วิธีเตรียมตัวสำหรับการรับคำปรึกษากฎหมายครั้งแรกทางโทรศัพท์ (How to prepare for a first time legal consultation by phone)

Reading Time: 1 minutesการเริ่มนัดทนายเพื่อปรึกษาปัญหากฎหมายเป็นก้าวแรกที่สำคัญมาก แต่ก็เป็นเพียงก้าวแรกเท่านั้น เพราะคุณยังเหลือขั้นตอนอีกมากที่คุณต้องเตรียมพร้อมก่อนพูดคุยกับทนายของคุณ คุณอาจไม่รู้หรือไม่มั่นใจว่าต้องทำอะไรบ้าง ซึ่งก็ไม่ใช่เรื่องแปลกเลย คนส่วนใหญ่เองก็ไม่เคยมีประสบการณ์ต้องนัดปรึกษากฎหมายแบบนี้และก็ไม่รู้ขั้นตอนเหล่านี้เหมือนกัน แต่ไม่ต้องเป็นห่วงไปเพราะบทความนี้จะช่วยแนะนำขั้นตอนเตรียมตัวให้คุณเอง ก่อนอื่นคุณต้องลำดับความคิดและประเด็นที่คุณอยากปรึกษากับทนายให้เรียบร้อยก่อนเริ่มโทรหาคุณทนาย ถ้ามีเอกสารสำคัญใดๆที่ทนายของคุณควรจะรู้หรืออาจจะต้องการคุณก็อย่าลืมเตรียมมันไว้ให้เรียบร้อยก่อนด้วย Have you finally made an appointment to consult with a lawyer about that looming legal matter? Good for you. Many people don’t have much experience with legal professionals and are unsure how to prepare for that important first consultation. There are a few things you need […]

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How to resolve disputes with your condominium management or MCST (with 99.co)

Reading Time: 11 minutesAsia Law Network is collaborating with 99.co to bring great property-related legal content to readers of both blogs. In this article, Lawyer Zhi Xin Tan tells us how to resolve disputes with our condominium management or MCST. More Singapore households living in condominiums now More households in Singapore now live in condominiums as reported by […]

Incorporating a Company under the Malaysian Companies Act 2016

Reading Time: 5 minutesThe Companies Act 2016 and Companies Regulations 2017 (“new Act”) have mostly come into force as of 31 January 2017. The new Act aims to reduce the cost of doing business in Malaysia while increasing protection for stakeholders of a company. As part of this objective, the incorporation process for Malaysian companies has been simplified […]

INDONESIA: Payment Transaction Processing Framework-Introduction from Our Perspective (Part 1)

Reading Time: 10 minutesOn 14 November 2016 Bank Indonesia (“BI”), the Central Bank governing body in Indonesia, issued the Bank Indonesia Regulation No. 18/40/2016 concerning Framework of Payment Transaction Processing (Peraturan Bank Indonesia Nomor 18/40/2016 Tahun 2016 tentang Penyelenggaraan Pemrosesan Transaksi Pembayaran / “BI Regulation 18/2016”). We applaud the efforts made by BI to respond efficiently, swiftly and […]

9 Key Steps to Setting Up Business in Malaysia

Reading Time: 7 minutesWhether you are a local or a foreigner who has decided to set up a new business in or expand an existing business into Malaysia, here is a checklist of 9 key action steps that one can take to plan and execute the process smoothly. These steps are not strictly sequential but a list of […]

Regional Law Firm Management Forum — An interview with the ALPMA President

Reading Time: 5 minutesAsiaLawNetwork is attending and speaking at the Regional Law Firm Management Forum in Singapore on 29 November, 2016 alongside a panel of speakers on the theme “Change: Technology Enables, People Deliver”. In this article, we interview Andrew Barnes as President of the Australasian Legal Practice Management Association (ALPMA), who are introducing this forum with ALMG.  What is […]

Trans-Pacific Partnership and Intellectual Property: 4 Things You Should Know

Reading Time: 5 minutesThis article was originally published by our friends across the Causeway on TheMalaysianLawyer.com and is a guest post by Chua Sher Hann.   With our social media feed flooded with so much anti Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) literature attacking this contentious trade agreement in recent months, it can be extremely tempting to jump onto the anti-TPP bandwagon. The most […]

When a trust is not a trust: Relevant lessons from New Zealand

Reading Time: 2 minutesThis article comes courtesy of Savoir LLC. For the discerning client who values discretion and discernment, Savoir LLC is the single point for all your needs. They are a bespoke law practice specialising in solutions, strategy and structures for business leaders, entrepreneurs, families and start-ups. Their services converge with only one objective – You.   When a […]

Your Workplace Rights in Australia

Reading Time: 2 minutesBreach of Workplace Rights The majority of workplaces in Australia are covered by the Fair Work Act 2009. As a full- or part-time employee in Australia, you have rights that cannot be breached. As an employer in Australia, you have a duty to uphold the law and make sure you are providing a workplace that is in […]

Real Estate Investments in Southeast Asia: How Safe is Your Money?

Reading Time: 3 minutesHave you been reading up on the financial benefits of buying rental property in Southeast Asia? Are you thinking that the time is right to let your money earn more in these emerging markets? Maybe you’ve found a resort you’d like to invest in and you’re really close to picking up the phone to call […]

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Capital Requirements for Setting Up a Company in Thailand

Reading Time: 3 minutesThe amount of capital needed to set up a company in Thailand seems like a straightforward question that would beget a straightforward answer. However, that’s not the case. The assets needed to open a company in Thailand are fairly straightforward for Thai nationals but become more complicated once foreigners start getting involved. The issue of capital […]

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Buying Land and Freestanding Homes in Thailand

Reading Time: 3 minutesBuying a condo, townhouse or apartment in Thailand is pretty straightforward for foreigners. In order to keep the real estate market moving, the government streamlined this process several years ago. Buying land or a freestanding home, on the other hand, is more complicated. It’s more complicated, particularly, because it’s not legal for foreigners to own […]