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New points system for traffic violations in Thailand to begin mid-year 2019

In an effort to combat one of the worst traffic situations in Southeast Asia, the legislature has taken steps to apply western style enforcement and up-to-date data with linked databases to ensure safety. With all of the changes upcoming to drivers of motor vehicles and motorized bikes of all kinds, keeping your license will now [...]

By | February 27th, 2019|News|0 Comments

The Coordinated Program & Technical Support Cooperative

The Coordinated Program & Technical Support Cooperative This cooperative was established in order to prevent and suppress the trade in counterfeited and pirated goods online between Thailand’s Action Taskforce for Information Technology Crime Suppression (TACTICS) and The REACT U.A. (REACT) Cooperative representing over 300 brands worldwide. Pursuant to the government policy and in a joint [...]

By | January 31st, 2019|News|0 Comments

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

Takedowns! New information regarding the updated Copyright and Computer Crime laws

Online transactions are dominant in every industry sector, both public and private, and all industry leaders around the world are focused on this type of transaction due to the relative efficiency and ease of use. As our ability to receive goods and services online continues to grow worldwide, our economic policies have to reflect that. [...]

By | October 31st, 2017|News|0 Comments

P.R.-RWT HOSTS THAI CUSTOMS EDUCATIONAL TRAINING FOR BRAND PROTECTION AT SPECIFIC PORTS

Occurring over a three-day span from July 19th- July 21st, 2017, RWT successfully conducted training at three critical customs locations where some of the highest volumes of goods are being shipped into and out of the country. These locations were The Port of Bangkok, The Port of Laem Chabang and Suvarnabhumi Airport. Each area is crucial for [...]

By | August 24th, 2017|News|0 Comments

July 25th, 2017 RWT on hand for signing of clean energy project

On Tuesday, the 25th of July 2017, RWT was honored to be on hand as the legal consultant for QTCGP at the ceremony and signing of the purchase and sales agreement between QTCGP, LOXLEY, and LEONICS as well as serve as their legal representative thru this process. The project entailed the purchase of clean solar [...]

By | August 23rd, 2017|News|0 Comments

Press Release- Destruction ceremony

  On the 10th March 2017 was Thailand’s Annual Destruction Ceremony located at the 11th Infantry Regiment of the King's Guard Military base. Opening the event was Mr. Prawit Wongsuwan, the Minister of Defense in Thailand who in conjunction with the Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand both welcomed all in attendance and called for continued [...]

By | March 22nd, 2017|News|0 Comments