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Insolvency 2019

Posted on Nov 29, 2019 in Publication by

Managing Partner, Dang Duong Anh delved into the state of Vietnam’s Restructuring and Insolvency market covering: Market Trends and Developments Statutory Regimes Governing Restructurings, Reorganisations, Insolvencies and Liquidations Out-of-court Restructurings and Consensual Workouts Secured Creditor Rights and Remedies Unsecured Creditor Rights, Remedies and Priorities Statutory Restructurings, Rehabilitations and Reorganisations Statutory Insolvency and Liquidation Proceedings International/Cross-border Issues and Processes Trustees/Receivers/Statutory Officers Advisers and Their Roles Mediations/Arbitrations Duties and Personal Liability of Directors and Officers of Financially […]

First and Exclusive: VILAF Hosts the 2019 World Law Group Fall Conference in Da Nang, Vietnam

Posted on Oct 4, 2019 in News by

The World Law Group (WLG), ranked as an Elite Global Network by Chambers and Partners, is one of the oldest and largest global networks of independent full-service law firms catering to the global legal needs of multinational companies – membership in which is exclusive only to top-tier law firms from all over the world. With Vietnam as the venue for this year’s WLG Fall Conference and VILAF as the sole Vietnamese member firm of the […]

Understanding the amended and supplemented wind power policies

Posted on Oct 1, 2019 in News by

With wind power gaining traction as an alternative source of energy amidst the climate change issues happening worldwide, Vietnam Economic News sought VILAF Hanoi Managing Partner, Dang Duong Anh and VILAF Lawyer Vaibhav Saxena to shed light on the amended wind power policies that took effect in November 2018 supporting the development of wind power projects in Vietnam. Read the full article or download the PDF version.

Guide to Project Finance 2019

Posted on Sep 20, 2019 in Publication by

Project financing in Vietnam has thus far focused on the energy and infrastructure sectors. Major power projects have generally been implemented on a Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) basis, as the BOT legal scheme in Vietnam is more developed than other forms of investment, such as Build-Transfer-Operate (BTO) or Build-Transfer (BT), etc. As Vietnam introduced new regulations on renewable energy in 2017 with a promoted mechanism, foreign sponsors and financiers have express interests in developing and financing in […]

A guide to cross-border financing in Vietnam

Posted on Sep 20, 2019 in Publication by

MARKET OVERVIEW In Vietnam, cross-border financing normally takes place by way of foreign lenders making loans to onshore borrowers only. It is extremely rare (and relatively difficult due to regulatory reasons) for onshore banks to provide financing to offshore entities or individuals. Such outward loans can largely be ignored as a matter of practice. In terms of structuring, similar to other jurisdictions, financing into Vietnam takes the form of either APLMA-style syndicated or bilateral loans. […]