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Sunday, July 23, 2017
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Legal grounds for overseas listing to become more favorable Legal grounds for overseas listing to become more favorable
A representative of the State Securities Commission has affirmed that the legal grounds for Vietnamese businesses to list their stocks on foreign stock exchanges were fairly complete.
Draft sets more criteria on law obedience ethics for attorneys Draft sets more criteria on law obedience, ethics for attorneys
The Ministry of Justice is preparing a draft decree which sets out additional criteria on ethical qualities and law observance that lawyers must satisfy in order to practice law.
Official Gazette issues Nos 4-8 April 2017 released on July 10 2017 Official Gazette issues Nos 4-8 April 2017, released on July 10, 2017
In Vietnam the Army plays a nation-building role In Vietnam, the Army plays a nation-building role
The nation’s defense forces not only protect national sovereignty, but they also contribute to the country's socio-economic development, Nguyen Chi Vinh, Deputy Minister of Defense tells the Vietnam News Agency.
Legal requirements for information disclosure and transparency in management of state-owned enterprises Legal requirements for information disclosure and transparency in management of state-owned enterprises
SOEs are holding key industries and sectors of the economy, such as construction, transport, oil and gas, communication, telecommunications, and production of industrial and consumable goods. As of October 2016, there were in total 718 enterprises in which the State holds 100% of the charter capital. SOEs hold not only key industries and sectors but also large resources.
Property rules for condotels needed Property rules for condotels needed
The Ministry of Construction has proposed the Government to assign the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment to study amendments to the land law, especially regulations on classification and mechanism for use of mixed land areas and grant of certificates of land use rights and ownership of houses and other land-attached assets for condotels.
New Law on Criminal Investigation Bodies New Law on Criminal Investigation Bodies
Consisting of 10 chapters and 73 articles, the Law on Organization of Criminal Investigation Bodies regulates the system of investigating agencies in Vietnam and clearly defines their tasks and powers.
How foreign commercial mediation institutions operate in Vietnam How foreign commercial mediation institutions operate in Vietnam
According to Vietnamese law, foreign commercial mediation institutions that are lawfully established and operating in foreign countries may operate in Vietnam in the form of branches or representative offices.
Revising IP Law to effectively combat infringements Revising IP Law to effectively combat infringements
Le Ngoc Lam, Deputy Director of the National Office of Intellectual Property of Vietnam of the Ministry of Science and Technology, talks with Hai Quan (Customs) newspaper on revision of the current Law on Intellectual Property of Vietnam, which was officially enacted in July 2006 and revised in 2009.
Drafters propose easing policies on luggage limits of passengers on entry Drafters propose easing policies on luggage limits of passengers on entry
Customs procedures for luggage of passengers on entry and exit would be simplified to remove existing problems, according to a draft decree amending Government Decree 08 of 2015.

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