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Jul 06, 2016

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

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 Senior Partner, Brett Sciaroni, and the S&A team 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!


Event details:

Date:       Thursday, 28 July 2016
Time:       07:30 
am to Noon
Location:  Raffles Le Grand Hotel D’Angkor Siem Reap
RSVP:     Please RSVP by COB Monday 25 July 2016 to Ms. Boranin RATH:
boranin@sa-asia.com or call +855 23  210 225
US$25 if reply before 20 July

                US$35 (Breakfast and Refreshment)


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
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.

Sciaroni & Associates, one of Southeast Asia’s leading professional services and investment advisory firms, has been providing skilled counsel and knowledgeable business insights for over two decades. Based in Cambodia with legal offices in  Laos and Myanmar, our experienced team of advisors brings considerable general and sector-specific expertise to the challenges confronting companies doing business in emerging markets.  We are proud that our clients comprise many of the world’s premier companies, banks, financial institutions, governments and global development organizations.

For more information please visit www.sa-asia.com or contact us at info@sa-asia.com

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Sciaroni & Associates is a leading professional and investment advisory firm doing business in Southeast Asia since 1993. Based in Cambodia with legal offices in Laos and Myanmar, we provide experienced advice and business insights to many of the world’s leading companies, governments, economic think tanks, global development funds, international NGOs and the Royal Government of Cambodia in accordance with strict international standards.
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