Vietnam is projected to be the only ASEAN economy to report growth following the emergence of the global COVID-19 pandemic. With the ratification of the CPTPP, EVFTA, and entering into RCEP, coupled with the fallout from regional trade tensions, the country is poised as the next regional hub for logistics and manufacturing, energy production, agricultural production and distribution, and corporate investment. To facilitate and regulate the influx of foreign investment and acquisitions, the Government have enacted a series of changes to the relevant corporate and investment regulatory framework, including the revised:
Each of these legislative and regulatory updates brings with it a myriad of new changes to the way businesses can enter, operate and grow within the market.
What are we talking about?
Watch our panel of Vietnamese and regional merger control specialists take an in-depth look at the state of play for merger control in Vietnam; the impact of merger control on cross-border deal planning; and how to manage increased risks of enforcement for failure to file/gun-jumping/other compliance issues, as well as other issues.
Our team also regularly contribute legal updates and share their professional opinions with some of our favourite media publications. Covering a range of issues including our views the legislative changes and what businesses should look out for, you can read some of these articles here.
- New investment landscape in Vietnam (Asia Business Law Journal)
- Legislative changes to drive M&A activities in Vietnam (Vietnam Investment Review)
- Business and start-ups in Vietnam: A Veteran's View (Singapore Global Network)
To read more on business establishment and investment into Vietnam, you can request a copy of our latest corporate and investment handbooks.