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Friday, May 7, 2021
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Official Gazette issues Nos 97-100/2020 released on December 14 2020 Official Gazette issues Nos 97-100/2020, released on December 14, 2020
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.
Government decree drafted to protect personal data Government decree drafted to protect personal data
The ministry said that new services using personal information, such as online payments, e-commerce, games, cryptocurrency trading and multi-level businesses, have raised issues related to national security and social order and safety.
Imported scraps to be managed synchronously Imported scraps to be managed synchronously
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on December 19 issued Decision 35/2019/QD-TTg to promulgate the regulation on interdisciplinary coordination in the management of scrap import.
MIC determined to sweep away spam messages MIC determined to sweep away spam messages
All organizations and individuals would have the right to register for refusal of all types of advertising messages and advertising calls to phone numbers under their lawful ownership, according to a draft decree compiled by the Ministry of Information and Communications to control spam messages, emails and calls.
E-Cabinet system makes debut E-Cabinet system makes debut
An information system to manage the meetings and paperwork of the Government was put into operation on June 24. Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chaired the first e-Cabinet meeting via the system.
Regulations on online ads - inadequacies and suggestions for improvement Regulations on online ads - inadequacies and suggestions for improvement
Online advertising has proven to be a trendy choice of businesses. Revenue of Vietnam’s online advertising market mounted to USD 76 million in 2017 and is forecast to increase by three folds in the next five years. However, there remain several limitations in the law regulating Internet advertising such as regulations on protection of interests of online customers, foreign traders’ right to run online advertisements, advertising of some special goods, products and services, management of new types of advertising, and competence for state management for online advertising.
IPR-related crimes under the Penal Code IPR-related crimes under the Penal Code
The Law Amending a Number of Articles of the 2015 Penal Code (the Code) tool effect on January 1, 2018. The new legal texts provide more drastic measures for IP rights holders and enforcement bodies to fight IP infringements in general and software piracy in particular.
Publication of children-related contents to be tightened Publication of children-related contents to be tightened
All books for children would be required to clearly state their readers’ age groups on the cover page, according to a draft circular prepared by the Ministry of Information and Communications.
Top source of legal translations marks 6th anniversary Top source of legal translations marks 6th anniversary
Thousands of customers have subscribed to Luatvietnam.vn to access the most exact English translations of legal documents over the past six years, according to Duong Thi Quynh Hoa, director of LuatVietnam Center of International Communications Joint Stock Company.

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