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ABDULRAHIM PLACE, 31ST FLOOR, 990 RAMA 4 ROAD, BANGKOK 10500, THAILAND
Tel:
Work +66 2 022 1000
Fax:
Fax +66 2 636 3377
Email:
Web:
www.brslawyers.com
Blumenthal Richter & Sumet Ltd, John P Formichella, Bangkok, THAILAND

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John P Formichella

Tel:
Work +662-022-1045
Email:
Blumenthal Richter & Sumet Ltd

Work Department

Partner and Head of Telecommunications, Media and Technology (TMT).

Position

John P. Formichella is a leading expert in the Technology, Media & Telecommunications sector, with 18 years’ experience working in East and Southeast Asia (5 in Taiwan, 13 in Thailand). He represents some of the largest software and telecommunications companies in the U.S., Europe and Japan with regard to their affairs in Thailand. Mr. Formichella’s jurisdiction experience covers Thailand, Taiwan, India, Vietnam, Hong Kong and Laos, and his practice areas include corporate, regulatory compliance, labour & employment, and energy.

Career

Mr. Formichella has practiced with Blumenthal Richter & Sumet for the past 8 years. He is currently Chairman of the Information & Communications Technology Committee at the American Chamber of Commerce in Thailand. Mr. Formichella was previously an attorney at Minter Ellison, working out of the firm’s Bangkok offices in its corporate practice group. Prior to joining Minter Ellison, he was Vice President/General Counsel of WHEREVER.net Holding Corporation (a NASDAQ-listed telecom company based in Hong Kong), and was an associate for East West International Law Offices in Taipei, Taiwan from 1996-1999.

Languages

English, Mandarin and conversational Thai.

Member

Member of the Washington, D.C. Bar Association; Member of the Guam Bar Association; and Member of the American Chamber of Commerce in Thailand.

Education

Mr. Formichella graduated from the State University of New York, earning a Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts (Economics) and a Juris Doctor degree. He also studied at Chulalongkorn University’s Faculty of Law in Bangkok, Thailand.


Thailand

TMT

Within: TMT

Blumenthal Richter & Sumet Ltd’s practice is ‘professional, very responsive and very efficient’. It undertakes IT services contracts, e-commerce licensing, broadcasting and privacy rights work for telecoms companies. John Formichella is the department head.

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