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Myanmar legal developments

Myanmar - March 1 2013 In our Client Alert dated 5 April 2012, we reported on legal and political developments in Myanmar in light of the national byelections that won Daw…

Co-authors: Christian Schaefer, Anthony Raven , Michael Aldrich, Crispin Rapinet, Henry Wheare.

Investment in Indonesia’s mineral refining and processing sector: value-added regulations and industrial policy

Indonesia - July 31 2012 On 6 February 2012, Indonesia’s Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources promulgated Regulation No. 7 of 2012 on increasing the value of minerals through the activities of mineral purification and processing.

Co-authors: James Harris , Justin Patrick.

Foreign exchange reform

Myanmar - April 5 2012 The Central Bank of Myanmar announced that, on 1 April 2012, it has adopted a managed floating exchange rate for the national currency, the kyat (pronounced “chat”), that will allow for market forces to determine the value of the kyat while allowing the Central Bank some flexibility in influencing the exchange rate.

Co-authors: Lourdes Catrain, Mark S. McConnell , Anthony Raven , Michael Aldrich.

General characteristics of the Myanmar legal system

Myanmar - April 5 2012 Notwithstanding its tumultuous history in the 20th century and its isolation from the world at large, Myanmar has retained a British common law system that was established during the colonial period (1886 to 1948) and these laws enacted since the 19th century continue to be applied unless expressly amended or repealed.

Co-authors: Anthony Raven , Michael Aldrich.

International commercial arbitration

Myanmar - April 5 2012 The topic of dispute resolution continues to be a significant one for foreign investors considering investing in Myanmar.

Co-authors: Anthony Raven , Michael Aldrich.

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