Rajah & Tann Laos forms alliance with local conglomerate Phongsavanh

BY Aparna Sai |

The Laos office of Rajah & Tann has entered into an alliance with local conglomerate Phongsavanh Group in an effort to expand operations in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic.

A&O, CC, CMHM star in $1 bln Laos hydropower project

BY Ranajit Dam |

Allen & Overy has advised Laos’ Phonesack Group and Thailand’s Electricity Generating Public Company Limited (EGCO) as sponsors of the $1 billion Nam Theun 1 hydroelectric power project, with…

Laos market report: A gentle awakening

BY Eileen Ang |

Lao People’s Democratic Republic remains one of the most underdeveloped countries in Southeast Asia.

DFDL appoints new head for Lao PDR practice

BY Ashima Ohri |

DFDL has named Kristy Newby, the head of its Regional Mining Division, as the new managing director of its Lao PDR practice. She will take over from Rupert Haw, who will stay on with the firm as a…

CLOSING SOON: ALB Firms To Watch 2016


As companies look to cope with a sluggish economy, one of the ways they are cutting legal costs is by moving away from Big Law and turning instead to smaller, nimbler law firms.

ZICOlaw names new Laos MP


ZICOlaw has hired Aristotle David as the new managing partner of Vientiane Law Co Ltd, its member firm in Laos, from local outfit VNA Legal.

EDL-Gen prices landmark Laotian corporate bond


Laotian power producer EDL-Gen has raised Bt6.5bn (US$198m) from the sale of a dual-tranche issue that marks the first offshore bond for the government-owned company.

A&O, CC feature in $916 mln Laos hydropower project

BY Aviel Tan |

Allen & Overy has advised Nam Ngiep 1 Power Company, a consortium formed by Japan’s Kansai power, the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) and the Lao Holding State Enterprise, on…