This page aims at sharing short articles of laws and regulations in relation to business or commerce in Cambodia. A group of laws and regulations on formation, operation, transaction and closure of business is called Business Law. Business Law has been one of the subjects at universities and taught to students of laws and other majors. More than just a subject at universities, Business Law is the main focus of the state, business persons and consumers.
Due to diversity, complexity and flexibility of business, there are numerous texts of Business Law; and consequently, it is quite a challenge to understand all aspects of Business Law. Based on a view that many readers may not be interested in long texts with unfamiliar terms and complex sentences, articles of Business Law in this page are in plain English and in reasonable length. Readers who meet the cases as discussed in this page in their real lives should obtain comprehensive legal advice or opinion for their concerned cases from lawyers.
Today I wish to share my view on oral or verbal employment contract based on the laws of Cambodia. In particular, I am going to discuss two questions in this text. Is oral employment contract valid and binding? What are the legal implications of oral employment contract? 1. Validity Pursuant to general rule of contract … Continue reading Oral or verbal employment contract in Cambodia
This text will discuss whether a witness should sign all pages of the contract or signature page. In practice, parties to the contract may sign or affix thumbprints to all pages of the contract or only to the signature page of the contract. Similarly, a witness may also sign or affix the thumbprint to all … Continue reading Cambodia: Should a witness sign all pages of the contract?
Pursuant to the Labor Law of Cambodia, in particular Article 73, fixed-term employment contract normally ends at the expiry date. However, before the arrival of this expiry date, the employer is required to inform the worker 10 days for the contract having a duration of more than 6 months. This advance notice period is extended … Continue reading Cambodia: non-renewal of fixed-term contract for a pregnant worker