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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 […]

Grit and Resilience: Khieu Mealy Featured in Cambodia’s Women Leaders Publication

22 March 2019

Heartfelt congratulation to our partner Khieu Mealy, for being featured in Cambodia’s Women Leaders 21 Stories of Grit and Resilience publication. Mealy shared her experience growing up middle-class family that had a strong emphasis on education. That support led her to achieve her dreams of becoming a lawyer. She recounted the joys and difficulties faced by having to […]

SokSiphana&associates nominated in two categories by ALB’ SE Asia Law Firm Awards 2019

21 March 2019

We are honoured to be shortlisted in the category of Premium M&A Deal of the Year by Asian Legal Business for our work on Grab’s Acquisition of Uber’s Southeast Asian Business. We also would like to take this opportunity to congratulate our Head of Legal, Daron Wong, for being nominated as one of the Young […]

Cambodia hosts the 13th Annual Mekong Business Challenge

20 March 2019

On Saturday, March 16, Matthew Rendall, our Senior Partner at SokSiphana&associates (a member of ZICO Law) sat on the judging panel for the finale of Mekong Business Challenge which was hosted by Cambodia this year. Matthew has been an active member in the judge committee for the past 3 years.   The Mekong Challenge is the leading annual entrepreneurship competition between 11 universities across the […]

Dr Sok Siphana speaks at Digital Cambodia 2019

19 March 2019

On Friday, March 15, Dr Sok Siphana, Managing Partner at SokSiphana&associates (a member of ZICO Law), moderated a panel discussion on “ASEAN Roadmap to Industry 4.0” at Digital Cambodia 2019 hosted by National Institute of Posts, Telecommunications and ICT (NIPTICT).  The German Government introduced Industry 4.0 in 2011, also known as the Fourth Industrial Revolution, as a smart manufacturing system that aims to improve the […]