Myanmar keyword: Litigation

May 25, 2021

Recently a district court in Myanmar has granted an execution order to approve enforcement of a foreign court judgment against defendants in Myanmar. The case concerns a complex foreign arbitration on an infrastructure project which has dragged on for many years. After a foreign party won the foreign arbitration proceeding, the Myanmar defendant refused to […]

February 17, 2017

The legal system of the Union of Myanmar is a unique combination of customary law, codified English common law and recent Myanmar legislation. The principles of English common and statutory law were established in Myanmar through the British law codes as applied in the pre-independence India statutes.These statutory laws, based on and incorporating the English […]