Charltons advises clients on setting up a business in Myanmar including the setting up a business partnership, setting up a limited company, sole proprietorships, proprietorships joint ventures, branch companies and wholly foreign-owned subsidiaries.

The Myanmar Companies Act 2017 together with the revised Myanmar Investment Law (MIL) and its associated implementing rules (Myanmar Investment Rules) are the three key pieces of legislation governing the setting up of businesses in Myanmar.

Working in cooperation with local counsel, Charltons also advises foreign companies on their annual filing obligations, negotiating commercial leases and the maintenance of a registered office in Myanmar as well as assisting foreign entrants in Myanmar submit investment proposals, liaise with the Directorate of Investment and Company Administration, and MIC approval.

For additional information please see Charltons’ presentation on “Introduction to Doing Business in Myanmar”. [ Word | PPT ]