A group of 28 lawyers, tax advisors and other employees, in Cambodia and Vietnam including several partners split off from a regional law firm to form VDB Loi. The founding partners are Edwin Vanderbruggen (“VDB”) and Jean Loi (“Loi”).
VDB Loi opens Myanmar office on Bo Mya Tun Street while Myanmar compliance and legal consulting company joins VDB Loi. VDB Loi co-founder Edwin Vanderbruggen and a few associates from Cambodia and Vietnam relocated to Myanmar to practice in the newly opened country together with the newly integrated Myanmar team.
Tie-up in Indonesia: VDB Loi associates with Larasati & Manullang
VDB Loi opens offices in the prestigious Bitexco Financial Tower in Saigon.
VDB Loi opens in Laos.
U Myo Nyunt, the former director of the Supreme Court in Myanmar, joins VDB Loi to head up the legal team
World Tax and International Tax Review names VDB Loi as leading tax law firm in Vietnam
Joint workshop on oil & gas with Allens Linklaters
Edwin Vanderbruggen shares knowledge with tax authorities in Myanmar
Myanmar Government launches a competitive tender for two mobile network licenses. VDB Loi will end up working for 6 out of 12 prequalified bidders, a sign of its rapid rise to prominence in the Myanmar market.
VDB Loi is granted a foreign law license in Vietnam and starts operation.
French construction multinational Bouygues retains VDB Loi on one of Yangon’s largest real estate projects.
Clifford Chance and VDB Loi host clients jointly in Seoul briefings
The firm in Yangon expands space into Centrepoint Office Towers
KDDI retained VDB Loi on major telecom project.
Shell, Conoco Phillips and several other oil and gas grants pick VDB Loi to assist in their offshore oil and gas bids, a major boost to the Myanmar firm’s energy practice.
Telecom tender winner Ooredoo (Qatar Telecom) selects VDB Loi as Myanmar Counsel for its investment license on largest FDI in Myanmar history.
VDB Loi doubles Myanmar presence with Nay Pyi Taw office opening
The firm assists one of first ever IPP deals in Myanmar, Navigat (now MaxPower)
Nokia, Ericsson and Huawei select VDB Loi for their market entry in Myanmar
VDB Loi succeeds at registering security in Myanmar on a foreign loan for the first time since World War II.
VDB Loi is selected by the Myanmar government to advise on the privatization of three state-owned enterprises in the energy space.
Myanmar Government launches tender for allowing foreign banks. VDB Loi will end up assisting four applicants, two of which indeed succeed at receiving the license.
VDB Loi helps close Myanmar’s first commercial project finance transaction (telecom towers – Pan Asia)
U Aye Kyaw Associates litigation firm joins VDB Loi in Myanmar
VDB Loi assists Myanmar Government on its joint venture for jet fuel distribution with Puma Energy
IFC retains VDB loi on complex financing and investment transaction in the distribution space
Channel News Asia features VDB Loi
FBNC TV features VDB Loi
IFC and ADB retain VDB Loi on their largest ever Myanmar financing transaction.
A consortium of European DFi’s including FMO, CDC, Proparco, DEG and BIO closes towerco financing transaction with VDB Loi or lenders counsel.
VDB Loi assists on 5 new power project agreements.
In partnership with MOPF, we hosted the “Government Guarantees for PPP Projects in Myanmar Workshop” in Nay Pyi Taw. The workshop was chaired by H.E. Kyaw Win, Union Minister of Planning and Finance.
We hosted the “Myanmar LNG, Gas-to-Power and Petroleum Products Update” in London.
Myanmar office moved to the Junction City Office Tower.
We hosted the “VDB Loi Tax Summit 2017” at the Raffles Hotel Le Royal in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
Our office in Cambodia moved to a new location. The new address is now No. 33, Street 294 (corner of Street 29), Sangkat Tonle Bassac, Khan Chamkarmorn in Phnom Penh.
We held separate events for “Myanmar Energy, Infrastructure and Construction Update” with JOI and JBIC in Tokyo, Japan.
We assisted IFC for drafting of the new template for Hydropower PPA.
We partnered with the Ministry of Construction and hosted the “Public Private Partnership for Myanmar Toll Roads” event at M Gallery Hotel (Sofitel) in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar.
We assisted Pestech for their IPO process in Cambodia.
In partnership with APLMA, we hosted “Negotiating and Drafting Loan Documents for Myanmar Banks and Microfinance Institutions” event at the Pan Pacific Hotel in Yangon, Myanmar.
We hosted the Commercial Arbitration in Cambodia Seminar at the Raffles Hotel Le Royal in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
We hosted the “Financing Energy Projects in Asia Conference” together with Hogan Lovells at Sofitel in Singapore.
We hosted the “Insurance Market Liberalization Update: RfP, Proposals and Joint Ventures” event at Pullman Hotel, Yangon in partnership with EY Myanmar.
Co-organized the Chin State Investment Forum the Myanmar Convention Center in Yangon, Myanmar
Hosted the CLMV Projects and Finance Update Seminar in partnership with APLMA at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Singapore
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