Archive for the ‘Lawyers’ Category

Purchasing a dream home in Phuket

March 26th, 2013

The Real Estate Industry in Thailand is poorly regulated and this article will assist you in buying property.
Due diligence on title and the property
A property due diligence should always be conducted on the land title and building permit for any structure, and verification of road access should be made. Further, a surveyor should verify [...]

Transfer of Property in Thailand

April 30th, 2012

Property Purchase & Transfer
When you purchase real property, you pay because you want to possess the property you are buying. While there are several preliminary steps, the main event is the transfer of property from the owner or developer to you. Often the contract for the purchase of the property will list [...]

Last Will & Testament

April 30th, 2012

It is strongly recommended that you have a Last Will & Testament prepared in both your home country and in Thailand.  It is not a pleasant thought to think of your demise. However you should plan in advance regarding your estate so the affairs are in order in the unfortunate event [...]

Amity Company: The Thai Company without Thais

June 7th, 2011

The Foreign Business Act (1999) of Thailand (the “Act”) generally restricts foreigners from
engaging in most business activities in Thailand, without special permission as provided by
the Act. Serious violations of the Act by a foreigner or facilitated by a Thai carry significant
criminal penalties. In the case of a Thai limited company, Section 4 of the Act [...]

Difference between condos and apartments

June 19th, 2010

To help you to better understand the difference between a condominium and an apartment building I need first to clarify the definition of the term of “condominium”. For example, most people in Thailand commonly associate the term “condominium” with the concept of an “individual unit” into a “multiple unit building” generally a high rise that may [...]