DATE
Wednesday, 22 September 2021
TIME
9.00am to 4.00pm 

VENUE
Virtual

 

 


Event Overview

2020 will be known as the year where there was no business as usual. The coronavirus pandemic and other national and global events have seen widespread business disruption, forcing legal teams to rethink and retool.

As we step into the next normal, this year’s event will challenge your assumptions about how to deal with in-house counsel challenges; how to deliver more value to your business, how to manage teams through diverse and complex crisis scenarios and how to future proof your career in a post COVID-19 world. 

The ALB Virtual Thailand In-House Legal Summit 2021 sets out to find compelling solutions to meet the changing expectations and mounting demands faced by general counsels. This forum will address issues including emerging risks and compliance challenges in Thailand, regulatory updates, new skill sets required, the evolving roles of general counsel and how can general counsel continue being relevant to the business. 

Why you should attend
  • FREE* passes to in-house counsel, “C” level management executives and business leaders with access to full-day sessions
  • Insight into the latest legal issues from Thailand region
  • Unique networking opportunities with leading legal experts and peers
  • In-depth panel discussion sessions with some of the most distinguished corporate counsel in the region
  • VIP networking luncheon and refreshments
  • Detailed speaker notes and presentation material

Target Audience

Chief Legal Officers, Chief Compliance Officers, CEO, Company Secretaries, Country/ General / Corporate / In House / Legal Counsels / Heads and Senior Professionals in charge of:

  • Legal Affairs
  • Company/ Contract Law
  • Corporate Governance
  • Corporate Affairs
  • Legal Risk Management
  • Compliance
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Commercial and Enforcement Counsel

* Please note that free passes are ONLY applicable for in-house legal counsels. Representatives from law firms and legal service providers are welcome to contact our sponsorship team, Amantha (amantha.chia@thomsonreuters.com) for further information on how to participate in the event.

Please contact Lynda Lim at lynda.lim@thomsonreuters.com or call + (65) 6973 8215 for the updated agenda.

Please note that the agenda is subjected to change


Agenda-at-a-Glance

  • Thrive in Time of Unprecedented Change
  • Practical Guidance for the Prevention of Anti-Competitive Conduct
  • A Favor or Corrupt?: A Thin Line in Making Business Decisions
  • Setting the Right Itinerary for Thailand’s PDPA Compliance Journey
  • Contract Management in the Post-Covid Era

Stay tune for the speakers update.

For further information, please contact Lynda Lim at lynda.lim@thomsonreuters.com or call + (65) 6973 8215


SPEAKERS AND PANELLISTS:

 

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Visitsak Arunsuratpakdee
Partner
Chandler MHM Limited

Visitsak is a Partner at Chandler MHM. He focuses his practice on administrative law litigation and advisory, technology, media and telecommunications (TMT), personal data protection, mergers and acquisitions, taxation and corporate commercial matters. He advises both foreign and Thai multinational clients including Thai listed companies in a broad range of matters across different industry sectors including telecommunications, oil and gas, petroleum exploration and production, petrochemicals, power, aviation, mining, tobacco, food and beverage (including alcohol).

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Nathee Silacharoen
Partner
Chandler MHM Limited

Nathee is a Partner at Chandler MHM. He specializes in dispute resolution including administrative law litigation, general litigation, arbitration, regulatory matters, international trade, corporate and commercial law, employment, insurance, restructuring and insolvency. Nathee has significant experience in advising and representing both local and international multinational companies and individuals on various legal and regulatory matters in Thailand.

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Kobkit Thienpreecha
Partner and Director, Corporate and Commercial
Tilleke & Gibbins

Kobkit Thienpreecha, a partner and director of Tilleke & Gibbins’ corporate and commercial group, has been a leading corporate lawyer with the firm for over a decade. Having been selected as counsel by numerous foreign clients that wish to do business in Thailand—ranging from private entrepreneurs to multinational industrial manufacturers, traders, and service providers from various industries—Kobkit excels at designing targeted, legitimate, and practical solutions for foreign business start-up structures.

Kobkit also specializes in offering diverse legal support services at the highest standard, including antitrust and trade competition, company incorporation, joint ventures, M&A, investment promotion, Foreign Business License, capital markets and IPOs, specific business permits and licenses, immigration, regulatory compliance, and all foreign clients’ affairs. With support from his experienced service team, Kobkit continues to overcome challenges and succeed in landmark cases, which further his reputation, attract referrals, and build his incomparable clientele.

Kobkit has received remarkable recognitions by several publishers. He was ranked as a “Recognized Practitioner” in Corporate/M&A practice in the 2019 edition of Chambers, while the Legal 500 Asia Pacific  2019 rankings note that clients speak of Kobkit as a “go-to-guy” for corporate and M&A work, and elsewhere in the guide he is identified as a “capital markets specialist.” Kobkit was also ranked as “leading lawyer” in Asialaw Profiles 2019, and as one of the top 100 lawyers in Thailand by Asia Business Law Journal.

Known for delivering sharp and reliable advice, Kobkit’s performance is outstanding and dynamic, as represented by his involvement in IPOs, securities transactions, M&A deals, bids for government projects, joint ventures, shareholders’ disputes, and NGO licenses.

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Nutavit Sirikan
Associate
Tilleke & Gibbins

Nutavit Sirikan is an associate in Tilleke & Gibbins’ corporate and commercial group in Bangkok. Nutavit advises both Thai and international clients on a range of transactional matters, including M&A transactions, due diligence, e-commerce, company formation, obtaining foreign business licenses, joint ventures, investment promotions, and capital markets.

