Tilleke & Gibbins

Myanmar

Analysis

Overview

Tilleke & Gibbins’ full-service outfit in Yangon provides a gateway for regional and international companies to enter Myanmar’s emerging and liberalizing commercial markets. The firm focuses its practice on banking and finance, intellectual property, projects and infrastructure, and market entry advice. As an international law firm, Tilleke & Gibbins boasts many significant international clients who have significant impact on Myanmar’s economy and business. Yuwadee Thean-ngarm and Ross Taylor are key contacts.

General business law

Work highlights 

Assisted a Thai-listed company with its proposal to acquire 100% equity interestvalued at roughly $12 million, in a licensed microfinance company in Myanmar. 

Advised a leading bank in Myanmar on a complete redesign of its corporate governance structure 

Advised a major Thai electricity operator on matters related to Thai and Myanmar tax laws for a engineering-procurement-construction contract of an electricity project in Myanmar owned by a leading Thai oil and gas exploration.