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DFDL

DFDL  

Legal Services | Myanmar

www.dfdl.com
tel: +95 1 526 180 | fax: +95 1 548 835
№ 134/A, Than Lwin Road, Golden Valley Ward (1) | Yangon | Myanmar


Main Contacts

L-Martin Desautels

L-Martin DesautelsRegional Managing Partner

William Greenlee

William D Greenlee, Jr.Partner; Managing Director, Myanmar

David Doran

David DoranFounding Partner

DFDL's Overview

Founded in 1995, DFDL is one of the oldest foreign legal and tax firms in Myanmar.

DFDL provides a full range of legal and tax services to foreign and local investors operating in Myanmar. Our team of more than 30 experienced local lawyers and foreign legal advisers in Yangon and Naypyidaw provides efficient, effective, and practical legal services at an international standard, coupled with a high level of personal in-depth knowledge of the local environment.

DFDL is best placed to advise Asian and international companies on their investments in Myanmar.

Our Myanmar business unit is led by Partner and Managing Director William D. Greenlee, Jr.

  • Year this Office was Established: 1995
  • 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
  • ALS Global
  • Apple
  • Asia Pacific Breweries
  • Big C
  • BNP Paribas
  • Ernst & Young
  • Export-Import Bank of Thailand
  • ExxonMobil
  • Four Rivers
  • GPM Asia
  • Honeywell
  • IFC
  • Kanematsu Corporation
  • LP Holdings Co
  • L’Oréal
  • MetLife
  • Mitsubishi
  • Schlumberger Logelco Inc.
  • ThaiBev
  • Toyota Tsusho
  • Unicity
  • Vodafone
  • Western Union
Professionals

Partners

Thida Aye

Thida AyeCountry Partner

L-Martin Desautels

L-Martin DesautelsRegional Managing Partner

William Greenlee

William D Greenlee, Jr.Partner; Managing Director, Myanmar


Jack Sheehan

Jack SheehanPartner, Regional Tax Practice Group


Advisers

Nishant Choudhary

Nishant ChoudharyDeputy Managing Director, Head Banking and Finance

Dave Seibert

Dave SeibertHead of Energy Mining and Infrastructure Practice

Nicholas Towle

Nicholas TowleRegional Senior Adviser


Articles

Cambodia: Deadline for 2022 Foreign Employee Quota Applications Extended to 31 January 2022
DFDL, December 2021

On 1 December 2021, the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training (“MLVT”) issued Notification 058/21 on Extending the Deadline for the 2022 Foreign Employee Quota Application (“Notification”). Through the Notification, the MLVT has delayed the submission deadline for 2022 foreign employee quota applications until 31 January 2022, being two months after the original deadline. If your organization currently employs any foreign nationals (or intends to do so next year), we strongly recommend that the 2022 foreign employee quota application be filed as soon as possible, as it normally takes several weeks to obtain approval...

Drones Regulatory Framework in Myanmar – Top 5 Key Q&As
DFDL, December 2021

The use of drones in the world is increasing very rapidly and plays an important role in optimizing processes across a various range of industries: agriculture, delivery services, infrastructure, mapping, military and so on. These machines are very efficient, effective, and safe tools for quality, safety and savings. As we start seeing increased use of drones throughout the Southeast Asian region, DFDL has prepared a country-specific Q&A series on key questions that organizations or individuals might have when considering whether to use drones for corporate or personal use...

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Press

DFDL Partners Ranked as Thailand’s Top 100 Lawyers for 2021 by Asia Business Law Journal
DFDL, November 2021

DFDL is pleased to announce that our Partners have been ranked in Thailand’s Top 100 lawyers by Asia Business Law Journal for 2021. Featured among this year’s rankings were David Doran (Founding Partner), Audray Souche (Regional Managing Partner) and Vinay Ahuja (Partner; Head of Regional Banking, Finance & Technology Practice, Indonesia Practice and India Desk). We are delighted to have our legal advisers represented and given due recognition in these prestigious rankings. It is a testament to all of our team’s expertise, dedication and hard work throughout the year...

Indonesia – Legal Expert Guide to Data Breaches & Ransomware Attacks
DFDL, November 2021

Recording Date: 23 November 2021 The digital transformation experienced over the last number of years and greatly accelerated by COVID-19 has resulted in unprecedented global economic and societal shifts with more people moving towards online services and companies collecting ever increasing volumes of data...

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