Banking and Financial Law & Practice
By Dr Yvonne Wong
Myanmar's financial arena has seen rapid development since the country's economic and political reforms in 2011
This book provides the most up-to-date coverage of the new banking and finance framework in Myanmar.
From retail banking, to trade finance, to taking security in Myanmar, to the stock exchange, sanctions, and more - it gives a useful overview of the evolving landscape.
It explains the institutions, regulators and reforms in light of Myanmar's turbulent and fascinating history and provides in-depth information about key changes in the last few years.
It is easy to read, well researched and written with the benefit of local and international knowledge. It is an indispensable book for scholars, practitioners, investors, and anyone who wants a better understanding of how money moves in and out, and around Myanmar.
About the Author
Dr. Yvonne Wong is an academic, lawyer, consultant, and global nomad. She has written on a number of issues mainly in the fields of sovereign debt, international law, and banking and finance. Dr. Wong has worked as a lawyer in San Francisco, London, Sydney, Phnom Penh, and Samoa. She is most recently based between Singapore and Myanmar. Dr. Wong is a member of the New York State Bar and admitted to practice in New South Wales, Australia. She obtained her BCommerce/LLB from University of Sydney, and her LLM and JSD from Berkeley Law School.
1. Myanmar in Context
2. History of Banking in Myanmar
3. Banking & Financial Services Institutions in Myanmar
4. Retail Banking in Myanmar
5. Payments Systems and Electronic Banking
6. Business Banking in Myanmar
7. Investing in Myanmar
8. Taking Security
9. Capital Markets
10. Myanmar at the Crossroad