Myanmar keyword: Telecommunications

January 26, 2018

Draft Competition Rules 2017 The Ministry of Commerce published the Draft Competition Rules 2017 on 29 December 2017. These are intended to implement the Competition Law 2015, which takes effect from February 2017. The Draft Competition Rules 2017 include articles on the formation and responsibilities of the Myanmar Competition Commission and the investigation committee, as […]

September 29, 2017

VDB-Loi’s comments on the draft Law on Registration of Deeds and the Law Amending the Farm Land Law have recently been submitted to the Amyotha Hluttaw (Lower House). As the situation currently stands, the Amyotha Hluttaw will submit VDB-Loi’s comments to the Pyithu Hluttaw (Upper House) with their additional commentary after discussions. Upon a recent […]

September 15, 2017

PTD speeds up licenses and reform What you can’t say or do when advertising your products or services Access to personal electronic data: Now the law says you need permission Some Regulatory points of attention for telecom M&A and contracting in Myanmar How to negotiate a spectrum license in Myanmar? Myanmar opens applications for international […]

August 30, 2017

August was a busy month at the National Assembly with most attention going to amendment of the Telecom Law. Central to the amendment are the harsh sanctions on defamation and misinformation using telecommunication means, presently a non-bailable offence. Legislators in both chambers are seeking to recalibrate the provision. Waterways were also discussed through the draft […]

February 24, 2017

In 2016, telecommunication sector attracted most foreign investment in Myanmar, according to MIC data, and this trend is expected to continue over the coming years. In this client briefing note, we explain ten tips for telecom contracting in Myanmar. Highlights of this note Make it clear who is responsible to get the license in a […]