Vietnam recently passed a new cybersecurity law, which will compel offshore companies to store data locally, open local offices, and remove offensive content at the government’s request. Read more to know about the list of prohibited content and acts, key provisions, and its impact.
Vietnam issued new regulations on temporary import and re-export of goods focusing on the processing of goods and time limits for re-exports to reduce violations. Read more to know about these regulations which are already in effect.
Vietnam has issued new regulations for social networking websites, information sites, and online gaming service providers. Read more to know about the new procedures and conditions related to licensing, user privacy, data retention, and content management.
Vietnam issued new guidelines regarding copyright registration certificates and collection and distribution of royalties. Read more to know about the new updated guidelines, enforcement agencies, and the IP and copyright protection regime in Vietnam.
Vietnam issued a new Circular on the labeling of pharmaceuticals, replacing the current drug labeling regulations. Taking effect from June 1, 2018, manufacturers should take note of the new guidelines and regulations to ensure compliance.
Vietnam has issued new conditions on the establishment of retail outlets by a foreign-invested enterprise, providing a more transparent framework for investors in the retail sector. Read more to know about the growing retail industry and the changes in conditions on the establishment of retail outlets.
Vietnam has amended certain provisions in the franchising regulations to reduce administrative burdens. However, provisions on franchise registration requirements on foreign franchisors, still remain. Read more to know about the industry, changes in the regulations, and what it means for the industry.
To further align itself with international IP laws, Vietnam has amended its Intellectual Property Laws. Already in effect from January 15, 2018, patent applicants should take note of the major amendments related to application rules, patent applications, and examination procedures.
In 2017, the Vietnamese government passed numerous laws which are going to come into effect in 2018. Read more to know about the new laws primarily focusing on SMEs, trade, and sectors such as banking, agriculture, and tourism.
The Free Trade Agreement between Vietnam and the Eurasian Economic Union has been retrieved by Dezan Shira & Associates, translated into English, archived and is available for complimentary PDF download.