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Training, Seminars and Workshops
Our partner, Chinapat Visuttipat, is the course leader for several important courses in the month of March. Said courses are various training courses in the following areas, with some information on said training courses as below;
Royalties & Licensing
Legal, Tax & Business Strategies, & Planning
1-2 March 2016: JW Marriot Hotel, Bangkok
This event is organised by OMEGA World Class and is related to proactive measures and Preventive Risk Management for Successful Licensing and Royalties Transactions. This training programme is designed to provide the legal and tax practices with intellectual property law, contract and tax management in relation to royalties and licensing transactions. The main concept of this training is to learn from success and failure stories from real experiences, and precedent cases from the Supreme Court. From the case study, the delegates will learn from pains and pitfalls, including mistakes of business practitioners dealing with marketing expenses, marketing fees and cost allocation, which are deemed as ‘royalties’ for bad tax consequences. This course is interactive and practical for maximum learning.
Key learning points from this training programme:
Family Business for Sustainability
Thai Institute of Directors
3-5 March 2016: Sirindhorn Dam, Ubon Ratchathani Province
This event is organized by the Thai Institute of Directors (IOD) and will be held at Ubon Ratchathani Province. The main focus of the event will be the key to success of family businesses, including strategies for trans-generational wealth creation and family business governance. This training programme shall focus on private sector development to sustainable family business, and it is a fantastic opportunity to meet other IOD members and businessmen in Ubon Ratchathani and neighbouring provinces; for knowledge sharing and networking.
Rights and Duties of Shareholders
9 March 2016: Stock Exchange of Thailand
This event is organised by the Stock Exchange of Thailand for shareholders, in order to prepare themselves for the Annual General Meeting of shareholders (AGM), which will be held between March – April of every year.
Corporate Tax Planning
Best Practices for International Companies
17-18 March 2016: Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit
This international advanced course is designed to provide tax planning ideas and commercial practices for corporate and business operators for the best practices and corporate good governance. The main concept of this training
programme is to learn about success and failure stories from the real experiences of precedent cases. The content will cover corporate income tax, VAT, specific business tax, stamp duty, as well as customs and property tax, including tax planning ideas for good corporate governance.
This course will particularly benefit international business owners, management teams, CEOs, CFOs, financial controllers, treasurers, finance directors, tax managers, accounting managers, legal directors and managers.
Construction Contracts Summit 2016
‘Drafting, Negotiating & Managing’
22-23 March 2016: Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit
This event is organised by OMEGA World Class and encompasses proven strategies, insights and practical advice on ways to effectively draft, negotiate and resolve disputes for successful construction contracts and project risk management.
Our partner, Chinapat Visuttipat, will be speaking on the following issues:
This two day course is particularly beneficial for owners/developers; project companies; government bodies working on construction projects; construction project practitioners involved in the management of construction contracts; general counsels, legal counsels and chief of contracts working on contract claims and dispute resolutions; contractors/subcontractors and/or suppliers working on project contracts and/or agreements; plus all persons concerned with managing and negotiating construction contracts, i.e. business development, managers, construction contract managers, construction developers, construction project managers; consulting engineers, contract administrators, contractors, sub-contractors, engineering professionals, arbitrators, in-house legal counsel, insurance and risk managers, operation managers, contract lawyers, project risk management managers, purchasing procurement managers and strategic planning managers.
Family Business Restructure & Succession
Legal & Tax Strategies
24-25 March 2016: Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit
This training programme is designed to provide legal and tax strategies for family businesses to understand legal and tax implications in order to restructure the business for succession purposes. The main concept of this training programme is to provide in-depth legal and tax analysis for family businesses, including real experiences and mistakes found from precedent cases. The training will cover the legal, contract and tax issues in relation to family assets, intellectual property and personnel.
This two day training programme will cover legal and tax considerations for family business restructure, strategic succession planning in family businesses and family business expansion with sustainable growth.
The information shared in this training course will be of particular importance to business owners, family businesses, the future owners of family businesses, non-members of family businesses, as well as family business successors and SMEs.
Mergers and Acquisitions
Financial, Legal & Tax Strategies and Planning
29-30 March 2016: Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit
M&A planning is critical for business risk management. Sufficient due diligence is the best practice for M&A. This is another event organised by OMEGA World Class. This special programme is designed to provide the best financial, tax and legal practices for corporate and business operators in relation to business acquisition and disposal. The main concept of this training course is to learn about success and failure stories from the real experiences of precedent cases. This course is designed for MNCs, listed companies, SMEs, family businesses and investment funds - especially those who are in charge of wealth management - venture capital funds, financial controllers, treasurers, finance directors, tax managers, accounting staff, legal counsellors, business development managers and business strategists.
The main learning points in this two day course is best practices in M&A for financial, tax and legal perspectives, as well as M&A planning for maximising profits to the business owner.
Family Business for Sustainability
Creative Entrepreneurship Development Institute
31 March – 1 April 2016: CEDI of Bangkok University
This training course is organised by the Creative Entrepreneurship Development Institute of Bangkok University (CEDI) for effective management in family business. The information shared in this training will be of particular importance to family businesses, the future owners of family businesses, non-members of family businesses, ownership and shareholding, as well as corporate restructure, benefits and profit sharing, and legal and tax considerations.
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