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 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 […]

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 NEW DECREE ON KARAOKE AND NIGHTCLUB BUSINESS

Karaoke and nightclubs are one of the conditional business lines stipulated in Law No. 03/2016/QH14 amending and supplementing Article 6 and Annex 4  of the List of Conditional Business Lines in the Law on Investment 2014.

On 19th June 2019, in order to manage these kinds of businesses better and more efficiently, the Government promulgated new […]

NEW REGULATIONS ON PRICE FRAMEWORK ON DOMESTIC ROUTES

From 1 July 2019, airlines in Vietnam must comply with the regulations on the service price framework for passenger services on domestic routes according to Circular No. 17/2019/TT-BGTVT dated 03 May 2019 of the Ministry of Transport on the issuance of the price framework for passenger transport services on domestic air routes (“Circular 17”). Before […]

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

NEW DECREE FOR FOREIGN INVESTORS DOING BUSINESS IN THE VOCATIONAL EDUCATION SECTOR

Decree No. 15/2019/ND-CP defining conditions regarding setting up foreign-invested vocational training institutions in Vietnam will come into effect on March 20, 2019.

Accordingly, a vocational education institution is established or permitted for establishment if there is a project complying with planning for networks of vocational education institutions and is granted an Investment Registration Certificate.

The investor also […]

By |April 3rd, 2019|Investment, Miscellaneous, The Legal Breaking News|0 Comments

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DECREE 86 REGARDING FOREIGN COOPERATION AND INVESTMENT IN EDUCATION SECTOR

Decree No. 86/2018/ND-CP on Foreign Cooperation and Investment in Education has been in force since August 01, 2018 which is expected to encourage foreign investor to set up business in the education sector, especially in the context of the amendments to the Law on Higher Education  taking effect on July 01, 2019

Education Linkages

According to […]

SOME NEW REGULATIONS COME INTO FORCE IN JANUARY 2019

A new start to the year 2019, brings new regulations which have taken effect in January, 2019

I. Main points of the new Decree 149/2018/ND-CP on the application of workplace democracy

This new Decree on the elaboration of Article 63, Clause 3 of the Labour Code regarding the application of workplace democracy has been in effect […]