Mayer Brown has been operating in Asia for over 150 years. We have a strong footprint across Asia with offices in China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam and Japan. In other countries in Southeast Asia, Mayer Brown has long experience in assisting clients with a wide variety of transactions and has close relationships with a number of well established local firms. We regularly handle complex cross-border deals and, at the same time, use our local market knowledge and deep understanding of industry-specific issues to ensure we provide the best solutions for our clients. In addition to advising on the corporate, financial and structuring aspects of the transactions, our tax partner Pieter de Ridder based in our Singapore office is able to advise on various tax issues, tax planning opportunities and tax efficient structures for cross-border investments in each jurisdiction in Southeast Asia.
This publication is intended to give prospective investors an overview of the major legal and tax issues to consider when investing in Southeast Asian countries and India.