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Thursday, April 19, 2018
Tags: business environment
Retention of title under current civil law Retention of title under current civil law
Retention of title, a measure to secure performance of obligations, is one of novel contents of the 2015 Civil Code. In this article, the author analyzes the Code’s provisions concerning retention of title, the right to reclaim property and effect for a third party, and makes recommendations for future improvement.
An IP court in Vietnam needed: official An IP court in Vietnam needed: official
The establishment of an intellectual property (IP) court in Vietnam is in sight but has yet to be completed, a deputy chief inspector of the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) has said.
Food enterprises get a legal boost Food enterprises get a legal boost
With a view to removing unnecessary administrative procedures and bettering the business environment for food producers and traders, the Government recently issued a new decree detailing a number of articles of the Food Safety Law.
Conference seeks solutions to improving business climate Conference seeks solutions to improving business climate
Extra efforts are needed to better the country’s business environment, but Vietnam is ready to do whatever it takes to overcome low productivity, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam said at the International Conference on Substantially Improving the Business Environment to Strengthen Economic Growth, held on March 15 in Hanoi.
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.
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.
Cabinet officially slashes 675 business conditions Cabinet officially slashes 675 business conditions
In order to improve the legal system as well as the investment and business environment, the Government on January 15 issued Decree 08 to remove 675 out of existing 1,216 business and investment conditions under the management of the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
Control and handling of corrupt acts in the private sector through accountability mechanism Control and handling of corrupt acts in the private sector through accountability mechanism
Corruption in the non-state business sector happens when someone takes advantage of his/her position in his/her enterprise for the sake of his/her personal gains. In Vietnam, the 2015 Penal Code (revised in 2017) has broadened the scope of corrupt acts to include corruption occurred in the private sector. Specifically, persons with high positions and/or powers in a non-state enterprise or organization will be liable for the following criminal acts: embezzlement, receiving bribes, giving bribes and bribery brokerage. However, in order to effectively prevent and combat corruption in the private sector, holding persons committing corrupt acts liable is not sufficient enough.
Anti-corruption law focuses on prevention measures Anti-corruption law focuses on prevention measures
The new Anti-Corruption Law aims to create mechanisms to prevent and combat corruption in a proactive and comprehensive manner so that state officials dare not and cannot commit corrupt acts.
Vietnams competition policy: Current problems and proposed solutions Vietnam’s competition policy: Current problems and proposed solutions
The past 30 years of renewal sees Vietnam liberalizes and expands its domestic market while step by step integrating into the world economy. As a result, different types of markets in the economy have increasingly developed and improved.

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