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Guideline on New Anti-money Laundering Law

Posted on Jan 31, 2023 in Legal Update by

While Vietnam remains a predominantly cash-based economy, its legal frame work on anti-money laundering, according to the Asian Pacific Group on Money Laundering (APG)’s assessment in its Mutual Evaluation Report dated January 2022, is still incomprehensive and limited, which makes the country itself vulnerable to risks of money laundering. Pursuant to the report on national risk assessment on money laundering and terrorism financing conducted by the Vietnamese authority for the period of 2012-2017, the risk […]

VILAF continues to be ranked Tier 1 for 6 major practices by the Legal 500

Posted on Jan 16, 2023 in News by

VILAF is pleased to continue to be ranked Tier 1 by Legal 500 Asia Pacific in the 2023 edition for all six major legal practices including Banking and Finance, Capital Markets, Corporate and M&A, Dispute Resolution, and Projects Energy. VILAF is also a recommended firm for Labour & Employment and Real estate & Construction practice areas. The Legal 500 also ranks six of VILAF Partners: Hall of Fame Phong Tran (Banking and Finance) Leading Individuals […]

VILAF advised Khoi Nguyen Education Group in the strategic cooperation with EQuest

Posted on Dec 22, 2022 in News by

VILAF has advised Khoi Nguyen Education Group (KNE) in the strategic cooperation agreement with EQuest whereby EQuest will become a key shareholder and join the board of directors of KNE.  KNE is the owner of Canadian international and bilingual school system with four member schools in Ho Chi Minh City, including Canadian International School (CIS), Bilingual Canadian International School (BCIS), Albert Einstein School (AES), and Canada-Vietnam Kindergarten (CVK). EQuest and KNE will share financial resources […]

VILAF joins Techcombank HCMC International Marathon 5th Edition

Posted on Dec 11, 2022 in News by

Around 60 VILAF lawyers, staff, and friends were among the 12,000 runners that participated in the Techcombank Ho Chi Minh City International Marathon 5th Edition on Sunday, 11 December 2022. The course began at Le Duan – Nguyen Binh Khiem Streets wherein VILAFers represented in various events including the 5k, 10k, half marathon, and full marathon.  Below are some of the highlights of this exciting event: