Vanina Sucharitkul

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Thai government lifts total ban on arbitration clauses in state contracts

Thailand - November 25 2015 A recent Thai Cabinet resolution relaxes the restriction on arbitration clauses in some public contracts. The resolution is seen as a positive move…

Gavin Margetson

Thailand: when a contractor agreement creates an employment relationship

Thailand - November 20 2015 Employers may sometimes try to avoid statutory obligations under Thai labour law by entering into contractor agreements instead of employment…

Chotika Voravongsakul

Thailand, towards an arbitration-friendlier jurisdiction?

Thailand - January 8 2014 Over the past decade Thailand has faced criticism for its hostility toward arbitration, particularly in matters involving government agencies. In…

Alastair Henderson, Chinnawat Thongpakdee

Controversial minimum wage hike

Thailand - May 8 2013 The Wage Committee, under the Ministry of Labour, has announced an increase on a nationwide basis from 1 January 2013 in the daily minimum wage. The…

Surapol Srangsomwong