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30
Apr
2022
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New Foreign Currency Conversion Requirements and Exemptions in Myanmar

On 3rd April 2022, the Central Bank of Myanmar (“CBM”) issued the Notification 12/2022 (“Notification”) and the Directive No. 4/2022... Read More

29
Apr
2022
Thai Government Takes Further Steps To Liberalize The Use Of CANNABIS / HEMP

Cannabis and hemp have long been recognized by Thai society as medicinal plants with medical and other health benefits, but... Read More

29
Apr
2022
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Will the Personal Data Protection Act B.E. 2562 Go into Full Effect in June 2022?

Will the full force and effect of the PDPA be postponed again?  The very likely answer is “NO”.  After having... Read More

31
Mar
2022
SEC Thailand Introduces Controls on Use of Digital Assets for Payment for Goods or Services

The Securities and Exchange Commission of Thailand (“SEC”) has recently issued regulations, that will take effect on 1st April 2022,... Read More

30
Mar
2022
Trademark Registration and Trademark Re-Filing in Myanmar

This is an update on the law and the practice of Myanmar in relation to registration of new trademarks and... Read More

22
Mar
2022
版权法(第5号):对版权法 B.E.2537 的进一步修改和补充

《版权法》(No. 5)  B.E. 2565对《版权法》B.E. 2537的修正案于2022年2月24日在  《 皇家公报》上公布,并将于2022年8月23日起生效,即公布之日起180天。这些修订的原因是为了使泰国的版权法符合世界知识产权组织(WIPO)管理的《世界知识产权组织版权条约》《WCT》,并鉴于与网络版权侵权相关的数字技术性质的变化,提高版权保护的有效性。我们将这些修正案的主要规定总结如下: (1)   摄影作品著作权保护期的延长 修改后的摄影作品保护期为作者终生及其死亡后五十年。这符合《WCT》中规定的保护期限。泰国正在成为世界贸易组织的成员。 (2)   服务提供者和服务用户的定义 在“服务提供商”的新定义下,互联网服务提供者分为以下四类: 1.   中介 ISPs(如TRUE、TOT、3BB); 2.   缓存ISPs(如Akamai、Cloudflare); 3.   托管... Read More

22
Mar
2022
Copyright Act (No. 5): Further Changes and Additions to Copyright Act B.E. 2537

The Copyright Act (No. 5) B.E. 2565 on amendments to the Copyright Act B.E. 2537 was published in the Royal... Read More

28
Feb
2022
Update on Trademark Re-Filing in Myanmar

From 25th February 2022 to 1st March 2022, the Intellectual Property Department (IPD) of the Ministry of Commerce of Myanmar... Read More

23
Feb
2022
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泰国法律规定的不可替代代币 (NFTs)

不可替代代币 (NFTs) 最近已成为一种全球趋势。 NFT 创建并存储在区块链中,但与比特币等可替代加密资产不同,因为它们通常用于代表有形或无形形式的独特资产的所有权权益或权利。 NFT的监管处理正在发展,并且通常取决于特定代币的特征。 与许多国家不同,泰国目前根据《数字资产业务运营紧急法令》B.E. 2561 (“DA法“) 为数字资产提供了具体的监管制度。 因此,NFTs 的潜在发行者应该意识到,某些类型的NFT 可能被视为数字资产,并属于 DA 法。 NFTs 在泰国的法律地位 “数字资产”根据《 DA 法》第... Read More

23
Feb
2022
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Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) Under Thai Law

Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) have recently become a global trend.  NFTs are created and stored in a blockchain but are different... Read More

31
Jan
2022
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LawPlus Ranked in the Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2022 Edition

LawPlus, along with four of its partners, have again been ranked in the Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2022 edition for... Read More

30
Jan
2022
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Personal Data Protection Committee (“PDPC”) Appointed

On 18th January 2022, the Prime Minister of Thailand (represented by one of the Deputy Prime Ministers) approved the appointment... Read More

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