Vietnam Latest Updates Vietnamese citizens allowed to game at casinosOn January 16, 2017, Vietnam’s government issued a decree that allows citizens to game at casinos. Decree No. 03/2017/ND-CP on casino business operations (Decree 03) took effect on March 15, 2017... Vietnam updateThe start of 2017 saw a handful of new regulations that affect business in Vietnam. Indochine Counsel have briefed them and outlined the most important changes from each new regulation, ranging from the Civil Code to minimum wage and from accountancy to gambling ... New capital adequacy regulations in VietnamThe State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) recently released regulations requiring banks and foreign bank branches in Vietnam to maintain a minimum capital adequacy ratio (CAR) of 8 percent from 2020... Pharmacy activitiesMore than 10 years since its implementation, Vietnam has revised and supplemented the regulatory framework for the pharmaceutical industry to reflect the realities of practice ... Vietnam UpdateVietnam has passed new regulations governing forex agents, tax, food safety and other aspects which affect conducting business in the country. Vietnam News New Law firm in VietnamA group of lawyers from local and international law firms in Vietnam with over 17 years of transactional experience have joined forces to form corporate and commercial law firm Lexcomm Vietnam LLC (Lexcomm) ... Vietnam Articles and Reports Brave new worldsAsia’s emerging economies continue to play bigger roles on our increasingly integrated world stage. Melinda Finch investigates the rising stars of India, Indonesia, Malaysia and Vietnam and considers the impact of their ascension on the legal industry. Finance Special Report 2008Off the back of an extraordinary year of growth, modest economic expectations in the year to come are the current trend. Asian-Counsel provides a regional overview in addition to special features on Islamic finance in Japan, recent developments in Malaysian securities law and regulations and Islamic banking and finance regulations in the United Arab Emirates. A SEA of change?In this month’s cover feature, we look at trends in the role and composition of in-house teams across South-East Asia (SEA). In addition, Dr Le Net and Chau Huy Quang of AGZI LCT Law Firm provide an overview of opportunities for PPP and infrastructure development and M&A in Vietnam. Restructuring & Insolvency Special ReportIn this month’s cover feature, we take a look at the reasons why in-house counsel need to stay alert to restructuring and insolvency trends, and talk to experts from around the region about the practical considerations which should be taken into account when advising clients in the current climate. Dispute Resolution Special ReportIn the latest issue of Asian-Counsel, we uncover the lofty aims of several arbitration centres in the region. We also receive comprehensive updates from a host of leading law firms, and the SIAC, as to the state of dispute resolution across the Middle East, Vietnam, South Korea, India, Hong Kong and Singapore.
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