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Events

6
Apr
2016
Cambodia Tax and Customs Summit – Current challenges and a look to the future
  WWWW.VDB-LOI.COM Cambodia Tax and Customs Summit: Current challenges and a look to the future   The rapid developments in the customs and taxation regimes in Cambodia can be confusing…
25
May
2016
IPO Summit: The practical side of getting listed at the Yangon Stock Exchange
  WWWW.VDB-LOI.COM IPO Summit: The practical side of getting listed at the Yangon Stock Exchange     The Yangon Stock Exchange (YSX) is open. Underwriters have been appointed and there…

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

30
May
2016
Foreign Lending and Security in Myanmar: Overview and the Latest Updates
Slowly but surely, experience is building up with respect to project finance and international corporate finance for companies and projects in Myanmar. With the first few deals recently completed, we prepared a quick overview of the…
18
May
2016
Myanmar Concludes Five New Power Purchase Agreements
March 2016 was a busy month for power in Myanmar! An unprecedented 5 PPAs have been signed just before the change in Government. In this note, we take an inside…
28
Apr
2016
The sale of Myanmar Oil and Gas Interests: About Government Approval and Unresolved Tax Issues
As Chevron has announced its intention to sell its stake in its Myanmar oil and gas blocks, some long standing tax and regulatory questions for the sale of Myanmar hydrocarbon…

Analysis

7
Oct
2015
A primer on commercial litigation in Myanmar – debt recovery and enforcement
Many businesses will try to steer clear of Myanmar courts in case of a commercial dispute. But sometimes, commercial litigation in Myanmar cannot be avoided. In this note, we summarize…
7
Aug
2015
Myanmar to Reorganize Rules on Government Debt and Guarantees
Can Myanmar’s states and regions borrow money from external sources? Can they too issue Government bonds? How about state-owned enterprises? For which projects can the Government issue guarantees, and what…
27
Jun
2015
The do’s and don’ts of buying an existing towerco in Myanmar
As bidders position themselves for the first ever acquisition of a towerco in Myanmar, we take a look at the possible acquisition structures, the required Government approvals and the key…

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