YANGON, Myanmar—For Tim Love, a vice chairman of advertising giant Omnicom Group, OMC -1.41% it was an opportunity too good to pass up: an entire country, off the map for most Western investors for decades, embracing foreign investment in a place with untapped energy resources and 60 million people.
Here was Myanmar, also known as Burma, with the wagons "going full speed," says Mr. Love, and clients clamoring to get a foothold.
But doing business here is something of a challenge. As a...
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