Committed to the long-term success of his clients, Nutavit also provides pragmatic and holistic regulatory compliance strategies in relation to antitrust and competition, labor and employment, and technology, media, and telecommunications.

Nutavit holds an undergraduate law degree and a master’s degree in business law from Thammasat University, and a master’s degree in competition law from King’s College London which he received with distinction. He is a member of the Thai Bar Association and the Lawyers Council of Thailand. Nutavit is fluent in both Thai and English.

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Kudun Sukhumananda
Founding Partner and Co-head of Capital Markets and Corporate and M&A
Kudun & Partners

Kudun is the founding partner of Kudun and Partners. He is primarily active in capital markets and securities including IPOs, debt securities offerings, stock exchange listings and mergers and acquisitions. He regularly assists international clients, seeking to invest in Thailand, on a broad spectrum of industry sectors on choosing the right investment structure, as well as on licenses and other regulatory matters required to do business in Thailand.

Since GDPR became enforceable in 2018, he has invested a special interest on issues related to data privacy and data protection. When Thailand’s Personal Data Protection Act, B.E. 2562 was passed in 2019, he was already at the forefront of this area of law. He currently oversees a team of data privacy experts in the firm and continues to advise and assist clients in the aspects of data privacy. He was recently invited to be a speaker on the topic “PDPA: From a Practical Perspective” by the International Schools Association of Thailand (ISAT).

Noted for his expertise in the industry, Kudun continues to receive accolades from globally and regionally recognized legal publications including his recognition as a “Commended External Counsel of the Year by In-house Community Counsel, 2020”, one of “Thailand’s Top 100 lawyers by Asian Business Law Journal for 2020 and 2021”, and “Highly Regarded for Capital Markets: Debt and Equity and Corporate and M&A by IFLR1000” since 2019.

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Kongkoch Yongsavasdikul
Partner and Head of Digital Law

Kudun & Partners

Kongkoch is one of the founders of Kudun and Partners. His principal areas of practice include corporate, mergers & acquisitions, capital markets including initial public listing (IPO), corporate restructuring, and infrastructure funds, as well as digital law and Thailand’s Personal Data Protection Act, B.E. 2562 (2019). In the transactional space, he has substantial experience representing sellers and purchasers in a wide spectrum of public and private transactions across a broad range of industries, including financial services, power and renewable energy (solar and wind), healthcare, real estate/property development and technology, media and telecoms (TMT) including tech start-ups and e-commerce. On the advisory front, he has managed a wide variety of projects including providing legal services for fund-raising projects in the TMT industries (tech start-ups) and advising on digital law and Thailand’s Personal Data Protection Act, B.E. 2562 (2019).

He continues to be recognized by IFLR1000 as a notable practitioner since 2019. According to the commentary from Legal 500, 2021, he is known by his clients as “responsive and put his feet in the client’s shoes to ensure the success of the project.”

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Nattaya Tantirangsi
Senior Associate and Head of Data Privacy and Protection Practice
Kudun & Partners

Nattaya is a senior associate and Head of Data Privacy and Protection Practice in Kudun and Partners Limited. She has an impressive depth of experience in advising both local and international clients on Thailand’s capital markets and securities laws and regulations, particularly in debt offerings. She continue to represent a wide range of clients in the real estate, pharmaceutical and healthcare, technology, and financial services sectors in connection with the full spectrum of the initial public offering (IPO) process and providing advice on their compliance to the Securities and Exchange Act of Thailand and other related regulations, post-IPO.

On the Data Privacy and Protection front, apart from her solid and extensive knowledge in the laws and regulations of the European’s General Data Protection Regulation (“GPDR”) and Thailand’s Personal Data Protection Act, B.E. 2562 (2019), she has gained significant hands-on experience and amassed strategic business solutions through advising a variety of both local and international clients on PDPA compliance.

Nattaya hold a Master of Law with Merit, specializing in Corporate and Securities laws, including International Taxation from The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), UK and a Bachelor of Law with First Class Honor from Chulalongkorn University, Thailand. She recently obtained her certificate in Company Secretary Program and certificate in Company Reporting Program from the Thai Institute of Directors.                           

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Panithida Termrungruanglert
Associate
Kudun & Partners

Panithida is an associate with Kudun and Partners Limited. She has a great depth of knowledge and experience in relation to the Personal Data Protection Act, B.E. 2562 (2019) (“PDPA”) from her extensive involvement in the implementation of the PDPA for Kiatnakin Phatra Financial Group, a listed company consisting of commercial banking business and capital market business. Her experience extends beyond implementing new processes and policies for PDPA compliance where she also provides practical solutions from a business perspective in accordance to the PDPA. 

Panithida graduated with a Master of Law, specializing in Banking Law and Financial Regulation from The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), UK and Bachelor of Law from Chulalongkorn University, Thailand.


**Complimentary passes are available to in-house counsels.

To register for the event please contact:
Lynda Lim
DID: +(65) 6973 8215


** Please note that free passes are ONLY applicable for in-house legal counsels. Representatives from law firms and legal service providers are welcome to contact our sponsorship team, Amantha (amantha.chia@thomsonreuters.com) for further information on how to participate in the event.

CONTACT US 

Speaking and Program Enquiries
Lynda Lim
lynda.lim@thomsonreuters.com

+ (65) 6973 8215

Sponsorship Opportunities 
Amantha Chia 
amantha.chia@thomsonreuters.com 

+ (65) 6870 3917


PRESENTING SPONSOR

 

Chandler

 

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TG