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 […]

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 […]

U.S. SLAPS DUTIES ON STEEL FROM VIETNAM ORIGINALLY PRODUCED IN SOUTH KOREA, TAIWAN

Ref.: Alert to Affirmative Preliminary Circumvention Rulings on Exports of Steel Products from Vietnam First Produced in Korea and Taiwan

The law firms of VCI Legal and Sidley Austin would like to present our best compliments to your company and bring your attention to an important legal matter for your esteemed company.

On 2 July 2019, the […]

Press Release: VAFI AND ICTNEWS ORGANIZING A SEMINAR REGARDING POLICIES ON FINTECH MANAGEMENT

In the morning of 20 August 2019, Vietnam Association of Financial Investors (VAFI) and ICTnews, a page of VietnamNet, organized a seminar regarding the Policies on Fintech Management.

Representatives from State Bank, the Ministry of Information and Communication, economic experts, legal experts, fintech business entrepreneurs, Singapore Fintech Association and more than 50 journalists attended this seminar.

With […]

VIETNAM’S SOVEREIGNTY OVER EEZ AND CONTINENTAL SHELF

The Chinese survey ship – Haiyang Dizhi 8 and its escorts carried out alleged geological surveys in the Exclusive Economic Zone (“EEZ”) and the continental shelf (including Tu Chinh area) of Vietnam.  In response to China’s actions, Foreign Ministry spokesperson of Vietnam reaffirmed the sovereignty of Vietnam on East Sea (also known as South China […]

Press Release: KENT WONG INTERVIEWED BY VIR ON OPPORTUNITIES IN VIETNAM UNDER THE NEW EVFTA

On July 24, 2019, Kent Wong, Vice Chairman, and Stefano Pellegrino from EuroCham’s Legal Sector Committee talked to Vietnam Investment Review about improvements to the legal framework motivating the M&A trend in Vietnam, after the signing of the landmark EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (“EVFTA”) on June 30, 2019.

With the strength and vibrancy of the M&A […]

SINGAPORE CONVENTION ON MEDIATION

12 August 2019 

On 7 August 2019, 46 States including the United States, China, India, South Korea, Malaysia and Singapore have signed the United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation, also known as the Singapore Convention on Mediation.  This is the highest number of first-day signatories of a UN trade convention, and more States are expected to be […]