Tassanai Kiratisountorn

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Norton Rose Fulbright (Thailand) Limited

Bangkok
Thailand
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Bangkok
Thailand
T:+662 205 8527
Tassanai Kiratisountorn

Tassanai Kiratisountorn

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Biography

Tassanai Kiratisountorn is a banking and finance lawyer based in Bangkok.

Tassanai focuses on banking and finance, project finance, debt restructuring and business reorganisation, M&A and general corporate and commercial law.

He has extensive experience of representing lenders and borrowers in numerous high-profile transactions, particularly in power and renewable energy sectors.

Tassanai graduated with a bachelor of laws degree from Chulalongkorn University and obtained a master of laws degree in international commercial and business law from the University of East Anglia.


Professional experience

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  • Lawyer, qualified in Thailand

Banking and Finance/Project Finance

  • Advising Bangkok Bank Public Company Limited on the financing of the construction of a 97 MW gas-fired co-generation power plant project developed by Berkprai Cogeneration Company Limited, a joint venture company of Rajburi Sugar Co., Ltd. and Ratchaburi Electricity Generating Company Limited, located in Ratchaburi Province.
  • Advise the Global Climate Partnership Fund on a US$20 million corporate loan to Cleantech Solar Asia (Cleantech), a Singapore-based rooftop solar power plant developer in the Asia-Pacific region.
  • Advising Bangkok Bank Public Company Limited on the financing of US$250,000,000 term facility to PT Barito Pacific TBK for refinancing of its existing facility and partially funding the acquisition of Star Energy Group Holdings Pte. Ltd.
  • Assisting ANZ Bank (Thai) Public Company Limited in developing its standard form of business security agreement to be used for taking business security under the Business Security Act of Thailand B.E. 2558 (2015)
  • Advising The Siam Commercial Bank Public Company Limited on providing a THB 10,958,000,000 term loan facility to Wind Energy Holding Company Limited for the purposes of refinancing its existing debts and funding its equity contribution to be made in relation to development of 5 wind farm projects in Thailand, with a total capacity of 450MW.
  • Advising The Siam Commercial Bank Public Company Limited on provide credit facilities in a total amount of THB 26,367,000,000 to Thepharak Wind Co., Ltd., Tropical Wind Co., Ltd., K.R.S. Three Co., Ltd., K.R. One Co., Ltd. and Krissana Wind Power Co., Ltd., each a subsidiary of Wind Energy Holding Company Limited, to finance development of 5 wind farm projects located in Thailand, with a total capacity of 450MW.
  • Advising TMB Bank Public Company Limited on the financing of a solar power plant project developed by Eco Thaienergy Company Limited under agricultural cooperatives scheme with total capacity of approximately 5 MW located in Samut Sakhon Province.
  • Advising Bank of Ayudhya Bank Public Company Limited on the THB 945,000,000 financing for development of the 9.9MW waste-to-energy power plant project of Green Power Energy Company Limited, as sponsored by SUPERBLOCK Public Company Limited.
  • Advising KASIKORNBANK PUBLIC COMPANY LIMITED on providing the bridge loan and term loan facilities in an aggregate amount of THB 25,000,000,000 to companies within TCC Group, namely T.C.C Commercial Property Management Co., Ltd., CW Towers Co., Ltd. and their subsidiaries, for the acquisition of assets, being a portfolio of real estate projects, from Thai Commercial Investment Freehold and Leasehold Fund.
  • Advising KASIKORNBANK PUBLIC COMPANY LIMITED on providing the THB 1,720,000,000 facilities to Restaurants Development Co., Ltd. for the acquisition of 130 KFC stores in Thailand and relevant assets from Yum Restaurants International (Thailand) Co., Ltd.
  • Advising the Thai arm of Trans Thailand-Malaysia (TTM), namely Trans Thai-Malaysia (Thailand) Limited (TTMT) on the refinancing of US$195 million debt in relation to an offshore gas pipeline project located in the Malaysia-Thailand Joint Development Area in the Gulf of Thailand.  The refinancing facility was provided by HSBC, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation and the Bank of Ayudhya Public Company Limited.  PETRONAS of Malaysia and PTT Public Company Limited of Thailand are 50:50 joint partners in TTMT.
  • Advising The Siam Commercial Bank Pubic Company Limited on providing THB 900,000,000 facilities to Wind Energy Holding Co., Ltd. For the purposes of funding development costs of 5 wind farm projects in Thailand.
  • Acting as a Thai law counsel for Frasers Property (Holdings) Thailand Co., Ltd. as borrower and Fraser Centrepoint Limited as parent in relation to a THB 4,000,000,000 term loan facility arranged by Bank of Ayudhya Public Company Limited and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, Bangkok Branch.
