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Friday, May 7, 2021
Tags: non-state sector
Building and improving the legal framework on foreign exchange management Building and improving the legal framework on foreign exchange management
In recent years, especially 2019, the world economy witnessed a series of insecurities. While almost all economies show signs of a slowdown, trade tensions among economic giants, especially the US-China trade war, continued to undergo complicated developments. As a result, the global growth rate in 2019 dropped to the lowest level since the 2008-09 financial crisis. Gold prices spiked and crude oil prices strongly fluctuated, giving rise to risks in the international market and consequently, many countries had to loosen their fiscal and monetary policies.
Anti-Corruption Law Anti-Corruption Law
The National Assembly promulgated the Anti-Corruption Law last November, extending the fight against corruption in the non-state sector. The Law supersedes its predecessor enacted in 2005 with revisions made in 2007 and 2012 (the 2005 Law).
Top 10 legal documents in 2018 Top 10 legal documents in 2018
Selected by Vietnam Law and Legal Forum magazine, these include the Law on Cyber Security, the Anti-Corruption Law, guiding texts of the Law on Foreign Trade Management, Government Decree 86/2018/ND-CP on foreign cooperation and investment in education, among others.
New law expected to boost development of SMEs New law expected to boost development of SMEs
The Law on Small- and Medium-Sized Enterprises was passed by the National Assembly last year in a hope to facilitate the formulation of comprehensive support policies and programs for these subjects. This article highlights novel points of the Law.
Anti-corruption law focuses on prevention measures Anti-corruption law focuses on prevention measures
The new Anti-Corruption Law aims to create mechanisms to prevent and combat corruption in a proactive and comprehensive manner so that state officials dare not and cannot commit corrupt acts.
NA Standing Committee urges passage of Planning Law NA Standing Committee urges passage of Planning Law
If the Planning Law is not passed at the upcoming sitting of the National Assembly (NA), many opportunities would be missed, said NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan at the 14th session of the NA Standing Committee that took place from September 11-20.
Draft Law musters strength against corruption Draft Law musters strength against corruption
The draft revised Anti-Corruption Law is expected to be presented to the Government in September and to the National Assembly in October this year. Vietnam Law and Legal Forum has an insightful talk with Nguyen Tuan Anh, deputy director of the Government Inspectorate’s Legal Department, about the changes introduced by the draft.
Law on Hydro-meteorology Law on Hydro-meteorology
From July 1, the new Law on Hydro-meteorology will take effect, superseding the 1994 Ordinance on Operation and Protection of Hydro-meteorological Works.
Master plan on expressway network approved Master plan on expressway network approved
Under Prime Minister Decision No. 326/QD-TTg of March 1, the national expressway network will consist of 21 routes with a total length of around 6,400 km.
Higher retirement age lower pension proposed Higher retirement age, lower pension proposed

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