ASEAN has recently agreed on a new banking framework to liberalize the banking industry in the region and integrate the market. Many countries impose severe restrictions on foreign ownership of banks. Under the More...

Thai Nominees
By Legal Advisors On Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

Crackdown on Thai Nominees in the Tourism Business

The tourism business in Thailand, although technically within the scope of the Foreign Business Act of 1999, is governed by its own specific law, namely the Tourism Business and Tour Guide Act of 2008. According More...

Rights of the Accused
By Pokpak Thongbhakdee On Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

Rights of the Accused: Koh Tao Murder Case

Two British tourists were brutally murdered at one of Thailand’s most well-known islands, Koh Tao. While the local police were investigating the event, the media and human rights groups closely followed their More...

Thailand Criminal Case
By Pinnyada Tanitnon On Monday, September 22nd, 2014

What should I do if I got arrested in Thailand

Although Thailand is known to be a country with flexible laws, it is not uncommon for a foreign national, usually on holiday, to become arrested for possession of drugs, assault, or other crimes. Thailand has laws More...

Tax Obligation of Corporations
By Legal Advisor On Monday, June 17th, 2013

Tax Obligation of Corporations

Based on the so called “lifeblood” doctrine, book authors described taxes as the bread and butter of one’s country. It gives the government the funds it needs in order to serve its people the protection they More...