VIETNAM ADOPTED NEW DECREE AIMS TO BOOST AUTOMOBILE IMPORTATION

On 22 March of this year, Decree No. 17/2020/ND-CP (“Decree 17”) will come into effect. Among other things, there will be a revision of Decree No. 116/2017/ND-CP (“Decree 116”) which applies new relaxed technical requirements of imported motor vehicles.

Under Decree 17, Vietnam will no longer require National Vehicle Type Approval Certificate (“NVTAC”) from exporting countries […]

RIDE-HAILING COMPANY TADA WON IN KOREAN COURT

I. Introduction:

Ride-hailing service companies have long been facing legal scrutiny of local authorities from all over the world. This new business model arising from advancements in digital technologies have sparked considerable debate on a wide array of regulatory issues. However, Tada – a Korean ride-hailing company, recently has got a rare court win after […]

DECREE 10/2020/ND-CP – NEW LEGAL MECHANISM FOR TRANSPORTATION BUSINESS BY AUTO

I. Introduction:

On January 17, 2020, the Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc officially signed a new Decree 10/2020/ND-CP on business and business conditions for transportation by auto (“Decree 10”) replacing the Decree 86/2014/ND-CP (“Decree 86”). The Decree 10 consists of 07 chapters and 37 articles providing new regulations for the issuance and revocation of permit for […]

IN THE SPORTLIGHT: VIETNAM’S NEW LAW AGAINST DRUNK DRIVING

On January 01, 2020, two significant legal documents of the country in a decade came into force which aim to impose heavier punishment against drivers who have alcohol on their breath: Law No. 44/2019/QH14 on prevention and control of harmful effects of alcoholic beverages (“Law 44”) and its supporting regulation, Decree No. 100/2019/ND-CP prescribing administrative […]

NEW REGULATIONS ON AVIATION LAW

Overview

Decree No. 89/2019/ND-CP dated November 15, 2019 amending and supplementing a number of articles of the Government’s Decee No. 92/2016/ND-CP dated July 1, 2016 on sectors or activities in the civilaviation industry and Decree No. 30/2013 /ND-CP dated April 8, 2013 on air transportation business and general air operation (“Decree No. 89/2019/ND-CP”) stipulates 24 points […]

APPROVAL OF PRIME MINISTER ON SUSTAINABLE PLAN FOR PRIVATE SECTOR DEVELOPMENT IN 2025, WITH VISION TO 2030

On 11 October 2019, the Prime Minister issued a Decision No. 1362/QD-TTg (“Decision No. 1362”) approving a sustainable plan for private sector development proposed by the Ministry of Planning and Investment (“Plan”).  Accordingly, the private sector in Vietnam is expected to develop effectively in order to create a steady ground for the advancement of society […]

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 […]

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: VCI LEGAL CONTRIBUTES RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE WORLD BANK’S RESEARCH PROJECT

The World Bank’s Benchmarking Infrastructure 2020 Research Project in Vietnam (“Research Project”) is a part of the Benchmarking Infrastructure Global Initiative. This Research Project assesses the quality of the legal and regulatory framework during the Public-Private Partnerships project cycle and Traditional Public Investment project cycle.

Kent Wong, a partner and Head of Banking and Finance at […]