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Events

15
Jun
2017
LNG Import 2017 Conference and Workshop
VDB Loi senior partner Edwin Vanderbruggen will be speaking about the Myanmar LNG Import Project. Below is a list of topics he will touch on in the talk: “UPDATE ON MYANMAR LNG…

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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 …

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Updates

31
May
2017
Applying for an MIC Permit under Myanmar’s New Investment Rules
A fairly big portion of new investment projects in Myanmar will no longer receive an actual MIC Permit in accordance with the old, often time consuming procedure. Instead, there is…
30
May
2017
Talks on Myanmar Investment Treaty with EU on Track
Chief negotiators of the EU-Myanmar Investment Protection Agreement met on April 26th and 27th to discuss unresolved issues from the 4th round of negotiations held in December 2016. The discussions…
29
May
2017
Access to personal electronic data: now the law says you need permission
The Pyidaungsu Hluttaw published a new law on 8 March, 2017, the Law Protecting the Privacy and Security of Citizens (Union Parliament Law 5/2017). This new law sets out general…

Analysis

29
May
2017
Myanmar’s Union Tax Law 2017: Changes for Specific Goods Tax
A shifting economic and political landscape is driving significant changes in Myanmar’s tax sector. Many amendments have been enacted in this fiscal year, including the changes announced in the Union…
25
Apr
2017
Should Myanmar Join the International Convention for the Settlement of Investment Disputes?
In an investment dispute between a foreign investor and the Government of the Union of Myanmar, there are several institutions and rules which can be used.  Highlights of this note…
25
Apr
2017
A New Energy Landscape in Myanmar
Myanmar may be on the verge of a completely new energy landscape offering exciting opportunities for international investors. In coming months, a new energy master plan is expected to be…

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