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 […]

AMENDMENT OF THE SECURITIES LAW SHOULD COME WITH THE INVESTOR PROTECTION FUND

Attorney Phung Anh Tuan, Vice President cum General Secretary of the Vietnam Association of Financial Investors (VAFI), Managing Partner VCI Legal had an interview with Vietnam Investment Review about amendment of the Securities Law.

“To protect investors, especially retail investors, in this amendment of the Law on Securities, the Ministry of Finance, the State Securities Commission […]

FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS: COMPLIANCE & RISK MANAGEMENT

Financier Worldwide Magazine has just published a round-table discussion that was held on July 2, 2018. In its latest Banking & Finance issue, the discussion covered common issues related to compliance and risk management which financial institutions are encountering.

In addition to being attractive targets for hackers, criminals and state actors, financial institutions (FIs) are subject to […]

MECHANISM FOR ISDS IN THE EVFTA AND CPTPP

The dispute resolution mechanism between foreign investors and a contracting state (commonly known as ISDS) is an effective solution to promote investment, protect the interests of foreign investors, and at the same time, limit diplomatic tensions and conflicts escalating at the national level.

The differences between the ISDS and the dispute settlement mechanism at courts and […]

VCI LEGAL COVER M&A LAW AND REGULATIONS IN VIETNAM FOR ICLG

International Comparative Legal Guide: Mergers and Acquisitions 2018

International Comparative Legal Guides has just published “Mergers & Acquisitions Laws and Regulations” on March 12, 2018.

The international magazine contains 53 contributions from different jurisdictions around the world, including global firms such as Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, Slaughter and May, Maples and Calder and Ashurst. […]

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NEW REGULATIONS OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE CODE 2015

On January 1, 2015, the Criminal Procedure Code No. 101/2015/QH13 which was issued by the National Assembly on November 27, 2015 (“CPC 2015”), officially came into effect. In line with the new provisions of the Penal Code 2015, especially the Criminal Liabilities of the corporate legal entity, the CPC 2015 represents a new step in […]

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DECREE 09 REGULATES COMMERCIAL ACTIVITES OF FOREIGN ENTITIES

On January 15, 2018, the Vietnamese Government issued Decree 09/2018/ND-CP, that provides guidelines for the Law on Commerce and the Law on Foreign Trade Management regarding Sale of Goods and other activities directly related to the sale of goods of foreign investors and foreign-invested business entities in Vietnam (hereinafter “Decree 09”). Decree 09 came into […]

VCI LEGAL LAWYERS REPRESENT FOREIGN GOVERNMENTS IN CROSS-BORDER CRIMINAL CASES

Recently, Vietnamese media have been heating up because of the murder of Kim Jong-Nam (North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-Un’s half-brother), which took place in Malaysia and involve a prime suspect being Doan Thi Huong, a Vietnamese citizen. Key concerns from Vietnamese public are what are the protections offered to the suspect by Vietnamese government. There […]

LICENSING, SCOPE AND CONDITIONS FOR FOREX OPERATIONS OF CREDIT INSTITUTIONS

On October 5th, 2016, the Governor of the State Bank of Vietnam (“SBV”) issued Circular 28/2016/TT-NHNN (“Circular 28“) amending and supplementing Circular 21/2014/TT-NHNN guiding the scope of and conditions on foreign exchange operations, requirements and licensing procedures for foreign exchange operations for credit institutions and branches of foreign banks. Circular 28 took effect on November […]

CAN PRESIDENT TRUMP ACTUALLY BE A MEDIATOR IN THE DISPUTES IN SOUTHEAST ASIA SEA?

 Given the background, strategic and geopolitical tensions involved in the South China Sea, many media agencies and reporters laughed at Donald Trump’s proposal in Hanoi earlier this November to act as a mediator for the dispute over the seas and sovereignty between China, Vietnam, and other Southeast Asia Countries. However, technically speaking, can this proposal […]