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The Nuts & Bolts of Doing Business in Siem Reap: A Legal, Tax and Investment Seminar by Sciaroni & Associates

28/07/2016 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm


Gain in-depth understanding of the regulations, procedures, documentation and legal issues for developing and financing tourism and related businesses from one of Cambodia’s leading legal and tax experts.  This half-day seminar is a must for anyone involved in, or considering entry into, the Siem Reap hospitality sector or any of the ancillary businesses that support Cambodia’s vibrant tourism sector.

Siem Reap has recently been designated as one of the world’s top five travel destinations attracting visitors from across the globe.  With fast-paced annual increases, business is growing by leaps and bounds.  Join our legal team on Thursday 28 July for a morning of informative, interactive sessions highlighting the expansive growth across the tourism and property development sectors.  Learn about recent legal developments in the labor, tax and real estate laws that will impact your business regardless of the industry in which it operates.

Whether you have an existing company or are contemplating the acquisition or establishment of a business to meet the needs of a growing market, this seminar will provide you with informed insights of what is required to operate in our changing regulatory environment and rapidly growing Cambodia.

Join us in Siem Reap on Thursday 28 July for an overview of the most current legal and tax developments affecting your business, We look forward to meeting you!

Patrick Smith, Managing Partner, Head of Banking & Finance Practice Group

Patrick has over 20 years of experience of advising on banking and finance matters. He started his career in London with Bankers Trust and Deutsche Bank and has worked at leading global law firms in London, Australia and Japan on a wide spectrum of banking and finance matters including lending, debt capital markets, structured finance, repackaging, OTC derivatives, trade finance, asset finance, securitizations and regulatory/compliance matters. Patrick has advised leading multinational corporations and global financial organizations and governments and is widely recognized as an expert in his field. Admitted to the Supreme Court of Victoria as a Barrister and Solicitor, he holds an LL.B and BA (Hons.) from Monash University.

Kanika Tan, Senior Associate, Head of Tourism and NGO Practice Groups

Kanika has earned a Masters degree (LLM) in Business Law from UCLA School of Law in California, USA. Her practice areas include corporate and commercial, intellectual property, tourism, corporate finance, foreign direct investment, joint venture and M&A. Kanika speaks English and Khmer.

Porchhay Phoung, Legal Advisor, Head of Real Estate & Construction Practice Group

Porchhay has more than ten years experience of advising in relation to real estate and construction. He has advised global real estate developers, construction companies and foreign investors on their investments and projects in Cambodia. His areas of practice are real estate acquisition, lease, concession, and hypothec registration, due diligence, construction contracts, and other related commercial transactions. He obtained a Master of Commercial Laws from University of Melbourne in 2015. Porchhay speaks English and Khmer.

Sophal Yun, Associate, Head of Labor Practice Group

Sophal has knowledge of Cambodian law, practice and custom, specializing in labor law issues and labor dispute resolution, legal research, analysis, evidence examination and arbitral award drafting. Sophal earned Bachelors of Law in dual language-based programs in Law and Economics and a Masters Degree in Law from Transnational Law and Business University, South Korea. She speaks English and Khmer.

Please RSVP by COB Monday 25 July 2016 to Ms. Boranin RATH: [email protected] or call +855 23 210 225

For more information please visit www.sa-asia.com or contact Sciaroni & Associates at [email protected].


7:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Sciaroni & Associates
+855 23 210 225