Malaysia-Myanmar Connect 2019

28 August 2019 | 9:00 AM - 05:00pm Wyndham Grand Yangon Hotel

We are happy to share that we will be participating in the Malaysia-Myanmar Connect 2019 forum which runs from 28-31 August at the Wyndham Grand Yangon Hotel.

Our resident partner, Geraldine Oh, will be speaking on Legal Updates during the How to invest in Myanmar seminar on Thursday, 29 August from 15:00-16:30.  

Malaysia-Myanmar Connect 2019 is a three-day event co-organised by the Malaysia-Myanmar Business Chambers and the Embassy of Malaysian in Yangon that brings together the Malaysia and Myanmar business communities. Delegates can join and meet with government officials, business leaders and industry associations. More than 100+ companies and 300+ delegates including businesses from Malaysia have confirmed their attendance at this inaugural event.

Breakout sessions for sector-specific tracks will include: 

  1. Construction & Property (Ministry of Construction) 
  2. Manufacturing (Ministry of Industry) 
  3. Information Technology (Ministry of Transport & Communications) 
  4. Trading & Services (Ministry of Commerce) 

Agenda Details 

  • 28 August: Working dinner with the Directorate of Investment and Company Administration (DICA) and prominent Myanmar business leaders  
  • 29 August: Knowledge sharing sessions by subject matter experts and site visit to the Thilawa Special Economic Zone (SEZ)  
  • 30 AugustKeynote addresses by H.E. U Thaung Tun, Union Minister, Ministry of Investment and Foreign Economic Relations (MIFER), H.E U Min Ye Paing Hein, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Industry, and H.E U Phyo Min Thein, Chief Minister, Yangon Region Government  

 For more details, you can visit the event site.

Key Contacts

Resident Partner
ZICO Law Myanmar

Announcement

On 1 December 2022, KPMG and ZICO Law entered into an agreement under which a number of law firms and teams from the ZICO Law network have joined the KPMG network of firms.

The deal will see more than 275 lawyers join over 2,900 legal professionals in the KPMG global organization, creating a significant legal footprint across Asia. It will offer legal services and solutions, a globally connected legal services platform, and specialists who work with leading technology providers to modernize legal functions across organizations. The strategic combination increases the total number of legal professionals in the KPMG network to close to 3,200 across 84 jurisdictions. You may read the press release here.

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