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Official Gazette

Friday, August 14, 2020
Tags: decree
Signing contracts by electronic means Signing contracts by electronic means
This article provides an overview on the use of electronic signature in Vietnam, including the current practice, regulatory framework and its application in judicial practice of the courts in relation to the validity of electronic signature. We hope that our readers may find it useful in the practice relating to signing contracts by electronic mean.
More assistance proposed for human trafficking victims More assistance proposed for human trafficking victims
Human trafficking victims who stay in social relief establishments would receive emergency protection as well as essential needs, medical support, psychological counseling and travel expenses.
NA Standing Committee convenes 47th meeting NA Standing Committee convenes 47th meeting
The 47th meeting of the National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee opened in Hanoi on August 10.
Businesses to enjoy higher deduction rate of loan interest expenses Businesses to enjoy higher deduction rate of loan interest expenses
The deduction limit of enterprises’ total loan interest expenses will be increased to 30 percent from the current 20 percent of earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA).
Central bank to pilot fintech operations Central bank to pilot fintech operations
The State Bank of Vietnam is planning to apply on a pilot basis a regulatory sandbox allowing fintech companies to provide some banking services from 2021.
Official Gazette issues Nos 44-48/2020 coming out on August 4 2020 Official Gazette issues Nos 44-48/2020, coming out on August 4, 2020
Official Gazette issues Nos 41-43/2020 published on July 24 2020 Official Gazette issues Nos 41-43/2020, published on July 24, 2020
Insurance market expected to grow 20 percent Insurance market expected to grow 20 percent
Vietnam’s insurance market is expected to achieve a growth rate of more than 20 percent this year, according to Vietnam Report (VNR).
Official Gazette issues Nos 37-40/2020 issued on July 15 2020 Official Gazette issues Nos 37-40/2020, issued on July 15, 2020
NAs 10th session proposed to be held in October November NA’s 10th session proposed to be held in October, November
Secretary-General of the National Assembly and Head of the NA Office Nguyen Hanh Phuc has proposed the 10th session of the 14th legislature be held in both teleconference and in-person forms.

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