On 17 February 2022, the Royal Government of Cambodia issued the Sub-Decree on the Organization and Functioning of the Cambodia Competition Commission (“CCC“) (No. 37 ANKR.BK) (“Sub-Decree“). The Sub-Decree provides the structure and function for the Cambodia Competition Commission, the regulatory authority designated under the Law on Competition. At writing, the CCC members have not yet been appointed and there are a number of internal rules, procedures and decisions that will be required before the CCC and its secretariat will be fully implemented...
DFDL established its headquarters in Cambodia in 1995. DFDL is licensed as an investment company by the Council for the Development of Cambodia and the Cambodian Investment Board. We are also registered as a private limited company with the Ministry of Commerce. Under these licenses and registrations, we are permitted to provide business consulting, tax and investment advisory service of an international nature.
On 1 March 2016, DFDL and Sarin & Associates joined forces and established a commercial association and cooperation in order to form a new business transactions platform to serve clients with interests in Cambodia and across the expanding ASEAN marketplace.
DFDL and Sarin & Associates have worked together for over 10 years in Cambodia. Sarin & Associates has long been recognized for its outstanding legal advice, providing advice to companies in Cambodia in several sectors, such as telecommunication, energy, retail, real estate, financial services, banking, etc.
Our clients are major international and Asian foreign investors in Cambodia, including large foreign and Asian financial institutions. We have been involved in major projects in Cambodia including electricity projects, aviation, telecommunications, infrastructure projects and large real estate projects.
Year this Office was Established: 1995
Lawyers Worldwide: 140
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The State Administration Council (“SAC”) of Myanmar, by way of Order 33/2022, has reconstituted the Ministry of Electricity and Energy (“MOEE”) into two separate ministries: the Ministry of Electric Power (“MOEP”) and the Ministry of Energy (“MOE”)...
Asian Legal Business (“ALB”), a branch of Thomson Reuters, has nominated DFDL for two honors at its 18th Annual ALB SE Asia Law Awards: Audray Souche: Managing Partner of the Year (Emerging Markets) Energy and Resources Law Firm of the Year DFDL extends its congratulations to Audray Souche (Regional Managing Partner) as well as to the members of our Regional Energy Practice team. These nominations are the result of dedication and hard work, attributes that led to remarkable achievements and successful energy and resource projects over the past year...
Jonathan Blaine Moderates Discussion with the Thai Revenue Department on BEPS Pillar 2 and the Global Minimum Tax
On 5 May 2022, Jonathan Blaine (Thailand Tax Director) moderated a discussion with the Thai Revenue Department organized by the American Chamber of Commerce in Thailand, addressing the question: What Does the Global Minimum Tax Mean for Thailand?. Jonathan moderated the high-level discussions between an expert panel and the Thai Revenue Department on the latest international tax developments from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (“OECD“) and the impacts on Thailand.