Our Executive Chairman, Dr Maung Maung Thein

Dr Maung Maung Thein is a former Deputy Minister of Finance and has over 40 years’ experience working in the public and private sectors. A lawyer by training, he was instrumental in the establishment and liberalisation of the Myanmar Insurance market and the historic commencement of the Yangon Stock Exchange in 2016. He is also well known for his work in international affairs, and his specializations include banking and non-banking financial sectors.

He was formerly serving as Chairman of Securities and Exchange Commission of Myanmar (SECM), Chairman of the Insurance Business Regulatory Board, Deputy Chairman of Microfinance Regulatory Board and Member of the Myanmar Investment Commission amongst others. Currently, Dr Maung Maung Thein is also a consultant to the Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (UMFCCI), a national level non-governmental organization representing and safeguarding the interests of the private business sector in Myanmar. He is also a member of the SME Development Central Committee which is chaired by the President and the State Counsellor. His academic achievements include publishing six books, including a notable textbook on Insurance Law in the English language that is being taught in the Universities) and written over 350 articles some of which have been published in overseas publications. He is also a visiting guest lecturer upon invitation at various universities in Myanmar and is regularly invited to speak on national television programs on finance and business.

ZICO Law in Myanmar is a member firm of ZICO Law, a network of leading integrated local law firms focused on ASEAN. The Yangon office is supported by a team of local Myanmar lawyers and also a number of professional legal staff seconded from the wider ZICO Law network. Our team has developed a strong local grounding and expertise in the local market, legal systems and business practices.

The Yangon office is supported by a team of local Myanmar lawyers and also a number of regional secondees lawyers seconded from the ZICO Law network. Being part of this network has, enabled ZICO Law Myanmar to establish itself as a leading local firm in Myanmar, supported by a network of other member firms providing legal services in ASEAN.

Good lawyers cross the t’s and dot the i’s. We don’t just look at the dots, we make it our business to understand what the other dots around them mean.