INSIGHTS THIS MONTH
HIGHLIGHT OF THIS MONTH
New Civil Code of the Lao PDR: Key Changes to the Secured Transaction Law
The efficacy of a country’s legislative framework in regulating and implementing secured transactions significantly influences credit accessibility in the domestic market, an essential factor in driving economic growth. In...
IN THIS ISSUE
The MOC releases new list of goods that require an import license
[From our Regulatory Team - Myanmar Office]
For approximately 4,000 types of goods, import licenses are required in order to import these products into Myanmar as per the new Notification 68/2020,...
Cambodia’s New Rules for International Travel: What Has Changed and How Does it Really Work?
[From our Cambodia Office]
In response to several COVID incidents linked to international travel and foreign diplomats, the Cambodian Ministry of Health is sharpening the measures applicable to...
RECENT VDB LOI WORK
Agreement drafting and negotiation for power projects: The Energy and Infrastructure team has drafted and negotiated the shareholders’ agreement and the EPC agreements for the sponsors for three power projects totaling over 100MW located in Northern Myanmar.
Top-tier international law firms trust VDB Loi: VDB Loi is handling the ongoing Myanmar corporate compliance for the client of a major international law.
Tax ruling: A global infrastructure services company involved in a major construction project in Myanmar has engaged VDB Loi to obtain a ruling on tax exemptions for its foreign employees.
Microfinance advisory: We have been engaged by a European impact investor to advise on a share subscription plan for an MFI in Myanmar.
Power plant acquisition: We are advising a local player on the acquisition of an equity interest in a local thermal power plant.
VDB LOI NEWS
VDB LOI Nominated For IFLR Asia-Pacific 2020 Women In Business Law Awards
IFLR’s Women In Business Law Awards Asia-Pacific 2020 honors women at the forefront of legal work in business law as well as firms that lead the way in the...
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- New Tax Rules in Laos, Solar Bids in Cambodia, Expat Labor Rules Myanmar
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- Laos: Key Changes to Secured Transactions
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- Loan Transactions In Southeast Asia: Getting Through The Challenging Times
- How To Win at Myanmar’s Solar Tender, Part of COVID-19 Stimulus Package?
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- 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
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- VDB Loi Insights
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