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  • M&A Report (July 2018)

    Content Types: NewsletterRegions & Countries: AustraliaSwitzerland...Industries: Minerals & ResourcesClean Energy...
  • Top 5 Announced China Outbound Deal

    Content Types: NewsletterRegions & Countries: AustraliaSwitzerland...Industries: Minerals & ResourcesReal Estate & Construction...
    Top 5 Announced China Outbound Deal
  • DFDL Monthly Alert-April 2018

    Content Types: NewsletterRegions & Countries: ChinaCambodia...Services: TaxLegal
    DFDL awarded IFLR - International Financial Law Review 'Project Finance Deal of the Year' for Myingyan Power Project in Myanmar.
  • Laos Tax Alert: Tax Department Clarifies New Excise Tax Rates for 2018

    Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: LaosServices: TaxLegal
    The Tax Department of the Ministry of Finance in the Lao PDR has issued a new regulation No.169/TD dated 11 January 2018 on implementing new excise tax rates on fuel, alcohol, tobacco and certain entertainment categories for 2018 in the Lao PDR.
  • ASEAN Employment Legal Update 2017 #Q2

    Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: IndonesiaCambodia...Services: LegalEmployment & Immigration
    Regional Legal Update on Labor and Employment Law Issues DFDL’s Employment Practice Group is dedicated to advising clients on employment and labor issues, and preparing human resources documentation compliant with local law. Our employment team’s in-depth knowledge of the law and practices in the countries in which we operate allows us to provide specialized, practical advice on issues that arise in employment relationships. The head of our...
  • Lao Legal Update: Investment Incentive Deadline Approaching

    Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: LaosServices: Legal
    The deadline for existing companies to opt-in for the investment incentives available under the new Investment Promotion Law (No. 14/NA, 17 November 2016 (the “Investment Promotion Law”) is fast approaching. Existing companies that intend to opt-in should ensure that their application has been submitted to the One-Stop Service Office (“OSSO”) of the Ministry of Planning and Investment by Thursday, 17 August 2017.
  • European Chamber in Lao appoints Jack Sheehan, DFDL as its new Vice President

    Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: LaosServices: Tax
    It is with great pleasure and pride for DFDL to announce that Jack Sheehan, Partner and Head of the Regional Tax Practice group has been appointed Vice President of the European Chamber in the Lao PDR.
  • Lao PDR : Challenges and opportunities for solar power development

    Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: LaosIndustries: Power/Utilities
    The hydropower ambitions of the Lao PDR are well known. The aspiring “battery of Asia”, the Lao PDR has proven successful at attracting and maintaining hydropower investment in recent years. In January 2017, the Ministry of Energy and Mines reported that by the close of the calendar year some 50 power plants around the country would be generating electricity with an installed capacity of almost 6,860MW, with nearly two-thirds of this power being...
  • New Decree Points to Opportunities in Biofuels

    Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: Middle East & North AfricaLaosServices: Legal
    Without any significant, identified fossil fuel resources, the Lao PDR is dependent on imports for 100% of its fossil fuel needs. Yet every year, the agriculture and forestry sectors of the Lao PDR produce large amounts of agricultural waste. As a result, there is significant untapped biofuel potential in the country that could reduce the nation’s dependence on fossil fuels.
  • Lao Legal Update : Lao Government Makes Significant Reforms To Investment Promotion Law

    Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: LaosServices: LegalEmployment & Immigration...
    The much anticipated amendments to the Investment Promotion Law became effective on 19 April 2017. The amended law (No. 14/ NA, 17 November 2016) makes positive changes to the regulatory framework for investors and represents an encouraging step in alleviating barriers to investment in the Lao PDR.