In response to the request for comments, MCRB has submitted comments to the Union Attorney-General’s office on the draft Work Plan for the drafting of the National Land Law.
MCRB has sent a letter to DICA, the Myanmar Companies Registry, in response to their request for comments on disclosure of company information.
At the invitation of the Joint Bill Committee which is currently considering the draft Petroleum Bill, MCRB has submitted comments to Parliament which draw on the findings of the 2014 Oil and Gas Sector Wide Impact Assessment.
MCRB has supplied written comments to the ongoing consultation on the draft procedure for EIA consultant registration.
MCRB has sent comments to the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission (MNHRC) on their draft Strategic Plan 2020-2024.
MCRB and other business and civil society stakeholders with an interest in cybersecurity were invited to Naypyidaw on 25 January to participate in a consultation hosted by the Ministry of Transport and Communication (MoTC).
MCRB has sent a letter to the Chair of the National Land Use Council expressing concerns that the rapid implementation of the amended VFV Lands Management Law will cause significant problems for investors seeking to operate responsibly in Myanmar.
MCRB has submitted a set of comments to the Amyotha Hluttaw Agriculture, Livestock Breeding and Fishery Development Committee in response to their Enquiry into Agricultural Chemical Residues (see below in English and Myanmar languages).
MCRB has submitted a set of bilingual comments to the Parliamentary Committees currently considering a new law to replace the 1894 Land Acquisition Act.
MCRB has submitted proposed amendments to the 2018 Draft Companies Regulations on which the Directorate of Investment and Companies Administration (DICA) is currently seeking input to the Regulations and accompanying sample forms...
MCRB has submitted comments on the draft Insolvency Law which is currently being prepared by DICA and open for consultation.
The Responsible Investment Working Group (RIWG) of AustCham Myanmar, co-chaired by MCRB, has submitted bilingual comments on the draft law on Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) which is currently with the Hluttaw/Parliament for consideration.
On 8 June 2017, MCRB made a written submission in Burmese to the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Joint Bill Committee on the Artisanal Oil Production Bill. The bill is currently under discussion in the Hluttaw.
MCRB together with EarthRights International, Oxfam International, and the International Commission of Jurists, has submitted written comments on the ‘second tranche’ of the Draft Rules for the Myanmar Investment Law.
Experts from MCRB, Earthrights International, International Commission of Jurists, Oxfam and the World Wildlife Fund, have made a joint submission to the consultation on the draft Myanmar Investment Rules (deadline 16 December 2016).
MCRB has sent proposed amendments to relevant Parliamentary Committees on the draft Myanmar Investment Law (MIL).
MCRB has submitted comments to the Hluttaw on the draft Privacy and Security Protection Law which is currently under discussion in the Hluttaw.
The Australia-Myanmar Chamber of Commerce (AMCC) and the Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business (MCRB) launched a Position Paper on ‘Incentivising Shared Value’ at the Myanmar Business Roundtable of the Asian CSR Forum in Naypidaw on 19 September.
On the eve of the visit of State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi to Washington, MCRB has written to US Secretary of State John Kerry to encourage the maintenance of a requirement on US companies investing in oil and gas in Myanmar or more than US$5 millio
MCRB has made a submission to the Ministry of Mines on the drafting of Rules implementing the Myanmar Mining Law.
MCRB has provided input into the Government consultation on Internet gateway services, (Deadline 31 January) with comments focussed on the privacy aspects of the proposal.
MCRB has submitted comments recommending that the State Department maintains its requirement on US companies to report on investment in Burma (Myanmar), and has made some suggestions for improvement.
Vicky Bowman spoke at the ‘Local Workshop on the EU-Myanmar Investment Protection Agreement: Impacts, Opportunities and Challenges’ in Yangon on 17 December.
Following on from a public consultation with civil society groups on the draft Myanmar Investment Law organised by the Department for Investment and Companies Administration (DICA) in May 2015, MCRB submitted further suggestions for incorporation.
MCRB has submitted comments on the draft Myanmar Telecommunications Master Plan covering issues such as transparency, universal access and service, data privacy and responsible business conduct.
MCRB and Myanmar ICT for Development Organisation (MIDO) have written to H.E. U Thaung Tin, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT).
MCRB has submitted some ideas and suggestions to H.E. Vice-President U Nyan Tun, Chair of Myanmar’s Tourism Development Central Committee on how to address the threat that sand mining represents to Myanmar’s coastal beach tourism, particularly at Ngapali.
MCRB has submitted comments on the latest draft of the Myanmar Investment Law. MCRB’s comments are focused on ensuring that a new Investment Law will underpins responsible investment, transparency and the protection of human rights.
This submission addresses the extent to which the Government of Myanmar is complying with its duty to protect against human rights abuses caused by or involving private sector actors.
MCRB has submitted feedback on the draft law which has been available for consultation online. Our feedback welcomed the transparent consultation process and in particular the provision of a public briefing paper, explanatory notes, and the commentary...
MCRB has responded to the Myanmar government’s public consultation on a Code of Practice for Mobile Customer Registration. The Centre welcomes the transparent consultation process.