Myanmar keyword: Myanmar Investment Law (MIL)

May 28, 2019

Lack of electricity generation and the growing demand in power supply have led the government of Myanmar to resort to short-term power rental projects to feed electricity into the grid as early as 2014 when the government awarded a number of power rental projects to companies such as Aggreko and APR Energy. Highlights of this […]

September 30, 2018

Myanmar Companies Law 2017 (“MCL”) has introduced a special corporate approval procedure for “related party transactions” into the Myanmar legal system. While such type of transactions are often subject to particular scrutiny under corporate governance laws in many jurisdictions, there are a number of peculiarities to be followed under the MCL, and they are summarised […]

August 28, 2017

In Myanmar, market access to foreign companies in petroleum products sector has dramatically changed with the introduction of the new Myanmar Investment Law and the release of MIC Notification 15/2017, while a new practice of the Directorate of Investment and Company Administration (“DICA”) makes it possible for foreigners to directly buy into existing Myanmar companies […]

June 30, 2017

The Myanmar Investment Commission (MIC) has announced ten priority areas, according to a statement on the Directorate of Investment and Company Administration’s website. Investors submitting proposals in the area will be given priority, with foreign and local investors welcome to invest in the areas, the statement said.. It is not clear from the statement how […]

May 31, 2017

A fairly big portion of new investment projects in Myanmar will no longer receive an actual MIC Permit in accordance with the old, often time consuming procedure. Instead, there is the lighter “Endorsement” procedure for those who need land approvals or who qualify for tax incentives.

January 17, 2017

Slowly but surely, experience is building up with respect to project finance and international corporate finance for companies and projects in Myanmar. With the many different deals that we have completed, we prepared a quick overview of the key things to know. We also touch upon some of the remaining hot issues. Highlights of this […]