Vietnam Banking Financing

VEITNAM - BANKING AND FINANCING – OUTLOOK ON THE EUROPEAN UNION VIETNAM FREE TRADE AGREEMENT (EVFTA)
By Oliver Massmann
Vietnam’s constant growth is highlighted by numerous macroeconomic data such as a Gross Domestic Product of 5.93%, a Purchasing Managers Index up to 52.9 points in September 2016 and conclusively the increasing number of Foreign Direct Investment.
Furthermore, Vietnam is endowed with a privileged situation of controlled inflation, political stabi

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Vietnam Real Estate Land Use Rights


VIETNAM LAND USE RIGHTS LIMITATIONS FOR FOREIGNERS – OUTLOOK ON THE EUROPEAN UNION VIETNAM FREE TRADE AGREEMENT (EVFTA)

The real estate market in Vietnam has constantly been growing since the Law on Real Estate Business 2014 (LREB) and the Law on Residential Housing (LRH) were adopted. Initial barriers for foreign investors were partially removed with the new legislations and Decree No. 76/2015/ND-CP guiding the LREB dated 10 September 2015 and Decree No. 99/2015/ND-CP

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Vietnam Privatization Equitization

Vietnam - REAL EQUITIZATION PROGRESS – OPENING state owned enterprises up to foreign investors in 11 Sectors

Decision No 58/2016/QD-TTg issued by the Government establishes 11 sectors in which the state will retain full ownership (103 SOEs):

1. Mapping measurement for military and national security purpose;
2. Industrial explosive material production and trading;
3. Transmission, system regulation and management of the national electricity distributio

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Vietnam Investment Guide Taxation

National and International Business and Tax Law Vietnam Investment Guide and Guidelines for Foreign Suppliers 2 nd Book TAXATION AND CUSTOMS DUTIES Dr. Oliver Massmann International Attorney at Law
DUANE MORRIS Hanoi 11th revised edition

© Dr. Oliver Massmann

This document and all its parts is protected by copyright, in particular the reproduction of its parts, photomechanical reproduction and storage on electronic media. Unfair copying, translation, microf

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Vietnam Solar Power Payment mechanism from Vietnam Electricity to Solar IPP


Vietnam - Solar Power - Payment mechanism from Vietnam Electricity (former Electricity of Vietnam, EVN) to Solar IPP - What you must know:


1. The periodicity of payment for energy sales by client (EVN) to IPP
The IPP and EVN will together read the metering result on a monthly basis on a mutually agreed date to determine the power delivered and received in a month. The IPP will record the result in writing and send it together with the invoice to EVN within 10 wor

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Vietnam Infrastructure

VIETNAM - MAIN ISSUES RESTRAINING INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT AND OUTLOOK ON THE EUROPEAN UNION-VIETNAM FREE TRADE AGREEMENT (EVFTA) By Dr. Oliver Massmann
Vietnam’s ability to continue expanding its economy is linked to competitiveness. It is clear that supporting institutional regulatory reform and infrastructure development will ensure economic growth in the country. In practice, this approach is feasible by promoting public-private partnership (PPP). This goal includes a long-ter

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Vietnam Solar Power PPA


VIETNAM SOLAR POWER - THE FIRST OFFICIAL PPA – VIETNAM INVESTMENT REVIEW INTERVIEWING DR. OLIVER MASSMANN
1. Could you point out for me the good point of this solar PPA?
While the previous draft solar PPA does not require the Feed-in-Tariff (FiT) conversion between USD and VND be according to the exchange rate at the time of payment, this newly issued solar PPA repeats the language in Decision No. 11/2017/QD-TTg ( Decision 11 ) that the FiT will be adjusted according to

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Vietnam Solar Power

Lawyer in Vietnam Dr. Oliver Massmann – Solar Power Development in Vietnam – what you must know:
1. What can you tell me about the policies Vietnam now has in place to support solar development?

The legal framework is almost complete. I expect the solar PPA template will be issued within this year so that the investors have full guidance to develop projects in Vietnam. However, as I see from the recent draft solar PPA, it repeats the same mistakes in other renewa

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Vietnam E-Commerce

Lawyer in Vietnam Dr. Oliver Massmann - E-COMMERCE IN VIETNAM - WHAT YOU MUST KNOW: 1. Who are the major ‘e’ commerce players in Vietnam? Global Sources, Sendo, chodientu, Agoda, Foody, Lazada, Tiki, Zalora, Nguyen Kim and adayroi according to public source. 2. How are they structured? a. Sales through global website/ Direct ship to customer Mostly online travel agents are structured this way. b. Sales through a global website/ Shipment through a Bonded Zone or Foreign Trade Zone c.

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Vietnam PUBLIC MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS MARKET ANALYSIS OVERVIEW

Lawyer in Vietnam Oliver Massmann PUBLIC MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS: MARKET ANALYSIS OVERVIEW:

Largest / most noteworthy public M&A transactions in the past 12 months

Oil gas & Chemicals
In May 2017, Earth Chemical bought 100% stake in A My Gia Joint Stock Company at about USD79.2 million.

Financial
In July 2017, Vietnam International Joint Stock Commercial Bank bought 100% business of Commonwealth Bank of Australia (Ho Chi Minh Branch

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