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Events

18
Feb
2019
Insurance Market Liberalization Update: RfP, Proposals and Joint Ventures
The Myanmar insurance landscape very recently opened up to foreign life and non-life insurers to form joint ventures with local life insurers (up to 11 Joint Ventures) and non-life insurers…
27
Feb
2019
The Project Bank: New Myanmar Rules on Ppp, Tenders and Government Guarantees
Towards the end of 2018, the Office of the President has issued a new notification on the establishment of a “Project Bank”.

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

6
Feb
2019
CBM allows foreign investments in Myanmar banks
Since the implementation of the new Myanmar Companies Law (“MCL”) in August, the so-called 35% rule has been subject to interpretation by each government Ministry. Slowly, we have been seeing…
31
Jan
2019
Bank Fees Now Included in Interest Cap (VDB Loi Insights)
Following the recent directive of the Central Bank of Myanmar (the “CBM”), , interest rate caps of 13% and 16% shall apply for secured loans and unsecured loans,. The Directive…
30
Jan
2019
What Happened in Naypyitaw While You Weren’t Looking
Looking back, it is evident that 2018 has seen a lot of changes in the Myanmar legal framework. There is also a number of developments that can be expected in…
29
Jan
2019
Financing a Myanmar-based Internet Service Provider
The market for Internet Service Providers (“ISP”) in Myanmar is stabilizing. Refinancing strategies, retooling and opportunities for expansion are fueling the need for new cash. Foreign financing remains one of…
29
Jan
2019
Bank Fees Now Included in Interest Cap
Following the recent directive of the Central Bank of Myanmar (the “CBM”), , interest rate caps of 13% and 16% shall apply for secured loans and unsecured loans,. The Directive…

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