Investment in South East Asia

Laws and Policy


  • Paul Davidson, Associate professor, dept of Law, carleton university, ottawa, canada
  • Franca Ciambella, Partner, stikeman elliott, singapore

Investment In South East Asia covers much more than the law and policy relating to foreign investment in South East Asia. It provides a comprehensive, readable and practical guide to all aspects of investment.Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam are the countries covered. The main areas of coverage for each country are:Investment PolicyBusiness EntitiesRegulatory and Development AgenciesRestrictions on Foreign InvestmentTax StructureLabour RelationsIntellectual PropertyDispute ResolutionaseanInvestment in South East Asia also includes brief notes on the people, history, economy, infrastructure and culture of each country, and will provide an invaluable reference for all investors in South East Asia
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Investors, accountants, lawyers, students


Book information

  • Published: March 1996
  • ISBN: 978-981-00-6798-4

Table of Contents

Introduction; Chapters on Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, The Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam, covering business entities, regulatory and development agencies, restrictions on foreign investment, investment incentives, tax structure, labour relations, intellectual property; Dispute resolution.