Legal & Regulatory

Impact of the EU Strategy for Sustainable and Circular Textiles on Vietnam


The EU’s Strategy for Sustainable and Circular Textiles is likely to significantly impact textile production in Vietnam. Here’s an overview of what that impact might look like.

Rules of Origin in the Asean Trade in Goods Agreement


Rules of Origin (ROO) are an important part of the ASEAN Trade in Goods Agreement (ATIGA). Here’s how they have been codified in Vietnam.

Vietnam Moves to Tighten Legislation on Video Game Industry: Insights for Foreign Investors


Vietnam’s MIC initiates a legislative update to enhance video game service regulations. Here’s what’s changing and how foreign firms can prepare.

Guidelines for Calculating Carbon Footprint for Businesses in Vietnam


Vietnam has clear guidelines for businesses to effectively calculate and report the carbon footprint of their products. Here’s what foreign firms should know.

Vietnam’s Data Center Economy: Sector Insights and Key Regulations


Vietnam’s data center economy is poised for substantial growth and projected to reach US$1.03 billion by 2028. We discuss key growth drivers, regulations impacting the sector, and prospects for foreign stakeholders.

New Circular Amends Lending Regulations in Vietnam


On September 1, new amendments to Circular 39/2016/TT-NHNN with regard to lending money for both domestic and international firms will come into force. Here’s what those changes are.

Consumer Rights in Vietnam: Legal Obligations and Liabilities of Companies


Vietnam’s legislature recently issued a draft amendment to the country’s Law on the Protection of Consumer Rights. Here’s what it says.

SBV Issues Guidance on Anti-Money Laundering Law


Here’s what foreign firms may need to know about the State Bank of Vietnam’s most recent circular guiding the implementation of the Anti-Money Laundering Law.

Vietnam’s National Energy Master Plan: Key Takeaways


The Vietnamese government has approved the National Energy Master Plan (NEMP) for the 2021-2030 period, with a vision to 2050. Here are the key takeaways.

A Brief History of Legalized Gambling in Vietnam


Gambling has been illegal in Vietnam for the bulk of its modern history. This, however, may be changing. Here’s a brief overview of developments in legalized gambling in Vietnam and what to watch moving forward.

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