Myanmar’s first Trademark Law Came into effect on 1 April 2023, including its new electronic trademark filing system.
The State Administration Council issued the new Organisation Registration Law, introducing a new regime applicable to the establishment of both local and international non-governmental organisations.
Mandatory corporate governance and related party transaction requirements for Myanmar public companies
The SECM issued Notification 2/2020 and Instruction 3/2020 covering corporate governance requirements and requirements in relation to the disclosure of related-party transactions.
A summary of the newly enacted Industrial Zone Law in Myanmar and the key sections of the legislation and an overview of the development of the industrial sector in Myanmar.
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Securities and Exchange Commission of Myanmar Permits Foreigners to Trade on the Yangon Stock Exchange in Myanmar by March 2020
The SECM announced on 6 March 2020 that securities companies can now receive applications from foreigners for account openings and trading by foreigners on the YSX will commence on 20 March 2020.
New Corporate Governance Notification Endorsed by the Advisory Committee for Corporate Governance Reform
The Advisory Committee for Corporate Governance Reform announced its endorsement of the new corporate governance notification, expected to be published in April 2020 and effective in October 2020.
Over recent years, Myanmar’s financial and banking system has undergone major reform and liberalisation. On 7 November 2019, the Central Bank announced a new round of foreign bank licensing in Myanmar.