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Monday, August 8, 2022
Tags: 2020 Investment Law
Exercise of the right to freedom of enterprise in the sharing economy Exercise of the right to freedom of enterprise in the sharing economy
The Fourth Industrial Revolution has led to emergence of new business lines based on digital platforms following the model of sharing economy (Grab, peer-to-peer lending, ride and accomodation sharing, etc.). However, enterprises engaged in such business lines are encountering numerous difficulties due to incompleteness of the existing legal framework concerning this issue. This article brings an insight into the realization of the right to freedom of enterprise in the sharing economy in Vietnam and gives recommendations for promoting the development of this model in the country.
How to build foreign-owned farms in Vietnam How to build foreign-owned farms in Vietnam
Article 133.1 of the 2013 Land Law regarding use of agricultural land by organizations, overseas Vietnamese and foreign-invested enterprises stipulates: “Economic organizations, overseas Vietnamese and foreign-invested enterprises that wish to use land for agricultural production, forestry, aquaculture or salt making may be considered for land lease by the State for implementation of their investment projects.”
Special investment incentives rolled out to attract more foreign investment flows Special investment incentives rolled out to attract more foreign investment flows
The Prime Minister has recently issued Decision 29/2021/QD-TTg, providing the levels, duration, and conditions for the application of special incentives for investment projects specified in Article 20.2 of the 2020 Investment Law.
Capital contribution of foreign investors to real estate projects in Vietnam Capital contribution of foreign investors to real estate projects in Vietnam
For a short-term investment period of between six months and 12 months, the form of investment that a foreign investor may consider is signing a loan contract with a project owner in Vietnam. Under Article 5 of the State Bank of Vietnam’s Circular 12/2014/TT-NHNN, the borrower may borrow from abroad to implement an investment project funded with foreign loans of the borrower.
Glossary of the 2020 Investment Law Glossary of the 2020 Investment Law
Top ten legal documents in 2020 Top ten legal documents in 2020
Selected by Vietnam Law and Legal Forum magazine, these include Investment Law, Enterprise Law, Law on Environmental Protection, Decree 41 on the extension of time limits for payment of tax and land rental, Decree 132 tax administration of enterprises having affiliate transactions, among others.

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