  • Advising The Siam Commercial Bank Public Company Limited on providing THB 1,000,000,000 facilities to Wind Energy Holding Co., Ltd. for the purposes of funding the acquisition and development costs of wind farm projects in Thailand.
  • Advising The Siam Commercial Bank Public Company Limited on the THB 4,100,000,000 financing of development of a portfolio of 11 solar PV projects, with the aggregate capacity of 87MW, of Rang Ngern Solution Company Limited.  The ultimate sponsors of the projects are Gunkul Engineering Public Company Limited and Super Block Public Company Limited.
  • Advising Bangkok Bank Public Company Limited on the THB 3,212,000,000 financing of development of a 60 MW wind farm project of Khao Kor Wind Power Company Limited.
  • Advising The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation on general banking matters including reviewing standard forms for bank's products.
  • Advising CIMB Thai Bank Public Company Limited on the General Terms and Conditions under the application documents with respect to the Bank Payment Obligations services to be provided by CIMB Thai Bank Public Company Limited to its potential customers.
  • Advising CIMB Thai Bank Public Company Limited on the Thai version of the standard forms of the security documents to be applied by CIMB Thai Bank Public Company Limited for its contemplated financing transaction.
  • Advising Partners Group on a strategic exit from its investment in wind farm projects in Thailand.
  • Advising The Siam Commercial Bank Public Company Limited on the THB 4,300 million financing for development of the 105.6MW gas-fired cogeneration power plant project of Advance Agro Asia Company Limited.
  • Advising 8 lenders, consisting of The Siam Commercial Bank Public Company Limited, Bangkok Bank Public Company Limited, KASIKORNBANK Public Company Limited, Bank of Ayudhya Public Company Limited, Land and Houses Bank Public Company Limited, The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd, Mizuho Bank, Ltd. and CIMB Thai Bank Public Company Limited on the financing of a portfolio of 12 gas-fired cogeneration projects in Thailand, with the aggregate generating capacity of 1,470 MW, sponsored by Gulf Energy Development Company Limited and Mitsui & Co., Ltd.
  • Advising Bangkok Bank Public Company Limited on the THB 7,000,000,000 financing of construction and development of the assembly project for production of automobiles to SAIC Motor-CP Company Limited.
  • Advising IRPC Clean Power Company Limited on the financing of 2 gas-fired cogeneration projects, with the aggregate generating capacity of 240MW, involving Government Savings Bank, Krungthai Bank Public Company Limited, Bank of Ayudhya Public Company Limited and Land and Houses Bank Public Company Limited as lenders.
  • Advising Waste2Tricity Ltd on the structuring and financing of its Thai subsidiary, namely Waste2Tricity International (Thailand) Ltd, and all Thai law related matters in connection with development of waste to energy projects in Thailand. 
  • Advising HSBC Trinkaus & Burkhardt AG on the Thai law aspects in relation to its provision of €100 million borrowing base financing for KMR Stainless group.
  • Advising The Siam Commercial Bank Public Company Limited on the THB 5,476 million financing of ten solar PV projects, with the aggregate capacity of 72MW, under investment portfolio of Soleq Pte Ltd, an investment vehicle of Equis Fund Group.
  • Advising Bangkok Bank Public Company Limited and The Siam Commercial Bank Public Company Limited on the financing of THB9,805 million facilities for the construction of two 100 MW gas-fired cogeneration power plant project of Ratchaburi World Cogeneration Company Limited, a company jointly owned by Ratchaburi Electricity Generating Holding Public Company Limited, one of the largest power company in Thailand, and the TAF Group.
  • Advising Bank of Ayudhya Pubic Company Limited on its acquisition of a USD 200,000,000 unsecured term loan from International Finance Corporation (IFC)
  • Advising Total Access Communication Company Limited on its acquisition of a THB 10 billion term loan from a club of Japanese banks, consisting of The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd, Bangkok Branch, Mizuho Corporate Bank, Ltd., Bangkok Branch and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, Bangkok Branch, to be used for funding a fee for the license to operate 3G mobile services on the 2.1GHz spectrum and development of its 3G mobile network.   
  • Advising Total Access Communication Company Limited on its acquisition of THB 30 billion credit facilities from Bangkok Bank Public Company Limited to be used for funding a fee for the license to operate 3G mobile services on the 2.1GHz spectrum and development of its 3G mobile network.  
