DFDL provides a full range of legal and tax services to foreign and local investors operating in Myanmar. Our team of over 20 experienced local lawyers and foreign advisers in Yangon and Naypyidaw provide efficient, effective and practical legal services at an international standard, coupled with personal, in- depth knowledge of the local environment.
Founded in 1995, DFDL is one of the oldest foreign legal and tax firms in Myanmar and best placed to advise Asian and international companies on their investments in Myanmar.
Since its foundation, DFDL has acquired an outstanding reputation for providing seamlessly integrated and solutions-oriented legal and tax services to establish, structure and protect our client’s business interests. DFDL is also actively involved, in tandem with international development agencies and local jurisdiction stakeholders, in developing the legal and regulatory environment of the emerging markets in which we operate.
The largest single shareholder of the Tokyu on its pre-licensing tender process and securing a provisional foreign life insurance license (one of the only five companies in Myanmar to have such a license).
Two major financial institutions on its USD 300 million equity and loan funding on a project finance basis for the Landmark mixed use real estate development in downtown Yangon, carried out by the Yoma Group of companies.
An international development finance institution on its financing of USD 100 million connectivity infrastructure projects in Myanmar.
A financial services company on its detailed regulatory survey for offshore products and financial services in Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam.
One of the three reputable institutional banks based in China in relation to its USD 225 million secured loan to Yangon Aerodrome Company Limited, the company that holds the concession from DCA to develop, construct and operate terminal and other facilities at Yangon International Airport.
A consortium of banks and financial institutions on its financing of a 225MW gas-fired combined power plant project, the largest of its kind in Myanmar, the Myingyan Power Plant.
A Thai equity investor on an O&M agreement and JV in a large scale mining project in Myanmar, under PSC with a state- owned enterprise.
A consortium of lending banks on the financing of the acquisition of Pan Asia Majestic Eagle Limited (PAMEL), a leading Myanmar telecommunications infrastructure company, by TPG.