Legal advice and support on financial services

PUGNATORIUS Ltd. is the Bangkok-based specialist provider of transactional legal and tax advice on foreign investments in Thailand’s manufacturing and service industries as well as property acquisition and developments. Advice and assistance on financial service businesses are one of its core business and competence areas. The law firm maintains close connections with Thailand’s Security & Exchange Commission (SEC), Ministry of Finance (MOF), the Bank of Thailand (BOT), as well as the fintech-specialized departments of the Thailand Revenue Department (TRD). Working connections from years of professional services in this area that are available for new clients and assignments. PUGNATORIUS Ltd. provides legal and tax services on a wide range of financial services. This is combined with its well-known expertise regarding crypto ventures and digital asset businesses.

Legal opinions: PUGBATORIUS Ltd. has a broad scope of experiences in providing legal opinions and advice on Thailand’s financial services legislation, local compliance requirements, and licensing procedures for financial services. This includes professional statements on the applicable laws and regulations in a cross-border venture and the need for licenses and approvals for foreign service providers that are intentionally or occasionally addressing Thai customers and investors from abroad. The law firm is familiar with the business aspects and considerations of foreign companies in this sector and the international structuring of financial products. It s legal opinions follow international standards in structure and content and are widely accepted.

Financial services licensing: The law firm advises and supports securities business license types A, B, C, and D, the business license to undertake advisory services, securities borrowing and lending, as well as to undertake venture capital management. The law firm advises in the establishment of peer-to-peer lending platforms in accordance with the Notification of the Capital Market Supervisory Board on May 15, 2019.

Cryptocurrency and digital asset businesses: In addition to supporting and services for financial services, PUGNATORIUS Ltd. is active with respect to cryptocurrency ventures and digital asset businesses. It supports the licensing of digital asset dealers, brokers, and exchanges, as well as ICO portal companies. The law firm has specific expertise regarding the taxation of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. It advises on a broad scope of digital asset businesses of various scope and type.  This is further explained at “Legal advice and tax structuring for cryptocurrency and digital asset businesses“.

Thai and cross-border tax structuring: The Bangkok tax counsel advises on tax structuring and asset protection schemes, especially the use of offshore jurisdictions, the tax-efficient restructuring of existing wealth structures and digital asset ventures, the taxation of losses, and internationally recognized asset protection schemes.