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Events

15
Aug
2016
Myanmar green energy summit 2016
Gearing Up the Green Energy Development: New Directions and Strategies Edwin Vanderbruggen will present as follows: Licensing and Regulatory Aspects of Green Energy Projects In Myanmar: A Practical Look at…
17
Aug
2016
Global Water Conference 2016
Global Water Conference 2016: Sustainable Water: They Keystone for Economy, Environment, Health and Security Edwin Vanderbruggen will present the following: “Real Life Case Studies for Permits and Tax Structures for…

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

16
Jun
2016
Can copyright be a security in Myanmar?: A closer look at the incorporeal asset
Through in this article we delve into the intricacies of the concept of creating security over intellectual property rights in Myanmar. Interesting to note that Myanmar till date does not have any Patent or other…
1
Jun
2016
Applying for the New Mobile Financial Service License
On 3 May 2016, Myanmar issued the long awaited regulatory framework for e-money, which does not require involvement of a bank. Non-bank financial institutions and mobile network operators will now…
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…

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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