region: Myanmar

August 26, 2020

For the second consecutive year, VDB Loi Myanmar has managed to claim the coveted International Tax Review (ITR) Tax Firm of the Year award in 2020, in addition to winning this award in 2016 as well.   Based on criteria such as the size of the firm, innovation, complexity of matters, and the impact of tax advice on […]

May 11, 2020

The evolving pandemic has substantial implications on all sectors and forms of business. In this report VDB Loi banking and finance experts are looking in particular detail into possible impact on lending transactions taking into account the local practices and regulatory regime in several jurisdictions in Southeast Asia. There has been quite a surge in […]

April 30, 2020

VDB Loi hosted a webinar titled “Myanmar Labor Law and the Coronavirus Pandemic”. The webinar was hosted on 3rd April 2020, 1:30 p.m. (Myanmar Time). We had a record breaking attendance of over 150 participants from clients and partner companies. The government has been releasing some instructions regarding precautions and safety measures to which everybody […]

March 30, 2020

In partnership with IFC and Australian Aid, VDB Loi hosted a webinar titled “Myanmar Infrastructure Development Facing the COVID-19 Challenge” for Myanmar Hydropower Developers’ Association. The webinar was hosted on 26th March 2020, 2 p.m. (Myanmar Time). The COVID-19 outbreak is disrupting the world economy and business operations. It is also prone to affect infrastructure development […]

March 28, 2020

VDB Loi remains fully operational during the COVID-19 outbreak, but we are taking a wide range of appropriate measures to protect our staff and our clients. We have put in place business continuity measures and contingency plans to ensure we can keep supporting our clients in this difficult time while protecting our staff and our […]

March 19, 2020

With the threat of Covid- 19 all over the world, people are either on lockdown or following social distancing protocols. Even in places of low infections, gyms still pose a high risk of virus transmissions. However, exercises should still be done at home or other safe places for people to maintain their health and fitness. […]

February 28, 2020

In partnership with Japan Institute for Overseas Investment (JOI) and Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC), VDB Loi hosted the “Myanmar Cambodia Laos Energy and Infrastructure Update” Seminar in Tokyo, Japan. Edwin Vanderbruggen (Senior Partner), Yumi Ishimoto (Director), Satoshi Mitsukuri (Japan Desk Manager) and Mitsuo Moriya (Senior Associate) of VDB Loi presented at the event. […]

February 21, 2020

VDB Loi is bringing you an MMA training session with Myanmar’s Champion, Phoe “Bushido” Thaw. If you ever wanted to have a taste of MMA, join us for this exclusive event. This session is suitable for everyone.

January 31, 2020

With the 2020 legal rankings and awards season kicking off, VDB Loi is off to a promising start, with excellent rankings for its Cambodia, Laos, and Myanmar practices. In addition, VDB Loi has also managed to land a spot on the coveted shortlist for the Asia Legal Awards in the Asian Technology and Innovation category. […]

January 31, 2020

We are very proud to hear that our firm’s strong position in the Myanmarpower sector was once again underscored by the financial reports of the Myanmar Investment Commission (“MIC“). The MIC reportslistnew investment in the country which has been approved by this authoritative body. Nearly all foreign investment in the power sector requires an MIC […]