Cybersecurity legislation’s upgrade

Cybersecurity legislation’s upgrade

The issuance of a new decree is deemed an important piece to complete the puzzle in terms of data protection in Vietnam. Dang The Duc and Thai Gia Han from Indochine Counsel point out the major highlights while also noting where some confusion or overlap may remain.
Defining innovative startup enterprises in Vietnam

Defining innovative startup enterprises in Vietnam

The state has provided special policies to encourage small- and medium-sized startup enterprises (SMEs) that primarily focus on tech advancement and research, and need the assistance of all resources for building their reputation and market status.
Indochine Counsel's managing partner among ALB Asia Super 50 TMT Lawyers 2022

Indochine Counsel's managing partner among ALB Asia Super 50 TMT Lawyers 2022

Managing partner Dang The Duc from Indochine Counsel is listed in the ALB Asia Super 50 TMT Lawyers 2022.
Conforming to treaty via Law on IP

Conforming to treaty via Law on IP

In the last few years, Vietnam has signed a certain number of international trade agreements which require Vietnam to accede to or approve the WIPO Copyright Treaty (WCT) within a prescribed time period.
Understanding and steering data with AI

Understanding and steering data with AI

The ability of AI to help develop visual perception, speech recognition, decision-making, and translation between languages results largely from the use of large databases that can be used to train AI algorithms to learn how to interpret new data that it encounters.
Making better decisions in real estate

Making better decisions in real estate

Foreign investors in Vietnamese real estate usually find the procedures of project planning to be cumbersome and filled with too many risks.
Positive scenarios for working capital development

Positive scenarios for working capital development

Security over receivables is mainly regulated by the Civil Code 2015 and Decree No.21/2021/ND-CP, as well the Law on Credit Institutions 2010, and its detailing and guiding Circular No. 02/2017/TT-NHNN promulgated by the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV).
Crucial legislative developments in the bond market

Crucial legislative developments in the bond market

The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has previously issued regulations on prudential ratios and limits over banking activities while recently the ability of businesses to pay loans and interest has been severely affected by the current pandemic. As a result of these twinned developments, commercial banks have become more and more cautious in granting credit.
Installing a robust e-signature model

Installing a robust e-signature model

Pandemic difficulties have demonstrated the shortcomings of traditional methods for entering and executing contracts and other legal documents. Associate Dang Hoan My and legal assistant Truong Cong Thanh from law firm Indochine Counsel address some of the issues currently facing electronic signatures under Vietnamese laws.
The need for social housing in industrial zones is vital

The need for social housing in industrial zones is vital

In the context of the pandemic, manufacturing activities in industrial zones (IZs) became nearly impossible in some southern areas, which led to the disruption of the supply chain and a shortage of labour. One reason for this situation is that localities were not interested in developing social housing for workers.
Convening efficient company meetings in today’s environment

Convening efficient company meetings in today’s environment

It is critical for businesses to know that they can solicit member and shareholder consent in a timely manner.