Myanmar’s US Lobby Link Enters the Spotlight

This week, several media outlets reported that Myanmar had hired the Podesta Group, a powerful US lobbying firm, to represent its interests in Washington. Connections between governments and other influential actors in Washington are far from unique to Myanmar. And speculations about links between the Myanmar government and the Podesta Group – a firm founded […]

Hong Kong looks to cash in on arbitration market

A delegation from Hong Kong has visited Yangon last week to promote their territory’s business arbitration service, which helps to resolve disputes over contested commercial and industrial contracts. The 20-member delegation is seeking to win business away from Singapore, whose firms handle the majority of arbitration cases involving Myanmar companies. During its visit it met […]