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White Book Launch and Cambodia-EU Business Dialogue 2019

5 July 2019

Our Senior Partner, Matthew Rendall, was invited to be one of the moderators for Cambodia-EU Business Dialogue 2019. This discussion was organized in line with the release of White Book 2019, a trade and investment policy guide and recommendation compiled under the perspectives of EuroCham member companies on specific aspects of the business environment in […]

Changes to the Labour law on Seniority Payment

2 July 2019

Seniority Payment is now the hot topic at workplaces in Cambodia. Recent changes to the labour law regarding seniority payment have drawn confusion among employers and employees alike. To clear the confusion, our associate Liew Shan Berg will be answering questions such as: What is a seniority payment? How is calculated? What are the benefits? […]

Business Dialogue & Siem Reap Tourism Club Networking Night

26 June 2019

  On 12 June 2019, our Senior Partner, Matthew Rendall, was given the opportunity to present to the Siem Reap Tourism Club (STC) and Singaporean investors about the legal aspects of doing business and investment in Cambodia.  Organized by STC, the session highlighted the increasing interests in investment opportunities in Cambodia from local and international investors alike and serves as […]

SokSiphana&associates Awarded the Golden Certificate of Tax Compliance

13 June 2019

SokSiphana&associates (a member of ZICO Law) is honoured to have been awarded the Golden Certificate of Tax Compliance by the General Department of Taxation (GDT) of the Kingdom of Cambodia. This certificate is to incentivise taxpayers to fulfill their obligation of paying taxes and to comply with all the relevant regulations. The award certificate has three tiers: Gold, Silver and Bronze. To qualify […]

Matthew Rendall Re-Elected as Board Member of BritCham for 2019-2020

9 May 2019

Recently, The British Chamber of Commerce of Cambodia (BritCham Cambodia) held its annual general meeting and announced Matthew Rendall, Senior Partner at SokSiphana&associates (a member of ZICO Law) as secretary on the Board of 2019-2020. Matthew has previously served as a Vice-Chairman on the BritCham Board and has been an active member since 2009. He also serves as the representative for BritCham on the EuroCham Board. BritCham is […]

SokSiphana&associates recognised in Premium M&A Deal of the Year category of ALB SE Asia Law Awards 2019

2 May 2019

We are pleased to announce that SokSiphana&associates (a member of ZICO Law) has been recognised in the Premium M&A Deal of the Year category by Asian Legal Business’ SE Asia Law Awards 2019.  This Premium M&A Deal category entailed Grab’s acquisition of Uber’s Southeast Asian business where 21 law firms around the region were involved, including our Malaysian member firm, Zaid […]

Second Cambodian product receives PGI status in EU

26 April 2019

On April 2, 2019, Kampong Speu province’s palm sugar, also known as Skor Thnot Kampong Speu, has been registered with the European Union (“EU”) under the protection designation of origin and holds a protected geographical indication (“PGI”) status. Kampong Speu’s palm sugar is now the second geographic product to have been awarded the PGI status […]

Growth in Cambodia’s tourism leads to HMA increase

1 April 2019

According to recent statistics provided by the Ministry of Tourism, Cambodia welcomed 6 million tourists in 2018, 7% more than in 2017. Cambodia currently has more than 800 hotels and, following the anticipated exponential rise in the number of tourists in the next few years, this number is expected to increase. Due to this increase […]

Khieu Mealy speaks at 6th Asia Women Leaders Program

28 March 2019

On March 26, Khieu Mealy, Partner at SokSiphana&associates (a member of ZICO Law) gave a motivational speech at the 6th Asia Women Leaders Program (AWLP) on “Elevating Women’s Leadership in International and Corporate Law and Voice in National Legal Reforms in Cambodia” at Raffles Hotel Le Royal, Phnom Penh.   The Asia Women Leaders Program (AWLP) is a program aiming to close the significant gaps in women’s leadership in Asia–Pacific, specifically tailoring […]

Khieu Mealy appointed Vice President for National Commercial Arbitration Center (NCAC) of Cambodia

26 March 2019

Congratulations to Khieu Mealy, Partner at SokSiphana&associates (a member of ZICO Law) for being appointed Vice President of the National Commercial Arbitration Center (NCAC) of Cambodia, a non-profit commercial disputes resolution institute.   Following Cambodia’s fast-growing economy, there has been a significant increase in commercial transactions which may result in potential conflicts among investors and stakeholders. Therefore, this institute acts as a platform to help businesses with commercial disputes resolution.   At SokSiphana&associates, we would like to recognize and celebrate Mealy’s achievement. Being one […]