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Practical Tips on Obtaining the New Retail & Wholesale License

May 22, 2019 - 8:30am-10:20am
Location: VDB Loi Office, 10th Floor, Junction City Office Tower, Yangon
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Practical Tips on Obtaining the New Retail & Wholesale License
Breakfast Briefing @ Office
22 May 2019
VDB Loi Office, 10th Floor, Junction City Office Tower, Yangon

VDB Loi has assisted on obtaining the last few retail/wholesale licences of the industry of commerce. Our expert team is happy to share their practical experiences with selected clients. How did the process work? Which issues had to be resolved on floor space, capital, instructions and foreign ownership? Join a unique closed session with our team!

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Can the company perform both wholesale and retail at the same time?
  • Are 100% foreign owned companies currently allowed to do trading for all kind of goods?
  • When to bring capital into Myanmar and how much?
  • Does the investor need to re-apply the license if they shift to new location or new stores?
  • What will happen if a company perform retail/wholesale without license?
  • Practical questions on capital, storage, floor space
  • Experiences securing township approvals

PROGRAM

  Time Practical Tips on Obtaining the New Retail & Wholesale License
  8.30am – 9.00am Registration and coffee
1 9.00am – 9.20am Retail and Wholesale in Myanmar: regulatory and legal processes
2 9.20am – 9.50am

What is necessary to obtain the New Retail and Wholesale License?

  • Procedure and required documents to apply.

3 9.50am – 10.20am

What does and doesn’t work out? How do you solve it?

SPEAKERS

Edwin Vanderbruggen
Senior Partner
edwin@vdb-loi.com

Edwin is the senior partner of VDB Loi and a leading foreign legal advisor living in Myanmar since 2012. A frequent advisor to the Government on transactions and privatizations in energy, transportation and telecom, he is widely recognized for his “vast knowledge” (Legal 500) and his ability “to get difficult things through the bureaucracy ” (Chambers, 2016). He advises international financial institutions on their largest Myanmar transactions, oil and gas supermajors, a greenfield multi- billion US$ telecom project and the Japanese Government on the Thilawa SEZ. He assisted two newly licensed foreign banks setup in Myanmar, acted for the sponsor of an 800MUS$ urban infrastructure PPP project and worked on 6 out of 7 power deals inked in 2016.

My Le
Director
my.le@vdb-loi.com

My Le is a Senior Manager in our Regulatory team. She has taken the lead on dozens of MIC permitting projects in telecoms, energy, transport, manufacturing, real estate, and other sectors. She is also an accomplished tax adviser.

 

VDB Loi is a network of leading law and tax advisory firms with offices in Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam.
Our general areas of practice are corporate, finance, licensing and disputes. Our principal specialized areas of practice are energy, infrastructure, real estate and construction , telecom and taxation.

EVENT DETAILS

Date:
22 May 2019

Time:
08.30am to 10.20am

Location:
VDB Loi Office, 10th Floor,
Junction City Office Tower, Yangon

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If you have any questions, please contact Thiha Zaw (thiha.zaw@vdb-loi.com.)
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