Presentation at BBGV - HKBAV luncheon on Vietnam Real Estate Update 2019

March 4, 2019

Below the presentation on Legal Update on Investment in Real Estate 2019

LEGAL UPDATE: Did you know that a court in Vietnam recently upheld the enforceability of a non-compete and non-disclosure agreement ("NDA") between an employer and employee and ruled in favour of the employer?

July 23, 2018

For years, employers often require key employees to sign an NDA pursuant to which the key employee would agree not to disclose trade secrets and not to work for a competitor for a certain period of time if the employment relationship ends. These provisions are either set out in a separate contract or are part of the labour contract. 

Until recently, the enforceability of these agreements...

Recruitment for Junior Associate

March 27, 2018

We are looking for a few corporate Junior Associates to provide support to our corporate partners and other legal professionals. This is a great opportunity to become a valued contributor to an established professional and growing team. 

LEGAL UPDATE: Did you know that the temporary lift of the ban on borrowing in foreign currency for use domestically has been extended to the end of 2017 but only if you are an exporter and provided that you meet certain conditions?

November 21, 2016

Up until May of this year, the State Bank of Vietnam imposed a ban on the borrowing of foreign currency by companies in Vietnam for use domestically.

The reason for the ban was that this practice was abused by borrowers that, in fact, did not need foreign currency for their businesses and had no foreign currency revenues. They were borrowing in foreign currency to sell to banks in VND to...