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VILAF is recognized as In House Community Firm of the Year and Most Responsive Firm of the Year 2023

Posted on Apr 13, 2024 in News by

VILAF has been named In House Community Firm of the Year 2023 for 11 practice areas and Most Responsive Firm of the Year (Domestic) 2023. The 11 practice areas include: Banking & Finance Compliance and Regulatory Antitrust/Competition Capital Markets Corporate and M&A Employment Litigation and Dispute Resolution Energy and Projects Real Estate Intellectual Property International Arbitration This is the 4th consecutive year that VILAF received recognition from the In-House Community (IHC) and the 3rd time […]

Legal Bulletin: April 2024

Posted on Apr 10, 2024 in Legal Update by

1. Selection of investors under the Bidding Law The Government issued Decree No. 23/2024/ND-CP (“Decree 23”) dated 27 February 2024 to implement the Bidding Law 2023 on selection of investors for projects for which bidding must be held under specialised laws. Decree 23 has taken effect since 27 February 2024. Some key issues of Decree 23 are summarised below. Projects subject to bidding Decree 23 provides a specific list of projects for which bidding for […]

On the Implementation Plan for the Power Development Plan – VIII of Vietnam

Posted on Apr 2, 2024 in Legal Update by

On 1 April 2024, Prime Minister’s Decision No. 262/QD-TTg (“PDP-8 Implementation Plan”) was initialed, laying down the implementation plan for the Decision No. 500/QD-TTg (“PDP-8”) of the Prime Minister, dated 15 May 2023. Goals aligned with PDP-8 Balanced development of power sources across the regions, ensuring supply-demand parameters. Maintaining feasibility, synchronization and flexibility among various power sources/grid development. Tracking progress and resources for implementing priority schemes/projects on refining policies and strengthening scientific and technological capacity […]

VILAF won three awards at the IFLR Asia Pacific Awards 2024

Posted on Mar 21, 2024 in News by

VILAF is proud to have won three awards at the IFLR Asia Pacific Awards 2024 held on 20 March 2024 at the St. Regis Hong Kong, including: Vietnam Law Firm of the Year – for our outstanding deal track records in the year Equity Deal of the Year – J&T Express US$500 million IPO – this was the second largest IPO on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in 2023 Project Finance Deal of the Year […]

DB Insurance acquires 75% stake in Vietnam National Aviation Insurance Corporation and Saigon-Hanoi Insurance Corporation

Posted on Mar 13, 2024 in News by

VILAF advised both Vietnam National Aviation Insurance Corporation (VNI) and Saigon-Hanoi Insurance Corporation (BSH) in the sale of 75% ownership stake to DB Insurance. VNI and BSH are both listed in UpCom in Vietnam and ranks in the top 10 largest insurance companies in the country. DB Insurance is South Korea’s leading provider of non-life insurance products and services with focus on property and casualty products. It has more than 60 domestic branches and has […]