Thailand Falls Another Three Places on Transparency International’s Corruption Index
Thailand ranked 104th among 180 countries surveyed, down from 101st a year earlier, with an overall score of 36 out of 100. The higher the ranking the greater the perception of corruption, and the lower the score, the higher the perception of corruption. Although there have been minor changes, Thailand’s ratings on Transparency International’s Corruptions Perceptions Index...
Anti-CorruptionAnti-Money LaunderingDispute Resolution13 December, 2020by Legal Analytics
Things You Never Want to Hear from Your Lawyer in Thailand
Compliance with the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act is challenging in some jurisdictions, and there are some things you never want to hear from your lawyer, particularly in high-risk jurisdictions such as Thailand. Here are a few “innocent” statements that have been “repeated” as purported anecdotes, followed by comments on why these statements are dangerous indicia of corruption. “We...
Anti-CorruptionDispute Resolution15 November, 2020by Legal Analytics
Corruption & Defamation: The Recent TripAdvisor Controversy
The press reports about the American jailed for allegedly posting a defamatory review on TripAdvisor about the Seaview hotel in Koh Chang have cast a spotlight on Thailand’s strict defamation laws. Reports about the jailing of the American appeared on the BBC website, the New York Times and the Bangkok Post.