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Events

15
Jun
2018
Public Private Partnership For Myanmar Toll Roads
Against the backdrop of the Government’s ambitious National Master Transport Plan to improve the country’s land transportation infrastructure along north-south and east-west corridors, including advanced ideas for a Yangon Elevated…
22
Jun
2018
Commercial Disputes Breakfast Briefing
As pressure increases to turn a profit, tensions rise between joint venture- and business partners. High profile court disputes have popped up in the newspapers in a wide range of…

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, energy, infrastructure and capital markets.
Our lawyers bring a solution-minded approach to the deal, a safe pair of hands with a responsive and dynamic attitude. Of particular note is our policy of working with Government authorities in all the countries we cover, and our emphasis on “on-the-ground” knowledge.

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 is in a unique position to structure transactions in a tax efficient manner. Our advisors adopt a dynamic and assertive approach to improve your tax situation and avoid unnecessary adverse tax consequences.

Our credentials on international taxation are unique in the region – we have extensive experience with corporate, regional tax structuring and other international tax issues.

MyanmarLegal Wire

Updates and Analysis

30
Apr
2018
How to Acquire Myanmar Port Terminal (VDB Loi Insights This Month)
Although others forms also exist, most port terminals with private interests in Myanmar are “Landlord Ports”. That is to say, the port is leased to the private sector for it…
30
Apr
2018
Acquiring a Port Terminal Project in Myanmar
Although others forms also exist, most port terminals with private interests in Myanmar are “Landlord Ports”. That is to say, the port is leased to the private sector for it…
30
Apr
2018
Private education opens to 100% foreign investment
The Myanmar Investment Commission recently issued a notification (Notification 7/2018) on investment in the education sector. The notification defines private schools as those that are not operated by the state.…
27
Apr
2018
Tax notes: Myanmar Union Tax Law 2018 updates
The Union Parliament (the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw) enacted the Union Tax Law 2018 (“UTL 2018”) on 30 March 2018, which went into effect on 1 April 2018. Below we provide a…
30
Mar
2018
Foreign Ownership Soon Allowed in Private Schools (VDB Loi Insights This Month)
In the beginning of last year, private schools were classified as a promoted sector under the MIC notification 13/2017 and therefore opened to foreign investors. In addition, the Union Parliament…

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