INSIGHTS THIS MONTH
HIGHLIGHT OF THIS MONTH
VDB Loi Cambodia Wins IFLR Asia-Pacific National Law Firm of the Year Award
We are so proud to announce that VDB Loi Cambodia has won the IFLR Asia-Pacific National Law Firm of the Year award for 2022, which recognizes the legal innovation...
IN THIS ISSUE
Acquiring a Bangladesh Renewables Project During Its Development Phase: Which Projects Are Available for Investment or Acquisition? What Are the Key Things to Know?
[From our Bangladesh Office]
We are aware of at least 10 to 12 renewable power projects which have some kind of Government preliminary approval, but which have not...
Evolving Market Practices in Myanmar for Outstanding Commercial Loans
[From our Laos Office]
In this note we discuss the evolving legal and regulatory practices with respect to the pre-existing loan arrangements in light of the cash flow...
Central Bank of Myanmar | New Notifications Allow Baht/Kyat Direct Payments at the Thai-Myanmar Border
[From our Banking and Finance Team - Myanmar Office]
The Central Bank of Myanmar (“CBM”) issued two notifications on 3 March 2022 providing permission and guidelines for Baht/Kyat direct payments at the Thai-Myanmar...
Trade Department Adds to the List of Goods Requiring an Import /Export License
[From our Corporate M&A Team - Myanmar Office]
Recently, the Trade Department of the Ministry of Commerce issued Newsletter No. 2/2022 for additional items requiring an import license. This follows previous action...
The Ministry of Finance Postpone the Deadline for Submission of the FY2021
[From our Laos Office]
The Ministry of Finance of the Lao PDR is aware of the difficulty in submitting the FY2021 financial statements due to the new wave...
Have You Calculated the Personal Income Tax Reliefs and Allowances Correctly for the 2021-2022 Six-month Interim Budget Year?
[From our Taxation Team - Myanmar Office]
As required by Notification 510/2021 issued by the Ministry of Planning, Finance and Industry, when calculating Personal Income Tax (“PIT”) for the six-month interim...
OUR UPCOMING EVENTS
Live Webinar “Hot Issues and New Trends on Bangladesh Solar and Wind PPAs”
21 April 2022, Free Online Webinar Event
RECENT VDB LOI WORK
500MW solar power project in the Lao PDR: The Lao team is providing start-to-finish assistance on a 500MW solar power project for the major investor, a leading Chinese IPP in the renewable energy sector.
Tax audit services in Cambodia: Our expert tax audit team is assisting a major microfinance institution with a complicated comprehensive tax audit.
Acquisition of 3 greenfield power projects in Bangladesh: The Bangladesh team has been asked to assist a Chinese energy company with the potential purchase of several renewable power projects. The team will advise on a wide range of local issues.
Licensing of energy projects in Myanmar: The Regulatory team is assisting an Asia-based energy player with the licensing of for their solar power projects in Myanmar.
Employment and tax expertise in Vietnam: The Vietnam team is providing advice on the tax implications of an ESOP for the client of a leading regional law firm.
- Maximizing Benefits from Investment Incentives (VDB Loi Insights)
- Is Land Acquisition the Real Reason Behind the Unbearable Delay of Solar Projects? (VDB Loi Insights)
- VDB Loi Hosts Major Seminar on Renewable Energy in Cambodia (VDB Loi Insights)
- New Opportunities for Renewable Energy and Grid Reinforcement in Cambodia (VDB Loi Insights)
- Foreign Construction Contractor in Vietnam: Local Compliance Framework (VDB Loi Insights)
- Setting Up Or Acquiring Manufacturing Business In Vietnam
- Pathway to an Independent Power Project in Vietnam
- Foreign loans for Vietnamese borrowers – Q&A
- Green Finance in Southeast Asia
- How Does Bangladesh’s Blockchain Strategy Look Like?
- VDB Loi Cambodia Wins IFLR Asia-Pacific National Law Firm of the Year Award
- Will Income From Cryptocurrency Be Taxed In Vietnam? (VDB Loi Insights)
- The New Laws on Investment and Public-private Partnership: Setting the Foundation for Advanced Private Investment Landscape in Cambodia
- Bangladesh Project Finance Update: Some New Developments and Practices on the Local Aspects of Cross-border Financing in Bangladesh
- Update on Investment Licensing in Bangladesh: New BIDA Practices
- Intra Group Services – Are Cambodian Taxpayers Waving a Red Flag to the GDT? Part One
- VDB Loi Cambodia Awarded Cambodia Tax Firm of the Year
- New Regulation in Cambodia on Road Transportation Services Provided With the Use of Digital Technologies
- Tax Amnesty on Undisclosed Income at Reduced Tax Rates
- M&A Hot Issues
- Phnom Penh Lockdown: Who Remains Open? Which Authorities Still Work?
- Annual Audit of Personal Income Tax in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (VDB Loi Insights)
- New Tax Rules in Laos, Solar Bids in Cambodia, Expat Labor Rules Myanmar
- What Is Different About Cambodia’s New Solar Project Tender? (VDB Loi Insights)
- Laos: Key Changes to Secured Transactions
- New Rules Issued for Unsolicited Projects in Myanmar
- VDB Loi Celebrates Outstanding Asialaw Rankings (VDB Loi Insights
- VDB Loi Crowned Tax Firm Of The Year For Third Time At The 2020 ITR Tax Awards
- Challenging Times Ahead? What Lenders and Other Creditors Need to Know About Myanmar’s New Insolvency System
- Loan Transactions In Southeast Asia: Getting Through The Challenging Times
- How To Win at Myanmar’s Solar Tender, Part of COVID-19 Stimulus Package?
- Do Employees Have the Right to Work Remotely? Questions on Labor Law Facing the Corona Virus Outbreak
- Myanmar, Cambodia and Laos Facing the Pandemic Challenge
- Project Bank (finally) published
- Myanmar Approved FDI for 2019 in Power Sector: All Projects Selected VDB Loi as Advisor
- The Impact of the 2019 Construction Law on Property Development in Cambodia
- Can you sue a dissolved company? (VDB Loi Insights)
- Myanmar Arbitration Update
- Myanmar Passes New Law for Land Acquisition, Resettlement and Rehabilitation
- How to Create a Tidal Wave of Foreign Investment in Electricity and Infrastructure? By These 5 Steps. (VDB Loi Insights)
- Power Surge at MOEE
- Myanmar About to Launch Power Barge Tender
- VDB Loi Insights
- VDB Loi Wins Law Firm of the Year