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Monday, September 27, 2021
Foreign investors affirm confidence in Vietnams economic recovery in post-COVID-19 Foreign investors affirm confidence in Vietnam's economic recovery in post-COVID-19
The fourth outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic starting from late April has had more negative impacts on daily life as well as socio-economic development than the previous waves in the country. However, Vietnam attracted USD 14 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) in the first eight months of this year, only two percent lower than the same period last year, showing foreign investors’ confidence in the country’s economic scenario in the mid-and long terms.
Council for business cooperation in response to COVID-19 set up Council for business cooperation in response to COVID-19 set up
The Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry has signed a decision to officially establish a council for business cooperation in response to COVID-19, a special mechanism to connect companies and business associations with agencies and organizations both in and outside the country in the fight against the pandemic.
Resolution 105 helps bring foreign experts back to Vietnam Resolution 105 helps bring foreign experts back to Vietnam
Many foreign-invested enterprises tend to bring their own workers to Vietnam for work, particularly for management positions, due to the high requirements for qualifications, expertise and skills, especially differences in language and culture.
Success of FDI firms vital for Vietnam: PM Success of FDI firms vital for Vietnam: PM
The Vietnamese Government is always ready to create the best conditions for and stand side-by-side with European firms operating in the country, while wishing that EU countries facilitate Vietnamese investments in fields that Europe has demand for, thus fostering balanced and long-term win-win trade and investment cooperation, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has said.
Deputy PM orders boosting national ASEAN one-stop-shop mechanisms Deputy PM orders boosting national, ASEAN one-stop-shop mechanisms
Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh has asked relevant ministries and agencies to take solutions to push ahead with national and ASEAN one-stop-shop mechanisms.
Vietnams export turnover up 21.5 percent in eight months Vietnam’s export turnover up 21.5 percent in eight months
Vietnam’s export turnover in the first eight months of 2021 rose by 21.5 percent year on year to USD 212.5 billion, despite a decline of 5.4 percent in August, the General Statistics Office reported on August 29.
Principles of priority of security under the general law: an overv Principles of priority of security under the general law: an overv
When a bank takes security over assets of a company or an individual, its concern is not only that such security will be effective but also that the security interest will take priority over other parties’ interests in the assets concerned. Civil Code 91/2015/QH13 dated November 24, 2015, contains various new rules on priorities that are completed by its implementing texts and specialized legislations.
Applicable law for service contracts involving foreign elements under Vietnams law Applicable law for service contracts involving foreign elements under Vietnam’s law
The number of service contracts involving foreign elements has kept increasing in Vietnam. However, it remains hard to determine the law applicable to this kind of contract. This article focuses on issues related to the determination of the applicable law for service contracts involving foreign elements and proposes solutions for improving relevant regulations.
Conflict between the lessee of an asset and the holder of a security over such asset Conflict between the lessee of an asset and the holder of a security over such asset
Leasing out a charged asset is common practice for the chargor to exploit the value of such asset. New rules on secured lending have tried to complete the applicable regime. However, those rules still leave something to be desired. This article examines those rules as well as their drawbacks with a practical viewpoint and application.
ST25 Case Study: What can business owners learn from ST25 to select a good trademark? ST25 Case Study: What can business owners learn from ST25 to select a good trademark?
The ST25 sign lodged for trademark protection by a number of companies in the USA and Australia has been discussed recently. While the National Office of Intellectual Property of Vietnam affirmed that ST25 is a common name for rice, it cannot be protected as a trademark. What should business owners pay attention to select a trademark which meets the requirements under the Law of Intellectual Property (IP) of Vietnam and other countries?

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