May 2020

2020 Myanmar Insurance & Reinsurance Guide

The Myanmar insurance market has taken significant steps toward liberalisation and is providing a chance for greater economic development. Amid these uncertain times, companies operating in Myanmar will need to understand what forms of insurance are offered and how coverage can protect their business.

ZICO Law Myanmar has authored the 2020 Myanmar Insurance & Reinsurance Guide as published by Chambers and Partners. The Guide covers the main sources of law governing the insurance sector with topics including:

  1. Basis of Insurance and Reinsurance Law
  2. Regulation of Insurance and Reinsurance
  3. Overseas Firms Doing Business in this Jurisdiction
  4. Transaction Activity
  5. Distribution
  6. Making an Insurance Contract
  7. Alternative Risk Transfer
  8. Interpreting an Insurance Contract
  9. Disputes
  10. Insurtech
  11. Emerging Risks and New Products
  12. Recent and Forthcoming Legal Developments
  13. Other Developments


Accreditation: The 2020 Myanmar Insurance & Reinsurance Guide was first published in January 2020 as part of Chambers and Partners’ Global Practice Guides. Please refer here for more details.

Subject matters: Insurance Claims
Jurisdictions: Myanmar


Executive Chairman
ZICO Law Myanmar
Thuzar Tin
Senior Associate
ZICO Law Myanmar


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