Practice Areas

1. Legal services

Research of regulation of laws etc.

Research of regulation of foreign investment and approval and authorization of various types of industries / Confirmation of legality of investment scheme.

Draft of agreements

Drafting of various agreements of joint venture, business collaboration, sales, lease and others.

Dispute Resolution

Dispute resolution concerning a trading partner, landlord, employee, third person, making and sending the warning letter, judicial services and debt collection representative service.

Legal Consultation/Other

Consultation for applicable law and other services.
Consultation for applicable law in administration of company and about new business, etc.
Research of ODA commitment, government and public organization, etc.

2. Incorporation procedures, Apply the licenses and Register services

We draft documents which are needed to incorporate a company, offer common forms of documents, provide representative service of submitting documents, negotiation with in charge of officer and support the open the bank account.

  • Provide the representative service of applying any licenses (YCDC license, alcohol license, recruitment agency license, microfinance license etc.)
  • Support and representative of applying procedure of investment permit based on Special Economic Zone Law.
  • Support and representative of applying procedure of MIC permit or endorsement based on Investment Law.
  • Support and representative of applying procedure of necessary licenses to carry out a certain business (required license on hotel business, required microfinance license on microfinance business)
  • Provide the representative service of proceeding the registered matters change on DICA such as directors, shareholders and address etc.

3. Labour matter

  • Draft or review of contract and related rule such as employment contact, work rules, pledge letter at enter or retirement at the company, pledge letter at training and rule of wages etc.
  • Explanation to the employees about related labour document’s content such as work rule and employment contract.
  • Lecture the labour law to director.
  • Provide the legal advice on daily operation (Violation of rule such as late attendance, illegal act)
  • Submit, registration, change and representative of negotiation with labour office and social security office.
  • Representative service of negotiation at the retirement.
  • Inform the warning letter for employee who made unfair and collect the embezzlement money.
  • Correspondence to strike.
  • Representative of civil or criminal trials, representative of arbitration processing under the Settlement of Labour Dispute Law.

4. M&A services

  • Legal due diligence.
  • Corporate survey of target company.
  • Drafting the share transfer agreement, share underwriting agreement, shareholder agreement, and business transfer agreement.
  • Any submitting to administrative organ required with M&A.

5. Research Services

  • Draft the necessary documents, offer common forms of documents, provide representative service of submitting documents, representative service of publishing on Newspaper under the Registration Act.
  • Draft and send the warning letter to trademark infringers, representative service of negotiation.
    (After enact the Trademark Law, Design Law, Patent Law, Copy light Law)
  • Consultation about intellectual property rights.
  • Research about intellectual property rights.
  • Draft the necessary documents, offer common forms of documents, provide the representative service for submitting the documents to apply the trademark, design and patent. Negotiating related intellectual property rights and dispute process.

6. Visa Services

Provide the representative service of visa application procedure such as stay permit or multiple business visa.

7. Translation services

Translation

Myanmar → Japanese / English
Japanese / English → Myanmar

8. Research Services

We receive mainly following commission and submit reports in both English and Japanese.

Research of Myanmar companies
Research of various types of industries in Myanmar
Research of Japanese companies which have already moved their businesses into Myanmar

9. Resident Director Services

According to the companies law enacted by August, 2018, all of the companies must have at least one resident director. Therefore, we provide the service to be appointed resident director of client. For more detail conditions, please feel free to ask us.

10. Stock holding Services

According to the companies law enacted by August, 2018, the companies which foreign capital is under the 35% is considerate Myanmar company. However, in this case, the majority will be hold by Myanmar. Therefore, our group Myanmar company provide the service to hold 16% of share and help the foreign capitalist hold the majority. For more conditions, please feel free to ask us.

11. Retainer agreement

Retainer agreement means, we response any client’s request without payment for additional fee other than retainer fee if it is within the prescribed time. Regarding the fees or contract period, we may arrange it flexibility depends on client’s request.

The main merit of retainer contract are following 4 things.

