Legal Insight Vol. August 2021 of Bangkok Global Law

Our Legal Insight Vol. August 2021 covers in 24 interesting articles as follows:


  • Digital Platform regulation in Thailand
  • Decentralized finance (DeFi) in Thailand
  • MDES Notification on Criteria on Storing Computer Traffic Data of Service Providers B.E. 2564 (the “Notification”)
  • New Digital Currency issued by Bank of Thailand expected to be launched by 2022


COVID-19 Updates
  • Measures to relieve difficulty on contacting government authorities during the COVID-19
  • RT-PCR test can be used as a proof of COVID-19 claim
  • REIT Buy-Back on Freehold and Leasehold Properties
  • The Civil Court decided that part of Notification issued under the Emergency Decree deprives right and freedom of expression
  • Factory License Annual Fee Exemption Announced
  • The Customs Department has announced temporary measures to ease importers and exporters during the third wave of the covid pandemic
  • Extension of 7% VAT rate for another 2 years and providing tax measures for assisting people who suffer from the COVID-19 situation
  • Temporary cessation of employer’s business in the COVID-19 situation


  • A plan for Long-stay visas to four groups of foreigners


  • Debt holiday plan issued by Bank of Thailand
  • The SEC announced the Draft Notification regarding the retention of customer’s assets


Trade Competition
  • Fair Trade Practices Concerning Credit Term for SMEs Providing Products or Services
  • A Change to The Guidelines for Determination of Unfair Trade Practices in Franchise Business


  • Kratom is no longer a narcotic in Thailand


Cross Boarder
  • The G7 reaches an agreement on two-pillar solution on international tax reform
  • Cross-border Payment Linkage in Thailand


Tax Matters
  • Tax Issues on Digital Assets in Thailand
  • The New Structure of Cigarette Tax
  • Digital Tax Compensation System is slated to begin in Thailand


E-Service Tax Law
  • VAT on non-resident electronic service providers and electronic platforms


Legal Insight Vol. August 2021 of Bangkok Global Law 

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Legal Insight Vol. August 2021 of Bangkok Global Law