Asia Newsletter

Thailand: Covid-19 Situation Update

Asia Newsletter
Authors
Isamu ImaizumiJirapong SriwatApinya Sarntikasem
Date
6/2/2021
Practice Areas
Thailand

With the start of April, a third wave of Covid-19 began its destructive swell throughout Thailand. The cumulative number of confirmed cases recently exceeded 150,000, stirring grave concern among Thai residents. Thankfully, the Thai government has begun its mass inoculation program, with the goal of having 70% of the nation vaccinated by the end of the year. Apart from the inoculation program, the Thai government has rolled out various laws and measures to relieve some of the pandemic’s impact on businesses and investments; the most significant ones are discussed below. New Rules for Electronic Meetings: Private and public companies in Thailand are now permitted to hold shareholders’ and board of directors’ meetings through electronic means, allowing attendance from anywhere in…To read the full article, please see the PDF file

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