Corporate & Commercial

Practice Area > Corporate & Commercial > Fully Foreign Owned Companies


The strategic location, growing economy, well-developed infrastructure, and increased domestic consumption are all key reasons why investors should consider Thailand as a business destination. In addition, the country, through its government agencies, is continuously greeting foreign direct investment, especially the one that stimulates the local economy, employment, and technology transfer. All fully foreign owned companies are governed by the Foreign Business Act (FBA).

This Foreign Business Act defines and regulates the business activities which foreigners may engage in. While some activities are completely prohibited, some may be engaged in with prior approval and some don’t require any special approval.

In Thailand, a wide variety of business structures are available to foreigners. Some of them can be completely foreign owned, such as:

Thailand’s foreign business laws and regulations are complex and should be carefully considered. At Antares, our professional lawyers have the experience, the knowledge, and the acumen to address any needs you may have.

We can guide and advise you in choosing the appropriate investment structure and facilitate company formation and registration, while negotiating and applying for the maximum tax incentives available to you.  Contact us for additional information or assistance you may require.


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