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.
By By Le Net*
October 20, 2014 | 08:39
Recently Vietnam has become a favourite merger and acquisition (M&A) destination among foreign investors, particularly from Japan, Korea and Singapore. Popular sectors include real estate, food and beverages, retail, and to a lesser degree, manufacturing.
October 07, 2014 | 11:31
LNT’s Thai Binh Tran and Quang Dao Nguyen look at some of the issues raised by the Ministry of Construction’s Circular 03 which insists on a standardised approach to property contracts between individuals and real estate developers.
On May 14, the government issued Decree 42/2014/ND-CP regulating multi-level sales activities. Decree 42 took effect on July 1, 2014 and replaced Decree 110/2005/ND-CP. To detail certain provisions of Decree 42/2014/ND-CP, on July 30 the Ministry of Industry and Trade issued Circular 24/2014/TT-BCT, which will come into effect from September 15.
September 08, 2014 | 09:14
While investors’ interest in Vietnam has translated into healthy growth in mergers and acquisitions (M&As) and foreign direct investment (FDI), the potentially far reaching impact of the Competition Law is not understood by many players, writes Dr. Nguyen Anh Tuan from LNT & Partners.
September 03, 2014 | 11:00
LNT & Partners’ Hoang Nguyen Ha Quyen and Logan Leung take a look at the State Bank of Vietnam and Ministry of Finance’s new regulations outlined in Joint Circular 86/2014/TTLT-BTC-NHNNVN on managing the sale of insurance via the banking sector, which come into effect from September 1, 2014.
August 18, 2014 | 09:25
Public-private partnerships in Vietnam are currently regulated under governmental Decree 108/2009/ND-CP and prime ministerial Decision 71/2010/QD-TTg. This legal framework is currently in the process of being revised as the regulations attempt to address the current issues facing the country’s infrastructure sector. In relation to this aim, the Vietnamese government has recently issued its draft regulations on public-private partnership investment forms.
August 12, 2014 | 23:10
While investors’ interest in Vietnam has translated into healthy growth in M&As and foreign direct investment (FDI), the potentially far reaching impact of the Competition Law is not understood by many players, writes Dr. Nguyen Anh Tuan from LNT & Partners.
August 12, 2014 | 23:10
Vietnam’s dormant property market is tailor-made for M&As to kick-start it back into life. However, TRAN THAI BINH, head of Real Estate & Infrastructure Practice Group - LNT & Partners, writes that administrative procedures need to be streamlined to get deals moving.