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Kowit Adireksombat

Kowit Adireksombat is a member of the Financial Services Division. He joined the Firm in 2007 and became a partner in 2018. Since joining the Firm in 2007, he has been active in corporate transactions which include capital markets, banking and financial transactions, and mergers and acquisitions.

The Securities and Exchange Commission of Thailand has amended the requirements for offerings by foreign entities of Baht-denominated bonds and foreign-currency-denominated bonds. These revisions aim to enhance protection for investors and market credibility. The changes also mark the transfer from the Ministry of Finance of Thailand, which until now had the power to grant approval to foreign issuers for issuances of Baht bonds, to the SEC. The amendments came into effect on 1 January 2024.

The Securities and Exchange Commission of Thailand (SEC) has amended and issued regulations (17 in total) to provide clarity regarding the nature of businesses that may be considered investment companies. The amended regulations also impose disclosure obligations, where an investment company is also a listed company, and prohibit any investment companies from offering securities, except in limited circumstances. These regulations became effective on 1 January 2024.