Press Room
09 06 2023

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam - Indochine Counsel’s Partner Truong Huu Ngu played a pivotal role in FiinGroup's illuminating webinar on September 6, 2023. Titled “Economic Concentration Notification in M&A Transactions in Vietnam: Insights from Insiders”, this event marked a noteworthy milestone, being seemingly the first of its kind in Vietnam. It drew the attention of over 600 attendees, including representatives from major financial institutions, corporations, and top-tier law firms in Vietnam.

06 26 2023

Ho Chi Minh City, 26 June 2023 – On 15 May 2023, the Government of Vietnam issued the long-awaited National Power Development Plan for 2021 – 2030, with a vision to 2050 ("PDP8") after multiple drafts and revisions. While PDP8 provides a master plan and lays the foundation for implementing the country's electricity development projects, including renewable energy, there is still a long way to go in providing further implementation guidance.

06 23 2023

Ho Chi Minh City, 23 June 2023 -- Five years ago, Vietnam introduced a new Competition Law, which came into effect in July 2019, bringing significant changes to the country’s merger control regime. In commemoration of the fifth anniversary of Vietnam’s new Competition Law, Indochine Counsel and FiinGroup are delighted to announce the release of the “Vietnam Merger Control Guide.”

08 10 2023

HCMC, 10 August 2023 – Indochine Counsel is pleased to announce the participation of our Partner, Mr. Truong Huu Ngu, as a speaker in the upcoming webinar titled “Economic Concentration Notification in M&A Transactions in Vietnam: Insights from Insiders”, from 2:00 - 3:30 PM (Vietnam Time) on September 6, 2023. The event is organized by FiinGroup and will also feature distinguished panelists from the Vietnam Competition Commission (VCC) and FiinGroup.

07 04 2023

Indochine Counsel is thrilled to announce that our Senior Counsel, Dr. Nguyen Quoc Vinh, will be a distinguished speaker at "The Next Frontier of Lawyering: From ESG to GPT" in Singapore from 3rd to 4th August 2023. This prestigious event is jointly organized by the Singapore Academy of Law (SAL) and the Singapore Management University, bringing together esteemed panelists to discuss key areas such as The State of the Legal Profession, Technology and the Legal Profession, The Client Perspective, and The Art of Law Firm Management in Asia. 

06 28 2023

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam - The Merge Briefing, jointly organized by Corum Group and Indochine Counsel, successfully concluded in Ho Chi Minh City on June 27, 2023. This exclusive event brought together industry leaders and executives to explore the dynamic landscape of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) within the technology sector.

06 19 2023

Southeast Asia Law Lecture (Forum) was organized in Dongguan, GuangDong, China by Sincere – Chiu – Szeto – Cheng (Dongguan) Associate Law Firm on 15 June 2023 in order to improve the ability and level of foreign-related legal services in Dongguan, as well as provide the high-quality legal services for Dongguan-based companies investing in Southeast Asian.

06 12 2023

We are pleased to announce that Indochine Counsel has been ranked Tier 2 for Copyright/Trademarks and Tier 3 for Patents in the Asia IP Rankings 2023, published in the May edition of Asian Legal Business Magazine. This recognition reflects the firm's expertise and success in handling complex intellectual property matters. The Intellectual Property Team at Indochine Counsel is excited and committed to continuing to serve clients with exceptional results.

06 02 2023

Ho Chi Minh City, 2 June 2023 -- Indochine Counsel is thrilled to announce its inclusion in the esteemed Vietnam Law Firm Awards 2023 for its outstanding performance in the field of Fintech practice. This recognition comes from Asia Business Law Journal, a prominent legal publication, and serves as a testament to Indochine Counsel's exceptional abilities and expertise.

