After a significant decrease in the value of mergers and acquisitions (M&As) in Vietnam in 2018-2020, such activities have recovered in the past year. Ngo Thanh Hai and Nguyen Dieu Quynh from LNT & Partners offer their insight into the current M&A trend in the local pharmaceutical market.
LNT & Partners on May 25 won the ALB Vietnam Law Award at the Asian Legal Business Southeast Asia Law Awards event in Singapore.
While the public-private partnership model is proved to be an optimal choice to promote funding in the healthcare sector, many issues remain in implementing this in Vietnam. Ngo Thanh Hai, Nguyen Van Tuan and Le Net, partners at LNT & Partners, offer analysis into the legal challenges and future prospects.
With new improvements on the way, the picture of US investment in Vietnam’s real estate market is expected to be more promising in the upcoming months. Tran Thai Binh, partner at LNT & Partners, writes about the future prospects ahead.
Domestic private and foreign enterprises are increasing attention to Vietnam’s healthcare sector, showing their growing ambition in the lucrative market. Ngo Thanh Hai, lawyer at LNT & Partners, pores over the future trends on the back of supporting policies.
Real estate funding is expected to increase further thanks to new rules on investment. Tran Thai Binh, Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao, and Tran Huong Giang at LNT & Partners analyse how the new rules can impact the market in the future.
New rules on personal income tax are expected to impact individuals, households, and also landlords from early August. Tran Thai Binh and Duong Thi Minh Han from law firm LNT & Partners analyse possible impacts on this subject in the market.
With Industry 4.0 having a substantial impact on all aspects of the economy and social life, banks are forced to evolve at exponential speed to meet consumers’ needs. Vu Thanh Minh and Nguyen Dieu Linh, lawyers at LNT & Partners, write about digital transformation in the banking industry, and the future trends.
While Vietnam has witnessed positive developments in the pharmaceutical and healthcare spheres over the past few years, some issues still need to be ironed out. Ngo Thanh Hai, senior associate at LNT & Partners, discusses the impact of these changes on the market and potential solutions to address problematic areas.
Two legal instruments crucial for guiding the execution of public-private partnership projects in Vietnam came into force in March, bringing about new hopes for investors after years of waiting. Vo Phuong Thao, Le Thanh Hieu, and Le Net from LNT & Partners explore their features and influence on Vietnam’s growing and ambitious infrastructure development plan.
The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) in late 2020 issued Circular No.16/2020/TT-NHNN amending Circular No.23/2014/TT-NHNN guiding the opening and use of payment accounts at payment service providers, which is one of the prominent legal documents issued to promote the transformation and development of cashless payments.
With the effect of the Law on Investment 2020, the Ministry of Planning and Investment issued Official Letter No.8909/BKHDT-PC at the very end of last year, providing guidance on implementation of investment procedures. Tran Thai Binh and Dao Manh Toan, lawyers at LNT & Partners, analyse the key points and explain how new guidance on approval procedures will benefit potential mergers and acquisitions.
Vietnam has issued new rules on corporate bonds which are expected to make positive changes in the market. Tran Thai Binh and Duong Thi Minh Han from LNT & Partners analyse into how important the improvements are to the offer for sale and issuance of bonds in form of private placement to the issuing companies and investors in the months to come.
The Vietnamese insurance market is heating up with many high-value mergers and acquisitions deals taking place over the last two years. Many others are being negotiated, promising a vibrant insurance market. Lawyers Quyen Hoang, Trang Nguyen, and Tam Ngo from LNT & Partners analyse how the legal framework is driving future prospects.
Vietnam is now an ideal destination for manufacturers moving production, based on the low labour cost, strategic geographical location, and especially the determination of the government to attract FDI. Tran Thai Binh and Duong Thi Minh Han from LNT & Partners share their thoughts on how the country can compete with others in attracting more investment and getting higher up in the supply chains.