India Desk

Southeast Asia is an interesting and flourishing market for Indian investors and Companies, especially  the CLMV Region (Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam). Indeed, Indian companies are establishing operations and various industrial hubs which will boost the market, thanks to the ASEAN integration through tax incentives and “easy doing business” regulations.

The Indian Desk is assisting and facilitating business amd and investments for Indian clients in the CLMV region through our offices in Phnom Penh and Yangon. Our team of qualified and dedicated lawyers assists our clients through their transactions and investments. BNG Legal has a deep understanding of the local business environment and provides professional, innovative and cost-effective services, including:

  • Incorporation of companies;
  • Joint Ventures;
  • Mergers & Acquisitions;
  • Due Diligence
  • Tax Advisory & Structuring;
  • Tax Auditing Services;
  • Corporate Restructuring;
  • Banking and Finance;
  • Labor Law Compliance;
  • Securities Law;
  • Intellectual Property Law; and
  • Litigation.

Dr. Darwin HEM (Naryth HEM), Attorney, Principal Partner

Darwin is a Principal Partner at BNG Legal and Head of the firm’s Intellectual Property Practice and Technology. He is a licensed Trademark Agent registered with the Ministry of Commerce of the Kingdom of Cambodia and admitted to practice law since 1997.

As a licensed Trademark Agent and Attorney, Darwin has significant experience in trademark prosecution and enforcement. He is familiar with the IP’s institutional frameworks in relation to the Department of Intellectual Property of the Ministry of Commerce as well as the Patent and Industrial Design Offices at the Ministry of Industry and Handicraft. Darwin has actively participated and conducted various conferences on Intellectual Property and technology development in Cambodia as well as in the region; and has also written several articles related to the update on Cambodian Intellectual Property laws and issues.

Dr Darwin Hem (Naryth HEM) is a member of the Working Party on the Accession of Cambodia into the World Trade Organization (WTO), the Asian Patent Attorneys Association (“APAA”). International Trademark Association (“INTA”), and a board member of the Intellectual Property Association of Cambodia (“IPAC”).

(Dr. Darwin Hem’s (Naryth HEM) Full Profile)

Ms. Keopichchenda Long, Senior Legal Associate

Ms. Keopichchenda Long is a Legal Advisor and Head of the Intellectual Property & Technology Practice Group.

Keopichchenda holds a Master’s Degree in Corporate Law and International Affairs from the University of Jean Moulin Lyon III. She also holds two Bachelor’s Degrees: Bachelor Degree in Private Law from the University of Lyon II and a Bachelor Degree from the Royal University of Law and Economics in Law, under a joint program with Lumière Lyon II University in Cambodia. She is a member of Asian Patent Attorney Association (APAA), International Trademark Association (INTA), Intellectual Property Association of Cambodia (IPAC) and Cambodia Women Entrepreneurs Association (CWEA).

(Ms. Long’s Full Profile)