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Offices

Events

21
Apr
2015
Myanmar Offshore Summit 2015 Conference & Exhibition
Embracing the Next Golden Triangle in Myanmar Offshore E&P We  are  pleased  to  announce  that  the  Myanmar  Offshore  Summit  2015 will be held on April 21-22, 2015 in Yangon, Myanmar, …
19
May
2015
2nd Annual GMS Power Summit and EXPO 2015
With the concept of Greater Mekong Sub-Region (GMS) being shaped these years, increasing regional and sub-regional cooperation has greatly accelerated connectivity and integration. Especially the power sector begins to attract…

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

18
May
2015
CLMV Power Update
Welcome to VDB Loi’s CLMV Power Update! Highlights of this issue: Ten things to know about power in Myanmar A practical perspective on foreign financing transactions in Myanmar Key economic…
18
May
2015
Ten things to know about power in Myanmar
International law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has released a handy short guide to power projects in Myanmar with local law input provided by VDB Loi. The guide covers Institutional framework…
23
Apr
2015
Oil & Gas Myanmar Update
Welcome to VDB Loi’s Oil and Gas Myanmar Update! Highlights of this issue: Key lessons learned from negotiating production sharing contracts with the Ministry of Energy Environmental approvals for upstream…

Analysis

5
May
2015
Land Acquisition Problems Facing IPP Investors in Myanmar
For a variety of reasons, acquiring land for any project at all is a complicated task in Myanmar. Applying a combination of quite dated laws such as the Land and…
9
Mar
2015
Myanmar’s New Competition Law: A Pitbull or a Paper Tiger?
Myanmar’s commercial landscape, which until recently was rife with state sponsored monopolies, heads into a new phase as the President signed the Competition Law 2015 into force on 24 February…
18
Feb
2015
New banking law to shake up related party credit, leasing companies and profit distribution by banks
In the wake of awarding licenses to 9 foreign banks, the Financial Institutions of Myanmar Law of 1990 (FIML), the key legislation on the licensing and operation of banks and…