Check this section of the DFDL COVID-19 Resource Hub for issues specifically affecting your legal and tax situation in Myanmar.
As of 5 May 2020, the number of COVID-19 positive cases in Myanmar is 161 and 6 deaths have been reported. The number of patients who have recovered stands at 49. The Government has, as of now, locked down ten townships in Yangon, Myanmar. On 17 April 2020, the Yangon Regional Government also issued a...Read more »
The outbreak of the novel corona virus (“COVID-19”) has affected everyday life and business. With the drop in importation of raw materials and imposition of travel restrictions, numerous businesses in Myanmar are facing an economic slowdown across all sectors. In order to restore such businesses and provide measures of economic relaxation, the Myanmar Government is...Read more »
With the continuous rise in the number of cases for the novel coronavirus disease (“COVID-19”), which was declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization (“WHO”) employers may have to deploy special arrangements concerning health and safety. Myanmar has reported 15 cases to date, and the number is set to rise as Myanmar hits...Read more »
The outbreak of the novel coronavirus (“COVID 19”), was declared a pandemic on 11 March 2020 by the World Health Organization (“WHO”). Given the disruption caused by the COVID 19 pandemic, it is likely that performances under many contracts will be delayed, interrupted, or even cancelled. Counterparties (especially suppliers/contractors/developers) to such contracts may seek to...Read more »
The Coronavirus (or COVID-19) global pandemic has already caused a slowdown in the overall economy in Myanmar. In response to the economic impact of COVID-19 and the massive disruption to normal everyday life it is causing, the Myanmar Government has issued a number of directives that are intended to provide relief to those businesses being...Read more »