Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Matters

By now, most businesses around the world have become familiar with the ESG acronym which stands for Environmental, Social and Governance. ESG issues dominate the board agenda in most listed companies. With climate emergency and societal justice issues fast emerging it is likely that in future, all companies (whether listed or not) will also need … read more

Fintech, Blockchain & Technology

Our team of lawyers have diverse backgrounds. We understand the legal ramifications of blockchain and the intersection of financial services and technology. We therefore provide full-service legal advice, from start up to successful exit, including: ESG advisory for fintech, blockchain and technology Advising on corporate formation and funding Developing and implementing comprehensive intellectual property strategies … read more

Intellectual Property

Intellectual property (IP) law deals with the rules for securing and enforcing legal rights to the new ideas that you create. This includes your or your business’s inventions, designs, and artistic works, among other things. For global companies, managing and protecting intellectual property has become increasingly complex, as they often operate in multiple jurisdictions with … read more

Corporate and Commercial Work/ Cross-Border Investment

Asian jurisdictions have made significant strides in aligning their laws with the current times and modern-day business requirements In Myanmar for example, new laws include the Myanmar Companies Law 2017 (MCL) and Myanmar Investment Law 2016 (MIL). The former legislation replaces the outdated Companies Act (1914), while the latter consolidates and replaces the previous Foreign … read more

Establishing NGO/INGO

The past few years have especially seen International NGOs become increasingly active in the region, expanding their footing beyond emergency relief and humanitarian aid to a variety of sectors such as education, health, and environment. From a legal standpoint, establishing an NGO or an INGO is a significant undertaking involving substantial legal obligations. Implementing these obligations can … read more

International Trade

Globalization brings cultures closer. It also brings businesses from different legal systems together to be part of a growing international supply chain ecosystem comprising manufacturers, importers, exporters, and end-users, among others. Additionally, globalization allows countries to expand their markets for both goods and services that otherwise may not have been available domestically. To help you … read more

Arbitration & Other Alternative Dispute Resolution

Arbitration and other alternative dispute resolution (ADR) mechanisms such as mediation and expert determination offer parties a degree of flexibility and are a popular and cost-effective method for settling disputes among parties today. They also keep disputes out of the traditional court system, thereby providing parties a non-litigious option to resolve their dispute. As the … read more

Infrastructure and Real Estate Law (including Conveyancing)

At M. Ravi Law, we understand land and property, whether that be for infrastructure development, commercial purchases or leasing or buying property for private residential use. Whether you operate in the real estate sector (residential, commercial, or industrial) or the infrastructure sector (rail, roads, hospitals, schools, energy, or other resources), and whether your project or … read more

Regulatory Advice & Licensing Matters

Applying for a license to run a venue, to export, or to import goods, are seemingly straightforward matters, but can get tricky if you are unaware of the various rules and regulations.  Whether you are applying for a new license or varying an existing one, we can offer you peace of mind that your application … read more

Labour & Employment Law

With economies recovering from the pandemic, a number of labour and employment law issues have emerged throughout the region. Worker welfare rights, migrant employee rights, back to work and remote work arrangements are only some of the issues affecting the workforce today and human resource managers are finding it challenging to ensure that their companies … read more