MAIN REQUIREMENTS TO PROVIDE TAX AGENT SERVICES

Tax agent services is one of the conditional business lines stipulated in the Law on Investment 2014.

On June 19, 2019, the General Department of Taxation (“GDT”) issued Official Letter No. 2482/TCT-TTHT (“OL 2482”) regarding the Department of Planning and Investment HCMC’s concerns on requirements to adjust the Investment Registration Certificate for supplementing business line of […]

VCI LEGAL PARTNER KENT WONG INTERVIEWED BY REATIMES ABOUT VIETNAM’S REAL ESTATE MARKET

In recent years, investment flow from Europe has become important for Vietnam’s real estate market. Such foreign investment shows the strength of the real estate market as well as Vietnam’s international economic integration. However, there are still some barriers due to simple reasons.

On September 9, 2019, Mr. Kent Wong and Mr. Tran Thai Binh, legal […]

DECISION OF THE PRIME MINISTER ON INNOVATION AND PROTECTION OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

An intellectual property strategy (“IPS”) has just been approved by the Prime Minister pursuant to Decision No. 1068/QD-TTg on August 22, 2019. Accordingly, by 2030 Vietnam is expected to  be among the leading ASEAN countries in terms of innovation, protection and exercise of intellectual property rights (“IPR”).

This IPS aims to: (i) establish IPR and rights […]

NEW REGULATIONS ON TAX ADMINISTRATION LAW 2019

On June 13, 2019, the new Tax Administration Law (“TAL”) was passed by Vietnam’s National Assembly. TAL will come into effect on July 1, 2020, except the regulations on E-Invoicing applications, which will come to effect on July 1, 2022. This new law supplements as well as covers previous insufficient regulations.

Extending the deadline for filing […]

By |October 1st, 2019|Tax & Transfer Pricing, The Legal Breaking News|0 Comments

VIETNAM’S NEW DECREE ON MEDICAL EXAMINATION AND TREATMENT IN THE ARMY

On 7th June 2019, in order to detail and guide the Law on Medical Examination and Treatment as well as meet State Management requirements, the Government of Vietnam promulgated new Decree No. 50/2019/ND-CP (“Decree 50”) on medical examination and treatment in the army. The main regulations include the issuance of practice certificates for practitioners and […]

By |September 24th, 2019|Miscellaneous, The Legal Breaking News, The Legal Point|0 Comments

Press Release VCI LEGAL MANAGING PARTNER INVITED AS PROMINENT SPEAKER AT VIETNAM WEALTH MANAGEMENT FORUM 2019

September 20th 2019

VCI LEGAL is very proud to announce that our Managing Partner Mr. Phung Anh Tuan was invited as a prominent speaker at the Vietnam Wealth Management Forum 2019 which was held on 12 September 2019, at Intercontinental Saigon, HCMC, Vietnam.

Mr. Phung was invited to deliver his expert opinions in “Panel discussion: Finding the […]

NEW POINTS OF PUBLIC INVESTMENT LAW 2019

The Public Investment Law 2019 (“PIL 2019”) was adopted by the National Assembly on June 13, 2019 with several highlights to facilitate the process of project preparation, easier procedures and a strong hierarchy. PIL 2019 also contributes to the improvement of disbursement rates of public investment capital (“PIC”) and ensures the effective use of PIC. […]

Press Release VCI LEGAL MANAGING PARTNER INVITED AS PROMINENT SPEAKER AT THE AIR FREIGHT LOGISTICS VIETNAM 2019

September 12th 2019

VCI LEGAL is very proud to announce that our Managing Partner Mr. Phung Anh Tuan will be a prominent speaker at the International Conference & Exhibition “The 4th Air Freight Logistics Vietnam 2019” which will be held on 19-20 September 2019 at Tan Son Nhat Hotel, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

Mr. Tuan Phung […]

GUIDELINES FOR PROVIDING AUTHORIZATION DOCUMENTS WHEN SIGNING THE BIDDING APPLICATION

On January 24, 2019, the Ministry of Planning and Investment (“MPI”) issued Official Letter No. 623/BKHDT-QLĐT to an investor, guiding the implementation of the Law on Bidding. In particular, the MPI instructed the provision of authorization documents in cases where the contractor’s legal representative authorizes a subordinate to sign a bidding application.

Specifically, based on the […]

NEW DECREE SUPPLEMENTING THE LAW ON ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION

On May 13, 2019, the Vietnamese Government issued Decree 40/2019/ND-CP that provides modifications and supplements previous decrees on guidelines and implementation of the Law on Environment Protection 2014. This decree (“Decree 40”) came into effect on  July 1, 2019.

Any evaluation reports on environmental impact (“EIA”) submitted to the authorities before the effective date of Decree 40 will […]