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Official Gazette

Sunday, November 19, 2017
Tags: e-transactions
Draft circular to facilitate e-transactions in the securities market Draft circular to facilitate e-transactions in the securities market
The Ministry of Finance is gathering comments on a draft circular guiding e-transactions in the securities market which sets out principles and procedures for carrying out such transactions in a smooth and safe manner.
Customs Law helps boost international trade Customs Law helps boost international trade
The 2014 Customs Law and its guiding documents have not only codified local customs habits and practices but also legalized Vietnam’s international commitments on customs in the context of vigorous trade globalization and ever-expanding economic and customs alliances. It has established many modern legal mechanisms to facilitate international trade.
Official Gazette issues Nos 1-3 January 2017 published on March 22 2017 Official Gazette issues Nos 1-3 January 2017, published on March 22, 2017
How to apply for e-visas How to apply for e-visas
This article provides a foreigner with guidance on conditions and procedures for him to obtain an e-visa for entry into Vietnam.
Decree specifies procedures for grant of e-visas Decree specifies procedures for grant of e-visas
In an effort to attract more foreign visitors to the country, the Government on January 25 issued Decree No. 07/2017/ND-CP, guiding the pilot implementation of an e-visa scheme for visitors from 40 countries.
Official Gazette issues Nos 1-3 November 2016 released on January 23 2016 Official Gazette issues Nos 1-3 November 2016, released on January 23, 2016
New regulations on e-money virtual currencies to be drafted New regulations on e-money, virtual currencies to be drafted
The Ministry of Justice is building a draft scheme on improving the legal framework for management and handling of virtual property, e-money and virtual currencies to be presented to the Government.
Legal documents issued from November 21 thru 27 Legal documents issued from November 21 thru 27
From November 21 thru 27, five legal documents were issued.
Vietnams legal framework on e-commerce: some inadequacies and solutions Vietnam’s legal framework on e-commerce: some inadequacies and solutions
The development of the Internet and its universal use have paved the way for the growth of online business activities and brought about huge benefits to business entities. When participating in e-commerce, entities must comply with not only direct regulations on e-commerce but also relevant investment, commerce and civil laws. Therefore, the building and completion of a legal framework on e-commerce has become imperative.
Formal requirements for contracts under the new Civil Code: an overview Formal requirements for contracts under the new Civil Code: an overview
Recently, large numbers of commercial and financial contracts were declared null and void for non-compliance with legal requirements in terms of form. The new Civil Code enacted by the National Assembly of Vietnam on November 24, 2015, with effect from January 1, 2017 (the 2015 Civil Code) was supposed to simplify formal requirements for contracts. However, there remain some lacunas and gaps that this article will try to point out.

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