Procedural restructuring a highlight of newest version of enterprise law

Procedural restructuring a highlight of newest version of enterprise law

Vietnam’s new Law on Enterprises has a number of aspects which are expected to make strong positive impacts on businesses.
Invigorating investors with PPP draft

Invigorating investors with PPP draft

The Ministry of Planning and Investment has released the latest draft Law on Public-Private Partnerships in a move to make a fresh shift towards a specific and consolidated framework for bankable projects.
Game changer for the energy arena

Game changer for the energy arena

Vietnam has recently created several favourable policies, including the Politburo’s Resolution No.55-NQ/TW on the orientation of Vietnam’s national energy development strategy to 2030 with a vision towards 2045, to boost renewable energy development, with
Groundwork laid for high-flying aviation

Groundwork laid for high-flying aviation

With a number of notable changes taking effect this year, Vietnam is expected to see a big step in the development of its civil aviation industry. Vaibhav Saxena and Nguyen Hoang Anh Linh, lawyers at Vietnam International Law Firm, analyse the potential market developments on the back of new positive rules.
Vaibhav Saxena: Legal improvements increase investment attraction

Vaibhav Saxena: Legal improvements increase investment attraction

Looking at the bright future ahead, lawyer Vaibhav Saxena talked about his journey in the Southeast Asian country and future expectations.
Modern agri incentives now required

Modern agri incentives now required

In spite of the Vietnamese government’s ongoing efforts, foreign investment in the agriculture sector remains modest. Vaibhav Saxena, lawyer at Vietnam International Law Firm, outlines the reasons and discusses how the sector can learn from successful models to improve the situation.
Decree 37 brings local and central planning closer to dispel administrative bottleneck

Decree 37 brings local and central planning closer to dispel administrative bottleneck

After around one month of issuance, businesses remain concerned about the possible impacts of a new decree guiding the implementation of the Law on Planning on their future business strategies. Vaibhav Saxena, lawyer at Vietnam International Law Firm, delves into how the new decree contributes to solving the congestion and stagnation of hundreds of projects, as well as removing problems in production and business activities of many sectors.
The Model PPA shall be applied compulsorily

The Model PPA shall be applied compulsorily

The Ministry of Industry and Trade’s (MoIT) Circular No.02/2019/TT-BCT, which took effect in late February 2019, provides a revised model power purchase agreement applicable to grid-connected wind power projects in Vietnam.
FTAs to give fillip to medicine imports

FTAs to give fillip to medicine imports

Despite Vietnam’s restrictions on direct drug distribution by international pharmaceutical companies, more foreign-invested enterprises are seeking opportunities in the lucrative local market...