Corporate & Commercial

2022 Awards

IFLR 1000 2022

Tier 1 – Cambodia, Lao PDR & Myanmar

ASIALAW 2022

Highly Recommended – Thailand & Vietnam

2021 Awards

CHAMBERS ASIA PACIFIC 2021

Band 2 – Vietnam

Band 3 – Bangladesh

LEGAL 500 2021

Tier 1 – Myanmar

Tier 3 – Thailand & Vietnam

At DFDL, our advisers are fully aware of the need for legal advice to be compatible with the complexities of corporate and commercial activities and local business realities. With in-depth understanding of local legal systems and regulatory regimes together with local business culture and practices, DFDL offers clients comprehensive assistance in designing, conducting and evaluating international corporate, commercial and financial services.

DFDL has advised domestic and international corporations, private equity funds, banks and financial institutions, industrial firms, state-owned enterprises and government departments. This has given us extensive experience advising across various industry sectors, including real estate and construction, engineering, financial services, information technology, manufacturing, mining, energy, pharmaceuticals and transport, among others.

In addition, our advisers have wide-ranging experience providing services to fully secure market entry in areas such as:

Trademarks

DFDL advises clients on registration and renewal of trademarks, service marks and trade names across the region. We also handle transfer of such registrations and advise clients on trademark protection and enforcement issues.

Copyright

Copyright law is evolving across the region and we are able to assist our clients with the protection of copyright within the parameters of the existing legal provisions.

Patents

We advise clients on patent registrations, where available, throughout the region.

Licensing

We advise our clients on the drafting and registration of intellectual property licensing agreements where available.

Contacts

Bangladesh Shahwar Nizam, Partner & Managing Director
Cambodia Chris Robinson, Partner & Head of Cambodia Corporate & Commercial Practice
Indonesia Vinay Ahuja, Partner, Head of India Desk, Head of Regional Banking and Finance Practice & Head of Indonesia Practice
Lao PDR Kristy Newby, Partner & Managing Director
Myanmar & Singapore William D. Greenlee, Jr., Partner & Managing Director
Thailand Guillaume Massin, Partner & Managing Director
Vietnam Jerome Buzenet, Partner & Managing Director