Allen & Overy expands into Myanmar

Allen & Overy (A&O) has become the first magic circle firm to enter into Myanmar, with the launch of an office in Yangon. A&O’s Yangon office provides international legal services and will not practise Myanmar law. The new office is managed by Bangkok managing partner Simon Makinson and currently has two associates and two support […]

Myanmar Govt Allows Oil and Gas Firms to Name Profit-Sharing Terms

In an apparent bid to make tenders to explore for oil and gas more attractive, Burma’s Ministry of Energy is inviting international companies preparing their bids to suggest their own terms for profit sharing with the government, a ministry official said Tuesday. The ministry is currently accepting bids from companies for exploration licenses on 18 […]