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Monday, September 24, 2018
Tags: trade fraud
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.
Cryptocurrencies to be strictly managed Cryptocurrencies to be strictly managed
To minimize risks of using cryptocurrencies for crimes, such as money laundering, terrorist financing, illegal transfer of money, tax evasion and trade fraud, the Prime Minister on April 11 issued Directive 10/CT-TTg to enhance the management of activities related to Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.
The 2017 Fisheries Law and the fight against illegal fishing The 2017 Fisheries Law and the fight against illegal fishing
The 2017 Fisheries Law has provided a broad legal framework for enforcement and cooperation with regional countries and fisheries organizations in fighting illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing. This article highlights the Law’s provisions to show Vietnam’s resolve in this fight.
Directive No. 26/CT-TTg of June 6 2017 Directive No. 26/CT-TTg of June 6, 2017
On further effectively implementing Resolution No. 35/NQ-CP of May 16, 2016, in the spirit of the Government siding with businesses
Rationale behind new Party resolution on private economy Rationale behind new Party resolution on private economy
One of the current tasks and solutions set for turning the private economy into an important driving force of Vietnam’s economy is “to reach consensus in terms of perception, thinking and action in the implementation of the guidelines and policies on development of the private economy”. Yet “there remain a number of issues on development of the private economy that need to be further concretized and clarified in both theory and practice.” Some of these issues are highlighted below.
Party affirms private sector as important driving force for economic development Party affirms private sector as important driving force for economic development
The 12th Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam on June 3 issued Resolution 10 affirming the development of the private economy into an important driving force of the country’s socialist-oriented market economy. Following are the principal contents of the Resolution.
Party to focus on socialist-oriented market economy Party to focus on socialist-oriented market economy
The Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee opened its fifth plenary meeting of the 12th tenure in Hanoi on May 5.
Ordinance on Market Management Ordinance on Market Management
Consisting of eight chapter and 46 articles, the Ordinance on Market Management prescribes the position, functions, organization and examination and inspection activities of the market management force; the coordination and responsibilities of related entities, and entitlements and policies applicable to market management officers.
Food safety management still faces problems Food safety management still faces problems
The 2010 Law on Food Safety has shifted the food safety management based on food production and trading stages to the product group-based management mechanism. This is considered an important policy addressing overlaps in the food safety management among ministries and sectors and at the same time helping define more clearly responsibilities of each ministry or sector in the field.
PM pushes struggle against smuggling and trade fraud PM pushes struggle against smuggling and trade fraud
Provincial People’s Committee chairpersons will take full responsibility for the fight against smuggling, trade fraud and counterfeit goods in their localities.

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