Monthly Archives: November 2017

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Thailand’s New Trade Competition Act: A Paper Tiger or Effective Enforcement?

On October 5th, 2017, the new Trade Competition Act B.E. 2560 (2017) (“2017 Act”) become an officially enforced law. It has replaced a previous competition law in Thailand, i.e. the Trade Competition Act B.E. 2542 (1999) (“1999 Act”) which had remained relatively unchanged for almost 20 years. The reasoning behind the enactment of the 2017 [...]

By | November 30th, 2017|News|0 Comments

New Standards set to Protect Employee’s rights: The Amendment to The Labor Protection Act

As the current Labor Protection Act (the “LPA”) has been enforced since 1998 (B.E. 2541), it is now not suitable to the current situation and most importantly several provisions are not currently protecting employees’ rights fairly and properly. The Ministry of Labor, an organization who oversees such matters, initiated and then proposed to the Cabinet [...]

By | November 11th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Boardroom Briefing: Thai Computer Crime Act

On Tuesday 7th November, BCCT, teamed up with AMCHAM, AustCham, CanCham, NTCC, EABC, FTCC and ITCC, organized a BCCT Multi-Chambers Boardroom Briefing on IP Changes in the Thai Computer Crime Act at British Business Centre. Speakers, Panisa Suwanmatajarn Partner of RWT International Law Firm and Police Lt. Col. Naughtakid Phomchan Cybercrime Specialist, Technology Crime Suppression [...]

By | November 9th, 2017|News|0 Comments

The Madrid Protocol System: An Advantage or Disadvantage to Trademark Owners

One of the most widely talked about issues in legal circles lately has been a discussion of the Madrid Protocol, which is the Protocol relating to the Madrid Agreement concerning the International Registration of Marks. After much debate and research on the topic, Thailand finally decided to join this Protocol after it had appointed a [...]

By | November 6th, 2017|News|0 Comments