  1. If we concluded the retainer agreement, we will discount our time charge. It’s mean that you may save the moneys.
  2. We will response any kinds of cases within a prescribed time. If there is no retainer agreement, you need ask quotation each time. It’s mean that you may save the time.
  3. To estsablish the long relationship, we could know you well and may provide tailored advice to you based on the past background.
  4. You may consult in advance easily before any troubles was happen and it will be able to prevent the trouble.

12. Whistle-blowing service

Recently, many company installed whistle-blowing system for find the internal problems. However, if in charge of the person of the whistle-blowing is internal employees, often such employees leave the problems or take inappropriate actions.
If you asked us such response on behalf of you, we have the foreign lawyers and Myanmar lawyers. Therefore, if we were assigned such services, we may response it not only English but also Myanmar. Additionally, when we report it to client, we may make comments from the view of Myanmar laws.

13. 内部通報窓口

近時、ASEANの拠点においても雇用している従業員が増加し、内部通報窓口の設置を検討する企業が増加しています。しかし、内部の人材が当該窓口を担当したとしても適切な対応が採られないことが多く、外部に依頼することが望ましいです。しかし、外部においても現地語にまで対応する適切な依頼先を見つけることが難しいとの声を聞きます。
当事務所にては、日本人弁護士に加えて、現地の弁護士も多数所属しているため、内部通報窓口業務を受託した際には現地で働いている日本人のみならず、現地の方からの通報にも対応いたします。

案件実績

日系企業とミャンマー企業との間の売買契約書の作成
日系企業とミャンマー企業との間の業務委託契約書の作成
日系企業とミャンマー企業との間の合弁契約書の作成
日系企業とミャンマー企業との間の賃貸借契約書の作成
日系企業とミャンマー企業との間のローン契約書の作成
日系企業とミャンマー企業との間の守秘義務契約書の作成
日系企業とミャンマー企業との間のOEM契約書の作成
日系企業とミャンマー企業との間の建設契約書の作成
日系企業の雇用契約書、就業規則、賃金規程、出張規程の作成
IT業、コンサルタント業、不動産仲介業、不動産開発業、製造業、サービス業等の会社法に基づく現地法人又は支店の設立業務
投資法又は経済特区法に基づく投資許可取得業務
投資法に基づくエンドースメント取得業務
ミャンマーの土地のDD業務
ミャンマー企業の法務デューデリジェンス(DD)業務
日系企業とミャンマー企業との間の株式譲渡契約書の作成
公的機関から委託された調査報告書作成業務
各種ライセンスの取得、外資規制、汚職規制、情報保護法制等に関する調査報告書作成業務
労働者との間の紛争解決業務(交渉代行、労働紛争解決法に基づく各仲裁機関における代理人としての出席)
代金支払い等の義務を履行しない会社に対する警告書の送付及び民事裁判業務
刑事事件に巻き込まれた企業又は従業員の弁護業務
登記法に基づく商標登録業務
ミャンマー企業の調査業務
駐在者のstay permit取得業務
日系企業の会社清算業務
株主、取締役、定款、その他登記事項の変更業務
ミャンマー会社法に基づく株主総会開催及び議事録作成の支援業務
ミャンマー企業に対する投資スキームに関する法的助言及び必要書類及び必要な契約書の作成業務
ミャンマー企業からの債権回収代行業務
ミャンマー現地法人の常駐取締役業務
ミャンマー現地法人の株主業務
労働組合との交渉代行業務

Charge System

There are three main charge systems. It is depending on the case content, so please feel free to ask us in detail.

1. Time charge

It’s based on actual time which we took.
Only the consultation or related dispute is often based on this charge system.

2. Quotation

We are sending the quotation after heard the overview, and proceed it based on this quotation.
Related establish the company, research, contract and trademark registration is often based on this charge system.

3. Retainer contract

As a basic thinking of retainer fee, if the concluded retainer contract, within the range of retainer fee, we provide the service with lower price than normal per hour unit.
Therefore, you can select the type of retainer contract depend on the how much work and consultation will occur.

And we provide the Newsletter about latest law and notification every month to retainer client.
Also we have base in Thailand, Malaysia, Israel and Japan. If concluded the retainer contract with head office in Japan and our Japan office, we can provide global retainer service which not only Japan but also abroad legal service.