March 20, 2012

Thomson Reuters Complinet: Securities and Banking Regulations in Thailand

Complinet Complete

This article, published by Complinet Complete (Thomson Reuters Accelus), is a guide to securities and banking regulations in Thailand. Specifically, the article covers the role of the Bank of Thailand, financial institution classifications, and banking regulations (including foreign exchange, banking secrecy, outsourcing, and anti-money laundering) that were formulated through the first and second phases of the Financial Sector Master Plan implemented by Thailand after the 1997 Financial Crisis. In the area of securities, the article also covers the role of the Securities and Exchange Commission, regulations, issuance, shareholding/takeover, securities businesses, and concerns of foreign investors.