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March
2019

Cambodia Adopts New Law on Trusts

On 25 December 2018, the Law on Trusts was adopted by the Cambodian parliament and then promulgated by Royal Kram (Decree) on 2 January…

Cambodia
Law Reform
Legal Alert
14
February
2019

Cambodia joins the Geneva Act of WIPO’s Lisbon Agreement

On 9 March 2018, H.E. Mr. Pan Sorasak, Minister of Commerce (“MoC”), presented Director General Francis Gurry from the World Intellectual Property Organisation (“WIPO”)…

Cambodia
Corporate
Legal Alert
14
November
2018

Ministry Issues Two New Regulations on Settlement of Employees’ Wages and Seniority Payment

On 21 September 2018, the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training (“MLVT”) issued two new Prakas (Ministerial Proclamation): (i) Prakas No. 442, which establishes...
Cambodia
Employment & Human Capital Services
Legal Alert
30
August
2018

Updates from MLVT on Enterprise Declaration Requirements and Annual Foreign Workforce Quotas for 2019

On 19 July 2018, the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training (“MLVT”) and the Ministry of Economy and Finance issued an Inter-Ministerial Prakas, Prakas…

Cambodia
Employment & Human Capital Services
Legal Alert
17
August
2018

Ministry Issues New Regulation on Land Development

On 11 May 2018, the Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning, and Construction (“MLMUPC”) issued Prakas (Ministerial Proclamation) No. 087 on Land Development (“Prakas”)….

Cambodia
Real Estate
Legal Alert
18
June
2018

Cambodia issues Guidelines on Implementation of Double Taxation Agreement with Singapore and Thailand

Although the DTAs were signed some time ago, the relevant implementing regulations were only issued earlier this year.  On 2 February, the Ministry of…

Cambodia
Tax
Legal Alert
18
May
2018

Continued Progress as Cambodia Further Strengthens Intellectual Property Protection

Validation of Chinese Patent in Cambodia Following on from the success of the Agreement on Validation of European Patent with the European Patent Office…

Cambodia
Intellectual Property
IP Alert
20
March
2018

Cambodia Patent Protection System Evolves: Validation of European Patents Takes Effect

Cambodia’s early-stage patent protection system Cambodia’s patent protection system is still in its early stages. In fact, Cambodia’s first ever Patent for Invention was…

Cambodia
Intellectual Property
IP Alert
19
October
2017

Work Permit Requirement for Foreign Workers

The Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training (“MLVT”) has recently issued the Notification No. 272 MLVT/N/EM dated 31 August 2017 (“Notification”), which provides that…

Cambodia
Employment & Human Capital Services
Legal Alert
31
August
2017

No Extension of Visa Type E Without Valid Work Permit and Employment Card

Under Article 261 of the Cambodian Labour Law, all foreign workers must possess a Work Permit and Employment Card issued by the Ministry of…

Cambodia
Employment & Human Capital Services
Legal Alert
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