902, 2018

The new regulations regarding goods purchase & sale activities and goods purchase and sale related activities of foreign-invested enterprises in Vietnam

On 15 January, the Government promulgated Decree 09/2018/ND-CP detailing Commerce Law and Law on Foreign Trade Management on goods purchase and sale activities and goods purchase & sale related  activities of foreign-invested enterprise, foreign-invested business organizations in Vietnam (“Decree 09”) to replace Decree 23/2007/ND-CP (“Decree 23”).

2901, 2018

New regulations on sanctions for administrative violations in the field of construction investment and real estate

On November 27th, 2017, Decree 139/2017/ND-CP was issued providing sanctions for administrative violations in construction investment activities; extraction, processing and trading of minerals used as building materials, production and trading of construction materials; management of technical infrastructure works; trading in real estate, housing development, management and

501, 2018

Expatriate labors working in Vietnam

At present, regulations on the expatriate employees working in Vietnam have been sufficiently covered and governed by the Labor Code and the guiding legal documents thereof. Accordingly, the expatriate employees moving to Vietnam for employment are only allowed under one of  the forms provided in Article

2612, 2017

Alcohol trading activity

On September 14th, 2017, the Government issued Decree No.105/2017/NĐ-CP on alcohol trading (“Decree 105”) to replace Decree No.94/2012/NĐ-CP dated 12/11/2012. Decree 105 took effect on 01/11/2017. Accordingly, some  new points which the alcohol traders should pay attention as follows: Sale of alcohol for on-premises consumption activity

1812, 2017

Guarantee of houses to be formed in the future

On September 29th, 2017, the State Bank of Vietnam issued Circular no. 13/2017/TT-NHHH on amending and supplementing some articles of Circular 07/2015/TT-NHNH stipulating the bank guarantee (“Circular 13”). Circular 13 took effect on 15/11/2017. One of the noteworthy amendments to Circular 13 is the content relating