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Bob Tseng

Manager Partner

+66 802630016

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Language

  • English

  • Myanmar (intermediate)

  • Mandarin Chinese

  • Cantonese

  • Fukkien

Education

  •  Certificate, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, and Guanghua School of Management, Peking University

  • LL.M., Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law

  • LL.M., National Taiwan University College of Law

  • LL.B., National Taiwan University College of Law 

Qualifications/Licenses

  • Taiwan

  • China

 

Mr. Tseng is the Managing Partner of TWL Law Group.  He is qualified in both China and Taiwan. He is also a Non-resident Researcher with Fairbank Center, Harvard University and a Visiting Scholar at the Chinese Studies Center, Chulalongkorn University.    

 

Mr. Tseng combines and draws from his international practice experience to offer legal services and counsel in joint venture, investments, mergers and acquisitions, banking, infrastructure and construction, among others. Mr. Tseng provides ongoing consultancy to the local conglomerates, MNCs, and government bodies.  He also serves as an arbitrator at arbitration centers in Taipei, Hainan, and Kunming. 

Mr. Tseng holds an LL.M from Northwestern University and an LL.M. and LL.B. from National Taiwan University.

Representative Experience

Represented the Myanmar government for the tendering, development and operation of a special economic zone and led the establishment of 2 industrial parks.

 

Advised on the investment on the upgradation of the Burma Road (Mandalay – Muse Highway), a backbone project of the China Myanmar Economic Corridor (CMEC).

 

Assisted a tenderer for the Yangon Central Railway Station Project in relation to investment structuring and review of the Request for Proposal and Concession Agreement.

 

Spearheaded the market entry of over 15 international banks into Myanmar, and managed inter-bank loans and finance projects where the major Myanmar banks and local enterprises are parties.

Advised on forming a joint venture between the largest securities company in Taiwan and a Myanmar firm to conduct securities business; led an acquisition of a securities company; guided insurance, microfinance, and leasing companies into Myanmar.

 

Initiated capacity building projects and initiatives with the Central Bank of Myanmar, the Myanmar Investment Commis- sion, and the other governmental authorities.

 

Advisor at the Chamber of Young Lankan Entrepreneurs (COYLE).

Memberships

  •  Member, Board of Trustees, Parami University (Washington D.C.)

  • Member, Board of Directors, Myanmar Hong Kong Chamber of Commerce

  • Member, Board of Referees, KIIT Student Law Review, KIIT University (Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India)

  • Mentor, SMU-XO Project, Singapore Management University School of Law

  • Member, the Advisory and Editorial Boards, Chinese (Taiwan) Yearbook of International Law and Affairs

  • Arbitrator, Hainan Arbitration Commission

  • Arbitrator, Kunming Arbitration Commission

  • Non-Practitioner Member, The Law Society of Singapore
  • Associate Member, The law Society of Hong Kong
  • Member, The Chinese Arbitration Association
  • International Commercial Mediator, Shenzhen Qianhai International Mediation Center, Shenzhen Qianhai Belt & Road Legal Services Federation

     

Latest Thinking and Events

Interviewed by FT, BBC, New York Times, Myanmar Times, Caixin, Hong Kong DW News, Business Weekly on legal and compliance matters in Myanmar.

 

Keynote Speaker, Investment Risks and Risk Management amid Pandemic in Myanmar, ASEAN Legal Updates, The China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, 2021.

 

Speaker, BRI and Global Economy amidst the COIVD-19 Pandemic, International Finance Forum, 2020.

Invited by the World Bank to score on “Ease of Doing Business in Myanmar” projects.

 

Speaker, BRI and Legal Services, Shanghai Law Society & International Chamber of Commerce, 2019.

Lecturer, Banking in ASEAN, the Taiwan Academy of Banking and Finance, 2017.

 

Moderator, 14th World Chinese Entrepreneurs Conven- tion, lecture of the Myanmar Investment Forum featuring the Minister from the Ministry of Planning and Finance, commis- sioners of the Myanmar Investment Commission, and leaders of local business, 2017.

 

Guest Speaker, Business Negotiations in Myanmar, ESSEC Business School (Singapore), 2018.

Guest Speaker, Comparative Studies on Myanmar and China Legal System, Guangxi University for Nationalities, 2017.

 

Delegate of Singapore Business Federation to visit Taiwan government, 2016; Delegate of the 2nd Joint Meeting between CIECA and MUFCCI, 2016.

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