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25
Jun
2019
CLMV (Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam) Projects and Finance Update
Southeast Asia’s so-called “CLMV” markets, comprising Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam, offer more growth potential in a number of sectors than almost anywhere in Asia. In this highly practical seminar,…
28
Jun
2019
The First Environmental Compliance Certificates: What Are the Key Things to Know for Developers and Lenders?
In 2018, we saw the issuance some first Environmental Compliance Certificates (“ECC”). In this practical session, we will discuss what challenges are faced by projects undergoing the environmental impact assessment…

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

31
May
2019
Myanmar About to Launch Power Barge Tender (VDB Loi Insights)
VDB Loi has received yet another award and is proud to be recognized as the Myanmar Tax Firm of the Year at the International Tax Review (ITR) 2019 Asia Tax…
31
May
2019
Change of the Income Year in Myanmar: What Do Companies Need to be Aware of?
On 28 May 2019, the Internal Revenue Department (“IRD”) of the Ministry of Planning and Finance (“MOPF”) announced a change to the income year (formerly from 1 April to 31 March)…
30
May
2019
10 Frequently Asked Questions about the Myanmar Industrial Design Rights Law 2019
As we mentioned in our previous article on the Myanmar Trademark Law 2019 [10 Frequently Asked Questions About the Myanmar Trademark Law 2019], the Myanmar Industrial Design Rights Law 2019…
28
May
2019
Myanmar Power Barges: Legal and Tax Issues
Lack of electricity generation and the growing demand in power supply have led the government of Myanmar to resort to short-term power rental projects to feed electricity into the grid…
8
May
2019
Central Bank of Myanmar provides a warning against the risks of transactions with cryptocurrencies
The Central Bank of Myanmar (the “CBM”), by an announcement on 3 May 2019, noted that it does not recognize digital currencies as legal tender in Myanmar (the “Announcement”). The…

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