Hot! Crackdown on Nominees in Thai Land Purchases

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The Bangkok Post reported that Thai ombudsmen are drafting a new law  to stop illegal foreign ownership of land in the country.

Pursuant to Thailand real estate law  it is normally illegal for a foreigner to own real estate in Thailand.  Based on numerous complaints to the Thai government of foreigners using Thai nominees to purchase real estate on their behalf, the Thai government is proposing a new law to crack down on the use of Thai nominees to purchase real estate.  

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