  • Acting as the local counsel for International Finance Corporation (IFC) in relation to its provision of a USD 45,000,000 secured term loan to SRF Industries (Thailand) Ltd.
  • Advising Bank of Ayudhya Public Company Limited on the USD 38.5 million term loan facilities and USD 1.5 million working capital facilities granted to DMS Property Investment Private Limited, a joint venture company incorporated under the law of Maldives jointly owned by Dusit Thai Properties Public Company Limited, MBK Public Company Limited, Mr. Chatri Sophonpanich and Coastline Investment PVT. Ltd.
  • Advising Total Access Communication Public Company Limited on obtaining a THB 30 billion credit facilities from Bangkok Bank Public Company Limited.
  • Advising Partners Group on its financing of and potential equity investment in two 103.5 MW wind farm projects in Nakhon Ratchasima Province, Thailand.
  • Advising TOT Public Company Limited on a THB14.7 billion term loan facility from Bank of Ayudhya Public Company Limited and United Overseas Bank (Thailand) Public Company Limited to fund the construction of its third generation mobile network (3G).
  • Advising Standard Chartered Bank (Thai) Public Company Limited on legal due diligence concerning My Resort Bangkok Project and My Resort @ River Project (Projects) and on THB818 million and THB696 million Credit Facilities Agreements for the refinancing of existing debts owed to several banks as well as the financing of the remaining construction costs of the Projects.
  • Advising Sindicatum Clean Energy Pte Ltd (a subsidiary of Sindicatum Carbon Capital Holdings Limited), on structured investment by its affiliate in two CDM landfill biogas project and a very small power project in Bangkok and Chiang Mai Province, Thailand.
  • Advising Bank of Ayudhya Public Company Limited on the THB1.35 billion term loan facilities and THB50 million working capital facilities granted to Soneva Kiri Resort Company Limited for the construction of the Soneva Kiri Resort on Kood Island, Trat Province.
  • Advising Bank of Ayudhya Public Company Limited on the THB1.5 billion term loan facilities and THB50 million working capital facilities granted to The Evason Phuket Limited for the purposes of refinancing, renovation and operation of the Evason Phuket Resort & Six Senses Spa in Phuket Province.
  • Advising Bangkok Bank Public Company Limited on the extension of the refinancing THB 4 billion term loan facility to Michelin Siam Company Limited.
  • Advising Bangkok Bank Public Company Limited on the extension of the THB1 billion term loan facility to Siam Yamato Steel Company Limited to be used in expansion of the mini-mill project.
  • Advising Bangkok Bank Public Company Limited on the extension of THB2 billion refinancing facilities and THB980 million working capital facilities granted to Tata Steel (Thailand) Public Company Limited (formerly Millennium Steel Public Company Limited) and its subsidiaries.
  • Advising Bangkok Bank Public Company Limited on the extension of a THB1.75 billion term loan facility to Tata Steel (Thailand) Public Company Limited for the purposes of financing construction of the Mini Blast Furnace Project of its subsidiary, N.T.S. Steel Group Public Company Limited.
  • Advising Bangkok Bank Public Company Limited on the extension of a THB6 billion term loan facility to Map Ta Phut Olefins Co., Ltd. for the purposed of financing construction of the Naphtha Based Olefins Cracker Project.  The term loan facility is fully supported by a corporate guarantee from The Siam Cement Public Company Limited.
  • Advising Bangkok Bank Public Company Limited on the extension of a THB3 billion term loan facilities to the companies in Charoen Pokphand Group (C.P. Group), namely Charoen Pokphand Group Co., Ltd. and Charoen Pokphand Holding Co., Ltd. for the purposes of financing the acquisition of newly issued shares in Bangkok Teletech Public Company Limited, the owner of "True Move", the third largest mobile phone operator in Thailand.
  • Advising a group of syndicate banks, consisting of Thanachart Bank Public Company Limited, Bank of Ayudhya Bank Public Company Limited and The Siam Commercial Bank Public Company Limited, on the provision of the THB90 million term loan facility and THB70 million working capital facilities to Pimai Salt Co., Ltd.
  • Acting for UOB Asia Limited (UOB) as arranger of US$33.5 million and THB60 million senior term loan, revolving credit and letter of credit facilities and a US$7.5 million warrant backed mezzanine loan made available to Modern Asia Environmental Holdings.  This transaction is understood to be the first leveraged finance transaction of its kind in Asia and involved UOB arranging both senior and mezzanine debt on a joint security and contractually subordinated basis.
  • Advising Siemens AG on its US$650 million successful joint venture tender to construct the Suvarnabhumi Airport Rail Link and related financing.
