CanCham proudly presented the “Multi-Chamber Crystal Ball Economic Outlook & Business Luncheon – the year ahead” on January 16, 2019 at the Landmark Bangkok Hotel. This CanCham flagship event saw five leaders in their respective fields look into their crystal balls to provide their perspective…

By David Doran and Alec Goldman We’ve known for a while now that tomorrow’s jobs will look markedly different from today’s; according to a McKinsey and Company study, “…60 percent of occupations have at least 30 percent of constituent work activities that could be automated.”…

By Mr. Kunal Sachdev (Regional Legal Adviser) and Ms. Thamonwan Na Nakara (Legal Adviser) After several rounds of draft circulations and public hearings, on 13th May 2018, the Emergency Decree on the Digital Assets Businesses B.E. 2561 (2018) (the “EDDAB”) and the Emergency Decree on…

Transfer pricing is one of the most publicized international tax issues in the developed world today. This is due to the political and media attention on the tax affairs of multinational companies and how the majority of the profits of these companies are recognized, for tax…

DFDL has been named “Most innovative ASEAN law firm 2015” by the Financial Times. The award was given to the firm for its innovative work and bold strategy to build legal and tax practices across ASEAN and the frontier markets in Asia, as well as…

By Kunal Sachdev and Matthew Christensen, DFDL Southeast Asia is gaining global attention as it counts down to the official year-end launch of the ASEAN Economic Community (the “AEC”). ASEAN as a regional trading bloc is the third largest behind only the European Union and the North…

DFDL has its roots deep in the fertile soil of the Mekong region and DFDL is a truly Asian invention, starting in a residential shop house in Lao PDR in the fall of 1994. The initial partners Mary Flipse, a Lao-American, Todd Dirksen and David…