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Vietnam's new Land Law offers project developers more certainty and new complexities
  • Allens Vietnam
March 2024

The new Land Law aims to improve efficiency of land management and use in Vietnam and introduces significant changes impacting both domestic and foreign investors using land in Vietnam. This Insight highlights some of the key changes, with a focus on issues of note for energy and infrastructure project development.


Vietnam: Real Estate Investment Guide Vietnam – 2023
  • DFDL Vietnam
September 2023

This investment guide covers various aspects of real estate investment in Vietnam, such as market overview, real property rights, acquisition of ownership, construction legal framework, tax regime, and real estate finance. The guide also provides insights and tips from our experienced and knowledgeable real estate team.


Vietnam: New Law On Consumer Protection
  • Venture North Law Firm
September 2023

On 20 June 2023, the National Assembly issued a new Law on Consumer Protection, which will replace the Law on Consumer Protection 2010 from 1 July 2024. In this post, we will discuss some key points of the Law on Consumer Protection 2023.


Vietnam: New Lending Rules Under Circular 06 Are Suspended
  • KPMG Law Limited
August 2023

Taking note of feedback from businesses regarding Circular 06, on 23 August 2023 the State Bank of Vietnam released Circular 10/2023/TT-NHNN suspending the validity of the clauses stipulating these lending purpose restriction in Circular 06 until further guidance.


Southeast Asia: Regional Data Centers Guide 2023
  • DFDL Vietnam
August 2023

DFDL’s Regional Data Centers Guide is a comprehensive and practical resource for anyone who wants to explore Southeast Asia's data center landscape. It provides insights into the legal and regulatory aspects of data center operations in each country. The information provided in this report has been prepared and collected by our regional offices and is derived from our team’s direct experience on the ground. We hope it will provide a stimulating overview of data centers issues and opportunities in the region.


Doing Business in Vietnam: 2023
  • Grant Thornton Vietnam
July 2023

In this guide, you may find information about: The latest update on Vietnam’s economy and expected developments in the upcoming period The key sectors for investment in Vietnam Guidance on doing business in Vietnam in terms of entity establishment, accounting and auditing standards, taxation, and labour compliance perspectives.


Vietnam Pocket Tax Book 2023
  • PwC Tax & Advisory Vietnam
June 2023

A synopsis of the most important Vietnam tax issues


Vietnam: The New Anti-Money Laundering Law 2022
  • PwC Legal Vietnam
June 2023

The new Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Law came into effect on 1 March, 2023. Reporting entities should seize the opportunity to establish their own internal regulations and capabilities, align with Vietnam Regulators, and contribute to preventing, mitigating, and combating financial crimes.


Vietnam: The new Legislation on Personal Data Protection
  • LNT & Partners
June 2023

Effective from this coming July 1, 2023, the long-awaited Decree on Personal Data Protection (“DPDP”) No. 13/2023/ND-CP dated April 17, 2023 sets out clear and strict regulations on personal data protection that will heavily affect the current practice of domestic and foreign individuals/entities concerning the processing of personal data.


Vietnam: Major Changes of Law on Anti-Money Laundering 2022 | April 2023
  • EY Vietnam
June 2023

This Update highlights the following key points: Reporting entities, Customer due diligence (also known as KYC), KYC information, Foreign Politically Exposed Person (Foreign PEP), Correspondent banking relationship Supervision of a number of special transactions, Money-laundering risk assessment from the reporting entity Client classification, Types of transactions must be reported, Report on high-value transactions, Report on suspicious transactions, Time limit for reporting, Provisional measures, Storage of customers’ data


Vietnam: Issues When Opening and Closing a Vietnam Representative Office
  • Grant Thornton Vietnam
April 2023

Grant Thornton looks at the process of opening a representative office in Vietnam and explains why a foreign business may encounter difficulties when deciding to close its office. It seems to be quite a simple business model to establish, run, and manage, with minimum costs. However is this assumption actually valid?


Vietnam: Comments on Draft Vietnamese Land Law 2023
  • Venture North Law Firm
April 2023

In recent months, the Government has published the draft Land Law 2023 and asked for public comments. In March 2023, Venture North Law submitted to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment our comments to the draft . The comments are contributed by Nguyen Quang Vu, Nguyen Bich Ngoc, Nguyen Hoang Duong and Ha Kieu Anh. 200 pages long.


Vietnam: FDI in Vietnam Supply Chain Opportunities and Considerations with Respect to the Impact of China on Such Investment Opportunities
  • DFDL Vietnam
April 2023

DFDL analyses FDI in Vietnam supply chain activities in light of market changes regarding China - specifically: (i) FDI from China into Vietnam supply chain sector; (ii) Vietnam as an alternative to China for FDI into supply chain opportunities; (iii) Vietnam supply chain market trends; and more.


Vietnam: Online Learning in Vietnam - Tax Implications for Foreign Suppliers
  • Grant Thornton Vietnam
April 2023

Many educational institutions provide online courses to Vietnamese students, raising the issue of whether virtual learning is subject to Vietnam tax, and how to make a tax declaration and tax payment. This article discusses the tax regulations and tax filing requirements for overseas educational institutions in Vietnam.


Vietnam: ADK Newsletter - January 2023
  • ADK Lawyers
February 2023

In this newsletter: 1) VAT reduction, 2) Insurance business and foreign investors, 3) Registering asset-based security, 4) Raw materials, supplies and components for the production of IT products, digital content and software may be exempt from import duty, and 5) Prominent legal instruments take effect from February 2023.


Vietnam: Legal Update on the Decree detailing a number of articles of the Law on Cybersecurity
  • Lexcomm Vietnam LLC
November 2022

Decree 53, on the Law On Cybersecurity sheds light on some of the hotly debated requirements under the Law, such as data localisation and local presence requirements. Similar to the Law on Cybersecurity, the scope of application under Decree 53 is extended to not only local entities but also foreign entities.


Vietnam: Comparison Between VAS and IFRS Accounting Standards
  • Grant Thornton Vietnam
November 2022

In this publication, we summarize the main differences in the recognition of sales revenue, and specific situations in the cases of businesses selling through different sales channels, including sales programs. sales promotion.


Vietnam Merger Control Guide
  • Allens Vietnam
November 2022

Vietnam’s updated merger control regime took effect from 15 May 2020. The regime substantially expands the scope of transactions subject to the merger filing requirement, capturing more M&A transactions in Vietnam and offshore.


Doing Business in Vietnam 2022
  • Grant Thornton Vietnam
November 2022

This guide will bring helpful information to foreign investors, particularly those who consider starting their business in Vietnam. The guide mainly consists of the latest insights on a brief overview of Vietnam’s economy, key sectors for investment, compliance matters in terms of entity formation, accounting, tax, and labour perspectives in Vietnam.


Vietnam: Recommendations for precise determination of the market value of land
  • Lexcomm Vietnam LLC
October 2022

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has recently issued the Draft Land Law (amended) for public comments to overcome the shortcomings and limitations of the Land Law 2013, and at the same time, add new policies to adjust some issues arising in reality.


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