X

Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.
Yangon, Myanmar Yangon, Myanmar. Photo: Phuong D. Nguyen/Shutterstock.com

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.

Want to continue reading?
Become a Free ALM Digital Reader.

Benefits of a Digital Membership:

  • Free access to 1 article* every 30 days
  • Access to the entire ALM network of websites
  • Unlimited access to the ALM suite of newsletters
  • Build custom alerts on any search topic of your choosing
  • Search by a wide range of topics

*May exclude premium content
Already have an account?

Jessica Seah

Jessica Seah covers Asia for Law.com International. She writes about lawyers and legal issues in Singapore and throughout Southeast Asia, as well as in Japan, Korea, Hong Kong and China. Her coverage includes the business of law, global and domestic law firms, legal tech, in-house legal departments and regulatory issues. She can be reached at [email protected]

More from this author

 
Reprints & Licensing
Mentioned in a Law.com story?

License our industry-leading legal content to extend your thought leadership and build your brand.

Defending Federal Criminal Cases: Attacking the Government's ProofBook

Equips defense attorneys with the legal arguments and tactics they can and should use to challenge the government's evidence at every stage of a criminal case.

Get More Information
 

Talent On The Move

Where are established partners moving? What firms are increasing partner headcount and in which markets & practices? Track Partner moves by firm, region, and practice area with your Legal Compass subscription. Log in or get your free trial today.

Get More Information
 
 

ALM Legal Publication Newsletters

Sign Up Today and Never Miss Another Story.

As part of your digital membership, you can sign up for an unlimited number of a wide range of complimentary newsletters. Visit your My Account page to make your selections. Get the timely legal news and critical analysis you cannot afford to miss. Tailored just for you. In your inbox. Every day.

Copyright © 2021 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.