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Official Gazette

Monday, June 26, 2017
Tags: government
New regulations to prevent conflicts of interest in corporate governance New regulations to prevent conflicts of interest in corporate governance
From August 1, members of the board of directors, supervisors, director or director general, and other managers of a public company will be required to make public their related interests as prescribed by law.
Official Gazette issues Nos 8-10 March 2017 issued on June 12 2017 Official Gazette issues Nos 8-10 March 2017, issued on June 12, 2017
E-visa policy boosts tourism E-visa policy boosts tourism
The e-visa pilot scheme, implemented since the beginning of this year, appears to have a positive impact on Vietnam’s tourism.
Taking disciplinary action against employees under Vietnamese law Taking disciplinary action against employees under Vietnamese law
Disciplinary procedures are used primarily to help employees to improve. They also provide a clear framework for both employers and employees to assist in the efficient and systematic resolution of disciplinary issues. The employment legislation contains various rules governing this type of procedures that this article tries to point out.
Official Gazette issues Nos 5-7 March 2017 released on June 6 2017 Official Gazette issues Nos 5-7 March 2017, released on June 6, 2017
Execution of administrative judgments in Vietnam: an overview Execution of administrative judgments in Vietnam: an overview
(Continued from VLLF issue No. 272) The 2015 Law on Administrative Procedure (the Law) provides for the first time the filing of requests for issuance of decisions to compel execution of administrative judgments, replacing previous provisions on urging of the execution. Accordingly, a person in favor of whom a judgment is to be executed (judgment creditor) is entitled to request, within one year from the expiration of the time limit for voluntary execution, the court that has conducted first-instance trial of the administrative case to issue a decision to compel the execution of the judgment by the person who is obliged to execute the judgment (judgment debtor) but fails to do so within that time limit.
Draft law tackles lavish spending on anniversaries Draft law tackles lavish spending on anniversaries
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has recently unveiled a draft regulation to put in order the organization of anniversaries, which have become rampant in the past years.
New Child Law comes into effect New Child Law comes into effect
The 2016 Law on Children became effective on June 1 with a variety of provisions aiming to comprehensively intensify enforcement of children’s rights.
Official Gazette issues Nos 3-4 March 2017 coming out on June 1 2017 Official Gazette issues Nos 3-4 March 2017, coming out on June 1, 2017
Legal framework on anti-corruption responsibility of businesses in Vietnam Legal framework on anti-corruption responsibility of businesses in Vietnam
Over the past few years, enterprises have not only been the “victims” of corruption, power abuse and harassment caused by persons with higher positions and/or power, but also the “cause” of corruption. Many enterprises seek to give bribes to public cadres and civil servants in order to obtain certain business or profit making advantages.

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