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.
Investors implored to expand funding channels to benefit

Investors implored to expand funding channels to benefit

Investors interested in pumping money into Vietnam are being urged to embrace flexibility in order to generate success across a wider range of investment channels.
Digesting fintech sandbox draft rules

Digesting fintech sandbox draft rules

A couple of months ago, the Vietnamese government issued a second draft decree on implementation of the regulatory sandbox for fintech.
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).
Considering restructuring processes

Considering restructuring processes

Vietnamese businesses have been severely affected over the past two years – especially large groups of companies that have numerous subsidiaries and affiliates.
How mobile money services operate

How mobile money services operate

At the most basic level, mobile money is the provision of financial services through a mobile device, and the used applications are typically small pieces of software embedded on a SIM card or available over a mobile network.
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.
The existing uncertainty in merger filing regulations

The existing uncertainty in merger filing regulations

The development of Vietnamese competition laws in recent years, notably with the promulgation of the Law on Competition 2018 and its guiding instrument Decree No.35/2020/ND-CP, has marked a critical milestone in changing the merger and acquisition market in Vietnam.
Comparative guide on cryptocurrency legislations and guidelines in Vietnam

Comparative guide on cryptocurrency legislations and guidelines in Vietnam

Steven Jacob, foreign associate and Thai Gia Han, junior associate from Indochine Counsel shared about cryptocurrency legislation in Vietnam.
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.
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