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New Circular on guiding foreign exchange control of foreign direct investment (“FDI”) activities in Vietnam

Posted on Aug 12, 2019 in News by

The State Bank of Vietnam’s (“SBV”) issuance of Circular No. 06/2019/TT-NHNN (“Circular 06”) on 26 June 2019, to take effect on the 6th of September 2019, ushers significant changes in the current regulatory framework governing foreign exchange in direct investment activities in Vietnam. Despite Vietnam’s continued efforts at improving the investment environment and streamlining the regulatory framework on foreign exchange over the past years, the implementation of Circular 19/2014/TT-NHNN dated 11 August 2014 (“Circular 19”) – the predecessor of Circular 06 – has presented certain challenges and difficulties to implementing entities and stakeholders alike, and it is precisely to address these challenges that Circular 06 was issued.

VILAF recognized as a Most Notable M&A Advisory Firm at the 2019 Vietnam M&A Forum

Posted on Aug 9, 2019 in News by

On August 6, 2019, VILAF was awarded as a Most Notable M&A Advisory Firm of 2018-2019 at the 11th Vietnam M&A Forum held at the GEM Center in Ho Chi Minh City.   Vietnam M&A Forum is an annual event for the Vietnamese and international business and investment communities, jointly organized by Vietnamese Investment Review (VIR) and AVM Vietnam under the auspices of the Ministry of Planning and Investment.   The Forum assesses the M&A trends […]

VILAF won AsiaLaw’s 2019 Vietnam Firm of the Year Award

Posted on May 31, 2019 in News by

On May 30, 2019 at the Island Shangri-la Hongkong, the Asialaw Regional Awards recognized the best national and regional law firms across the Asia Pacific region. VILAF was awarded the 2019 Vietnam Firm of the Year at the event. The Asialaw Regional Awards recognizes leading law firms across eight practice areas, seven industries and 25 jurisdictions in the region based on the annual submissions and research of Asialaw guide. The Firm of the Year award […]