Through this article, BLawyers Vietnam would like to introduce the conditions for extending WPs for foreign employees and whether this is a privilege of employers.
Vietnamese law is not clear that a non-contractual claim (i.e., a claim which is not based on a breach of contract) could be settled by commercial arbitration. However, Vietnamese courts seem to take the view that non-contractual claims cannot be settled by commercial arbitrations.
The Ministry of Health issued Decision No. 2447/QD-BYT dated 06 September 2022 guiding the use of masks to prevent and control the COVID-19 pandemic in public places with the following notable contents.
The Government issued Decree No. 58/2022/ND-CP dated 31 August 2022 on registration and management of operation of foreign non-governmental organizations in Vietnam with the following contents.
Article 137 of the Enterprise Law 2020 provides that a joint stock company (JSC) can decide to organise itself in accordance with the two options, as discussed herein.
The Government issued Decree No. 59/2022/ND-CP dated 05 September 2022 providing for electronic identification and authentication with the following notable contents.
On 13 September 2022, the Microfinance Supervision Committee under the Ministry of Planning and Finance issued Directive No.4/2022 which outlines risk-based management strategies required of microfinance institutions (“MFIs“) to combat money laundering and terrorism.
On 25 March 2020, the Myanmar Competition Commission issued Directive No. 2/2020 under Section 56, Subsection (b) of the Competition Law. The directive aims to prohibit unfair advertising practices, ensure fair competition among businesses, and protect the public and consumers from potential harm.
In this update: 1) New regulations on measures to request removal of online information with humiliating, slanderous, fabricated and untrue content, 2) Proposing additional authority to approve foreign exchange operations.
Sub-Decree No. 196 (“Sub-Decree 196”) was issued on the 28th of September 2022 by the Royal Government of Cambodia and concerns an amendment to the Tables of Taxable Thresholds for Annual Tax on Income and Monthly Tax on Salary.
Vietnam has recently been ranked as the world’s leading adopter of cryptocurrency with more per capita adoption than either the USA or China. But what about other blockchain technologies?
For those who follow cryptocurrency news, something big just happened. Ethereum, probably second only to Bitcoin, merged. There are two things that must be understood. First, what is the merge, and second what about the proof of work fork that has already broken away from the merged Ethereum blockchain.
In this update: 1) New regulations on private corporate bond issuance, and 2) New draft regulations on state capital investment in enterprises.
On 17 August 2022, the Trade Competition Commission of Thailand (“TCCT”) issued the Notification of TCCT on Guidelines for Determining Fair Trade Practices Relating to Provision of Credit Terms for Small and Mediums Enterprises (“SMEs”) being Sellers or Service Providers.
The Ministry of Construction is drafting the Law on Real Estate Business. In the Draft, some notable provisions include: (i) The Addition of real estate allowed to be put on the market, and (ii) Additional conditions for organizations and individuals conducting real estate business.
The Ministry of Construction is drafting the Law on Residential Housing (amended) (hereinafter referred to as “Draft”). One of the notable provisions in the Draft is that foreign organizations and individuals (hereinafter referred to as “Foreign entities”) are able to purchase and own residential houses in Vietnam.
On August 11, 2022, the Ministry of Finance issued Circular 50/2022/TT-BTC guiding Decree 119/2015/ND-CP and Decree 20/2022/ND-CP amending Decree 119/2015/ ND-CP.
On August 10, 2022, the Ministry of Planning and Investment issued a circular on the statistical reporting regime of the Planning, Investment and Statistics sector.
On August 18, 2022, the Standing Committee of the National Assembly has just issued Ordinance 02/2022/UBTVQH15 sanctioning administrative violations for acts of obstructing legal proceedings.
According to Vietnam Plus yesterday, Ho Chi Minh City authorities are hopeful that their gross regional domestic process will be composed 25% of the digital economy. The plans are ambitious. The directive was issued by the standing board of the municipal party committee.
Important Vietnamese legal terms can be looked up, with the corresponding term in the other language presented (Vietnamese <-> English). Very helpful resource for those professionals working in both languages
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