Legal News
08 03 2019

The Ministry of Construction has recently requested its department in cities and provinces urge enterprises in the real estate sector to report suspicious transactions and cash transactions worth VND300 million (nearly US$13,000) and above.

07 31 2019

The Government and relevant parties have been recommended to take strong actions to facilitate mergers and acquisitions (M&As) amidst certain challenges posed by both external and internal factors.

07 29 2019

HCMC – The Ministry of Construction has written to the prime minister stating that it has encountered a host of difficulties in researching and drafting a circular on regulations for developing and managing the office-tel segment, VnEconomy news site reported.

07 28 2019

In 2018-2019, Vietnam continued to witness high-value mergers and acquisitions transactions in a variety of sectors, such as food manufacturing, real estate, banking, and retail.

07 27 2019

Le Ngoc Lam, deputy director general of the Intellectual Property Rights Office, under the Ministry of Science and Technology, spoke to VNA on the changes in the revised Law on Insurance Business and the Law on Intellectual Property Rights.

07 24 2019

The Government has turned green light to the Ministry of Finance’s latest proposal on preferential corporate income tax rates for small and micro enterprises (SMEs).

07 24 2019

Many traditional areas such as oil and gas, consumer goods, food and beverages, and retail have seen an increase in mergers and acquisitions investment in Vietnam. Stefano Pellegrino and Kent Wong from EuroCham’s Legal Sector Committee talked to VIR’s Bich Thuy about how the improvements in the legal framework motivate the trend amidst the upcoming enforcement of the landmark EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement.

07 23 2019

Vietnam M&A Forum 2019 will see the participation of 500 representatives from enterprises as well as domestic and international investment funds who contributed 85 per cent of Vietnam’s deal value to discuss issues at the forum themed “Going for Breakthrough”.

07 22 2019

The Ministry of Finance (MoF) is proposing a regulation that exempts micro and small enterprises from corporate income tax for two years after they have sufficient income subject to taxation.

07 22 2019

Exports by HCM City-based enterprises in the first six months of the year topped US$19.6 billion, a 9.2 per cent increase year-on-year, according to the city People’s Committee.

07 22 2019

Along with its rapid economic growth, Viet Nam’s electricity demand is also increasing strongly, at around 10 per cent a year, causing huge pressure on the energy sector, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

07 21 2019

Private equity investors see Vietnam as a destination with a lot in its favor.

07 20 2019

HCM City’s economy grew by 7.86 per cent year-on-year in the first half of the year to VND611.5 trillion (US$26.3 billion).

07 19 2019

Being listed among the top ten by the  HSBC’s latest global Expat ­Explorer Report has gone some way to prove the significant advances in Vietnam’s investment and living environment.

07 18 2019

Valuation of intellectual property remains a grey area in Viet Nam and can be improved only with support from authorities, experts have told a recent workshop held in HCM City.

07 17 2019

Developers of ­condotels and second home properties are providing more options for buyers by offering alternative incentives rather than the vanilla profit commitment.

07 15 2019

The southern province of Dong Nai completed its full-year target for foreign direct investment (FDI) attraction in the first half of the year, according to the provincial Statistics Office.

07 13 2019

The State Bank of Viet Nam (SBV) has warned Vietnamese credit institutions and foreign banks in the country to be cautious before working with peer-to-peer (P2P) lending companies as there are many risks related to the service.

07 10 2019

As the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has ordered tight control over real estate loans by credit institutions, property firms and developers have to seek alternative ways to raise their capital, and many of them have decided to issue bonds to fund their business.

07 09 2019

With comprehensive commitments and more balance in investment protection, the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement are expected to give Vietnam a push towards attracting higher-quality foreign investment. Nguyen Chi Dung, Minister of Planning and Investment, discussed with VIR how the new agreements with the EU are different from others and how they will transform the EU investment picture. 

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