Myanmar: Investing Responsibly and Understanding the Hidden Risks

Kroll Advisory Solutions presents the latest White Paper concerning Myanmar's rapidly developing regulatory and legal regime, the investment landscape, and the opportunities and risks facing investors.

Background:

  • Myanmar is a changing landscape as new and proposed legislation is introduced, aimed at stimulating investment in Myanmar, including laws on currency exchange and foreign investment.
  • There has been significant investor interest shown in the Oil & Gas, Agricultural, Financial, Telecommunications and Consumer Products sectors.

Five Key Challenges:

The paper highlights that there remains a number of significant risk factors and potential contradictions that may cause problems in the future which investors should properly understand:

  • The power of the military
  • The ethnic dynamics of the country
  • Corruption
  • Contentious land rights issues
  • Safety and security

In this White Paper, Kroll Advisory Solutions explores these challenges and more, with an exclusive interview moderated by Kroll's Managing Director for Physical Security, Sam Olsen with Managing Director for South and Southeast Asia, Richard Dailly, Senior Director, Cem Ozturk, and Co-head of Baker & Mckenzie's Myanmar Centre, Clive Cook.

In the interview, Richard and Cem shared insights on mitigating risks in Myanmar, Sam touched on some tips regarding physical security and Clive comments on some of the legal challenges on operating in Myanmar.

If you would like to speak to Kroll or learn about how Kroll can support your company in Myanmar, please contact Richard Dailly at rdailly@kroll.com or +65 6645 4521.

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