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Since 2010 when JIPYONG LLC formed the Myanmar Team, we have provided Myanmar-related legal services while steadfastly building the networks in and studying the laws of the country. Our Myanmar Practice Group in Seoul and our Myanmar Office cooperate together to provide swift and accurate legal and consulting services to our clients in both locations.

JIPYONG MYANMAR LIMITED, the local presence of JIPYONG LLC, is staffed with US Attorney, US C.P.A. and expert advisors who are dispatched from our Seoul Office, and Myanmar attorneys, certified public accountants, legal researchers and translators, who possess rich experiences, allowing the local presence to independently provide legal services on-sites.



We also collaborate with different advisories, businesses and government-related institutions in Myanmar, in order to provide better legal service and investment consulting service based on wider business network. Such business network of JIPYONG LLC has been improving the quality of our legal services in the field and helping us provide practical services that serve the needs of our clients.


Comprehensive legal advice on entry into Myanmar including investment strategy and deal structure
Incorporation of local business entities, joint ventures, M&A, acquisition of shares
Real estate development including for hotels, resorts, offices, commercial buildings, residences and factories
Energy related transactions including construction of power plants
Infrastructure development
Natural resources development
Investment in agriculture, forestry
Project finance
Financial institutions' entry into the market
Trade and international commerce
Legal advices and tax & accounting services foreign companies' operation in Myanmar

M&A
Advised Lotte Group on the acquisition of MGSB, a Myanmar beverage company and the related agreements and provided legal services, including legal research and due diligence
Advised on the acquisition of shares in a Myanmar lumber company and the related agreements and provided legal services, including legal and tax due diligence
Conducted a legal due diligence in relation with the acquisition of shares in a Myanmar construction equipment manufacturing company
Conducted the due diligence and provided advices on transaction structure in relation with the acquisition of shares in a Myanmar sewing company
Investments in Infrastructure, Energy and Resources
Advised the Incheon International Airport Corporation Consortium on the Myanmar Hanthawady New International Airport Construction Project
Provided legal services related to the nation's power generation project, including the review of transaction structure, drafting and reviewing the agreements, negotiating with the government, etc.
Advised on a joint agreement with the Myanmar companies regarding the nation's power generation projects
Provided legal services related to the nation's power grid project, including the review of transaction structure and agreement, etc.
Advised a corporate client on the investment in a Myanmar mining operation through Thailand, including drafting the agreements
Advised a Japanese petrochemical client on the supply agreement for the petrochemical product with the local Myanmar company
Real Estate Development & Construction
Advised a number of Korean and Japanese corporate clients on the joint venture for hotel construction and operation project in Myanmar, including the review of transaction structure, drafting and reviewing the agreements, and incorporation of a joint venture company, etc.
Advised on the business center construction project in Myanmar
Advised corporate clients desiring to enter into Myanmar's construction industry on Myanmar's Company Act, contract law as well as construction-related laws, regulations and practices
Advised a corporate client on the legal structure related to the land-related agreement in Myanmar and drafting thereof
Advised a corporate client looking to establish a JV with a governmental institution in Myanmar for the purpose of construction material manufacturing business on the investment structure and the incorporation issues; and drafted and reviewed agreements
Joint Ventures
Advised on the joint investment project for the import of automobile into Myanmar
Advised a Korean company on the joint investment in a large-scale manufacturing facility together with a Myanmarese governmental institution, and provided legal services, including the review of investment structure, drafting of agreements and advising on incorporation issues
Provided legal services related to the joint venture for cement manufacturing business in Myanmar, including the review of investment structure, drafting and reviewing the agreements, and incorporation issues, etc.
Advised on the legal structure for a joint venture for food manufacturing business in Myanmar
Provided legal services to a corporate client on a joint investment project related to the agricultural machinery rental business in Myanmar, such as legal review, agreement drafting, etc.
Advised on the promotion of K-Pop concert in Myanmar
Incorporation and Operation of Local Entity
Advised Korean banks and insurance companies on setting up local representative offices
Advised a Korean airline company on setting up its branch in Myanmar
Advised Korean financial companies on the establishment of micro financing institution
Provided legal advice related to construction, machinery manufacturing, feed manufacturing, logistics and shoe tall processing companies
Provided legal advice on the incorporation, operation and various legal matters related thereto for general companies and other service companies
Provided legal advice on obtaining approval from the Myanmar Investment Committee and foreign investment in Myanmar
Legislative Service and Other Services
Conducted the legal research on Myanmar foreign investment legislation (commissioned by Ministry of Knowledge Economy)
Conducted the legal research on the economic sanctions against Myanmar (commissioned by Korean Embassy in Myanmar)
Conducted the market research and analysis related to manufacturing and sales of medicine and medical supplies
Reviewed the legal feasibility on real estate and construction issues
Conducted the analysis and review of legislations related to corporate environment including tax and labor issues

JIPYONG MYANMAR Limited
Seoul Office – Myanmar Team
Address
No. 140/A, Than Lwin Road, Bahan Township, Yangon, Myanmar
TEL
95-1-510366
FAX 95-1-526381
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