OUR LAW TALKS 2021

March 2021

Electronic Signatures: Utility & Limitations

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Thailand has approved the use of e-signatures under the Electronic Transactions Act B.E. 2549 (“Act”). Thailand now recognizes electronic signatures ascribed to contracts and other documents as legal equivalents to physical signatures. The move is expected to facilitate business and keep Thailand and its economy abreast with the global digital transformation 


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February 2021

VAT Regime of Electronic Services (e-Services)

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Starting 1 September 2021, government will levy VAT on foreign digital services (e-services) consumed in Thailand, a move anticipated to collect nearly Baht 5 billion in state revenue, annually.

This article discusses the principles of the new tax and those to be impacted

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January 2021

PDPA Compliance Guide for Businesses

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There is a 5-month countdown until 1 June 2021, the date Thailand’s Personal Data Protection Act (“PDPA”) becomes effective. Government will actively enforce this law. Every business must be ready to comply. We provide a PDPA checklist to help readers assess their readiness for the PDPA.

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