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Monday, August 8, 2022
Tags: Law on Cyber Security
Safeguarding customer information: the need to clarify responsibility of banks and mobile service providers Safeguarding customer information: the need to clarify responsibility of banks and mobile service providers
Confidentiality of customer information in banking service is among very complicated issues as it concerns interests of customers and obligations of credit institutions as well as third parties that wish to access information. This article gives a brief evaluation of Vietnam’s general legal framework regulating customer information protection and the responsibility of banks and mobile service providers to safeguard customer information in fintech operations.
Orientations for lawmaking program of the 15th National Assembly Orientations for lawmaking program of the 15th National Assembly
On November 3, the National Conference to implement Politburo Conclusion 19/KL-TW on orientations for the lawmaking program of the 15th Legislature was held online. Talking to the Vietnam National Assembly Television Channel just before the conference, Chairman of the National Assembly’s Law Committee Hoang Thanh Tung makes it clear about the contents of Conclusion 19 as well as the Scheme on orientations for the legislative program of the 15th National Assembly.
New rule tightens up cross-border advertising activities New rule tightens up cross-border advertising activities
The Government has recently issued a decree revising some articles of Decree 181 of 2013 detailing the Law on Advertising with a view to guaranteeing equality for both local and foreign advertising businesses.
Code of Conduct on social networks: Protective armors for network users Code of Conduct on social networks: Protective armors for network users
The Ministry of Information and Communications on June 17 introduced a Code of Conduct on social networks with a view to creating a safe and sound cyber environment in Vietnam.
Platforms providing cross-border services and the adversity of reversed protection of foreign businesses in Vietnam Platforms providing cross-border services and the adversity of reversed protection of foreign businesses in Vietnam
In the era of Industry 4.0, the physical border gradually becomes invisible when all services are provided and people’s demands are satisfied in the cyberspace where there are no borderline that may prevent any organizations or individuals with adequate capacity, passion and creativity from providing their own services worldwide.
More regulations imposed on cross-border advertising service providers More regulations imposed on cross-border advertising service providers
Foreign companies providing cross-border advertising services in the cyberspace and generating income in Vietnam must observe Vietnam’s laws on tax, advertising, management, provision and use of Internet services, and cyber information.
Hefty fines - a prescription for treating fake news on social media Hefty fines - a prescription for treating fake news on social media
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on February 3 signed a decree stipulating sanctions against those spreading fake news and rumors on social media amid a deluge of online misinformation about the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) in the country.
Redefining criminal policies against the backdrop of the fourth industrial revolution Redefining criminal policies against the backdrop of the fourth industrial revolution
The fourth industrial revolution has brought about numerous opportunities and posed great challenges[1] to the society in general and criminal justice in particular as there are numerous important fields directly and deeply impacted by this revolution[2]. This requires a fresh perception of criminal policies, including criminalization and decriminalization policies, as well as a new approach in the prevention and combat of newly emerging crimes, which must be based on the Party’s viewpoints and guidelines, the State’s overall socio-economic and international integration policies and regulations[3], historical-traditional conditions and crime prevention and combat practice. The globalization of criminal jurisdiction also requires the State to develop new criminal policies and reorganize the criminal justice system in order to clearly identify, effectively prevent, respond to and combat newly emerging crimes, particularly those against the national security and sovereignty, social order and safety, human and citizens’ rights.
New laws going into effect in January 2019 New laws going into effect in January 2019
These include the Law on Forestry, the Planning Law, the Law on Cyber Security, the Law on Fisheries, the Law on National Defense, among others.
Draft decree requires data localization Draft decree requires data localization
The Ministry of Public Security has recently unveiled the second draft of the decree detailing the Law on Cyber Security, dealing with burning issues such as data storage and establishment of foreign service providers’ branches and representative offices in Vietnam.

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