When: Thursday 19 May 2016
Where: Bangkok, Thailand
DFDL and the European Chambers of Commerce in Myanmar, Cambodia and Laos proudly hosted an investment conference at the Dusit Thani Hotel in Bangkok, Thailand on 19 May 2016.
With the ASEAN Economic Community now established, Myanmar, Cambodia and Laos are seen as growth engines of the region attracting investors in many business sectors.
During this half day event, DFDL and the European Chambers of Commerce provided an overview of the economic and political outlooks, and the legal and tax issues affecting investments in these three countries.
Speakers included the three European Chambers of Commerce Executive Directors: Dr. Ramon Bruesseler (Laos), Ratana Phurik-Callebaut (Cambodia) and Filip Lauwerysen (Myanmar) who each provided an overview of the economic and political climate and the outlook for foreign investors in 2016 and beyond.
DFDL Partners: Jack Sheehan and William D. Greenlee, Jr., and Senior Tax Director, Clint O’Connell, and Senior Regional Adviser, Vinay Ahuja, each provided an updated overview of the latest key rules for foreign investors and case studies.
|8:00–8:30||Registration and Breakfast|
|8:30–8:50||Welcome Remarks – Jack Sheehan, Partner and EuroCham Board Member|
|8:50–9:10||Economic and Political Outlook for Foreign Investors in Cambodia – Ratana Phurik- Callebaut, Executive Director, European Chamber Cambodia|
|9:10–9:40||Overview of Rules and Investment Framework for Foreign Investments in Cambodia – Clint O’Connell, Senior Tax Director; Head of Cambodia Tax Practice|
|9:40–10:10||Economic and Political Outlook for Foreign Investors in Laos – Ramon Bruesseler, Executive Director, European Chamber Laos|
|10:10–10:30||Morning Coffee Break|
|10:30–11:00||Overview of Rules and Investment Framework for Foreign Investments in Laos – Vinay Ahuja, Senior Adviser, DFDL|
|11:00–11:30||Economic and Political Outlook for Foreign Investors in Myanmar – Filip Lauwerysen, Executive Director, European Chamber, Myanmar|
|11:30–12:00||Overview of Rules and Investment Framework for Foreign Investments in Myanmar – William D. Greenlee, Jr., Partner and Managing Director, DFDL Myanmar|
|12:00–12:30||Case studies on how to structure investments into Myanmar, Cambodia and Laos – Jack Sheehan, Tax Partner, DFDL|
|12:45||Lunch will be served for attendees at the Dusit Thani Hotel|
Partner, Regional Tax
William D.Greenlee, Jr.
Partner; Managing Director,
Senior Tax Director;
Head of Tax Practice, Cambodia
Senior Regional Adviser
European Chamber of
Executive Director, European
Chamber of Commerce, Cambodia
Date: Thursday,19 May 2016
Venue: Dusit Thani Hotel, 946 Rama IV Road, Bangkok 10500
Please click on the following links to download our materials from the event:
Ms. Tipsuda Chaichana
Regional Business Development Executive