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Baker McKenzie Yangon

UNIT 18-03, 18TH FLOOR, SULE SQUARE, 221 SULE PAGODA ROAD, PABEDAN TOWNSHIP, YANGON, MYANMAR
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Work +95 1 255 056
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Fax +95 1 255 058
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Myanmar

Corporate and M&A
Corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 2

Baker McKenzie Yangon

Baker McKenzie Yangon provides M&A, corporate, regulatory compliance and restructuring advice to both domestic and international companies. Managing partner Jo Daniels focuses on infrastructure and insurance regulation, transactions and tax compliance. The team acts for a number of high-profile clients in the consumer goods, entertainment, technology, communication, financial, and oil and gas sectors, including work on several multimillion-dollar cross-border matters. Yoma Bank received advice on cross-currency swap agreements in order to comply with a new directive of Myanmar's central bank.

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Jo Daniels - Baker McKenzie Yangon

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Projects - ranked: tier 1

Baker McKenzie Yangon

Baker McKenzie Yangon's team provides an ‘excellent service’ and includes managing partner Jo Daniels, who is singled out for her ‘subject matter knowledge, timeliness of responses and great personality’, and associate Dustin Combs, who is valued for his ‘cultural awareness’. The team acts for a number of multinational clients on high-value projects in the transport, telecoms, energy and construction sectors. Daniels advised the Asian Development Bank and the Myanmar Ministry of Construction on the contractual arrangements for the Yangon-Pathein road project.

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Jo Daniels - Baker McKenzie Yangon

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