The coup in Myanmar has created business risks for Japanese companies that operate in the country. While most have resumed operations since the coup Feb. 1, lawyers are busy advising their clients on potential sanction implications and how the ongoing violent protests might affect their businesses.

Days after the Myanmar military coup Feb. 1, Japanese brewery Kirin announced that it will be cutting ties with its partner, Myanmar Economic Holdings Public Co. (MEHL), a company linked to the military, Tatmadaw.

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