Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)
If you intend to start up a business in Thailand, you will face a number of legal restrictions, including the core restrictions on foreigner's conducting almost businesses in Thailand, the prohibition on foreigner's landholding.
Our professionals have assisted companies and individual business persons with their foreign direct investment projects in Thailand. They have advised clients in different industries, on every aspect of foreign investment, from initial structuring and formation, ongoing operation, company/corporate restructuring/ reorginazation, mergers and acquisitions, and divestment out of the country.
Our professionals have extensive knowledge and experience in the mode of business entities available under Thai law. e.g. public company, private company, foreign fully-owned company, foreign minority-owned company featuring a 'full-control' mechanism, representative office, branch office, regional office, and regional operating headquarters (ROH).
Our Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Practice includes:
Advising on the ideal and effective shareholding structure for a foreign company to be able to conduct business in Thailand and handling the company/corporate registration
Preparing, reviewing and negotiating joint venture agreements, shareholder agreements, company/corporate reorganization, company/corporate restructuring. and other contracts and corporate documents for the company formation, startup, reorganization, restructuring as well as the ongoing operation of your business
Advising on the feasibility of investment promotion from Thailand's Board of Investment (BOI) and prepare and handling application for the investment promotion
Assisting in acquisition of ownership or leasehold of real and other properties as well as any required permits and licensess
Preparing and handling application for work permit and visa for expatriate staff and executive
Acting as non-executive director of the company