Legal News
04 10 2019

The State Bank of Viet Nam recently issued Circular No. 03/2019/TT-NHNN on amending and supplementing a number of articles of Circular No. 32/2013/TT-NHNN guiding the implementation of regulations on restricting the use of foreign currencies across the Vietnamese territory.

04 01 2019

New regulations on tontine interest rates, registration fee prices of houses and land, and internal auditing shall take force from April, 2019.

03 19 2019

The amendments to the Law on Enterprise and Law on Investment must include stronger solutions to thoroughly and comprehensively reform State-owned enterprises (SOEs) and enhance their efficiency, according to the Viet Nam Association of Financial Investors (VAFI).

03 13 2019

The Government will soon issue a decision to allow a pilot implementation of peer-to-peer (P2P) lending in the country before officially developing laws for the new form of business, Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue said.

03 11 2019

The Ministry of Industry and Trade recently debuted a new website available at where citizen and enterprises can learn more about the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).

03 09 2019

Viet Nam’s foreign direct investment (FDI) attraction is expected to make a leap, especially in quality, in 2019 as more foreign investors, including big names, in the world’s high-tech manufacturing and services industries are choosing the country as their destination.

03 08 2019
The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has issued a decision on plans for the implementation of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).


03 08 2019

The Vietnamese Government should outline policies to promote breakthrough technologies and bolster digital economic development amid the Fourth Industrial Revolution, World Bank Country Director for Viet Nam, Osmane Dione said yesterday.

03 04 2019

Viet Nam is in the early stages of developing renewable energy sources and needs to introduce more incentive policies to attract more investment, experts have said.

03 02 2019

The Fourth Industrial Revolution could increase Viet Nam’s GDP by between US$28.5 billion and $62.1 billion – equivalent to a rise of 7 to 16 per cent – by 2030, Director of the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM) Nguyen Dinh Cung said at a seminar in Ha Noi on Friday.

03 02 2019

The new policies include conditions for establishment of foreign-invested vocational training institutions in Viet Nam.

02 25 2019

Vietnam then (before 1994) and North Korea today are very different, but there’s one similarity: the relative absence of international business.

02 25 2019

With peer-to-peer lending becoming increasingly popular in Viet Nam, experts said a legal framework is needed to regulate the activity to prevent loan-sharking.

02 18 2019

The Vietnamese Government has issued a series of conditions required to set up a foreign-invested vocational training institution in Vietnam, expected to take effect from March 20.

02 18 2019

Technology solutions are transforming every aspect of life, lining up a plethora of services readily available at the swipe of a finger – and banking and finance is a hotbed of such innovation. Do Danh Thanh, technology consulting director at PwC Consulting Vietnam, told VIR’s Hoang Anh how digital banking is an inevitable trend that puts pressure on banks all over the world to transform their traditional operating models.

02 14 2019

The Government has issued a new decree to facilitate business conditions for offshore indirect investment, credit information activities and intermediary payment services under the management of the State Bank of Viet Nam (SBV).

02 11 2019

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Court last December pronounced a judgment, completing the first-instance trial of a civil case between local taxi firm Vinasun and Singapore-based ride-hailing app Grab. However, it does not end the controversial story but raises a lot of questions about how to change authorities’ management thinking to adapt to new business models emerging in a sharing economy.

01 29 2019

The Ministry of Industry and Trade has issued Circular No 03/2019/TT-BCT stipulating the certificates of origin (C/O) rules in the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).

01 29 2019

Foreign direct investment (FDI) pledged in Viet Nam witnessed a significant yearly increase of 52 per cent to US$1.9 billion in the first month of this year, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment.

01 06 2019

The lending rates should  be agreed between lenders and customers (investors) but shall not exceed 70% of the customers' offshore investment capital.

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