As the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to spread across the globe, DFDL has created a firm-wide COVID-19 Legal and Tax Resource Hub where our dedicated experts from across all of our Southeast Asian jurisdictions and regional practices provide clients with relevant and important updates to help them address and mitigate the impacts that the COVID-19 pandemic is having on their businesses.
As the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread across the world, we would like to reassure you that DFDL takes the needs and well-being of our clients, our people and local communities seriously.
On 29 June 2021, the Royal Government of Cambodia (“RGC”) implemented ‘Round 9’ of measures aimed at mitigating the impacts of COVID-19 on businesses and workers in Cambodia. The RGC noted that COVID-19 situation continues to evolve alarmingly with the recent mutation of the virus, which has added socio-economic pressures to many countries around the...Read more »
In light of the continuing Covid-19 outbreak in Vietnam and various regulations issued by the Government and the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs (“MOLISA”), some key considerations remain with respect to employee entitlements that employers must address and make due preparations for, as outlined below: 1. What is the payment regime for employees...Read more »
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to cause unprecedented disruption in Asia with lockdowns currently in place in Bangladesh and the Lao PDR Meanwhile, various restrictions continue to affect Cambodia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam resulting in continued economic uncertainty and delays in re-opening borders for travel and business purposes. In response, government officials and leading...Read more »
On 10 April 2021, the Thai Government announced an Emergency Decree Amending the Civil and Commercial Code 2021 (“CCC”) that was published in the Royal Gazette (the “Emergency Decree”) and became effective the next day on 11 April 2021. The Emergency Decree amends Sections 7 and 224 of the CCC and makes significant changes to...Read more »
With the continuation of the Prime Minister’s orders on measures for COVID-19 prevention and control until 4 June 2021, we have pulled together a guide on some of the current Government initiatives and support available to businesses in the Lao PDR. In our guide, we provide details on: Banking & Finance: The latest credit policies and...Read more »
The opening year of this decade was sadly and tumultuously marked by the many public health challenges, travel restrictions, border closures, fears and economic hardship brought on by the coronavirus pandemic across the globe. Glimmers of hope re-emerged towards the end of 2020 as unprecedented worldwide efforts to research, experiment, formulate and test vaccine candidates...Read more »
In light of the continuing COVID-19 outbreak in Cambodia and the various regulations issued by the Royal Government of Cambodia (“RGC”), there are certain key considerations with respect to employee entitlements that employers will need to be prepared and address, as outlined below. 1. What is the payment regime for employees who are required to...Read more »
The third wave of COVID-19 is now spreading all over Thailand. The rise in confirmed numbers of cases and deaths has been reported by the Centre for the COVID-19 Situation Administration (“CCSA”). In response to the outbreak, the Ministry of Public Health announced a vaccination plan which ultimately aims to reduce the spread of COVID-19...Read more »
Top 5 questions within 20 minutes to keep up to date with the latest COVID-19 vaccination campaign in Vietnam and key considerations for employers and employees. With COVID-19 vaccination drives at the early rollout stage across Southeast Asia, we take this opportunity to look more closely at some of the main questions, concerns and legal...Read more »
Top 5 questions within 20 minutes to keep up to date with the latest COVID-19 vaccination campaign in Thailand and key considerations for employers and employees. With COVID-19 vaccination drives at the early rollout stage across Southeast Asia, we take this opportunity to look more closely at some of the main questions, concerns and legal...Read more »