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Sunday, May 28, 2017
Tags: stock exchange
Securities Law to be revised this year Securities Law to be revised this year
In 2017 the State Securities Commission will focus on formulating a revised Securities Law along with further completing the legal framework on securities in tune with international practices.
Relaxation of the 49-percent cap on foreign ownership in Vietnamese public companies Relaxation of the 49-percent cap on foreign ownership in Vietnamese public companies
As an effort to attract foreign investors in Vietnam’s stock market, on June 26, 2015, the Government issued Decree No. 60/2015/ND-CP amending some articles of Decree No. 58 (Decree No. 60). Among the changes, the most welcomed amendment is the relaxation of the overall 49-percent cap on foreign ownership in Vietnamese public companies. Decree No. 60 will be effective as of September 1, 2015.
State Securities Commission proposes shift to intra-day trading State Securities Commission proposes shift to intra-day trading
Investors would be allowed to buy and sell shares of the same company back and forth on the same trading day if a draft circular recently unveiled by the State Securities Commission is approved.
Regulations on derivatives in place to boost market liquidity Regulations on derivatives in place to boost market liquidity
The Government on May 5 issued Decree No. 42/2015/ND-CP on derivatives and derivatives market in line with the plan to launch a derivatives market by 2016.
Policy digest March 2015 Policy digest March 2015
The merger of two stock exchanges, categorization of securities companies to attract investors and development of voluntary pension funds are among a series of solutions to be carried out in the coming time to boost the development of the stock market, said Deputy Finance Minister Tran Xuan Ha at a cabinet regular meeting on March 2.
Trading registration by unlisted public companies guided Trading registration by unlisted public companies guided
Before listing on the HCM City or Hanoi Stock Exchange, SOEs that conducted initial public offerrings (IPOs) before November 1, 2014, must trade on the UPCoM within one year.
Hanoi Stock Exchange gives green light to exchange-traded fund launch Hanoi Stock Exchange gives green light to exchange-traded fund launch
State businesses get go-ahead for non-core divestment under par value State businesses get go-ahead for non-core divestment under par value
The Prime Minister on March 12 issued Directive No. 06/CT-TTg requesting ministries and local administrations as well as state business groups and corporations to put every effort in stepping up the restructuring of state-owned enterprises.
Bourses set to merge into sole national exchange Bourses set to merge into sole national exchange
The State Securities Commission (SSC) is expected to submit to the Government a plan to merge the two stock exchanges into a single entity: the Vietnam Stock Exchange (VSE).
Security interests over marketable securities under Vietnamese law: an overview Security interests over marketable securities under Vietnamese law: an overview
Banks often lend against a security interest over securities. This article is concerned with security interests in marketable securities (or corporate investment securities), that is securities issued by a company and traded on a market.

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