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Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Tags: business environment
European Parliament ratifies EVFTA EVIPA European Parliament ratifies EVFTA, EVIPA
The European Parliament (EP) on Wednesday ratified the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA).
Vietnam reaches for prosperity Vietnam reaches for prosperity
General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam and President Nguyen Phu Trong shares his thoughts with the Vietnam News Agency on the efforts the Party and Vietnamese people have made to bring the country to where it is today.
Top ten legal documents in 2019 Top ten legal documents in 2019
Selected by Vietnam Law and Legal Forum magazine, these include the Labor Code, the Law on Exit and Entry of Vietnamese Citizens, Prime Minister Decision 1068/QD-TTg,Law on Tax Administration, and a Prime Minister Decision adopting the national strategy for intellectual property rights, among others.
Private firms confused about anti-corruption law Private firms confused about anti-corruption law
Private businesses have said they were unsure about how to implement the 2018 Law on Anti-Corruption that came into effect on July 1.
Top legislators visit to lift Vietnam-Russia parliamentary ties Top legislator’s visit to lift Vietnam-Russia parliamentary ties
National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has affirmed that her visit to Russia from December 8-11 aims to further deepen the comprehensive strategic partnership and parliamentary cooperation between the two countries.
Fundraising through new channels - opportunities and legal challenges Fundraising through new channels - opportunities and legal challenges
The Fourth Industrial Revolution helps create new products and services as well as business models in an open atmosphere without any distance between the reality and cyber space. However, Vietnam’s existing legal framework still fails to meet the demand for realizing these products, services and models. It is not yet mature for the application of novel forms of raising funds from angel investors or venture investment funds. So far, there is no legal corridor for innovative startups, particularly fintech ones. This article introduces new fundraising channels and their legal challenges and puts forward recommendations for formulating a regulatory sandbox applicable to these channels.
PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc attends ASEAN-RoK CEO Summit PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc attends ASEAN-RoK CEO Summit
The governments of Vietnam and other ASEAN member states always create best conditions for businesses to boost connectivity and promote creativeness to realize their business initiatives in the ASEAN market with a population of 630 million people and total GDP value of nearly USD 3 trillion, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said on November 25.
Heftier fines imposed for violators of competition law Heftier fines imposed for violators of competition law
The Government has recently issued Decree 75 in an attempt to strictly and resolutely handle violations of the competition law and adapt to the new market reality.
Plan to boost private sector approved Plan to boost private sector approved
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on October 11 issued Decision 1362/QD-TTg to approve a plan to boost the sustainable development of the private business sector through 2025 with a vision to 2030.
Party determines to embrace Fourth Industrial Revolution Party determines to embrace Fourth Industrial Revolution
On September 27, Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong signed Resolution 52-NQ/TW, on a number of policies on the nation’s proactive involvement in the Fourth Industrial Revolution, affirming that the nation will take strong actions to take advantage of opportunities brought by the Revolution. Vietnam Law and Legal Forum would like to introduce important contents of this Resolution.

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