The Risks of Purchasing Land or Owning a Business Using Thai Nominees

          Using Thai nominees to own a business or purchase land as a foreigner in Thailand has become an increasingly popular way to circumvent Thai land and business laws in recent years. Under current Thai law, foreigners are only allowed to purchase land or own a business if they take the proper legal steps. Many foreigners find this troublesome though and resort to finding Thai nominees who will sponsor the ownership of the land or business as … [Read more...]

Thailand Company Registration

Thailand Law provides for several different types of business organizations. The regulations controlling establishing a business in Thailand are found in the Thailand Civil and Commercial Code. Special types of Business entities for foreigners (non-Thai nationals) in Thailand are provided for in laws such as the Board of Investment Act and the Foreign Business Act B.E 2542 (A.D. 1999). The most commonly used types of Company registrations in Thailand take on the following forms: Thailand … [Read more...]

Registering a Thailand Amity Treaty Company

The Treaty of Amity is a treaty between the United States and Thailand that commemorates the historical relationship between Thailand and the USA. The treaty is intended to promote trade, commerce, cultural understanding between the two States and also provide for special legal rights for the citizens of each nation. The US- Thai Amity Treaty provides US citizens special rights to run businesses in Thailand and also provides Thai citizens special privileges to run businesses in the USA. The … [Read more...]