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28
Feb
2017
Labour Disputes Update
Labour Disputes Update Client Briefing 28 February 2017 Yangon  Litigation and arbitration proceedings between employees and employers are sharply on the rise in the wake of the 2012 Settlement of…
28
Feb
2017
Labour Disputes Update Registration
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Legal advisory

Our lawyers have built up a wealth of knowledge and expertise in a broad range of areas with leading international or regional law firms. At VDB Loi, the legal team focuses mainly on transactions in M&A, investment, real estate, resources, …

Tax advisory

VDB Loi is widely recognized as a leading tax advisory firm. We offer a full range of professional tax services, from corporate tax structuring to due diligence. With tax advisors working in close conjunction with our transactional lawyers, VDB Loi …

MyanmarLegal Wire

Updates

24
Feb
2017
Port Terminal Development in Myanmar: Key Issues to Consider
Myanmar currently has a number of coastline ports, with Yangon being the main port city in the country, handling about 85% of Myanmar’s import and export volume. Ports also see…
21
Feb
2017
Land Disputes: Court Decision Curtails Rights of Farmland Users without a Form-7
A recently published Supreme Court case (Supreme Court decision dated 29 July 2015) delves deep into the rights of farmland users in Myanmar and challenges while securing the Form-7 land…
14
Feb
2017
Client Alert: For the First Time, DICA Implements Transfer of Shares in a Myanmar Company to a Foreigner
In a game-changing move, the Directorate of Investment and Company Administration (“DICA”) has for the first time implemented a transfer of shares in a company wholly owned by Myanmar citizens…

Analysis

24
Feb
2017
Some Regulatory Points of Attention for Telecom M&A and Contracting in Myanmar
In 2016, telecommunication sector attracted most foreign investment in Myanmar, according to MIC data, and this trend is expected to continue over the coming years. In this client briefing note,…
17
Feb
2017
Be Pitiless or Be Penniless: Practical Pointers on Enforcing Commercial Debts in Myanmar
The legal system of the Union of Myanmar is a unique combination of customary law, codified English common law and recent Myanmar legislation. The principles of English common and statutory…
19
Jan
2017
Tax Notes: Accommodation and transportation provided by employers are not subject to tax
Authors: Jean Loi , Honey Htun Wai The Law provides that fringe benefits provided to employees working in Myanmar will be subject to Personal Income Tax (“PIT”). According to section…

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