Tax Obligations of Representative Offices in Vietnam

Foreign entities have found Vietnam as an increasing attractive destination for investment.  They could consider entering Vietnam in various forms, including setting up representative offices. “A representative office is a dependent unit of the enterprise, having the task of representing under authorization the interests of the enterprise and protecting such interests” (Clause 2 of article ... [Read more...]

ANT Lawyers Participating in GMS Rail Expansion Summit in Hanoi

ANT Lawyers Participating in GMS Rail Expansion Summit in HanoiRailway infrastructure project will be a huge opportunity for Vietnam to connect with neighboring countries, promote trade growth. Huge financial sources will be needed. For government’s perspective, support from private sector will be encouraged through policy, and laws on Public Private Partnership which will be drafted to replace Decree 15/2015/ND-CP promulgated since 2015. From private ... [Read more...]

Challenges in Preparing Documents for Representative Office Application

Challenges in Preparing Documents for Representative Office Application The representative office (RO) is a popular foreign investment vehicle which investors utilize when wishing to enter the Vietnamese market without committing too much investment.  The representative office could help the foreign entity to hire local employee to carry out market research, business promotion. A foreign company ... [Read more...]

What Goods Allowed to Be Imported into Vietnam?

What Goods Allowed to Be Imported into Vietnam?What Goods Allowed to Be Imported into Vietnam? Foreign owned companies in Vietnam wishing to import and distribute physical goods into Vietnam must comply with many regulations. It is imperative that the right to conduct import business of foreign investors and FDI companies differ from the right of Vietnamese traders having no foreign direct investment ... [Read more...]

What a Law Firm Could Assist in an M&A Deal?

What could be assisted in an M&A Deal by a law firm? M&A, abbreviated by Mergers and Acquisitions is expanding in both quantity and volume in Vietnam in many sectors. Successful M&A deals depend on various factors and legal due diligence, and drafting agreements are important processes in Vietnam. For investors whom are interested in ... [Read more...]