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Friday, April 28, 2017
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Laws on Credit Institutions and Planning to be revised Laws on Credit Institutions and Planning to be revised
The Government has assigned the State Bank of Vietnam to finalize a draft resolution on the settlement of non-performing loans and a draft law amending and supplementing a number of articles of the Law on Credit Institutions and relevant laws.
Law on Property Auction Law on Property Auction
Coming into force this July, the Law on Property Auction, which was passed by the National Assembly last November, aims at ensuring publicity, transparency and objectivity of property auction.
A more focus on intellectual property from the new Civil Code and intellectual property law system A more focus on intellectual property from the new Civil Code and intellectual property law system
Vietnam has so far had three Civil Codes of 1995, 2005 and 2015 since January 4, 1995, when the Vietnamese Government filed a formal request for accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO). Each of these Civil Codes presents an interestingly different point of view on intellectual property (IP) in relation to the national system of IP rights protection, as briefly depicted below.
Businesses rate good and bad regulations Businesses rate good and bad regulations
A list of 114 good regulations and 123 bad regulations was selected among 9,297 nominations sent in by people and organizations from many state agencies, associations and the business community in response to the rating of regulations concerning business activities first ever launched in Vietnam.
NA Standing Committee debates anonymous denunciations NA Standing Committee debates anonymous denunciations
Presenting the revised draft Law on Denunciations at the eighth session of the National Assembly Standing Committee, which began on March 14, Government Chief Inspector Phan Van Sau said the 2011 Law on Denunciations needs amendments because of its shortcomings concerning jurisdiction, settlement of denunciations, and reaching conclusions in denunciation cases.
NA Chairwoman wishes more Swiss investment in key industries NA Chairwoman wishes more Swiss investment in key industries
National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan on March 29 said that she hopes Switzerland will continue encouraging its businesses to invest in several key industries and sectors in Vietnam.
Global integration fraught with hurdles: VN official Global integration fraught with hurdles: VN official
Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Do Thang Hai tells the Vietnam News Agency that the nation will have to deal effectively with new-generation FTAs as it deepens its international integration.
Unions can sue for insurance Unions can sue for insurance
Tran Thi Thanh Ha, deputy director of the Center for Industrial Relations Development under the Vietnam General Confederation of Labor, tells Thoi Bao Kinh Te Viet Nam (Vietnam Economic Times) that her department will help grassroots Trade Unions sue employers that don’t pay workers’ social insurance, health insurance and unemployment benefits on time.
Anonymous denunciations debated Anonymous denunciations debated
The 14th National Assembly Standing Committee convened its eighth session yesterday with debates focusing on amendments to the draft Law on Denunciations.
Government backs increase of farm-size limits Government backs increase of farm-size limits
The Government on March 7 issued the resolution of its February regular meeting, requesting cabinet members to regularly review and propose revision of laws hindering business activities, especially in agriculture.

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