The Myanmar Companies Law 2017

Updated: May 16

The Myanmar Companies Law 2017 commences on 1 August.  Members of the SCM Legal team drafted this law and have been assisting with its implementation.  To help you prepare for its commencement we are offering these services at highly competitive, fixed-fee rates:


  • Company incorporations and overseas company registrations

  • Myanmar to foreign company conversions

  • Annual corporate secretarial and compliance service

  • Resident directors, authorised officer and registered office service

  • Adoption of a new company constitution

  • Change to a single shareholder company

  • Compliance audits of company books and filings


If you sign up for any of these before July 31 we will also attend to the mandatory re-registration of your company for a special introductory fee. We also provide the full range of specialised legal services to help you take full advantage of the new law, such as support in establishing and training your in-house teams, providing strategic governance advice to your Board, documenting and implementing company restructures and reorganisations, preparing bespoke constitutions and joint venture arrangements, advising on share and security issues, MIC and DICA troubleshooting and full outsourced General Counsel services. Please contact us to learn more

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