VDB Loi Cambodia Coffee Talk: Mergers & Acquisitions
Following the success of our 2014 Tax Summit, attended by over 300 participants, we received a number of requests to hold more detailed sessions on some of the topics that…
Myanmar Connect 2014
As plans for the SEA-ME-WE 5 cable to land in Myanmar are finalised, infrastructure builds across Myanmar reach fever pitch and the rollout of a faster and more accessible communications…

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Download Myanmar, SEA’s last frontier: Update on the Foreign Investment Law and the Hottest Investment Sectors
Intro: This 36-slide presentation provides an update on foreign investment in Myanmar. It touches on the key issues that new foreign investors need to be aware of, with particular attention…
MyanmarLegal Wire


Client Alert: MIC not “dissolved”, just moving to Yangon
The Myanmar Investment Commission (MIC) moved from Nay Pyi Taw to Yangon today in a measure to improve access to the central body which approves foreign investment. The MIC will…
The Government of the Union of Myanmar will seek partners for the operation and modernization of the country’s domestic airports
The Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar will seek partners to privatize operations, renovate and upgrade the country’s existing domestic airports within the next few months. Myanmar…
Client Alert: VDB Loi assists as first security on Myanmar assets is perfected for international finance
Myanmar achieves another legal milestone as its local authorities upgrade their existing administrative practice to accommodate the registration of international secured lending. Leading Myanmar law and tax advisory firm VDB…


Central Bank of Myanmar strengthens grip over foreign loans
With a new circular letter addressed to Myanmar banks dated 3 July 2014 (the CBM Letter), the Central Bank of Myanmar has reasserted control over foreign loans that are provided…
Client Alert: The Government of the Union of Myanmar just announced that it will privatize the import, storage and distribution of jet fuel in the country
The Government of the Union of Myanmar just announced that it will privatize the import, storage and distribution of jet fuel in the country. The existing distribution is currently a…
The legal and regulatory framework of foreign investment in Myanmar’s power sector
In the highly dynamic environment of an increasingly liberalized Myanmar economy, economic laws and regulations play a pivotal role. This report aims to analyze how the current laws, regulations and…