The following is a sample list of matters that lawyers at DLA Piper have acted on in Myanmar, working in partnership with local counsel where appropriate:

  • Advising a U.S. based infrastructure client on contractual and financing arrangements for the development and operation of a new container port, including company formation, registration and permits and taxation issues.
  • Advising a Germany-based reinsurer on offering reinsurance of Myanmar-based risks from outside of Myanmar, in the context of the provisions of the 1993 & 1996 Myanmar Insurance Laws.
  • Advising various leading global hotel and hospitality groups and international branded hotels on numerous real estate and hospitality projects, including the following:
    • the full range of development and operational matters for existing hotels as well as new flagship properties, often the clients’ first in the country
    • the incorporation of local entities and tax issues
    • the drafting and negotiation of hotel management documentation
  • Advising a European rail business on options for the establishment of a local enterprise to upgrade existing rail assets, including company formation, registration and permits, contractual arrangements with the Myanmar Government and third parties, financing arrangements and taxation issues.
  • Advising an energy sector technology solutions company on the structure and tax implications of an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) project.
  • Advising a Korean power company on an operations and maintenance contract for a gas-fired combined cycle power plant in Yangon.
  • Advising a global helicopter services company on the establishment of local operations and related legal and regulatory considerations.
  • Advising a financial advisory and management consulting firm on the development of a large scale power project in Yangon.
  • Representing a prominent Myanmar real estate and infrastructure development company in identifying and pursuing the removal of international sanctions and other enforcement orders against members of its business group and key executives and directors.