Chinese investment in Thailand is reaching record levels. China’s Belt and Road Initiative together with Thailand’s generous foreign investment incentive programs have ignited a frenzy of new investment in Thailand by Chinese companies. In fact, China overtook Japan as the largest source of foreign investment in Thailand in 2019 partly because of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) linked projects. Kudun and Partners is at the forefront of this new wave of Chinese investment as we understand the importance of their investment throughout the region. In order to properly serve our ever-expanding Chinese client base, we are the first independent Thai law firm to establish a unique and dedicated premium business unit for Chinese companies with existing operations in Thailand or who wish to explore investing in the Kingdom.
Kudun and Partners’ China practice is led by Mayuree Sapsuthiporn (林小丁), who was born in born in the P.R.C and moved to Thailand in her formative years. She has more than ten years’ experience in practice areas that are critical to the success of Chinese companies interested in setting up and operating in Thailand.
Our specialist Chinese-speaking legal advisors can provide guidance on all aspects of investing in Thailand, including:
Initial company set up
Entry strategy and structuring
Securing investors/funding (IPOs)
Acquisition of businesses and land (M&As)
Foreign ownership restrictions
Licenses and BOI approvals
Ongoing general counsel
Litigation and disputes