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ABDULRAHIM PLACE, 31ST FLOOR, 990 RAMA 4 ROAD, BANGKOK 10500, THAILAND
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Work +66 2 022 1000
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Blumenthal Richter & Sumet Ltd, John P Formichella, Bangkok, THAILAND

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John P Formichella

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Work +662-022-1045
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Blumenthal Richter & Sumet Ltd

Work Department

Tech-Media-Telecoms (TMT)

Position

John, partner and head of the firm’s Tech-Media-Telecoms (TMT) department, is a US trained attorney with 22 years’ sophisticated technology, media and telecommunications experience in East and Southeast Asia.

Career

He advises global media, software and telecommunications companies on their TMT, corporate and commercial affairs in Thailand, as well as various Thai conglomerates on regulatory compliance and transactional matters.

Languages

English, Mandarin Chinese, and conversational Thai.

Member

John is admitted to practice law in Washington, D.C. and is a member of the District of Columbia Bar Association. He has served as Chairman of the Information & Communications Technology Committee at the American Chamber of Commerce in Thailand and is the exclusive member for TMT and Corporate Law in Thailand of IR-GLOBAL, the world's largest international professional services network.

Education

John graduated from the State University of New York (University of Buffalo) earning Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts (Economics) degrees, and a Juris Doctorate. He also studied at the Chulalongkorn University Faculty of Law in Bangkok.

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johnformichellalegalbits.blogspot.com


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John Formichella - Blumenthal Richter & Sumet Ltd

Within: TMT

Acting for domestic and international corporates and investors, Blumenthal Richter & Sumet Ltd is well-known in the Bangkok market for its extensive regulatory expertise in some of the greyest areas of Thai TMT law, such as data privacy and cloud services. John Formichella is an established name in the field and provides regulatory and corporate advice to a very wide range of corporate clients. In one particularly large cross-border mandate, he advised a multinational industrial company on the implementation and integration of a digital IT system for an enterprise of more than 5,000 end-users. The TMT group, which includes senior associates Naytiwut Jamallsawat and Promboon Sookatup, often works for online clients involved in specialised digital industries such as insurance and internet gambling. The department head is sought after by some of the largest telecoms companies and is advising one of the world’s more prolific software companies on Thai regulations surrounding its planned geo-hosting services.

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