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September 23, 2014

Tilleke & Gibbins to Host TICC Seminar on Investing in Myanmar

Thai-Italian Chamber of Commerce

The Thai-Italian Chamber of Commerce (TICC), in collaboration with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), and Tilleke & Gibbins, is organizing a seminar on “Myanmar: Strategic Investment Opportunities for SMEs.” The seminar will focus on socio-economic reform in Myanmar, and in particular, the new foreign investment and special economic zone laws.

The event will feature three distinguished speakers, including Michele Boario, a senior MSMEs expert at UNIDO, who will discuss strategies and opportunities for foreign companies; Masato Abe, an economics affairs officer at UNESCAP, who will talk on the policy framework for SMEs in Myanmar; and Michael Ramirez, a consultant in Tilleke & Gibbins’ dispute resolution group, who will provide his perspective on the following main topics:

  • Overview of Myanmar Legal System
  • Economic and Legal Liberalization
  • Overview of the Foreign Investment Law
  • Key Allowances and Restrictions for Foreign Investors
  • Sample Studies of Potential and Actual Investors
  • On the Legal Horizon

The seminar will be hosted at Tilleke & Gibbins’ Bangkok office in Supalai Grand Tower on October 2, from 8.30 a.m. to 11.30 a.m. The seminar will begin with networking and will be followed by a Q&A session. If you would like to learn more about this event, please visit the TICC website.