Legal & Regulatory

Approved: Extended Tourist Visas, VAT Cut to 8 Percent


Over the weekend, Vietnam’s National Assembly approved two key bills that may impact foreigners and foreign firms. Here’s what they are and why they matter.

Mitigating Power Shortages in Vietnam: How Businesses Can Prepare


Recent power shortages are causing a myriad of problems for businesses in northern Vietnam. There are, however, several alternatives to mains power in Vietnam alongside a number of steps firms can take to mitigate the impact of power outages.

Understanding Liquefied Natural Gas in Vietnam


Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) is at the center of Vietnam’s PDP8. With this in mind here’s a short overview of how the industry is developing in Vietnam.

Registering a Franchise in Vietnam


For foreign firms, registering a business and registering a franchise in Vietnam are two different things. In this article, we explore how firms can go about registering a franchise.

Revised Petroleum Law Offers Improved Extraction Incentives


In the wake of rising energy prices, Vietnam has revised its Law on Petroleum to simplify resource extraction in the burgeoning Southeast Asian nation. Here’s an overview for foreign firms looking to invest in the sector.

How to Register a Trademark in Vietnam


Intellectual property can be crucial to a firm’s success. Here’s what foreign firms need to know about registering trademarks in Vietnam.

Vietnam Government Approves Power Development Plan 8


Vietnam’s government has approved the Power Development Plan 8 after a number of drafts and revisions. Here are its key features and highlights.

Settling Business Disputes: Commercial Arbitration in Vietnam


Commercial arbitration is legislated in Vietnam. Here’s a breakdown of the law and what foreign firms should know.

Vietnam’s Personal Data Protection Decree: A Quick Guide


Foreign investors should take note of the provisions in Decree No. 13/2023/ND-CP, which provides guidelines on personal data protection in Vietnam.

Understanding Franchise Agreements in Vietnam


Franchising is an avenue many businesses have used as an entry strategy in Vietnam. Here’s what firms that wish to pursue this option should know.

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