Supasit Saypan

Consultant
Download vCard
T: +66 2056 5994
F: +66 2056 5678

Practices

Office

Languages

Thai, English, Hindi

Education

LLM, Thammasat University

LLB, University of Exeter

Supasit Saypan is a consultant in Tilleke & Gibbins’ corporate and commercial group in Bangkok. His practice focuses on corporate and commercial law, where he regularly advises domestic and international clients across various industries on company establishment and licensing in Thailand, including obtaining Foreign Business Licenses and securing investment promotion from Thailand’s Board of Investment. He also assists clients in conducting legal due diligence ahead of mergers, acquisitions, and other commercial transactions; advises on Thai customs law including import and export licenses, import duty privileges, bonded warehouses, advanced customs rulings, and compliance with customs procedures; and assists in a range of family-related private client work, including adoption and inheritance.

Supasit graduated with an LLB from the University of Exeter, a leading university in the United Kingdom, and received an LLM from Thammasat University in Thailand. He is fluent in Thai, English, and Hindi.

  • Regularly advising international clients across various industries on 100% foreign ownership solutions in Thailand, including obtaining Foreign Business Licenses and securing investment promotion from Thailand’s Board of Investment (BOI).

  • Assisted several clients in conducting due diligence investigations and providing legal analysis for mergers, acquisitions of shares, and entire business transfers.

  • Assisted a global luxury fashion brand in market entry and company establishment, product importation, and corporate secretarial services for its business operations in Thailand.

  • Represented a leading American multinational manufacturer of advanced electronic components with its THB 1 billion investment in Thailand via promotion privileges granted by the BOI, including advice on land ownership for construction of a local production hub in Southeast Asia.

  • Acting as a corporate secretary for various Fortune 500 clients to ensure compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements under Thai laws.

  • Assisted a world-leading manufacturer of dental implants, dental instruments, and other related dentistry products, in establishing a wholly owned subsidiary in Thailand for wholesale, retail, and aftersales service businesses activities.

  • Advised a client in a dispute against its director for breach of fiduciary duties and director’s liabilities under Thai law.

  • Assisted a client with issues relating to the inheritance of his father who was suffering from various illnesses and therefore did not have the capacity to sign any documents related to the inheritance. We assisted the client to prepare a living will in accordance with his father’s wishes.

  • Represented a company director who was being removed from his directorship in a way that breached the company’s internal regulations. We presented all of the possible outcomes to the client and assisted him to draft an appeal letter for consideration by the Department of Business Development to suspend any removal of his role as director of the company.  We successfully obtained the suspension.

  • Assisted an international nongovernmental organization that supports animal welfare to establish its legal presence in Thailand.

  • Provided assistance to a foreign couple to legally adopt a child in Thailand out of foster care.

  • Acted for a direct sale and direct marketing company in the United States to discuss and negotiate a takeover deal with a Thai Company. The case involved many complex legal issues, such as compliance with the Foreign Business Act and the implementation of an international direct-sales scheme.

Datesort icon Title
November 13, 2020

Tilleke & Gibbins Named Thailand Firm of the Year in Who’s Who Legal Awards 2020

Tilleke & Gibbins has been named Thailand Firm of the Year at the Who’s Who Legal Awards 2020, held on November 12, 2020. Notably, this award marks the fifth consecutive year that Tilleke &...

Read more

November 6, 2020

Tilleke & Gibbins Nominated for Three Women in Business Law Awards Asia-Pacific 2020

Tilleke & Gibbins has been nominated in three firm-wide categories in the Women in Business Law Awards Asia-Pacific 2020. The awards, which are organized each year by Euromoney to recognize firms...

Read more

October 29, 2020

AMCHAM Thailand Recognizes Tilleke & Gibbins at 2020 CSR Excellence Awards

On Tuesday, October 27, Tilleke & Gibbins was singled out for an award for exceptional corporate social responsibility (CSR) work during the past 12 months at the 2020 CSR Excellence Awards, held...

Read more

October 20, 2020

Tilleke & Gibbins among Southeast Asia’s Top Corporate Firms in IFLR1000 2021 Rankings

In the recently released IFLR1000  2021 rankings of the world’s best corporate and financial law firms, Tilleke & Gibbins was honored with a record 15 firm-wide rankings across all...

Read more

October 9, 2020

Supasit Saypan to Speak on Thailand Investment Opportunities

Supasit Saypan

On October 27, 2020, Supasit Saypan, a consultant in Tilleke & Gibbins’ corporate and commercial group in Bangkok, will speak at a Malaysian-Thai Chamber of Commerce webinar titled “Building...

Read more

  •   
  • Page :
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
Datesort icon Title
September 16, 2020

COVID-19 Resource Center

As the global COVID-19 situation develops, Tilleke & Gibbins is dedicated to ensuring that our clients remain up to date on the most important legal developments in Southeast Asia as they happen...

Read more

June 5, 2020

BOI Launches New COVID-19 Relief Measures for Promoted Companies

Supasit Saypan, Kobkit Thienpreecha

Many companies that operate in Thailand under promotion by the Board of Investment (BOI) are encountering unique challenges during the COVID-19 crisis. Delays to logistics systems and fund remittance...

Read more

June 4, 2020

Thailand Sets New Security Standards for Electronic Meetings

Supasit Saypan, Kobkit Thienpreecha

On May 26, 2020, Thailand’s Ministry of Digital Economy and Society issued a new Notification Re: Security Standards of Meetings via Electronic Means, which came into effect the following day. The...

Read more

March 25, 2020

COVID-19: Companies in Thailand Granted Limited Relief from Statutory Annual Meeting Requirements

Kobkit Thienpreecha, Supasit Saypan

COVID-19: Companies in Thailand Granted Limited Relief from Statutory Annual Meeting Requirements The Department of Business Development (DBD) of Thailand’s Ministry of Commerce has given companies...

Read more

March 19, 2020

COVID-19 Status Update for Southeast Asia - March 18, 2020

The effects of the global COVID-19 pandemic on Southeast Asia are a deep concern shared by all with connections to the region. To encourage clear understanding of the facts on the ground, Tilleke...

Read more

  •   
  • Page :
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3