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Wednesday, February 21, 2018
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Real estate business conditions for foreign investors Real estate business conditions for foreign investors
What conditions which foreign investors must meet to deal in real estate in Vietnam?
Foreign internet service providers must set up offices in Vietnam: draft law Foreign internet service providers must set up offices in Vietnam: draft law
Foreign businesses providing telecommunications and internet services in Vietnam would have to set up their head offices or representative offices in the country when the number of local service users reaches 10,000 or at the request of the Vietnamese Government.
Justice sector seeks to improve legislation Justice sector seeks to improve legislation
At the arrival of New Year 2018, Deputy Minister of Justice Phan Chi Hieu grants an interview to Vietnam Law and Legal Forum on the Government’s legislative work and the Ministry’s key tasks in 2018.
Draft law on topography and cartography Draft law on topography and cartography
The State would further mobilize resources for development of topographic and cartographic services, encouraging organizations and individuals to invest in the application of geographical information systems.
Dong Ho paintings "Dong Ho" paintings
Dong Ho is a small village by the Duong river, at the heartland of the former Kinh Bac (Northern Culture) region, especially known for its people's craft of making traditional paintings on do, a kind of hand‑made coarse paper.
Government to cut half of business conditions in 2018 Government to cut half of business conditions in 2018
To promote fast and sustainable economic growth, efforts should be devoted to further improving the business climate and economic competitiveness, reforming specialized inspections of imports and exports and cutting business conditions.
New rules on guarantees for housing projects New rules on guarantees for housing projects
On September 29, 2017, the State Bank of Vietnam enacted Circular 13/2017/TT-NHNN (effective as of November 15, 2017) amending a number of articles of Circular 07/2015/TT-NHNN on bank guarantees (Circular 07). The main changes brought about by the new text relate to guarantees for housing projects and are embedded in Article 12 of Circular 07.
IPR-related crimes under the Penal Code IPR-related crimes under the Penal Code
The Law Amending a Number of Articles of the 2015 Penal Code (the Code) tool effect on January 1, 2018. The new legal texts provide more drastic measures for IP rights holders and enforcement bodies to fight IP infringements in general and software piracy in particular.
Two options on revision of personal income tax proposed Two options on revision of personal income tax proposed
The Ministry of Finance (MOF) has recently made two options on revision of the Personal Income Tax (PIT) Law.
Exclusive choice of court agreements under Vietnams Civil Procedure Code Exclusive choice of court agreements under Vietnam’s Civil Procedure Code
The 2015 Civil Procedure Code of Vietnam has for the first time provided for the right to choice of court agreement in cross-border litigation. This article points out that such provision is inadequate and needs specific guidance to ensure uniform understanding and application.

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