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Tuesday, October 22, 2019
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Law on Crop Production Law on Crop Production
From January 1 next year, the Law on Crop Production  will take effect, superseding the 2004 Ordinance on Plant Varieties.
Personal liability and corporate liability under new Penal Code Personal liability and corporate liability under new Penal Code
On June 20, 2017, the National Assembly passed the revised Penal Code. It became effective on January 1, 2018. Several significant changes have occurred. Several acts, previously criminal, are no longer punishable. On the other hand, several previously innocent acts have been criminalized. One very large change is that an enterprise-not just an individual-may now be guilty of a crime1.
Corporate penal liability in Vietnam Corporate penal liability in Vietnam
The 2015 Penal Code marks a great progress in the country’s criminal justice by holding commercial legal entities liable for their criminal acts. Its novel provisions create a legal basis for the fight against criminal acts committed by commercial legal entities in recent years as well as for international cooperation on combating crime, especially transnational organized crime.
Official Gazette issues Nos 5-7 July 2016 published on October 5 2015 Official Gazette issues Nos 5-7 July 2016, published on October 5, 2015
More incentives to lure agriculture investors More incentives to lure agriculture investors
In implementation of Government Resolution No. 35/NQ-CP on enterprise support and development to 2020, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development will review its policies to facilitate investors in the agriculture sector. Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Ha Cong Tuan talks with Vietnam News Agency on the issue.
Heftier fines proposed for unlawful advertising acts Heftier fines proposed for unlawful advertising acts
Unlawful advertising of drugs, fertilizers and bioproducts would be subject to fines higher than the current ones, according to a draft decree revising Decree No. 131 and Decree No. 158 issued in 2013.
Finance sector gets ready for international economic integration Finance sector gets ready for international economic integration
International economic integration plays a crucial role in accelerating economic development and enhancing the political position of Vietnam in the world. The finance sector’s integration and cooperation activities have actively contributed to promoting international economic integration and national economic reform through boosting international trade as well as regional and sectoral restructuring. In 2015, along with further scrutinizing, revising and issuing tariffs for implementing the free trade agreements (FTAs) currently in force, the finance sector took the initiative in devising plans for negotiation and conclusion of several FTAs, including the TPP agreement, the EU-Vietnam bilateral FTA, the Vietnam-RoK FTA and the Vietnam-Eurasian Economic Union FTA.
Draft decision to reduce state holdings in businesses Draft decision to reduce state holdings in businesses
State-owned enterprises (SOEs) would be classified into three groups, including wholly SOEs, enterprises with 65 percent or more of state holdings, and enterprises with over 50 percent to below 65 percent of total shares held by the State.
Political Report of the Communist Party of Vietnams 10th Central Committee to the 11th National Party Congress Political Report of the Communist Party of Vietnam's 10th Central Committee to the 11th National Party Congress
Financial support mechanisms for forest protection in ethnic minority areas Financial support mechanisms for forest protection in ethnic minority areas
A number of mechanisms and policies have been adopted to facilitate forest protection and development combined with sustainable poverty reduction for poor ethnic minority people during 2015-20.

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