  • Advising Bangkok Bank Public Company Limited on the negotiation and preparation of THB2 billion loan agreement for providing a financial support to Vinythai Public Company Limited.
  • Advising IRPC Public Company Limited (formerly Thai Petrochemical Industry Public Company Limited) on the amendment of the Trade Credit Facility Agreement entered into with Krung Thai Bank Public Company Limited.
  • Assisting GE in their application to convert GE Asia Finance Public Company Limited to a retail bank under the Financial Sector Master Plan, including the potential merger with other finance companies as part of such conversion scheme.
  • Advising GE Asia Finance Public Company Limited on structuring sale and lease-back transactions and creation of the relevant securities.
  • Advising GE Capital (Thailand) Limited on the purchase of the vehicle hire-purchase portfolio from Siam Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd.
  • Advising GE Capital (Thailand) Ltd. on various legal and regulatory issues which relate to creation and enforcement of security for lending transactions under Thai law.
  • Advising GE Capital (Thailand) Ltd. on legal and regulatory issues involved in various currency swap and hedging transactions.
  • Advising GE Capital (Thailand) Ltd. on legal and regulatory issues involved in an operation of credit card business.
  • Advising GE Commercial Finance on legal and regulatory issues which relate to creation and enforcement of banking security for commercial loans under Thai law.
  • Advising Bangkok Bank Public Company Limited on the extension of THB2 billion term loan and credit facilities to Canadoil Pipe Ltd.
  • Acting as the special local counsel for the group of Lenders in relation to the provision of €52.5 million senior loan and €5 million mezzanine loan to UAB Orion Global PET.
  • Advising IRPC Public Company Limited (formerly Thai Petrochemical Industry Public Company Limited) on the acquisition of US$30 million cash collateralised working capital facilities from Standard Chartered Bank (Thai) Public Company Limited.
  • Advising IRPC Public Company Limited (formerly Thai Petrochemical Industry Public Company Limited) on the acquisition of US$90 million cash collateralised credit facilities from the Bank of Nova Scotia, Bangkok Branch.
  • Advising DBS Bank Ltd. on Thai law aspects in relation to the provision of a US$24 million standby letter of credit facility to Tele Engineering and Services Company Limited (a company in True Group, one of the major telecommunications business operators in Thailand).
  • Advising DBS Bank Ltd. on Thai law aspects in relation to the provision of a US$43 million standby letter of credit facility to Shin Satellite Public Company Limited.
  • Advising and acting as acting as the local counsel for HSH Nordbank AG, Singapore Branch on the refinancing of the aircraft lease finance transaction, involving a major airlines operator in Thailand as the lessee. 
  • Advising AIG Finance (Thailand) Public Company Limited on various legal and regulatory issues under banking and life insurance regime.
  • Advising New Hamshire Insurance Company on legal and regulatory issues under Thailand's insurance laws and regulations. 
  • Advising ABN AMRO Bank N.V. and its subsidiary, ABN AMRO Asset Management (Netherlands) B.V. on legal and regulatory issues in connection with conducting businesses of private fund management and investment advisory services in Thailand.
  • Advising ORIX Aviation Systems Ltd. on various Thai law issues relating to the lease of aircraft in Thailand.
  • Advising Cessna Finance Corporation on various Thai law issues relating to the aviation finance business in Thailand.
  • Acting as the local counsel for a group of financiers, consisting of Société Genéralé, Commerzbank AG, Norddeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale, ANZ Bank (Europe) Limited, DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale and SNC Flying Finance 5 - MSN 3489, in relation to the structured finance lease of one Airbus A320-200 aircraft, involving the Thai airline operator, namely, Thai AirAsia Co., Ltd. 
  • Acting as the local counsel for a group of Islamic financiers, consisting of BNP Paribas and Parilease SAS, in relation to the structured finance lease of one Airbus A320-200 aircraft, involving the Thai airline operator, namely AirAsia.com Co., Ltd. (formerly known as Thai AirAsia Co., Ltd.)
  • Acting as the local counsel for a group of Islamic financiers, consisting of Natixis and SNC Batik Lease 3, in relation to the structured finance lease of one Airbus A320-200 aircraft, involving the Thai airline operator, namely Thai AirAsia Co., Ltd.
  • Acting as the local counsel for a group of ECA lenders in relation to the lease of one Airbus A319-100 aircraft, MSN 2648, involving the Thai airline operator, namely Bangkok Airways Co., Ltd.

