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With the effects of Covid-19 moving towards long lasting, it is important to take a look at the health of certain parts of the global economy. One major aspect of that picture is the M&A deal flow. As a firm who is centered in the growing technological sector in Vietnam, Indochine Counsel is particularly interested […] The post Tech M&A in Vietnam, Globally Recovering appeared first on ‎Vietnamese Law Blog | Indochine Counsel.…
Ever since the stock exchange opened in the late 1990s, the procedures for private share placement in Vietnam have been divided between public companies and privately held companies. For publicly held companies the process has always been somewhat onerous in an effort to dissuade them from conducting private share placements. It has always, however, been […] The post Private Share Placement in Vietnam appeared first on ‎Vietnamese Law Blog | Indochine Counsel.…
As a resident in Vietnam, I have the occasion to meet with numerous proprietors, owners of restaurants or bars or clubs that traffic in alcohol. While no one has asked me yet about the relevant laws, I thought it might be worthwhile to review some of the basic regulations governing the sale of alcohol at […] The post Selling Alcohol in Vietnam appeared first on ‎Vietnamese Law Blog | Indochine Counsel.…
I was going to write about selling alcohol this week, but over the weekend broke news that the Trump administration in the US has initiated a currency manipulation investigation against Vietnam, see article here. While this isn’t something about which to worry terribly much in the hands of a country determined to abide by its […] The post What Trump’s Currency Investigation Means for Vietnam appeared first on ‎Vietnamese Law Blog | Indochine Counsel.…
When I first started practicing in Vietnam over ten years ago, it was assumed that the law governing the contract would–if at all possible–be foreign law. Vietnamese law was little developed, then, and foreign law was deemed more likely to contemplate potential issues arising. This, of course, neglected issues of dispute resolution and enforcement which […] The post Choice of Law Rules for Contracts in Vietnam appeared first on ‎Vietnamese Law Blog | Indochine Counsel
Last week I wrote about the freedom of contract in Vietnam, here, and only briefly touched on an important international convention which Vietnam acceded to a few years ago. The Vienna Convention for the International Sale of Goods, or CISG for short, is an important set of rules for anyone buying goods from Vietnamese producers, […] The post The Facts about CISG in Vietnam appeared first on ‎Vietnamese Law Blog | Indochine Counsel.…
If you read last week’s blog post, here, about bankruptcy in Vietnam you might have picked up on the possibility of further discussions of the issue in relation to the court’s actual behavior in the bankruptcy process. However, that is not going to happen–at least not this week–due to technical difficulties. (My Ubuntu OS won’t […] The post Freedom of Contract in Vietnam appeared first on ‎Vietnamese Law Blog | Indochine Counsel.…
Last week, here, I wrote about various strategies for restructuring debt. One of those–specifically for businesses–involved a court ordered restructuring as part of the bankruptcy procedures. This week I want to examine that process in more detail. Though instead of going through the entire process I’m going to highlight bits and pieces that are important […] The post What you need to know about bankruptcy in Vietnam appeared first on ‎Vietnamese Law Blog | Indochine
As a digital nomad of sorts–though I don’t roam much–I have a focus on Southeast Asia and, specifically, Vietnam. I frequently come up with ideas for blogs or websites or various pursuits that would allow me to use my Vietnamese language skills to target the content consumption audience living in Vietnam. If I ever take […] The post How to obtain a Vietnam branded domain name appeared first on ‎Vietnamese Law Blog | Indochine Counsel