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The Vietnam Supreme Court’s opinion on unauthorised corporate loans
Quan điểm của Tòa Án Nhân Dân Tối Cao Việt Nam về các khoản vay vượt quá phạm vi đại diện của doanh nghiệp
  • Venture North Law Firm
Friday, May 01 2020

In September 2019, the Supreme Court gave an important Opinion to lower courts about how to deal with a loan agreement by a borrower who has failed to obtain appropriate corporate approval. This update discusses the Opinion and its potential impact.


New merger filing thresholds in Vietnam - Decree 35/2020
Nghị Định 35/2020 - Ngưỡng thông báo tập trung kinh tế tại Việt Nam
  • Venture North Law Firm
Friday, May 01 2020

The Vietnamese Government has issued an important decree implementing the Competition Law 2018. Among other things, the Government has introduced a (mostly) complete new set of merger filing thresholds. This update discusses the new thresholds and their potential impact on mergers and acquisitions and thus investment in Vietnam.


Decree 35/2020 – The concept of “control” in merger control rules in Vietnam
Nghị Định 35/2020 - Khái niệm kiểm soát trong các quy định về kiểm soát tập trung kinh tế tại Việt Nam
  • Venture North Law Firm
Friday, May 01 2020

This update discusses Vietnam's merger control rules under the Competition Law 2018 and Decree 35/2020 and the concept and application of the rules for mergers and acquisitions. Mergers and acquisitions account for a growing proportion of FDI in Vietnam (Foreign Direct Investment).


Draft Decrees: increase the cap of deductible interest expenses and extend the deadline for implementation of compulsory e-invoicing
Cập nhật Dự thảo Nghị định: nâng mức khống chế chi phí lãi vay và lùi thời điểm bắt buộc sử dụng hóa đơn điện tử
  • KPMG Legal Vietnam
Thursday, April 16 2020

The Ministry of Finance (“MoF”) recently composed two key draft Decrees to be tabled to the Prime Minister for consideration, including a draft decree to increase the cap of deductible interest expenses under Clause 3 Article 8 of Decree 20/2017/ND-CP and a draft decree on invoicing.


Mortgage registration of public securities at Vietnam Securities Depository and Clearing Corporation
Đăng ký thế chấp chứng khoán đại chúng tại Tổng Công Ty Lưu Ký và Bù Trừ Chứng Khoán Việt Nam
  • Venture North Law Firm
Thursday, April 16 2020

Under the new Securities Law 2019, the Vietnam Securities Depository and Clearing Corporation (VSDCC) will replace the current Vietnam Securities Depository and will have the authority to register the security interest (such as mortgage or pledge) over securities centrally registered at VSDCC (public securities).  This update discusses changes resulting from the authority of the VSDCC.


Vietnam Tax Update: COVID-19 – Deferral of Taxes and Land Rental Fee Payments
  • DFDL Vietnam
Wednesday, April 15 2020

The Vietnamese Prime Minister approved Decree 41 allowing the deferral of VAT, corporate income tax, personal income tax and land rental fee payments to support enterprises, individuals and household businesses affected by the COVID-19 global pandemic. The primary features of Decree 41 are outlined in this update.


New guidance on rules of origin under CPTPP
Hướng dẫn mới về quy tắc xuất xứ hàng hóa trong Hiệp định CPTPP
  • PwC Legal Vietnam
Monday, April 13 2020

To facilitate exporters to take advantage of the CPTPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership) preferential tariffs, on 24 March 2020, the Ministry of Industry and Trade issued Circular 06/2020/TT-BCT regarding the rules of origin in CPTPP.


Social Insurance Contribution Suspension during COVID-19 outbreak
  • PwC Legal Vietnam
Monday, April 13 2020

In Directive 11/CT-TTg dated 4 March, the Prime Minister called on ministries and state agencies to urgently implement measures to address difficulties faced by businesses during the Covid-19 outbreak. In response to Directive 11, the Ministry of Labour, War Invalids and Social Affairs, Vietnam Social Security, Vietnam General Confederation of Labour and some local authorities have issued various official letters to guide suspension/ postponement of social insurance and trade union finance contributions.


Vietnam Covid-19 Outbreak - How to Deal With Employee Who Is In Quarantine Due To Government Order?
Dịch Bệnh Covid-19 Tại Việt Nam – Xử Lý Trường Hợp Người Lao Động Phải Cách Ly Theo Yêu Cầu Của Chính Phủ
  • Venture North Law Firm
Monday, April 13 2020

This update discussed Covid-19 cases: 1) Employees being quarantined at Government facilities, and 2) Employees being self-quarantined at residence, pursuan to government order.


Beware of Covid-19 Frauds and Scams
  • KPMG Legal Vietnam
Sunday, April 12 2020

Across the world, we have seen an increasing rise in scams associated with COVID-19. In Vietnam, there have been several scams relating to COVID-19 in which the victims unknowingly transferred money to fraudsters’ bank accounts.


Client Alert: COVID – 19: Impact on Business in Cambodia
  • Sciaroni & Associates
Tuesday, April 07 2020

Vietnam Legal Update: COVID-19 – Workforce Restructuring
  • DFDL Vietnam
Monday, April 06 2020

Due to the fall in demand for products and services due to the Covid pandemic, adverse effects on business operations and cash-flow over the course of the coming months, employers must brace themselves and be prepared to make hard decisions to keep their business afloat. Our alert provides lawful considerations below for employers who envisage or need to take action on workforce planning to reduce any adverse impacts on their companies.


Guidance On Issuance Of Title Certificate For Condotel In Vietnam
Hướng Dẫn Cấp Giấy Chứng Nhận Quyền Tài Sản Cho Condotel Tại Việt Nam
  • Venture North Law Firm
Wednesday, April 01 2020

In February 2020, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) issued a long-waited guideline regarding issuance Certificate of Land Use Rights, Ownership of Residential Houses and Assets attached to land (LURCs) for some new real estate products including condotel and resort villas. In particular, the MONRE confirms three important points, discussed in this update.


New Amendments to Alcohol Regulations in Vietnam
Một số sửa đổi mới đối với quy định về rượu tại Việt Nam
  • Venture North Law Firm
Wednesday, April 01 2020

In February 2020, the Government issued Decree 17/2020 amending some provisions regarding conditions for alcohol business under Decree 105/2017. These amendments reflect the new Law on Prevention and Control of Harmful Effects of Alcoholic Beverages and are discussed in this legal update.


Is imported software dutiable?
  • PwC Legal Vietnam
Tuesday, March 31 2020

In this customs newsbrief, we look at customs valuation rules for imported machinery software. These rules were introduced in Circular 60/2019/TT-BTC of the Ministry of Finance, and took effect on 15 October 2019. We believe this is an interesting topic, especially for companies that import machinery, equipment and software, and hope you find this information useful.


Update on latest draft of the decree regarding the extension of deadlines for payments of taxes
  • PwC Legal Vietnam
Tuesday, March 31 2020

On 27 March, the General Department of Taxes issued Official letter no. 1307/TCT-CS to all local tax departments to update them on contents of the latest draft of the decree to defer the deadline for payments of taxes and land rental fee. The final draft has now been presented to the Government for approval and is expected to be released very soon and will take effect from the signing date.


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