Debt Restructuring

  • Advising Ministry of Finance acting as the Plan Administrator of IRPC Public Company Limited (formerly known as Thai Petrochemical Industry Public Company Limited) in relation to the implementation and the proposed amendments of the court-sanctioned rehabilitation plan. This is the largest debt restructuring in Thailand and one of Asia's highest profile debt restructurings for a group of companies with debts of US$3.7 billion, involving more than 100 financial creditors.
  • Advising Rayong Bulk Terminal Co., Ltd., acting as the planner in its business reorganisation to restructure its THB4.7 billion debts under the Bankruptcy Court's supervision.
  • Advising IRPC Public Company Limited (formerly Thai Petrochemical Industry Public Company Limited) in several aspects as to business reorganisation of Rayong Tank Terminal Co., Ltd., as part of the overall restructuring of TPI Group's business reorganisation.
  • Advising Bangkok Bank Public Company Limited on the potential sale of the business and non-core assets of Thai Amarit Brewery Co., Ltd. in accordance with the court-sanctioned business reorganisation plan.
  • Advising Siemens AG on debt restructuring process of Bangkok Mass Transit System Public Company Limited (BTSC).
  • Representing Siemens AG on submission a claim for debt repayment in the business reorganisation proceedings of Tanayong Public Company Limited.
  • Advising the planner and the financial creditors on the business reorganisation process of Rayong Bulk Terminal Co., Ltd.
  • Advising Ministry of Finance, acting as the Plan Administrator of IRPC Public Company Limited (formerly Thai Petrochemical Industry Public Company Limited), on the sale of shares of TPI Polene Public Company Limited by way of an electronic auction as part of the business reorganisation plan of Thai Petrochemical Industry Public Company Limited.
  • Advising Ministry of Finance, the Plan Administrator of IRPC Public Company Limited (formerly Thai Petrochemical Industry Public Company Limited), in relation to the recapitalisation and the sale of the shares to the strategic investors, comprising PTT Public Company Limited, Government Pension Fund, Government Saving Bank and Vayubhak Fund 1, as part of the implementation of the Court sanctioned business reorganisation plan.
  • Advising and representing the companies in Siemens group, namely Siemens AG, Lincas Electro-Vertriebs-Geselschaft m.b.H and Siemens Limited, in all respects in relation to the business reorganisation process of Bangkok Mass Transit System Public Company Limited, Thailand's skytrain operator.
  • Advising and acting for IRPC Public Company Limited in the purchase of restructured debts of Rayong Tank Terminal Co., Ltd. from WestLB AG, Singapore Branch.
  • Advising Lehman Brothers (Thailand) Ltd., as a strategic investor, on the business reorganisation process of Somprasong Land Public Company Limited.
  • Advising and acting for Bangkok Bank Public Company Limited on the restructuring process of THB1.8 billion debts of C.P. Land Co., Ltd. 
  • Advising Tuntex Textile (Thailand) Co., Ltd. on the out-of-court proposed restructuring of its THB2.3 billion debts.
  • Advising Tuntex Textile (Thailand) Co., Ltd. on the preparation and filing for the court supervised business reorganisation process with the Central Bankruptcy Court of Thailand to restructure its THB2.3 billion debts.

