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Jun
2017
VDB Loi provided counsel to the Ministry of transport and Communications (Myanma Railways) on its recent announcement of Myanmar’s  first dry port. The two-year project is a UNESCAP (United Nations Economic Social  Commission Asia Pacific) agreement between governments. Domestic firm Resource Logistics and Hong Kong-based firm Kerry Logistics were awarded…
24
May
2017
VDB Loi recently won the Asia Tax Awards 2017 Myanmar Tax Disputes and Litigation Firm of the Year, awarded by the International Tax Review, recognizing VDB Loi’s practice as a leader in the field. For more information, click here.
24
Mar
2017
VDB Loi’s Infrastructure, Real Estate and Construction (“IREC”) Team is engaged to prepare a trailblazing application for converting an existing and completed building into a qualifying construction under the Condominium Act. We prepare the documentation and lead negotiations with the regulator. VDB Loi’s Team will be led by Senior Partner…
24
Mar
2017
VDB Loi’s Energy and Licensing Teams are working with a Southeast Asian power company in connection with a solar power plant project in Myanmar. Our Energy Team based in Yangon is advising the power company on a wide-range of legal and regulatory matters, while our Licensing Team has assisted the…
24
Mar
2017
VDB Loi’s Banking and Finance Team is assisting a Southeast Asia bank in connection with lending to a microfinance institution in Myanmar. Our team will assist the bank with drafting of a facility agreement, security documents and provide legal opinions with respect to the loan. VDB Loi’s team will be…
24
Mar
2017
VDB Loi’s Energy Team is assisting a leading energy firm in connection with its application for an investment permit from the Myanmar Investment Commission (MIC) and various ongoing corporate matters in Myanmar. VDB Loi is assist the client on taxation, immigration services for foreign employees in Myanmar, payroll services, registration…
24
Mar
2017
VDB Loi’s Infrastructure, Real Estate and Construction (IREC) Team is providing land due-diligence service for a European textile company on their target land in Myanmar. Our due-diligence will involve review of all documents from a Myanmar law perspective, verifying matters related to ownership, compliance and land history as well as…
24
Mar
2017
VDB Loi’s Banking and Finance Team is assisting a Myanmar-based microfinance institution obtain loan from a foreign lender. VDB Loi’s services include providing legal opinion with respect to this transaction, review of loan agreement, and assisting the client on all execution requirements. VDB Loi’s team will be led by Senior…
24
Mar
2017
VDB Loi’s Telecoms Team is advising and assisting a network communications service provider on Myanmar regulatory issues with respect to telecommunications, corporate law and contract law issues in Myanmar. In addition, our team will advise the client on legality, practical feasibility and other administrative aspects of the business involved. VDB…
22
Feb
2017
Our Corporate Team is assisting the sponsors of a major palm oil plantation investment project. We help secure the land use rights and land documentation, assist with the joint venture agreements and secure all the licenses for the project on behalf of the majority foreign investors. VDB Loi team will…
22
Feb
2017
VDB Loi’s Telecoms Team is acting on behalf of a consortium of global and regional development financial institutions for the funding of a telecom infrastructure company. VDB Loi team will be led by Senior Partner Edwin Vanderbruggen and legal associates from our Yangon office.
22
Feb
2017
VDB Loi’s Energy Team has been engaged by a Myanmar-based engineering and construction company to assist in the negotiation of a Power Purchase Agreement relating to its 20MW hydropower plant located in Shan State. This PPA has been a long time in the making and with VDB Loi’s engagement, the…
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