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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...

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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...

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Legal Newsletter Issue No.04| April 2021

Dear Valued Customers and Partners, GV Lawyers would like to introduce you Legal Newsletter Issue No. 04, in April 2021 with the following main contents: In the "Notable News" section, we will keep you updated on guidance on electronic transactions in the tax sector; Decree 31/2021/ND-CP guiding the implementation of the 2020 Investment Law; instructions on implementing the Law on Investment in the form of public-private partnership; and worth noting is the new regulations on guaranteeing the performance of civil obligations. In the next "Article" section, we would introduce an article by Le Quang Vy, Partner of GV Lawyers,and Paralegal Vo...

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Legal Newsletter Issue No.02| February 2021

Dear Valued Customers and Partners, GV Lawyers would like to introduce you Legal Newsletter Issue No.02, in February 2021 with the following main contents: In the “Notable News” section, we will keep you updated on some novelties on business registration; new guidance on contents of labour contract; and guidance on the tax payment time limit for imports and exports. In the next “Article” section, we would introduce an article by Mr. Tran Thanh Tung, Partner of GV Lawyers, titled “M&A transactions: Noteworthy points when the legal framework changes“. This article was published on Saigon Economic Times dated 20 January 2021. In “Good readings...

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Legal Newsletter Issue No.01| January 2021

Dear Valued Customers and Partners, On the occasion of the new year of 2021, GV Lawyers would like to send you all the best wishes for a new year with security, good health and prosperity and all the luck of success to your work and life. GV Lawyers would like to introduce you Legal Newsletter in January 2021 - our first issue of 2021 with the following main contents: In the section "Notable News", we will keep you updated about some highlights of Decree 148/2020/ND-CP guiding the Land Law; Decree 155/2020/ND-CP guiding the implementation of the Law on securities; and worth noting...

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Legal Newsletter Issue No.03| March 2021

Dear Valued Customers and Partners, GV Lawyers would like to introduce you Legal Newsletter Issue No. 03, in March 2021 with the following main contents: In the "Notable News" section, we will keep you updated on novelties on minor employees; novelties on invested construction project management; and worth noting is the novelties on pilot use of Mobile-Money payment service. In the next "Article" section, we would introduce an article by Le Quang Vy, Partner of GV Lawyers, titled "Is the contract invalid when a contracting party suffers a loss?" posted on the website of Vietnam Online Lawyers. on 11 December...

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Legal Alert| December 2020

Decree 145/2020/ND-CP ("Decree 145") dated December 14, 2020 has introduced many new regulations on working conditions and labour relationships that directly affect both enterprises and employees. What should enterprises and employees pay attention to when Decree 145 takes effect (from February 1, 2021)? GV Lawyers' Legal Update newsletter will help businesses and employees answer the said question. The internal labour regulations must have regulations on prevention and combat of sexual harassment at the workplace Enterprises must report the labour change situation before 05 June and 05 December every year; An employee doing a particular job and wanting to quit must...

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Legal Newsletter Issue No.12| December 2020

Dear Valued Clients and Partners, GV Lawyers would like to introduce our Legal Newsletter Issue No. 12, November 2020 – the last isue of 2020 with the following main contents: In the “Notable News” section, we will keep you updated about some notable novelties of the Law on Vietnamese guest workers under contract; novelties on the retirement age pursuant to Decree 135/2020/ND-CP; regulations on prudential criteria for securities trading institutions that fail to meet such criteria; novelties on the list of Vietnamese occupations used in the statistical work on Vietnamese employees and as a basis for their management by the occupation; and...

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Legal Alert in November 2020

Banks must provide customer account information and withhold taxes as required by tax authorities On 19 October 2020, the Government issued Decree 126/2020/ND-CP ("Decree 126") detailing a number of articles of the Law on Tax Administration No. 38/2019/QH14. In particular, Decree 126 provides for the responsibilities of commercial banks for providing customer account information and withholding taxes on customer accounts opened at banks as required by tax authorities. Decree 126 provides for the responsibilities of commercial banks as follows:  Provide customer account information to tax authorities Under Article 30.2 of Decree 126, commercial banks are responsible for providing tax authorities with information on...

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Legal Newsletter Issue No.11| November 2020

Dear Valued Clients and Partners, GV Lawyers would like to introduce our Legal Newsletter Issue No. 11, November 2020 with the following main contents: In the "Notable News" section, we will keep you updated about the latest laws regarding to taxes and invoices such as re-scheduling the application of e-invoices for 01 July 2022, tax administration with regard to enterprises conducting associated transactions under Decree 132/2020/NDCP, guidelines on some articles of the Law on Tax Administration 2019, and notably, changes in the administrative penalties for tax and invoice violations. Next, in the section "Article", we would like to introduce the article of Lawyer...

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