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Vietnam’s PDP8 Implementation Plan
  • DFDL Vietnam
June 08 2024

On 1 April 2024, the Prime Minister of Vietnam issued Decision No. 262/QD-TTg on approving the plan to implement the National Power Development Plan for the period of 2021 – 2030, with a vision to 2050, with immediate effect.


Vietnam: Decree on Cybersecurity Administrative Sanctions To Be Released Next Month
  • LNT & Partners
June 08 2024

The Government unveiled the appraisal dossier for the draft Decree on Cybersecurity Administrative Sanctions, which will impose administrative penalties for violations in cyberspace, including personal data breaches. This legal alert provides key highlights of the CAS Decree, especially on personal data breaches.


Vietnam: Over 600 drugs and 4 medical devices are eligible for price negotiation under Circular 05
  • LNT & Partners
June 08 2024

As of May 14, 2024, the Ministry of Health has implemented Circular 05/2024/TT-BYT outlining the catalog of drugs, medical tools, and testing equipment acquired through price negotiation. This follows the enactment of the 2023 Law on Tendering, effective since January 2024.


Vietnam: The right for foreign-invested economic organisations to access and use land in Vietnam under the Land Law 2024
  • Global Vietnam Lawyers
June 08 2024

On the basis of inheritance from and development of the regulations in previous land laws, the Land Law 2024 regulates the right for FI economic organisations to access and use land in a manner more expanded and equally accessible as to domestic economic organisations, ensuring the potential of the land is exploited the most in the market economy.


Vietnam's Renewable Energy Landscape Post-New Policy Implementation
  • Global Vietnam Lawyers
June 08 2024

The National Power Development Plan for the period 2021-2030, with a vision towards 2050 (PDP8), was officially announced by the Prime Minister of Vietnam on May 15, 2023. This significant development is expected to drive new waves of investment and growth in Vietnam's power market, particularly in the renewable energy sector, in the upcoming phase.


Vietnam: IPO Restructuring Insights
  • RHTLaw Vietnam
May 26 2024

An IPO represents the pinnacle of achievement, enabling a company to access public markets and fuel further growth. Preparation is a key to success. Choosing the appropriate structure for an IPO can provide substantial benefits. This article shares some tips to maximize the chances of success.


Transfer of Wind Power Projects To Foreign Businesses
  • ADK Lawyers
May 26 2024

The phenomenon of Vietnamese enterprises massively applying for wind power investment projects and then selling them back to foreign enterprises to make a profit has been warned before, but now the project transfer market is even more bustling.


Procedures for Operation Registration of Rooftop Solar Power System
  • ADK Lawyers
May 26 2024

According to regulations, a newly established enterprise must have business lines that are suitable for the operation of the rooftop solar power system and must be registered with the Business Registration Division of the Department of Planning and Investment in the locality.


Vietnam’s PDP8 Implementation Plan
  • DFDL Vietnam
May 26 2024

On 1 April 2024, the Prime Minister of Vietnam (the "PM") issued Decision No. 262/QD-TTg on approving the plan to implement the National Power Development Plan for the period of 2021 – 2030, with a vision to 2050 (“Decision 262”), with immediate effect.


Vietnam: Retrenchment Due to Changes in Structure, Technology – Potential Legal Risks to Consider
  • LNT & Partners
May 12 2024

In this article, we intend to discuss difficulties potentially resulting in the potential legal risks regarding retrenchment and termination, particularly concerning the termination of labour contracts with affected employees due to changes in structure and/or technology.


Vietnam: The extensive use of PPP in Ho Chi Minh City infrastructure development!
  • LNT & Partners
May 12 2024

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam's economic powerhouse, is charting a new course for infrastructural development through the extensive use of Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs). This decisive shift toward PPPs is underpinned by Resolution 98, a ground-breaking policy experiment providing HCMC with unprecedented authority to design and implement PPP projects.


Vietnam’s Potential for Sustainable Development and Investment: Green & Blue Bonds
  • DFDL Vietnam
May 06 2024

This whitepaper navigates the Global Green Bond Market, exploring opportunities to close the gap, challenges, and solutions for a green bond market in Vietnam.


The New Land Law 2024 – Notable Amendments To Legal Regulations On Industrial Zone Land In Vietnam
  • Venture North Law Firm
May 03 2024

In this post, we highlight some key changes to regulations on industrial zone land under the new Land Law 2024.


Vietnam: Authorisation In Opening And Using Bank Account Of Representative Office
  • Venture North Law Firm
May 03 2024

While it is common in practice for the Chief Representative of a Representative Office (RO) to act on behalf of the RO in opening and using the RO's bank account, there are instances where the parent company may wish to authorize another person (Authorized Person) to handle these matters.


Vietnam: Sale And Sub-Lease Of Annual Rental “Lease Rights” Under The Land Law 2024 In Vietnam
  • Venture North Law Firm
May 03 2024

The Land Law 2024 introduces major amendments to the land use regime in Vietnam. One amendment is the ability of a land user who leases land from the Government with annual rental payments can now sub-lease or, subject to certain conditions, sell the land (via a sub-lease or sale of the lease rights) together with the assets attached to such land to another person.


Vietnam: Mechanism for Calculation of Electricity Generation Price Bracket for Post-FiT Solar/Wind Power Plants
  • Venture North Law Firm
May 03 2024

After the expiration of the preferential Feed-in Tariff (FiT) policy for solar and wind power projects in Vietnam, the energy selling price of solar and wind power plants in Vietnam will now be up to the parties’ negotiation in a power purchase agreement (PPA) but must be within the electricity generation price (EGP) bracket approved by the competent authorities.


Vietnam: The extensive use of PPP in Ho Chi Minh City infrastructure development!
  • LNT & Partners
May 02 2024

Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC), Vietnam's economic powerhouse, is charting a new course for infrastructural development through the extensive use of Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs). A recently approved landmark list of 41 projects underscores the city's ambition to leverage private sector expertise and funding for vital public works.


Vietnam: Is it difficult to enforce a civil judgment in Vietnam?
  • Apolat Legal
May 01 2024

After the Court issues a judgment or decision to resolve a case, the next step that the winning party is interested in is how the legally effective judgment will be enforced. This article examines the specific steps a judgment creditor needs to know from when requesting judgment enforcement until the judgment enforcement is completed according to Vietnam’s civil procedural law.


Vietnam: Protecting computer software under patent law: Is it easy?
  • Apolat Legal
May 01 2024

Many Vietnamese businesses are still wrestling with the question of whether to protect computer programs’ intellectual property rights (IP) as copyright or patent. This decision could lead to completely different ways of commercializing, enforcing and protecting intellectual property rights associated with computer programs.


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