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Legal Newsletter Issue No.07| July 2021

Dear Valued Customers and Partners, GV Lawyers would like to introduce you Legal Newsletter Issue No. 07, in July 2021 with the following main contents: In the Latest legal information section, we will keep you updated about guidance on the obligations of organizations and individuals in foreign investment activities on the Vietnamese stock market; guidance on application of the APA mechanism to enterprises conducting associated transactions; and we will keep you updated about regulations on certificates of origin of goods in UKVFTA. Next, in the article “International Trademark Protection – Legal Lessons for Vietnamese enterprises” by Le Quang Vy – Partner of...

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VTC16 interviews Lawyer Le Quang Vy on the topic of Intellectual Property

Partner of GV Lawyers – Mr. Le Quang Vy shared his opinion from a legal perspective on the case of trademark protection registration "ST25 rice" in Vietnam. At the beginning of May 2021, Mr. Le Quang Vy shared on VTC16 Television about the issue of international trademark registration, related to the story of trademark protection "ST25 rice" being public attention. Lawyer Vy said that “International trademark registration has been clearly regulated by the Intellectual Property Laws of countries in general and Vietnam in particular, however, there are still many Vietnamese businesses that do not care or realize the importance of trademark...

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Legal Newsletter Issue No.05| May 2021

Dear Valued Customers and Partners, GV Lawyers would like to introduce you Legal Newsletter Issue No. 05, in May 2021 with the following main contents: In the "Notable News" section, we will keep you updated on extension of deadline for tax and land rent payment in 2021; New mechanism on development and management of social houses according to Decree 49/2021/ND-CP; Some new regulations on construction contracts; and most notably, the expenses to support Covid-19 prevention and control are deductible when calculating corporate income tax. In “Good readings for you” section, we would review the new regulations allowing branches of land registration offices to...

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A Mark of Excellence in Covid Times

As shown in a survey conducted by the In-House Community (IHC) early this year Global Vietnam Lawyers is ranked among law firms providing highest-quality services and fullest satisfaction to clients. IHC is a gathering of law practitioners operating in Asia, the Middle East and North Africa. 17,000 in-house counsels and corporate managers working in financial services, technology-media-telecom, energy and natural resources in 11 jurisdictions participated in this year’s survey. No shortlist was sent to any of them; they were therefore free to name any law firms deemed to be the best ones. The final award is granted in two categories: the...

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Major Deal

GV Lawyers has acted as sole legal team for the seller in a sale of its shares for an undisclosed sum in a Vietnamese billion USD technology corporation, specializing in digital content and online entertainment, social networking, and e-commerce; the buyers are an investment fund in Korea and a financial corporation focusing on asset management and investment banking in Korea, Singapore and Vietnam.  We played the essential role in efficiently assisting the seller in advising on the deal structure, Fx matters, tax regime, drafting - negotiating for sale and purchase shares agreement and the relevant transactional documents. The deal closed...

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International trademarks protection – legal lessons for Vietnamese enterprises

We would like to introduce an article by Lawyer Le Quang Vy and Paralegal Le Kieu Phuong Cac, titled “International Trademark Protection – Legal Lessons for Vietnamese enterprises” was published on the Vietnam Lawyer electronics magazine on 12 June 2021. *** (LSVN) – Intellectual property rights (“IPR”) is a legal term used to refer to the rights of the subject to intellectual property, including copyright and related rights to copyright, industrial property rights and rights to plant varieties [1]. Depending on different intellectual property objects, the prerequisites for protection, scope and content of IP rights for each intellectual property object will be...

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Legal Alert Issue No.01- July 2021

Some Policies To Assist Employees And Employers In Coping With The Covid-19 Pandemic In light of the complicated situation of the COVID-19 pandemic which has had a great impact on production, trading and people's lives, on 01 July 2021, the Government issued Resolution 68/NQ-CP (“Resolution 68”) on a number of policies to support employees and employers facing difficulties due to the COVID-19 pandemic. These policies are aimed to revive production and trading, minimize negative impacts of the pandemic, stabilize production and trading, and ensure basic living standards and safety for employees. Resolution 68 provides for specific policies as follows: For employers To be...

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Lawyer Le Quang Vy contributes to the Lawyer Handbook (JICA)

The Lawyer Handbook is a set of three books, by the Vietnam Bar Federation and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in 2018 and republished in 2020. The Lawyer Handbook is compiled by Mr. Well-known, experienced and reputable lawyers in the profession. The Lawyer Handbook is really a necessary and meaningful manual for lawyers practicing law in Vietnam, so it has attracted a lot of attention from professionals, colleagues in law practice and many young students pursuing a career in law. With nearly 20 years of experience in the field of litigation and legal advice in the field of civil, commercial ...

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Does the legal representative have joint obligations to corporate debts?

GV Lawyers would like to introduce our readers an article by Lawyer Do Duc Anh and Ms. Truong Ngoc Mai titled “Does the legal representative have joint obligations to corporate debts?” was published in Saigon Economic Times No. 24-2021 (1,591) on 10 June 2021. *** The Covid-19 pandemic has not passed, many businesses have not only fallen into a state of business stagnation or even paralysis, but also entangled in "pressed" debt disputes leading to court proceedings. Who will pay this debt? The term “legal representative of the enterprise” (Legal Representative) is quite familiar to business people and administrators. It can be seen...

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Legal Alert of June 2021

GV Lawyers would like to introduce our Legal Alert issued in June 2021 to update Clients and Partners on important legal highlights about “Policies to support businesses during the Covid-19 Pandemic” as follows: The People's Committee of Ho Chi Minh City is finalizing the policy to support enterprises in Ho Chi Minh City The People's Committee of Ho Chi Minh City is finalizing the draft Plan for the implementation of the Set of Priority Criteria to support enterprises in Ho Chi Minh City according to the support package of the Government and the City (“the Criteria Set”) in order to promptly deploy...

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