Press Release: VIR INTERVIEW ON DECREE 37 AND LAW ON PLANNING

On May 7, 2019, the Government of Vietnam issued Decree No.37/2019/ND-CP, guiding the implementation of the Law on Planning.

Kent Wong, vice-chairman of EuroCham’s Legal Sector Committee and partner at VCI Legal, was invited to deliver his expert opinions about the benefits which the new Decree and Law on Planning in Vietnam would bring to the […]

Press Release VCI LEGAL MANAGING PARTNER INVITED AS PROMINENT SPEAKER AT THE VIETNAM PORT DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE 2019

VCI LEGAL is very proud to announce that our Managing Partner Tuan A. Phung will be a prominent speaker at the Vietnam Port Development Conference 2019. The event will be held on 26-27 June, 2019 in Eastin Grand Hotel Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

Mr. Tuan A. Phung is invited to deliver his expert opinions […]

By |June 5th, 2019|The Legal Breaking News|0 Comments

WHICH FOREIGN WORKERS ARE SUBJECT TO THE COMPULSORY SOCIAL INSURANCE PROGRAM IN VIETNAM?

Recently, due to many provisions regulating the participation of foreign employees in the compulsory social insurance (the “CSI”) program, the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs (“MOLISA”) has received many inquiries from various enterprises asking which particular foreign workers are subject to the CSI program in Vietnam under Decree No.143/2018/ND-CP dated October 15, 2018 […]

AOA FORUM 2019 – VIETNAM MARKET – OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES

For the first time, the 5th AOA Forum 2019 was held by the Vietnam Association of Financial Investors (“VAFI”) and Asia Offshore Association (“AOA”) on 15-16 May 2019 at Melia Hanoi Hotel. About 100 participants, sponsors, speakers and partners attended the conference titled “New Frontiers: Cutting Edge Strategies for Private and Corporate Wealth in Southeast […]

VIETNAM’S NEW DECISION DRAFT ISSUED PROPOSING TO BOOST SOLAR ENERGY SECTOR

On 12 April 2019, Ministry of Industry and Trade of Vietnam (“MOIT”) published a new draft of the decision on the mechanism for encouraging the development of solar power projects in Vietnam (“Draft Decision 03”) which provides several significant changes, including the adjusted Feed-in-Tariff (“FiT”) compared to the old Decision No. 11/2017/QD-TTg on mechanism for […]

PRESIDENT TRUMP ON FDI IN VIETNAM

Vietnam – as a destination for foreign Investment – just got a rather unexpected but certainly most well-known and well-tweeted FDI-promoter. Yes, you’re right, it’s the President of the United States, Donald TRUMP, no less!

“… the Tariffs can be completely avoided if you buy from a non-Tariffed Country, or you buy the product inside the […]

THE USE OF FOREIGN CURRENCIES TO ESTABLISH AN ESCROW ACCOUNT IN VIETNAM

From March 2019, foreign investors are now entitled to use foreign currencies to make deposits as well as enter into escrow agreements.

The State Bank of Vietnam (“SBV”) has 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 […]

By |May 21st, 2019|Banking, Finance & Capital Markets|0 Comments

Press Release: VCI LEGAL DIRECTORS INVITED AS PROMINENT SPEAKERS AT THE 5TH ANNUAL ASIA OFFSHORE FORUM

VCI Legal proudly introduces the 5th annual Asia Offshore Forum of Asia Offshore Association (AOA) in Vietnam in May 2019.

More than 200 experts and investors from Vietnam and the region in the financial, commercial and investment sectors will attend 2 days in Hanoi with the talks centered around 19 MAJOR TOPICS OF VIETNAMESE FINANCIAL INVESTMENT:

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BRIEF ON THE AMENDMENT TO THE LAW ON HIGHER EDUCATION

The Amendment to the Law on Higher Education comes into force on July 01, 2019 (“the Amendment”). The Amendment aims to create a fundamental legal basis to promote the autonomy in training and encourage foreign investors to set up educational institutions in Vietnam which is expected to enhance the quality of higher education, as well […]

By |April 16th, 2019|Investment, Miscellaneous, The Legal Breaking News|0 Comments

VCI LEGAL JOINED JOB FAIR 2019 AT HANOI LAW UNIVERSITY

On 31 Mar 2019, Hanoi Law University organized Job Fair 2019 for its students.  This event was a career-orientation program which aimed to provide the students with opportunities to learn about the recruitment information of companies and to interact with leading law firms and their lawyers.

In order to share our passion for developing a professional […]