M&A/Joint Venture

  • Advising PAYSBUY Co., Ltd. on the sale of its assets related to electronic payment business to Omise Co., Ltd.
  • Advising Sindicatum LFG Company Pte. Limited on its acquisition of 90% equity stake in Suphanburi Waste Management Co., Ltd., a company set up to develop a waste to energy project in Thailand.
  • Advising PAYSBUY Co., Ltd. on the sale of its assets in relation to payment gateway business to Telenor FS (Thailand) Ltd.
  • Undertaking due diligence for Sindicatum Renewable Energy Company Pte Limited in relation to its proposed acquisitions of interest in an operational 12MW Waste to Energy Project in Thailand.
  • Advising SPCG Public Company Limited, Thailand's leading solar project developer, on the potential issuance of new shares by means of private placement to a strategic investor.
  • Advised Sona Petroleum Berhad, a special purpose acquisition company listed on the Malaysian stock exchange, on its US$280 million acquisition of a 40% stake in the Greater Bualuang Area located in the Gulf of Thailand.
  • Advising IRPC Public Company Limited on its sale of 51% equity stake in IRPC Clean Power Company Limited, a company established for development of 240MW gas-fired power projects, to Global Power Synergy Company Limited, a power's arm of PTT Group.
  • Advising Armstrong Asset Management Pte. Ltd. on the structuring and implementation of its quasi-equity investment in Annex Power Limited, a Thai construction company specialized in engineering, procurement and construction services in the area of renewable energy projects.
  • Advising and conducting legal due diligence exercise for various investors in connection with their potential acquisition of renewable energy projects.
  • Advising Enbridge Inc. on Thai law matters related to the corporate guarantee to be issued by PTT Exploration and Production Public Company Limited to guarantee the obligations of PTTEP Canada Limited in relation to its participation in KKD Oilsand Partnership, Canada
  • Advising and conducting legal due diligence for MFC Energy Fund, a mutual fund managed by MFC Asset Management Public Company Limited, on its Baht355 million acquisition of up to 20% equity interest in Cellennium (Thailand) Company Limited, a manufacturer of innovative vanadium redox flow batteries.
  • Advising PTT International Company Limited on its planned acquisition of interest in upstream petroleum assets in Papua New Guinea.   
  • Advising Natural Power Co., Ltd. and Pure Carbon Services GmbH on their joint investment with Modern Green Power Co., Ltd. in relation to development of a biogas CDM project in Krabi Province.
  • Advising IRPC Public Company Limited on its acquisition of assets, consisting of tank farms and tug boats, from Rayong Tank Terminal Co., Ltd.
  • Advising PTT Public Company Limited on its proposed sale of shares in PTT Chemical Public Company Limited to Oman Oil Company S.A.O.C
  • Advising PTT Public Company Limited in connection with its proposed acquisition of shares in a greenfield 'aromatics' plant project in Oman.
  • Advising and conducting legal due diligence for AIG Group on its acquisition of the consumer finance business, consisting of auto hire purchase and vehicle backed consumer loan portfolios, in Thailand.
  • Advising and conducting legal due diligence for Telekom Malaysia on the acquisition of 24.42% of the issued share capital of Samart I-Mobile Public Company Limited and the 49% of the issued share capital of Samart Cambodia Communication Co., Ltd.
  • Advising and conducting legal due diligence for Indian Oil on its proposed acquisition of a gas station operation from Kuwait Petroleum (Q8), one of the largest gas station operators in Thailand.
  • Advising private investors on acquisition of 50% interest in 124 Communications Ltd.
  • Advising Tomen Enterprise (Bangkok) Ltd. on its contemplated transfer of the shares in Siam Bangna Land Co., Ltd. to a private investor.
  • Advising Tractebel Engineering International on the structuring of its Thai branch.

