Offices

Offices

Events

5
Aug
2015
Myanmar Banking and Finance Update
Several important policy developments have taken place since the enactment of the Foreign Exchange Management Act in 2012 affecting not only Myanmar banks, but also foreign investors, Myanmar enterprises raising…
13
Aug
2015
Commercial Disputes in Myanmar: Debt Recovery, Enforcement, Arbitration, Litigation
An effective strategy for managing disputes is an important part of the risk management of every commercial enterprise. Disputes may arise from nearly every type of commercial transaction, from joint…

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

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…
22
Jun
2015
関連当事者への与信、リース会社および銀行による利益分配を刷新する新銀行法
9つの外国銀行に対する免許の付与に続いて、銀行その他の金融機関の免許および経営に関する重要な法律である1990年のミャンマー金融機関法(FIML)の改正作業が始まった。パブリックコメントに付されたミャンマー銀行・金融機関法の草案(以下、「法案」という。)から判断して、銀行の監督に関する長大な条項は、より詳細に具体化され、多くの場合で拡張される一方で、いくつかの全く新しいルールも導入される。法案は現在国会で審議中である。
22
Jun
2015
ミャンマーにおける外国資金調達取引についての実務的観点
ミャンマーの多くの分野の場合と同様に、現在、外国の資金調達と担保権設定を行う際、しばしば、理論と実務の間に大きな溝がある。資金調達取引を完了するためには、債権者および債務者は、適用される法律に注意を払うだけでなく、当局その他の利害関係者の実務を熟知するのが良いだろう。加えて、国際融資はミャンマーでは新しいものであるため、しばしば、ルールまたは先例が存在せず、個々のケースについて進め方を見出すため、当局および他の利害関係者との協力が必要とされる。一般的には、債権者も債務者も同様に、現時点でミャンマーにおいて資金調達取引を完了するために必要な物を過小評価する。