April 02, 2019 | 09:55
Vietnam’s latest and most comprehensive regulation on wind power development is expected to leave much room for improvement.
November 16, 2015 | 08:37
Although the Housing Law of 2014 created favorable conditions for foreigners to own houses here, buying a home is still no easy matter for foreigners given the legal complexity of the real estate sector in Vietnam.
October 26, 2015 | 07:36
From July 1, 2015, with the new Law on Investment (LOI) and new Law on Enterprises (LOE) coming into force, Vietnam changes its legal platform significantly for M&A transactions, especially for those with foreign investment elements. From a foreign buyer’s perspective, the legal framework becomes more transparent, simplified, shortened, and generally favouring those aspiring to become the target company’s controlling shareholder. The extent of improvement, however, may depend very much on how the new conditions for foreign investments are stipulated and implemented.
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September 19, 2015 | 11:11
On 25 June 2015, the State Bank of Vietnam issued Circular No. 07/2015/TT-NHNN on bank guarantee which is considered as one of the most important documents regulating bank guarantee applied to domestic credit organizations, branches of foreign banks for foreign customers. The Circular is to replace the previous one, namely Circular No. 28/2012/TT-NHNN on 03 October 2012 issued by the State Bank of Vietnam on bank guarantee.
September 04, 2015 | 11:27
M&A is an essential component for business and the investment environment. In the real estate development sector, M&A is more essential since it may cleanse the obstacles in the market, and makes it more stable and flowing.
July 27, 2015 | 08:48
Following the relaxation of procedures for foreign investment under the new laws on Investment and Enterprises, the government has also relaxed the limits for foreign investment portfolios in a decree.
July 23, 2015 | 11:06
In light of the new Law on Investment that came into effect on July 1, the final draft decree implementing the law, as well as the draft circular implementing the decree, are now being prepared by the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI).
March 10, 2015 | 14:40
The government recently released Decree 15 to provide a comprehensive legal framework for public-private partnership projects, replacing the old regulations. Net Le and Loi Huynh of LNT & Partners took a closer look.
January 06, 2015 | 16:02
Last year the Vietnamese government reviewed and implemented several new policies to bolster the economy, lawyers from LNT Law Firm writes.
Most legal jurisdictions recognise that employees within a company can sign a contract within the scope of their employment to bind the company to perform.