Others

  • Advising C. Czarnikow Sugar Pte Ltd on legal and regulatory issues relating to the proposed undertaking of sugar trading business in Thailand.
  • Advising TE Subcom on legal and regulatory issues relating to installation of Asia-Africa-Europe 1 (AAE-1) submarine cable network in Thailand.  AAE – 1 is a 25,000km submarine cable from South East Asia to Europe across Egypt, connecting Hong Kong, Vietnam, Cambodia, Malaysia,Singapore, Thailand, India, Pakistan, Oman, UAE, Qatar, Yemen, Djibouti, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Greece, Italy and France.
  • Undertaking due diligence on real properties for Frasers Centrepoint Limited in relation to its acquisition of shares in Golden Land Property Development Public Company Limited.
  • Advising Sumitomo Corporation as a consortium member on issues relating to procurement law and regulations with respect to the Red Line rail project of the State Railway of Thailand.
  • Advising Vestas Asia Pacific A/S and Vestas Wind Technology (Thailand) Limited, in their capacity as the contractors, on matters relating to development of a 126 MW wind farm project of EA Wind Had Kanghan 3 Company Limited.
  • Undertaking due diligence of operating and development wind energy projects with a proposed installed capacity of over 600MW.
  • Advising Armstrong Asset Management Pte Ltd on the development of the templates of the agreements to be used for grid-parity solar rooftop projects in Thailand.
  • Advising Vestas Australian Wind Technology P/L on Thai law-related matters with respect to undertaking of its potential renewable energy related businesses in Thailand. 
  • Advising a group of Thai investors on structuring and setting up a private equity investment scheme for investment in the US-based properties.
  • Assisting Total Accession Communication Public Company Limited in preparing the application documents for the auction for the license to provide 3G mobile services on the 2.1GHz spectrum, to be submitted by its wholly own subsidiary, namely DTAC Network Co., Ltd.
  • Advising Mitra Energy Limited on Thai law-related matters relating to its petroleum exploration activities in Thailand.
  • Advising Total Access Communication Public Company Limited and its group companies on legal and regulatory issues related to e-money businesses.
  • Advising Thailand Greenhouse Gas Management Organisation (Public Organisation) on the proposed establishment of Thailand Carbon Fund and related regulatory framework issues.
  • Advising and conducting legal due diligence for Climate Change Capital on its purchase of Certified Emission Reductions (CERs) from 2 CDM projects, biomass power generation and biogas from ethanol production, in Thailand.
  • Advising Vichitbhan Plantation Co., Ltd., a Thai CDM project company, on the implementation of the organic waste composting project and in relation to a potential dispute over the ERPA
  • Advising GE Elano Asia Ltd. on legal and regulatory issues under Thailand's labour laws.
  • Advising Noble Development Public Company Limited on the development and operation of Playground Department Store.
  • Advising I Viaggi del Ventaglio on the return of possession of the land on the Maiton island and the resort located thereon to Maiton Estate and Resort Company Limited and termination of the lease agreement.
  • Advising GE Commercial Finance on issues relating to its potential syndicated loan arranging activities in Thailand under Thai foreign business law and regulations.
  • Advising Chevron (Thailand) Ltd. on issues relating to foreign business law in Thailand and the proposed restructuring of its petrol station business.
  • Advising IRPC Public Company Limited on various issues in relation to corporate laws and regulations of the Stock Exchange of Thailand.
  • Advising Sumitomo Corporation (Tokyo) on compliance and regulatory issues under Thailand's anti-competition law.
  • Advising Sinochem Corporation on incorporation of its Thai subsidiary and various issues under the Thai Free-zone oil trading regulatory regime.
  • Advising Capital Advisory Services (Thailand) Ltd. on corporate law and regulations in respect of general duties and responsibility of a director of a Thai listed company.
  • Advising Ditech Communications on alternatives for setting up business offices in Thailand and related issues under immigration laws.

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