Legal News
08 24 2018

Experts have agreed with the Government’s plan to restrict or even stop licensing wholly foreign-owned banks in Viet Nam, saying it was necessary to help increase the stability of the domestic banking system.

08 23 2018

Foreign direct investment has been coming to Vietnam for 30 years now, with a total of more than $318 billion pouring into the country by the end of last year. This included more than $53 billion in the real estate sector. CEO of Indochina Capital Peter Ryder, one of the leading real estate advisories, investors, and developers which has roughly 20 years of experience and an astounding track record in Vietnam, shared with Ngoc Bich his views on market developments and expectations.

08 20 2018

The Ministry of Finance’s proposal to cut a number of investment conditions on segments like casino, lottery, and betting, if approved, will stimulate investors implementing registered projects.

08 15 2018

The Ministry of Finance proposed to cut 51.4 per cent of the total number of business investment conditions under the ministry’s management.

08 13 2018

Tax management for mergers and acquisitions activities has recently drawn a great deal of attention from the public. Nguyen Van Phung, director of the Department of Tax Administration at Large Enterprises under the General Department of Taxation, told Manh Bon about the major points of the current tax law governing these transactions.

08 09 2018

Truong Hai Auto Corporation and Hoang Anh Gia Lai Group on Wednesday announced a strategic deal to develop the latter’s agricultural business into a leader in Viet Nam and pursue a property project in Myanmar.

08 09 2018

Viet Nam’s real estate industry continued to attract foreign investment thanks to the development of merger and acquisitions (M&As) in the first half of the year, according to experts.

08 07 2018

Business conditions related to the establishment and operation of joint stock commercial banks and non-bank credit institutions in Viet Nam will be eased under a draft circular from the State Bank of Viet Nam (SBV).

08 03 2018

A trend of steady rises in mergers and acquisitions continues to brighten up Vietnam’s foreign investment picture in the first seven months of 2018, affirming it as one of the most effective investment channels for the high-potential market.

08 03 2018

In anticipation of future growth potential, Indian businesses are venturing further into investments in pharmaceutical production in Vietnam, with more fresh projects in the pipeline.

08 03 2018

Taxpayers will have the right to know the time limit for tax refunds and non-refundable tax amount with legal grounds, according to a draft revision for the Law on Tax Management.

08 03 2018

The maximum ratio of short-term funds used for medium- and long-term loans will be reduced from the current 45 per cent to 40 per cent from January 1 next year, according to a new State Bank of Viet Nam (SBV) circular released on Wednesday.

08 02 2018

A range of policies on educational links with foreign educational establishments, cooperation and association in the production and sale of farm produce and gas business come into effect since August 1.

08 02 2018

Driven by Vietnam’s large millennial population, co-working spaces are on the rise in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, and local operators are now being joined by major international players.

07 31 2018

Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has sent a document to the Government Office to ask Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc to issue regulations on officetel, condotel and resort management.

07 31 2018

The Ministry of Construction has cut or simplified 85 per cent out of the 215 business and investment conditions, and eliminated five among the 17 conditional business lines.

07 27 2018

Foreign investors may soon be able to buy shares at companies providing paid radio and television services.

07 25 2018

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc stressed the need to shift from pre-inspection to post-inspection, issue regulations and standards on evaluation of transparency, and reduce unnecessary conditions for enhancing production.

07 25 2018

Peer-to-peer (P2P) lending, which is new to Vietnam, helps strengthen comprehensive financing, but Vietnam does not have a legal corridor for this debt financing method, and both borrowers and lenders are not protected by law.

07 24 2018

Vietnam has become an attractive destination for foreign firms and a potential market for digitalisation and electronic commerce, said Dato Lim Jock Hoi, Secretary General of the ASEAN.

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