Sasipailin is an associate with Kudun and Partners Limited.  She has extensive experience in advising both local and international clients on corporate law, public international law and international humanitarian law, drafting and review all commercial contracts.  Her expertise extends across multiple industries including energy, property development, electronic components and financial services.

Languages

    • Thai
    • English


Education

    • LL.M, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
    • LL.B (1st Class Honors), Thammasat University, Thailand

A selection of matters in which Sasipailin has been involved include:

Tax and Corporate Restructuring

    • Advising S Hotels and Resorts Public Company Limited on its major group restructuring of over 27 companies to streamline the investment and reduce administrative costs.
    • Providing country-specific study on potential tax implications arising from a data-sharing arrangement project with the relevant port terminals in each jurisdiction including Thailand, which include transfer pricing issues, corporate income tax and withholding tax, indirect tax, digital services tax and other tax implications.
    • Advising and providing comprehensive tax planning to Prima Marine Public Company Limited on the acquisition from Thai Oil Public Company Limited of all equity interests in Thaioil Marine Co., Ltd. of a total value of approximately THB 1.2 billion.
    • Advising Elite Kraft Paper Co., Ltd. on its defense against tax implication and preparing tax appeal on VAT assessment to the tax authority in Thailand.
    • Representing Phelps Dodge International (Thailand) Limited on its application to obtain the operational and tax benefits of treasury center (TC) and international business center (IBC) including preparing the application forms including business plans, TC and IBC applications and supporting documents for approvals by the Bank of Thailand and other related government entities.
    • Advising a foreign investor on legal, tax and regulatory advice in relation to the cultivation of fruit fly larvae and manufacturing of protein powder.
    • Representing a leading premium Japanese restaurant in Bangkok on the restructuring of investment by sharing up to a certain amount of shares in the company to prospective investors prior to an IPO arrangement.
    • Providing tax planning advice to Prima Marine Public Company Limited on its investment of 100% shares including tax optimization for the operation of the target company and further providing tax planning for the joint investment established in an offshore jurisdiction.
    • Advising Pro Pet (Thailand) Co., Ltd. on its entire business transfer of 100% of T.C.K. Plastic Co., Ltd. and T.C.K. Interplas Co., Ltd. for company restructuring including tax planning for the investment of Pro Pet group.
    • Advising IT City Public Company Limited on the entire business transfer (EBT) of Computer System Connection International Co., Ltd., a subsidiary company of IT City Public Company Limited, for restructuring including tax planning for investment purposes.
    • Representing Nathalin Company Limited on tax planning in connection with a joint venture arrangement with Chinese partners and operation of a construction project in Thailand.
    • Advising the major shareholder of a well-known  distributor of food supplements and cosmeceutical products on sale of 81% shares to Lakeshore Capital, a leading international private equity firm, and assisting the shareholder in restructuring of its shareholding in the target company for tax planning purposes.

Data Privacy and Security

    • Representing and providing advice to Business Online Public Company Limited and its group of companies on the Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) and the Cybersecurity Act.
    • Reviewing and providing legal updates on PDPA for OneTrust Data Guidance, a global regulatory research software company, on its Data Transfers Guidance Note for Thailand on its comparative guide chapter.
    • Representing Ulite Digital Co., Ltd. (the subsidiary of Lease IT Public Company Limited) in connection with data privacy and PDPA compliance requirements.

Corporate and M&A

    • Representing IT City Public Company Limited in connection with its acquisition of a 100% shareholding in Computer System Connection International Company Limited.
    • Representing B. Grimm Power Public Company Limited, one of Thailand’s largest private power producers, in connection with the bid for Sirindhorn Dam Hydro-Floating Solar Hybrid Pilot Project by Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT), having the initial output of 45 MW, the world’s largest hybrid power plant with the amount of the invested capital of approximately THB 1 billion (USD 32 million).
    • Representing IRPC Public Company Limited, a Thai Public SET-listed petroleum and petrochemical company and a subsidiary of PTT Group as legal and tax counsel in connection with its potential share acquisition of 50% of Mytex Polymers (Thailand) Co., Ltd. from its current shareholders, Japan Poly Propylene Corporation Limited (JPP), a Japanese company specializing in the development and manufacture of polypropylene products, to jointly operate manufacturing and selling of polypropylene compounds business and expand its petrochemical business in a total value of THB 350 million (USD 11.2 million).
    • Representing Sea Oil Public Company Limited on the THB 215,000,000 entire business transfer of Living Energy Company Limited, a subsidiary of Sea Oil Public Company Limited, to The Solar Arcade Co., Ltd.
    • Representing PinWheel 1 Company Limited in connection with the entire business transfer by transferring all shares held by it in
      V Sukhumvit 81 Company Limited to Ocean Victor Company Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ocean Commerce Public Company Limited.
    • Representing DTAC Accelerate Company Limited, one of the best accelerator houses in Southeast Asia, in connection with its investment in various startup companies including:
      • Via Group (Thailand) Company Limited;
      • Hiso Travel Tech Company Limited;
      • Loops Reserve Your Ride Company Limited; and
      • Get Sneak Company Limited.
    • Representing Hokkaido Food and Beverage Company Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sherwood Corporation Public Company Limited, in the acquisition of 100% of shares in Hokkaido Morimoto Company Limited, Hokkaido International Franchise Company Limited and TTD Holding Company Limited.
    • Advising IRPC Public Company Limited and Innobic (Asia) Company Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of PTT Public Company Limited, on the joint venture arrangement to manufacture and sell non-woven fabric products as well as medical consumables.

Capital Markets

    • Representing NSL Food Company Limited on their domestic initial public offering.

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