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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

Focus on Myanmar - Finance & Loan Security Rights in Real Estate in the COVID-19 Era: 10 Key Q&As
DFDL, October 2020

Hot on the heels of our other two series which dealt with aviation and restructuring & insolvency, DFDL is proud to unveil the next Q&A series, this time on Real Estate and Banking & Finance issues throughout Southeast and South Asia. The first edition will focus on Myanmar. This Q&A edition takes into consideration the Myanmar Government’s COVID-19 Economic Relief Plan (“CERP”) issued in April 2020 and how it affects banks, financial institutions and the real estate market. The extent to which securities may be granted to foreign investors in Myanmar over property (mortgages, charges etc...

Cambodia: 2020 Property Tax Deadline – 30 September
DFDL, September 2020

We would like to take this opportunity to remind our readers that the immovable property tax (“TOIP“) and Unused Land Tax deadline for 2020 is next Wednesday the 30th of September 2020. The 2020 TOIP and Unused Land Tax payment can be made at any tax branch or any branch of Canadia, Acleda, Vattanac or Cambodia Public Bank. Those already registered for TOIP and Unused Land Tax need to provide their 2019 tax payment receipt or Property Tax Registration Identification Card. The TOIP rate is 0.1% which applies on an annual basis to all immovable property which has an assessed values exceeding Khmer Riel 100 Million (approximately USD 25,000)...

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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

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