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Ministry Proposes CIT Cut for SMEs

According to Vietnam News, here, the Ministry of Finance has proposed a change in the current corporate income tax structure for small and medium sized businesses with an even greater exception for what it considers micro businesses. The cut would be from the regular 20% which is paid by all enterprises to 15-17% depending on [...]

By |2019-04-22T08:48:02+07:00April 22nd, 2019|Business News, Corporate and commercial, Inward Investment, Legal News|Comments Off on Ministry Proposes CIT Cut for SMEs

IC’s Media Law Ranked Tier 1 by MLI

Indochine Counsel is pleased to announce the recent release of the Media Law International annual rankings. In the rankings, Indochine Counsel is ranked as a Tier 1 Law Firm for Media Law. This marks the apogee of efforts to improve the provision of media law services at Indochine Counsel and the culmination of the IT [...]

By |2019-04-15T09:34:10+07:00April 15th, 2019|Business News, Indochine Counsel News, TMT-Technology, Media, Telecom|Comments Off on IC’s Media Law Ranked Tier 1 by MLI

OTT Internet Services at Risk in Vietnam

This week we have a guest post from Mr. Bui Viet Duc, legal assistant at Indochine Counsel. He's spent some time researching this issue and has prepared the following memo for release. Guidance on TV over-the-top (OTT) services under the new draft decree Decree No. 06/2016/ND-CP on management, supply and utilization of radio and television [...]

P2P Lending in Vietnam

A few days ago the National Bank announced that it will approve Peer to Peer Lending. This comes as little surprise since there are already 40 companies operating in the sector in Vietnam and the activity has been neither approved nor prohibited up to this time. P2P Lending is a method of lending that skips [...]

Technology & Regulation in Vietnam

Technology and Vietnamese law go hand in hand in an awkward first love sort of way, one not quite sure what to make of the other, but still enjoying the presence of their friend. Two things that bring themselves to my attention this week, things that create a situation in which Vietnam creates difficult regulations [...]

By |2019-03-04T11:19:10+07:00March 4th, 2019|Legal News|Comments Off on Technology & Regulation in Vietnam

HCMC Reached $6Billion FDI in 2018

HCMC's Hotel de Ville. In 2018, Ho Chi Minh City received over $6billion in foreign direct investment registered investments. You can see the original article here. The actual investments are much lower, but registered projects reached $6billion. This means that HCMC is one of the larger recipients of FDI in the country with over 1,000 [...]

By |2019-02-27T01:59:50+07:00February 27th, 2019|Legal News|Comments Off on HCMC Reached $6Billion FDI in 2018

Science and Technology Firms in Vietnam

Last week, I wrote about startups in Vietnam. This week, a subsection of startups, specifically science and technology firms, deserves a bit of attention. For a more detailed report of the Decree outlining incentives and requirements for science and technology firms in Vietnam, you can look to the article from Vietnam Insider here. The decree, one [...]

By |2019-02-19T05:55:02+07:00February 19th, 2019|Legal News|5 Comments
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