05 26 2023

Indochine Counsel is pleased to announce the appointment of Mai Nguyen as a Senior Associate to its Hanoi team. Mai is an accomplished, qualified lawyer and an accredited commercial mediator, with a wealth of experience from both private and public practice. She is recognized for her efficient and effective management skills, underpinned by an unwavering commitment to ethics and integrity.

05 19 2023

Ho Chi Minh City, 19 May 2023 - Indochine Counsel is pleased to announce its instrumental role in facilitating the successful closure of a significant deal for EQuest Education Group. The deal involved the raising of US$120 million in funding, marking a major milestone for both EQuest and the education sector in Vietnam.

05 09 2023

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam – Despite inflation and recession concerns, M&A opportunities for private tech firms remain robust. But to succeed, companies need to be well-prepared and navigate the market effectively. This requires understanding disruptive trends, optimizing the M&A process, and avoiding deal disasters.

05 05 2023

Ho Chi Minh City, 5 May 2023 -- Indochine Counsel is thrilled to announce that its Managing Partner, Dang The Duc, has been recognized as one of the Asia Super 50 TMT Lawyers 2023 by Asian Legal Business (ALB). This prestigious award recognizes outstanding lawyers in the technology, media, and telecommunications sectors in Asia, based on the recommendations and feedback from clients and peers.

05 04 2023

Indochine Counsel is delighted to welcome Nguyen Quoc Vinh as Senior Counsel to its team. With more than 25 years of experience in both the public sector and international law firms, Vinh is an expert in M&A, banking and finance, real estate, energy, hospitality, insurance, fintech, arbitration, and other corporate/commercial matters.

04 07 2023

On 6 April 2023, at the Rex Hotel Saigon, a seminar titled “Navigating Market Turbulence, Reflecting On Directors Fiduciary Duties, Sharing From Insiders” was held by the Vietnam Independent Directors Association (VNIDA).

03 16 2023

Ho Chi Minh City, 16 March 2023 --- Indochine Counsel is proud to support the Vietnam Independent Directors Association (VNIDA) in the “Report on Independent Directors Survey in Public Companies in Vietnam”, with the participation of our Managing Partner Dang The Duc and Junior Associate Ngo Dang Loc. The survey and the report have been conducted by the VNIDA and FiinGroup Vietnam Joint Stock Company (FiinGroup Vietnam) with the primary technical support from the International Finance Corporation (IFC) through the SECO-funded Vietnam Integrated ESG Program.

02 03 2023

Ho Chi Minh City, 3 February 2023 – Released by the Asian Business Law Institute (ABLI) with support from its parent organization Singapore Academy of Law, the Contract Laws of Asia – Liquidated Damages and Penalty Clauses is the second full-fledged publication under ABLI’s Contracts Project which aims to produce a set of standard-form contract terms where risks are relatively evenly allocated and which can be valid in a majority of Asian jurisdictions.

02 03 2023

Ho Chi Minh City, 3 February 2023 – Indochine Counsel is pleased to announce that Managing Partner Dang The Duc has been recognized by the Asia Business Law Journal for his work as a lawyer in Vietnam. In a ranking released on 18 January 2023, Asia Business Law Journal listed the top 100 lawyers in Vietnam. The list is based on client feedback, independent research and nominations received from in-house counsel based in the country and elsewhere, as well as Vietnam-focused partners at international law firms, and analysed by ABLJ’s experienced editorial team.

02 01 2023

Indochine Counsel is pleased to announce that Truong Huu Ngu has joined us as a Partner in our Ho Chi Minh City office, effective 1 February 2023, bringing with him a wealth of over ten years of international law firm experience. At Indochine Counsel, Ngu will be in charge of a team focusing on M&A, Project Finance and Capital Markets.

12 13 2022

Ho Chi Minh City, 13 December 2022 - Indochine Counsel acted for EQuest Education Group (EQuest) in relation to the acquisition of controlling stake in Khoi Nguyen Education (KNE), as well as the strategic partnership between the parties, per an announcement by EQuest on 5 December 2022.

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