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.
1. What is a Strike? According to Article 318 of the 1997 Labor Law, a strike is work stoppage by a group of workers in an enterprise or establishment in order to obtain a fair solution to their demands from the employer as a condition to return to work. To understand strike, it is also … Continue reading Cambodia: Strike
In this text, I am going to discuss a topic relating to suspension of fixed-term employment contract based on the Labor Law of Cambodia. In particular, I am going to discuss whether or not suspension of contract will stop counting the seniority or length of service of the employee with his or her employer. For … Continue reading Cambodia: Is duration of contract suspension included in the total duration of employment contract?
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