2019 has seen the issue of the first exploration permits in Myanmar since a 2016 moratorium was lifted in July 2018, reopening access to one of Southeast Asia’s final mining frontiers.
Myanmar’s long awaited Trade Mark Act has finally received the President’s assent at the end of January 2019.
This article will consider the benefits of TPF and how there are increased opportunities for both court litigation and arbitration funding in the Middle East, and in particular in the UAE.
FDIs in Myanmar rose by close to 45% to an estimated value of USD 4bn. Strong investments from the ASEAN region pushed this increase.
It brings together 11 economies from both sides of the Pacific and establishes Singapore’s first preferential trade agreement with Canada and Mexico.
Mediation’s path toward being a primary dispute resolution mode has been made easier by the recent adoption in Dec 2018 by the UNGA of the 'Singapore Convention'.