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DFDL

DFDL  

Legal Services | Cambodia

www.dfdl.com
tel: +855 2321 0400 | fax: +855 2321 4053
№ 30, Norodom Boulevard 4th Floor BRED Bank Building | Phnom Penh | 12210 | Cambodia


Main Contacts

L-Martin Desautels

L-Martin DesautelsRegional Managing Partner

David Doran

David DoranFounding Partner

Guillaume Massin

Guillaume MassinPartner; Managing Director

DFDL's Overview

DFDL established its headquarters in Cambodia in 1995. DFDL is licensed as an investment company by the Council for the Development of Cambodia and the Cambodian Investment Board. We are also registered as a private limited company with the Ministry of Commerce. Under these licenses and registrations, we are permitted to provide business consulting, tax and investment advisory service of an international nature.
On 1 March 2016, DFDL and Sarin & Associates joined forces and established a commercial association and cooperation in order to form a new business transactions platform to serve clients with interests in Cambodia and across the expanding ASEAN marketplace.
DFDL and Sarin & Associates have worked together for over 10 years in Cambodia. Sarin & Associates has long been recognized for its outstanding legal advice, providing advice to companies in Cambodia in several sectors, such as telecommunication, energy, retail, real estate, financial services, banking, etc.
Our clients are major international and Asian foreign investors in Cambodia, including large foreign and Asian financial institutions. We have been involved in major projects in Cambodia including electricity projects, aviation, telecommunications, infrastructure projects and large real estate projects.

  • Year this Office was Established: 1995
  • Number of Offices Worldwide: 10
  • Lawyers Worldwide: 140

Areas of Practice
  • Agriculture
  • Antitrust & Competition
  • Banking & Finance
  • Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring
  • Carbon Credit Trading
  • Compliance
  • Copyright
  • Corporate & Commercial
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Employment and Labor Law
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Foreign Direct Investment
  • Hospitality
  • Hydropower
  • Immigration Law
  • Infrastructure
  • Intellectual Property
  • Licensing
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Mining
  • Oil & Gas
  • Other Renewable and Green Energy
  • Patents
  • Power Projects
  • Public Sector Consultancy
  • Real Estate
  • Real Estate Development and Construction
  • Retail
  • Road
  • Securities
  • Tax & Customs
  • Tax Disputes
  • Telecommunications
  • Telecoms
  • Trade & Commerce
  • Trademarks
Representative Clients
  • Air France
  • ANZ Banking Group
  • Asian Development Bank
  • British American Tobacco
  • British Embassy
  • Brocon Group
  • Chevron
  • China Development Bank
  • Dragon Air
  • Elixir Gaming Technologies, Inc.
  • Esso / Exxon
  • GE International
  • Hwang DBS Commercial Bank
  • Independent Towers
  • JSM Group
  • Lan Airlines
  • Levi Strauss
  • MasterCard
  • Maruhan Japan Bank
  • Mitsui Oil Exploration Co., Ltd.
  • Nokia Siemens
  • Nestlé Dairy (Cambodia) Ltd.
  • Nittetsu Mining
  • Philip Morris International
  • Posco E&C
  • Royal Group of Companies
  • Sime Darby
  • Sojitz Corporation
  • TeliaSonera UTA Holding B.V.
  • U.S. Embassy
  • Visa
  • Western Union Financial Service
  • World Bank
  • Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd
Professionals

Partners

L-Martin Desautels

L-Martin DesautelsRegional Managing Partner

David Doran

David DoranFounding Partner

Seka Hep

Seka HepPartner; Head of Real Estate Practice Group


Guillaume Massin

Guillaume MassinPartner; Managing Director

Clint O'Connell

Clint O'ConnellPartner; Head of Tax Practice Group

Chris Robinson

Chris RobinsonPartner; Head of Corporate & Commercial Practice G


Advisers

Daniel Wein

Daniel WeinHead of Banking & Finance Practice Group

Articles

Myanmar Tax Update: Additional COVID-19 Tax Relief for Businesses in Myanmar
DFDL, June 2020

The Ministry of Planning, Finance, and Industry (“MOPFI”) issued Notification No 65/2020 (“Notification 65”) which outlines additional forms of tax relief that can be availed by businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in Myanmar. This Notification is issued in line with the fiscal stimulus provided under Myanmar’s COVID-19 Economic Relief Plan and the President’s Executive Order Concerning the Union Tax Law as recently issued on 12 June 2020...

Aviation in Southeast Asia Beyond the Horizon - Cambodia 10 Key Q&As
DFDL, June 2020

For the aviation sector, the first half of 2020 has sadly been defined by the many challenges brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, resulting in operational and economic disruption across the globe. Now six months in, the industry is taking stock, adapting strategies and mapping out future plans for business post Covid-19. Aviation’s emergence from this crisis will need to involve practical measures, including insolvency proceedings, the re-negotiation of aircraft leases, corporate triage to determine what aspects of an aviation business can be saved and how investors can recover their interests to the fullest possible extent...

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Press

Vinay Ahuja Moderates India Thai Chamber of Commerce Panel Discussion on Thailand Economic Outlook
DFDL, June 2020

On 29 May 2020, the India-Thai Chamber of Commerce organized a panel discussion with industry experts on Thailand Economic Outlook – All is not lost. DFDL Partner, Vinay Ahuja, took the helm in moderating this insightful discussion between two key experts: Amonthep Chawla (EVP, Head of Research CIMB THAI Bank) and Adisorn V. Singhsacha (Founder & CEO of Twin Pine Group). The experts discussed the current Thai economic situation and climate over the past few months in light of the COVID-19 crisis and its resulting impacts and what to expect in the upcoming months...

Paul Volodarsky Co-moderates Panel Discussion on the Relationship Between Hotel Owners & Operators During the COVID-19 Crisis
DFDL, May 2020

All press submitted by DFDL

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